Here’s your Risk Digest for the Week Ending 11th November 2016.
Last weekend 9,000 Tesco Bank customers had their accounts raided and hackers may have obtained log-in details for around 40,000 accounts
Tesco confirmed that its system had fallen victim to a ‘sophisticated, systematic attack’ that hit a quarter of its accounts. GCHQ – Britain’s digital eavesdropping service that specializes in online crime – has joined the search to find the hackers responsible
Health & Safety
Some police forces allow first-time offenders to avoid penalty points by attending remedial course but the Government says the workshops aren’t a tough enough measure. Fines and penalty points are doubled.
Industrial cleaner operated shredding machine alone and outside the truck cab as the cab was absent for repairs.
In August 2011, Brenda McFarland, 82, was killed at the Gipsy Lane crossing in Needham Market, Suffolk, while walking to feed her chickens at a nearby farm.
Sugary drinks could be banned from hospitals in England in a bid to tackle the rising number of overweight NHS staff and help doctors and nurses practice what they preach.
Every year the UK throws away 7million tonnes of food and drink, but this could be reduced with a change of attitude towards sell-by dates.
The ICO has told Facebook to halt collecting data from UK WhatsApp users while it investigates privacy and consent of the app’s changes to policy.
There are 98 things that Facebook uses to target you with adverts, many you don’t even know about.
Gardeners are being urged to grow more winter blooming plants to provide food and shelter for bees during the winter months.
The Government is planning to phase out the most polluting fossil and replace it with cleaner sources, such as gas, to meet climate commitments
A robot took just 0.637 seconds to solve a scrambled Rubik’s Cube at a trade show in Germany.
An “Undo” feature has been added to Gmail which is active for five seconds after you press send.
The Lighter Side
A snail whose shell twists the wrong way has been found a mate after extensive searching by scientists.
Alfred the baby koala is “doing well” after Australian police found him hidden in a woman’s handbag.
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