Russian space official arrested for treason

Russian space official arrested for treason

Image copyright facebook.com/isafronov Image caption Safronov’s arrest was apparently not linked to his job at the space agency A spokesman for the head of the Russian space agency has been arrested for treason, the agency says. Roscosmos said in a statement (in Russian) that former journalist Ivan Safronov’s arrest was not linked to his current … Read more

How would a stamp duty holiday work?

How would a stamp duty holiday work?

Image copyright Getty Images The chancellor is likely to announce changes to stamp duty on Wednesday to help cut costs for anyone buying a home. Reports suggest that the level at which the tax is charged could be temporarily raised to £500,000 to boost the property market and help buyers struggling because of the coronavirus … Read more

Phishing attacks: This sophisticated new group has been operating undiscovered for at least a year | ZDNet

Phishing attacks: This sophisticated new group has been operating undiscovered for at least a year | ZDNet

A newly uncovered phishing group is targeting big companies around the world. It’s thought to be the first major scam gang of its type operating out of Russia, indicating a potential shift in the cyber-threat landscape. Business email compromise (BEC) scams can be highly lucrative for cyber criminals, with organisations losing hundreds of millions of dollars a … Read more

Could TikTok be banned in the US?

Could TikTok be banned in the US?

Image copyright CBS Image caption Mike Pompeo: “It’s something we’re looking at” Would you recommend downloading TikTok? Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked that question on Monday night on Fox News. “Only if you want your private information in the hands of the Chinese Communist Party,” he replied. Asked if he would ban Chinese … Read more