Researchers have created prototypes of a stretchable silicone structure that can sense and react to stimuli without any centralised processing, or ‘brain’.
Law enforcement officials have arrested 281 individuals for allegedly engaging in business email compromise scams in a significant operation spanning across ten countries.
Parliament is prorogued, the House of Commons speaker is stepping down and prime minister Boris Johnson has lost six votes in as many days.
Sports car maker Porsche has boosted its presence in the electric car market by increasing its stake in electric vehicle manufacturer Rimac Automobil.
Consumers are coming round to voice assistants so much so that many would rather interact with bots than humans, according to research by the Capgemini Research Institute.
A third party with links to recruitment site Monster has left job seeker résumés and CVs exposed on an online server, exposing personal data.
Just 24 people have flown to the Moon, and Colonel Al Worden is one of them.
From the £99m levied against Marriott hotels to the £183m penalty slapped on British Airways, it tends to be the eye-watering fines that make the headlines.
British travel company Teletext Holidays has suffered a data breach in which some 212,000 customer call audio files were left unprotected on an online server for three years, exposing customer names, email addresses, home addresses, phone numbers and dates of birth.
A resurgence in ransomware is being driven by a surge of new malware families that are often far more targeted, according to cybersecurity firm McAfee.
UK firms are launching legal challenges over fraudulent domains in record numbers, as criminals attempt to trick consumers into entering personal and financial information into a bogus website.
Technology giant IBM has unveiled a range of tools to help businesses be safe in the age of quantum computing, including the world’s first quantum-safe tape drive.
Around the world, hacktivists appear to be hanging up their keyboards.
Cloud content management company Box has announced a new set of security controls to make it harder for enterprise customers to accidentally leak data.
Internet giants Google and Mozilla have taken action to block the Kazakhstan government from intercepting the internet traffic of its citizens in what appeared to be an online surveillance scheme.
Scanning a QR code may one day be the way in which voters in the UK confirm their identity, following a pilot in Watford, UK.
Suprema, the biometric and security technology provider that had more than one million fingerprint records accessed by researchers last week, has released a statement downplaying the breach.
The head of the UK’s data regulator Elizabeth Denham has said she is “deeply concerned” by the increasing use of facial recognition in public spaces.
Virtual reality may not have lived up to the consumer hype once vested upon it, but a study has provided further evidence that it may be an effective non-pharmacological option to help ease pain in hospital patients.
The Suprema data breach, in which researchers say they discovered that the fingerprints, voice data, facial images, unencrypted usernames and passwords of more than one million people were publicly available, has drawn the condemnation of security experts and data privacy experts.
Security experts have uncovered a new strain of cryptomining malware that employs various evasive techniques to avoid detection.
WhatsApp has rolled out fingerprint authentication for users on its beta programme for Android.
Larger and more-cost effective wind turbines have been key drivers in the uptake of wind energy, according to a new report.
A research project has brought together artificial intelligence (AI), satellites, cloud computing and the internet of things (IoT) to help farmers detect diseased bananas using a smartphone app.
Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk has given his backing to Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang and reaffirmed his support of universal basic income – a key policy of Yang’s.
A security researcher has discovered that certain coding practices make it possible for attackers to compromise F5 Networks’ BIG-IP load balancer, a device popular among banks and governments for distributing traffic across devices.
Chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) can now count Google and Twitter among its customers for the next generation of its processors used in data centres.
The UK government has said it will allocate £250m for a National Artificial Intelligence Lab for the National Health Service (NHS) to improve patient care.
The overall number of ransomware attacks may be on the decline but attacks have become more targeted in an attempt to siphon bigger ransom payments, according to research by cybersecurity firm Vectra.