The UK's GCHQ has unveiled plans to ramp up its use of algorithms. What could go wrong?
Defending against supply chain attacks is more than trying to stop the theft of encryption keys to access protected cloud resources.
The London judge ruled that Julian Assange would be at extreme risk of suicide if he were sent across the Atlantic.
Google wants to combat false information about coronavirus vaccines as governments begin rolling them out.
Ofqual used an algorithm to calculate student's grades when COVID cancelled exams - but students weren't happy with the results.
Government officials express "serious" and "significant" concerns over India's move to block another 43 mobile apps developed by Chinese tech vendors as well as the UK's new security law that threatens heavy fines for local telcos that use Huawei's 5G equipment.
A month on, London's Hackney Council is still trying to deal with the problems caused by an 'advanced, criminal cyberattack'.
Tim Berners-Lee's startup, Inrupt, has released an enterprise-ready version of the company's Enterprise Solid Server.
The UK's chief of the defence staff predicted a rise in the military use of robotics and autonomous systems.
Targets included the Games' organizers, logistics services, and sponsors, UK officials said.
A huge file format mistake in Excel has hampered the UK's track-and-trace program.
Making it illegal for companies to pay up when hit with ransomware could finally halt the 'scourge of the internet'.
The new app uses Apple and Google's contact-tracing tech and features a QR check-in system for UK venues.
The alliance in global engineering is suspended, probably permanently. What countries and telcos call “5G” will be whatever comes to fruition now. Depending on whom you ask, this is either catastrophic or just fine.
Scotland is working with the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland to develop its own contact-tracing technology.
A wargame aimed at finding hidden cyber-security talent took place in Winston Churchill's wartime bunker.
The government program generally known as Obamacare is the poster child for poor government IT work. There have been others though.
The U.S. government mass surveillance scandal may be the biggest ongoing story of the year. In this updating timeline, you can explore the full scope of the Edward Snowden leaks, which have implicated the world's most powerful nations in the worldwide spying operation.
Despite Wikileaks' founder Julian Assange's successful asylum bid, he picked the worst embassy to try and escape from. Here's why, and how he could possibly evade the U.K. authorities.
Wikileaks founder Julian Assange gave a statement to protesters and the media from the Ecuadorian embassy in London on Sunday.
Really Apple? The iPad design is so new, so unique, that you can use it to legally ban the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 from the EU? I Don't Think So.
ZDNet UK attended the first ORGCon, an Open Rights Group conference featuring panelists who discussed topics ranging from copyright to content distribution
Tech election 2010: having spoken to a range of political parties, ZDNet UK lines up their tech policies on the key issues for a side-by-side view
At a demonstration outside the Houses of Parliament, campaigners protested at the Digital Economy Bill's provisions for suspending people's internet connections
The Alston Moor area will have next-generation broadband connectivity by the end of the year, thanks to a social enterprise rollout that is partly funded by the NHS
QSnatch malware, first spotted in late 2019, has grown from 7,000 bots to more than 62,000, according to a joint US CISA and UK NCSC security alert.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet tells Karen Roby that data centers are key to keeping the digital world up and running. To make sure we stay connected, operators have been preparing for a pandemic for months. Read more: https://zd.net/2VrNeOP
COVID-19 apps that track individuals' movements and report them to a government server? What could possibly go wrong? Digital rights activists are starting to push back.
Facebook is one of many companies contributing to healthcare services fighting COVID-19.
Daphne Leprince-Ringuet says governments and manufacturers will have to ramp up their efforts to make sure that autonomous cars are safe from cyber attacks before they hit the road. Read more: https://zd.net/2RUY3XZ
TfL says a “pattern of failures” has led to Uber’s license being revoked.
Taking these steps can tighten security significantly, according to the former director of the UK's secret intelligence service.
If you're on Fortinet, Palo Alto, Pulse Secure, patch now, warns UK spy agency
While the race for Number 10 continues, the UK's mobile networks are gambling that the new Prime Minister will let them use Huawei equipment in their 5G networks.
Information Commissioner's Office intends to fine airline for “poor security arrangements” - British Airways says it's “surprised and disappointed” by planned penalty.
'Biggest ever' deletion of biometric data by government comes after HMRC obtained data "unlawfully" according to privacy regulator.
A complex set of considerations will have informed the UK's decision-making around 5G. Read more: https://zd.net/2GVpVWs
A new 'Brextension' delays the UK leaving the European Union until October. But the continued uncertainty around Brexit is leaving many in the technology industry confused, frustrated - and losing out on business.