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Uber failing to report sex attacks by drivers, says Met police

Uber Senior officer says firm putting concerns for its reputation over public safety by not notifying police of some serious crimes TfL said delays by Uber in reporting crimes to the police were ‘totally unacceptable’ Photograph: Laura Dale/PA Uber Uber failing to report sex attacks by drivers, says Met police Senior officer says firm putting […]

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Internet firms should use profits to stamp out child abuse images, says police chief

Internet safety Mike Barton says companies must do more to stop content appearing online, and questions difficulty of removing images Barton called on social media firms such as Twitter and Facebook to permanently ‘kick off’ those who use their sites to bully, harass and stalk. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA Internet safety Internet firms should use profits […]

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Russian hackers ‘traded stolen passwords of British MPs and public servants’

Cybercrime Credentials of officials – including MPs, diplomats and senior police officers – reportedly sold on Russian websites after 2012 attack on LinkedIn A government spokesman says the leak of tens of thousands of passwords was a ‘historical incident’ Photograph: scyther5/Getty Images/iStockphoto Cybercrime Russian hackers ‘traded stolen passwords of British MPs and public servants’ Credentials […]

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YouTube introduces new measures to curb extremist video online

Google Google announces four measures to tackle problem, including better detection and greater counter-radicalisation efforts YouTube owner Google says it will take a tougher stance on videos that contain inflammatory religious or supremacist content. Photograph: Richard Vogel/AP Google YouTube introduces new measures to curb extremist video online Google announces four measures to tackle problem, including […]

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More must be done about extremist content online, says Google

Google Firm announces four measures to tackle problem, including better detection and greater counter-radicalisation efforts YouTube owner Google says it will take a tougher stance on videos that contain inflammatory religious or supremacist content. Photograph: Richard Vogel/AP Google More must be done about extremist content online, says Google Firm announces four measures to tackle problem, […]

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No1 Seedr? Andy Murray backs UK startups

Crowdfunding Tennis star backs two fledgling firms on crowdfunding platform Seedrs, including company behind world’s first flat folding helmet Tennis isn’t the only game for Andy Murray. He also invests in startups. Photograph: Michael Steele/Getty Images Crowdfunding No1 Seedr? Andy Murray backs UK startups Tennis star backs two fledgling firms on crowdfunding platform Seedrs, including […]