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How e-cigarettes can be used to hack computers

How e-cigarettes can be used to hack computers

Even if a vape pen seems like it’s simply charging, it could actually be compromising your computer, security researchers warn.

Security researchers have demonstrated how e-cigarettes can easily be modified into tools to hack computers.

With only minor modifications, the vape pen can be used by attackers to compromise the computers they are connected to – even if it seems just like they are charging.

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London Bridge attack

London Bridge attack

London Bridge attack

Police faced a horrific and confusing scene, with stab victims in the street and reports suicide attackers were on the loose.

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Attack in London A Incident Near London Bridge

Attack in London A Incident Near London Bridge

If the incident on Saturday night is confirmed as terrorism, it would mean the UK has faced three attacks in the space of less than three months following the Westminster and Manchester atrocities in March and May.

As the emergency unfolded, Scotland Yard issued a message urging members of the public in the affected areas to “run, hide and tell”.

The guidance was prepared by counter-terrorism police to set out the steps people should follow in the event of an attack.

After the bombing in Manchester, the official terror threat level was raised read more

New Cigarette Packaging Rules Come Into Force

New Cigarette Packaging Rules Come Into Force

The measures are designed to prevent young people taking up the habit – but some say they are “a declaration of war on consumers”.

Cigarettes are being sold in the UK in standardised green packaging with explicit images from today, under new rules designed to cut the number of smokers.

It comes after the world’s four largest tobacco firms lost a legal challenge against the Government’s new plain packaging rules at the High Court on Thursday.

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Strong Evidence’ North Korea-Linked Group Was Behind NHS Cyberattack

Strong Evidence’ North Korea-Linked Group Was Behind NHS Cyberattack

Security experts say there are “clear code connections” between the global ransomware attack and a North Korea-linked group.

There is “strong” evidence to suggest a North Korea-linked group was behind last week’s global cyberattack, security experts say.

Simon Choi, director of South Korean anti-virus firm Hauri, said the code used in the attack shared many similarities with previous hacks attributed to North Korea-linked Lazarus Group.

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Global Hacking Attack Infects 57,000 Computers

Global Hacking Attack Infects 57,000 Computers

NHS braced for possible repeat of cyberattack chaos on Monday

Almost 50 NHS trusts were hit by Friday’s cyberattack – and there are fears of fresh disruption today when people return to work.

Hackers exploit stolen US spy agency tools to launch massive cyber-attack on nearly 100 countries with Russia hit hard.

A global cyber-attack using hacking tools believed to have been created by the US National Security Agency (NSA) has infected tens of thousands of computers in nearly 100 countries.

Cyber-extortionists on Friday tricked victims into opening malicious malware attachments to spam emails that appeared to contain invoices, job offers, security warnings, and other legitimate files.

The ransomware then encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments read more

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HIV Life Expectancy ‘Near Normal’ Thanks To New Drugs

HIV Life Expectancy ‘Near Normal’ Thanks To New Drugs

Young people on the latest HIV drugs now have near-normal life expectancy because of improvements in treatments, a study in The Lancet suggests.

Twenty-year-olds who started antiretroviral therapy in 2010 are projected to live 10 years longer than those first using it in 1996, it found.

Doctors say that starting treatment early is crucial to read more

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OnePlus 5 Could Beat Samsung Galaxy S8 On Performance

OnePlus 5 Could Beat Samsung Galaxy S8 On Performance

The OnePlus 5 could put rival smartphones to shame when it comes to performance, if a new leak is to be believed.

There are plenty of ways to test how powerful a smartphone is, but the most popular method is benchmarking. This involves using software that pushes a handset’s processor to its limits, resulting in a final score that describes how well the phone performed. Geekbench does just that, and is one of the more popular benchmarking apps.

Excitingly, we may have some benchmarking details for the OnePlus 5 – before the phone has even been officially announced. GSMArena has received a screenshot of a Geekbench readout for the OnePlus read more

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Flat Where Westminster Terrorist Spent Final Months Preparing For Attack

Flat Where Westminster Terrorist Spent Final Months Preparing For Attack

Terrorist had picture of London street hanging in living room.

Terrorist Khalid Masood lived couped up in a tiny room decorated with an iconic photo of Westminster in the months before he carried out the Westminster attack, it has emerged.

New photographs reveal the inside of the shared flat in Birmingham where Masood spent the final months of his life lifting weights and obsessing over internet sites, the Daily Mirror reported.

The 52-year-old left his wife Rohey Hydara and their two young children for the flat above a Birmingham restaurant, where he is believed to have plotted the atrocity.

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The ‘Dementia Robot’ Mario Which Help People With Dementia

The ‘Dementia Robot’ Mario Which Help People With Dementia

The ‘dementia robot’ which helps find keys, reminds you to book holidays and even talks about the weather… but can it REALLY rescue the elderly victims of Britain’s loneliness epidemic?

  • Mario’ has been designed to help people suffering from dementia
  • The £15,000 robot is being tested on people with early stages of the disease
  • The ‘revolutionary’ gadget has been designed to help keep minds active
  • But there are fears that Mario could result in reduced human contact

He can make small-talk about the weather, help you find your keys and prompt reminiscences of family holidays.

And Mario the robot has just one mission in life: to help read more

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