Microsoft admits disabling anti-virus software for Windows 10 users

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Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Microsoft has admitted to disabling anti-virus software, but only as part of updating Windows 10 Microsoft has admitted that it does temporarily disable anti-virus software on Windows PCs, following an competition complaint to the European Commission by a security company. In early June, Kaspersky Lab filed the complaint against […]

Uber: The scandals that drove Travis Kalanick out

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Image copyright Getty Images Uber’s embattled chief executive Travis Kalanick has resigned from the firm, following pressure from shareholders. His resignation comes after a chaotic few months at the firm, including a series of scandals about sexual harassment, macho culture and the departure of senior executives. Mr Kalanick had already said that he was taking […]

South Korean firm’s ‘record’ ransom payment

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Image copyright Webroot Image caption Ransomware known as WannaCry recently infected hundreds of thousands of computers around the world South Korean web-hosting firm Nayana has agreed to pay a $1m ransom to unlock computers frozen by hackers. It is believed to be a record amount, although it is worth noting that many ransom payments are […]