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Samsung explains mystery alert sent overnight

   

   The company says it sent the strange "1" alert to Samsung devices by mistake.
     * 10h10 hours ago
     * Technology

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     * Samsung unveils S20 flagship and folding Flip phone
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MGM hack exposed data of 10.6 million hotel guests

   

   Celebrities including Justin Bieber were among those whose data was stolen, one report said.
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Thousands of UK government devices lost or stolen

   

   At least 2,004 government mobiles were lost or stolen in a year, more than a third from the MoD.
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'Cut, copy and paste' inventor dies

   

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   A composite image shows someone cleaning a laptop screen while a red padlock image is displayed on screen
   

Half a million staff hit by hack at global company

   

   ISS World, a major facilities provider, has been hit by an apparent ransomware attack.
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UK says Russia behind massive Georgia cyber-attack

   

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Skin-detection software could unlock your future smartphone

   

   TrinamiX has developed a facial recognition software that they say could provide better security.
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   MGM Resort Las Vegas
   

MGM hack exposed data of 10.6 million hotel guests

   

   Celebrities including Justin Bieber were among those whose data was stolen, one report said.
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'Cut, copy and paste' inventor dies

   

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