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Google told to take action on hate videos as advertiser ratchets...

The world's largest advertising agency has loaded pressure on Google by telling it to apologise to customers and advertisers who saw inappropriate content on...

Teach pupils to spot fake news, says education expert

Children should be taught how to think critically and analyse what they read on the internet so they can recognise fake news, a top...

Newcastle clinic granted licence for ‘three-parent baby’ therapy

A clinic in Newcastle has been granted the first licence for controversial "three-parent baby" mitochondrial replacement therapy. The licence allows fertility doctors to prevent inherited...

Facebook, Twitter and Google bosses slammed by MPs for failing to...

Social media companies are not working hard enough to remove hate crimes posted on their platforms, according to a parliamentary inquiry. Facebook, Twitter and Google...

US charges two Russian spies and two ‘criminal hackers’ over Yahoo...

Two Russian spies and two "criminal hackers" have been charged in the US over a massive Yahoo data breach in 2014. Acting assistant attorney general...

Yahoo cyberattack trial would shine a light on Russian hacking

For all the talk - and the talk has been very loud - of Russian hacking, we've had little evidence presented by the US...

Twitter accounts hacked by ‘Turkish government supporters’

Twitter accounts, including that of Amnesty International, have been hacked by a group claiming to support the Turkish government. The hack resulted in the accounts...

Ransomware warning for phones, watches and TVs

Digital attacks are happening on "a scale and boldness not seen before", the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) and National Crime Agency (NCA) have...

Your everyday devices at risk of cyber attacks

(c) Sky News 2017: Your everyday devices at risk of cyber attacks

Backlash as EPA chief Scott Pruitt questions science of global warming

The head of America's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reportedly been deluged with angry phone calls after publicly doubting the role that carbon dioxide...

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