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'Honeypot of juicy political gossip hoovered up' in Oz cyber attack

'Honeypot of juicy political gossip hoovered up' in Oz cyber attack

Technology
A "sophisticated state actor" has carried out a cyber attack on the Australian parliament's computing network - just a month before an election.The country's prime minister, Scott Morrison, described the attack as a "malicious intrusion" which also affected the network used by major political parties. Although there is no evidence that data was accessed as a result of the breach, politicians were being urged to change their passwords.Mr Morrison said the cyber attack was probably carried out by a foreign government, but he stopped short of naming any suspects.Alastair MacGibbon, the head of the Australian Cyber Security Centre, told reporters: "Our political institutions represent high-value targets. "We will continue to work with our friends and colleagues, both here and overseas,...
UK 'now standing up' for academic jailed in UAE – wife

UK 'now standing up' for academic jailed in UAE – wife

World
The wife of a British academic jailed for life in the United Arab Emirates for allegedly spying says Jeremy Hunt has vowed to do "everything in his power" to secure his release. Speaking after meeting the foreign secretary in London, Daniela Tejada said Mr Hunt had assured her he was committed to seeing Matthew Hedges freed and returned to the UK.The 31-year-old PhD student was sentenced to life behind bars at a court in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, six months after he was arrested at Dubai Airport and accused of spying in the UAE.Ms Tejada told reporters outside the Foreign Office that seeing him "shaken" in court was "beyond heartbreaking", and was pleased the UK government was "now standing up for one of their citizens".She added: "This is not a fight I can win alone." ...
'Business as usual once heat gets turned up' – Gilchrist on Australia after ball-tampering

'Business as usual once heat gets turned up' – Gilchrist on Australia after ball-tampering

Sports
England v Australia 1st ODIVenue: Oval Date: Wednesday, 13 June Time: 13:00 BSTCoverage: Live Test Match Special radio and text commentary on every match on BBC Radio 5 live sports extra & BBC Sport website, plus desktop, tablets, mobiles and app.Australia face some "large hurdles" in getting over the ball-tampering scandal which "shocked and hurt" a nation but "it will be business as usual once the heat gets turned up", says Adam Gilchrist.The Baggy Greens return to international action for the first time since the controversy against South Africa in March when they start a five-match one-day series against England at The Oval on Wednesday, looking to rebuild their battered reputation.Captain Steve Smith a...
Tomorrow's cities: Google's Toronto city built 'from the internet up'

Tomorrow's cities: Google's Toronto city built 'from the internet up'

Technology
On Toronto's Eastern waterfront, a new digital city is being built by Sidewalk Labs - a firm owned by Google's parent Alphabet.It hopes the project will become a model for 21st-Century urbanism.But the deal has been controversial, representing one of biggest ever tie-ups between a city and a large corporation.And that, coupled with the fact that the corporation in question is one of the largest tech firms in the world, is causing some unease. Sidewalk Labs promises to transform the disused waterfront area into a bustling mini metropolis, one built "from the internet up", although there is no timetable for when the city will actually be built.Dan Doctoroff, the company's ...
Love Island babe and Celeb Big Brother hunk 'hook up' – can you guess who?

Love Island babe and Celeb Big Brother hunk 'hook up' – can you guess who?

Entertainment
Reality TV regular Jordan Davies is known for bed-hopping his way through just about every Z-list babe going.So no-one will be surprised another buxom babe has fallen to charms.This time Jonny Mitchell's ex Chyna Ellis has beed caught getting very friendly with the Welsh hunk.The blonde babe is understood to be a new rep on the upcoming series of Ibiza Weekender.INSTAGRAMPLAYER: Jordan is known for his bedroom anticsThe hottest celeb stripteases on TV Celebs shockingly strip on TV, see all the pics here.INSTAGRAMFLING: Jordan locks lips with ChynaTaking to Snapchat after a month's social media ban due to filming, Jordan could be seen in the back of a car joined by the love Island babe.Speaking to camera, Megan McKenna’s former finance said: "Oh is it?" before turning the camera on Chy