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With the European elections just one day away, researchers at the Oxford Internet Institute have been looking into whether there has been a spike in the proliferation of fake news across social media platforms.

Early indications suggest that the dissemination of fake news stories across Facebook and Twitter has been relatively low in comparison to stories from reliable news sources.

It’s not all good news though, as one of the more worrying findings revealed that individual fake news stories were more likely to be shared on Facebook than stories from mainstream news organisations.

Cyber security News Technology

Huwaei has rarely been out of the news lately – from its involvement in the UK’s 5G infrastructure to Google restricting the Chinese tech firm’s access to its Android operating system.

But what exactly is the problem with Huawei?

Cyber security News Technology

TSB has become the first major UK bank to refund to cyber crime victims who are tricked into parting with money from their bank accounts by fraudsters.

But will more banks follow suit?

News Technology

The number of spam emails getting sent has hit a 12-year low, according to security firm Symantec, which said fewer than 50% of emails which it scanned during June were junk – the lowest percentage it had seen in over a decade.

Even so, many of us are still getting loads of emails we don’t want and, to the best of our knowledge, haven’t asked for!

So if you’re getting spam emails, how do you stop them? Read on…

Guides & How-Tos Technology

It seems the working day is starting earlier and earlier – if you check your emails as soon as you wake up, the working day kicks off before you’ve even stepped out of bed. But, if you regularly check your work emails before you clock on, whether at home or on the way to work, should this count towards your working day?

Flexible working Technology