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UK / United States Ashley Madison fallout: blackmail risk 21 August 2015 Channel 4 News

Doctors, secondary school teachers and charity workers are among the paying customers of infidelity dating website Ashley Madison now at serious risk of blackmail after the site was hacked.

Technology The hackers using government websites to sell dodgy pills 29 July 2015 Geoff White

A Channel 4 News investigation exposes the scam artists using web pages to sell unlicensed drugs and counterfeit Rolex watches.

Apple Pay: who profits? 14 July 2015

Hand over your fingerprint and credit card details to your iPhone 6, and you can swipe your handset to make purchases up to 20.

Cyber attack: did a panda maul the US government? 05 June 2015

The hacking of the details of 4 million US government employees suggests cyber criminals are hell-bent on hovering up as much information about Americans as they can.

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.