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AI fake face website launched

Image copyright thispersondoesnotexist.com Image caption A selection of faces from the website A software developer has created a website that generates fake faces, using artificial intelligence (AI). Thispersondoesnotexist.com generates a new lifelike image each time the page is refreshed, using technology developed by chipmaker Nvidia. Some visitors to the website say they have been amazed […]

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Millions of medical calls exposed online

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The calls included very personal information Millions of calls made by Swedes seeking medical advice via a national health service telephone line have been exposed online. Some 2.7 million conversations dating back to 2013 were uncovered by technology news site Computer Sweden on an unencrypted web server. It amounted […]

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Roger Stone sorry for judge crosshair post

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Roger Stone removed the post from Instagram Roger Stone has apologised to a US judge after posting on Instagram an image of her next to what appeared to be the cross-hairs of a gun sight. The ex-Trump campaign adviser was arrested in January and charged with seven counts as part […]

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Child abuse images being traded via secure apps

Image copyright PA Image caption Public links can lead people to encrypted groups where illegal material is traded Images of child sexual abuse and stolen credit card numbers are being openly traded on encrypted apps, a BBC investigation has found. Security experts told Radio 4’s File on 4 programme that the encrypted apps were taking […]

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Facebook security app used to 'spy' on competitors

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Facebook has been criticised for its the way it handles user data A report by a Commons committee has detailed Facebook’s use of an application to “spy” on users. The cross-party group said that Facebook used its Onavo virtual private network (VPN) app to gather information on competitors. The […]

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YouTube backtracks after Pokemon 'child abuse' ban

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption YouTubers who discussed popular mobile game Pokemon GO were affected Google has backtracked after “mistakenly” deleting the accounts of several prominent YouTubers over incorrect child abuse fears. Popular YouTubers Mystic7, Trainer Tips and Marksman, who have more than 3.5 million subscribers between them, were among those who had their […]