Programmers who use spaces ‘paid more’

Programmers who use spaces ‘paid more’

Image copyright maciek905 Image caption Code can be easier to read when it is properly indented Computer programmers who use spaces as part of their coding earn $15,370 (£12,000) more per year than those who use tabs, a survey of developers has revealed. The survey found the salary difference stretched across different languages, countries and […]

NHS cyber-attack was ‘launched from North Korea’

NHS cyber-attack was ‘launched from North Korea’

Image copyright PA Image caption GCHQ can detect the work of hackers around the globe British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned. Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) led the international […]

UK’s fraud hotspots revealed by Which?

UK’s fraud hotspots revealed by Which?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Norfolk has the dubious distinction of being home to the most dating fraud Norfolk is a dating scams hotspot, Surrey succumbs to investment fraud and west and mid-Wales suffers cold calling computer cons, according to data from UK cyber-crime centre Action Fraud. Consumer watchdog Which? has collated the data, […]

India internet shutdowns ‘violate human rights’

India internet shutdowns ‘violate human rights’

Image copyright Abid Bhat Image caption Authorities say they shut internet and telecommunications services to stop rumours during times of unrest Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said India needs to cease “arbitrary restrictions” on internet and phone services. The organisation said state governments had imposed 20 temporary internet shutdowns in 2017. Authorities say they shut […]

Programmers who use spaces ‘paid more’

Programmers who use spaces ‘paid more’

Image copyright maciek905 Image caption Code can be easier to read when it is properly indented Computer programmers who use spaces as part of their coding earn $15,370 (£12,000) more per year than those who use tabs, a survey of developers has revealed. The survey found the salary difference stretched across different languages, countries and […]

NHS cyber-attack was ‘launched from North Korea’

NHS cyber-attack was ‘launched from North Korea’

Image copyright PA Image caption GCHQ can detect the work of hackers around the globe British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned. Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) led the international […]

UK’s fraud hotspots revealed by Which?

UK’s fraud hotspots revealed by Which?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Norfolk has the dubious distinction of being home to the most dating fraud Norfolk is a dating scams hotspot, Surrey succumbs to investment fraud and west and mid-Wales suffers cold calling computer cons, according to data from UK cyber-crime centre Action Fraud. Consumer watchdog Which? has collated the data, […]

India internet shutdowns ‘violate human rights’

India internet shutdowns ‘violate human rights’

Image copyright Abid Bhat Image caption Authorities say they shut internet and telecommunications services to stop rumours during times of unrest Human Rights Watch (HRW) has said India needs to cease “arbitrary restrictions” on internet and phone services. The organisation said state governments had imposed 20 temporary internet shutdowns in 2017. Authorities say they shut […]

Programmers who use spaces ‘paid more’

Programmers who use spaces ‘paid more’

Image copyright maciek905 Image caption Code can be easier to read when it is properly indented Computer programmers who use spaces as part of their coding earn $15,370 (£12,000) more per year than those who use tabs, a survey of developers has revealed. The survey found the salary difference stretched across different languages, countries and […]

NHS cyber-attack was ‘launched from North Korea’

NHS cyber-attack was ‘launched from North Korea’

Image copyright PA Image caption GCHQ can detect the work of hackers around the globe British security officials believe that hackers in North Korea were behind the cyber-attack that crippled parts of the NHS and other organisations around the world last month, the BBC has learned. Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) led the international […]