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woman on laptop with phone

Zoe Kleinman

Technology reporter, BBC News

A young woman was tricked into handing over her passwords and then blackmailed over explicit photos.

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Royal Navy ship HMS Echo

Steven McKenzie

BBC Scotland Highlands and Islands reporter

The Royal Navy is to hold its first large scale cyber war games during a major Nato exercise taking place in and around Scotland.

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Calls for Congressional inquiry into Russian hacking claims

Ex-US Senator Bob Graham is calling for a bipartisan Congressional inquiry into alleged Russian interference in the US election.

Cyber security boss advises people to back up data to avoid ransomware

Head of the National Cyber Security Centre, Ciaran Martin, says people should "back up their data" to avoid hacking and ransoms.