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Gwent Police investigated for hiding potential hack

Gwent Police investigated for hiding potential hack

Technology
Gwent Police is being investigated after failing to inform hundreds of people that hackers may have accessed their confidential reports to the force.Sky News has learned that up to 450 people who filed reports through an online tool over a two-year period could have been put at risk by hackers due to security flaws.Although the tool was decommissioned after an internal security review discovered that confidential information was being exposed, the force did not inform the individuals who were affected.In what may amount to a breach of its responsibilities under the Data Protection Act, the force also failed to notify the Information Commissioner's Office until it was contacted by Sky News.This week, a spokesman for the force said: "Gwent Police has recently contacted the Information Commis...
Potential presidential contender resigns in South Korea, after rape allegations

Potential presidential contender resigns in South Korea, after rape allegations

World
SEOUL, March 6 (UPI) -- Rape allegations made against a popular South Korean politician has sent ripples of shock across the nation, as the #MeToo movement in the country spreads to the political realm.On Monday evening, South Chungcheong Province Governor Ahn Hee-jung's female secretary Kim Ji-eun claimed in a TV interview that her boss had raped her four times over the past eight months and sexually assaulted her multiple times.While the governor's office initially insisted the sex had been consensual, Ahn posted a public apology on his social networking site early Tuesday, admitting he had forced Kim into the arrangement and announced his resignation, Chosun Ilbo reported.Police have launched a preliminary probe into the case, after which inspectors will decide on whether to open a form...
Jorgie Porter showcases Page 3 potential with scorching topless pic

Jorgie Porter showcases Page 3 potential with scorching topless pic

Entertainment
Hot on the heels of wowing with her Jorgie Porter calendar pics, the former Hollyoaks cast member stunned with her newest sexy snap.The black and white Instagram photo saw the blonde bombshell exposing her naked assets as she ditched her bra and top.However, she managed to contain her modestly by wrapping her arms around her chest.Jorgie, 29, teamed her bare top half with a long net skirt.Topless is the new normal Celebs share intimate shots across social media.Kim Kardashian/Instagram Topless Kim Kardashian poses for show-stopping behind the scenes snap “What a great body you have” Instagram userShe was also rocking a dazzling smile as she shut her peepers.Meanwhile, the actress was rocking a chic bun hairstyle, as well as immaculate ma
Wood Mac: Africa has oil potential, but progress will be slow

Wood Mac: Africa has oil potential, but progress will be slow

Business
Oct. 23 (UPI) -- Sub-Saharan African oil producers may be among the more promising emerging players, though a downturn in investments is striking a blow, analysis finds.Nigeria is a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and one of the more established producers in the region. At least three new projects there are expected to start production within the next three years and, according to new analysis from consultant group Wood Mackenzie, new developments from Sub-Saharan Africa could commercialize 13 billion barrels of oil equivalent reserves before the end of the decade.Nigerian crude oil production averaged 1.85 million barrels per day in September, according to economists with OPEC. That's up 7.4 percent from July and the national economy came out of recession durin...
MLB probes potential use of smartwatch by Arizona Diamondbacks coach

MLB probes potential use of smartwatch by Arizona Diamondbacks coach

Sports
Major League Baseball may have another issue with smartwatches on its hands. The league is investigating the potential use of a smartwatch by Arizona Diamondbacks coach/translator Ariel Prieto during Wednesday's National League wild-card game against the Colorado Rockies, according to the New York Post. Wearing a smartwatch violates baseball's rules regarding the use of electronic devices. Prieto told AZSports that he made a mistake by wearing his Apple Watch in the dugout during Wednesday's game, but his reasoning for doing so dealt with routine rather than use. "My watch has been in airplane mode for about two days," Prieto said. "If they want to take my Apple Watch, take my phone, they can do it. I wasn't doing anything. I know it's a rule, I know I missed that, but if they want to inve...