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UK When did Adult FriendFinder know it had been hacked? 27 May 2015 Geoff White

The owners of online dating site Adult FriendFinder were warned that it had been hacked more than two months before Channel 4 News exposed the leak of almost four million people's sensitive data.

Technology Adult dating site hack exposes millions of users 21 May 2015 Geoff White

Hackers have struck one of the world's largest internet dating websites, leaking the highly sensitive sexual information of almost four million users onto the web.

Why tech companies think they can do news... 17 May 2015

Tech companies are moving into news and the journalism industry needs to fight back, or risk the death of ground-shaking exclusives that hold the rich and powerful to account.

State-level hacking: who's got your back? 20 April 2015

Governments are unleashing viruses often designed to take complete control of a computer, giving police and intelligence agencies access to its webcam and microphone.

Interpol plays cyber crooks at their own game 14 April 2015

In the fight against cyber crime, no matter how smart the technology gets, it's often human relationships that dictate success.

Back to the future with Blade Runner 13 April 2015

The re-release of Blade Runner, with its humanoid replicants and Pac-Man computer screens, offers a warning about the hazards of future-gazing.

Up Periscope? Get ready for a new data overload 08 April 2015

Live-streaming video is building up a head of steam, but how will we deal with it all? And who owns the rights?

Large Hadron Collider 2.0: the dark matter 05 April 2015

Rebooted and ready to face a new challenge. The Large Hadron Collider has been running at half power since it hummed into life in 2008. Next on the mystery-solving list: dark matter.

Will Britons need a government-approved 'porn pass'? 04 April 2015

The outgoing government is creating a system in which British citizens will have their identity - and maybe even their porn access - confirmed by a private company.

Does Facebook really know all about you? 01 April 2015

Facebook allows you to see why it's sending you the ads it selects for you. But just how accurate is the world's best-informed social network?