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Image copyright ktsimage Image caption Attack bots scan net address ranges looking for vulnerable servers Cyber-criminals start attacking servers newly set up online about an hour after they are switched on, suggests research. The servers were part of an experiment the BBC asked a security company to carry out to…

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Image copyright Reuters Image caption At present, many UK properties offered fibre connections still rely on copper cables for the “last leg” of the journey Six areas in the UK will soon be trying out broadband technology that provides data at speeds approaching one gigabit per second (gbps). Businesses, schools…

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As residents on or near the coast of Texas continue to try to pick up the pieces of devastation brought on by Hurricane Harvey, the ability to communicate to the outside world has become more and more important. Yesterday, AT&T deployed a fleet of 46 drones to inspect areas in…

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Image copyright DIT Solar panels are to be installed in 800,000 low-income homes across England and Wales over the next five years, as part of a new government scheme. The Dutch firm, Maas Capital, is investing £160m in the project. The panels, which will be free to tenants, are expected…

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It feels like barely a week goes by without another breaking news account of a terrorist attack involving vehicle ramming, a form of attack in which a perpetrator deliberately aims a motor vehicle at a target with the intent to inflict fatal injuries or significant property damage by striking with…

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Image copyright TED Image caption Kamau Gachigi said there was a need for more engineers Africa needs more engineers and makers, the head of Gearbox – Nairobi’s leading maker-space – has told the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania. Kamau Gachigi said that by 2050 Africa’s population is projected to have doubled…

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The FCC is taking steps to improve the security of its website after internet users spotted a serious vulnerability The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has taken steps to secure its website after users discovered they could upload malware to it. On Thursday, security researchers…

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