Here’s your Risk Digest for the Week Ending 2nd June
The attacks use ‘design shortcomings’ in Android to silently take over devices and steal credentials, say Georgia Tech and UC Santa Barbara academics.
Security researchers are considering buying undetected software security vulnerabilities from a notorious group of hackers.
Health & Safety
A special effects company whose confetti cannon hit a woman in the face – leaving her permanently blinded in one eye – has been fined £16,000.
In August last year a coroner found that mother-of-two Mishell Moloney had been killed in her bedroom after a fire at her home sparked by a defective Beko DCS 85W.
Project by Independent Food Aid Network finds at least 2,000 food banks giving out parcels, with demand continuing to grow.
Quorn Foods is recalling the above product from customers and been advised to contact the relevant allergy support organisations.
Combination of carbon emissions and ‘urban heat island’ effect of concrete and asphalt gives rise to worst-case scenario by end of 21st century.
Environmental lawyers who have defeated ministers twice return to court in a bid to remove ‘major flaws’ from air quality plans.
Green campaigners warn Conservative efforts to undermine energy targets will lead to weaker climate policies after Brexit.
Project would generate 12,000 jobs in construction phase and 300 ongoing, says proponent Offshore Energy.
The co-founder of the Android operating system, Andy Rubin, has revealed his first new creation since leaving Google in 2014.
Snap Inc, the company behind both the product and the social network, are selling the devices online and in special vending machines which will travel around the UK and Europe.
The pound went up when Theresa May announced a snap general election – so what happens to the currency markets next?
Millions of people are set to see their insurance bills increase from Thursday as a tax hike takes effect, according to warnings from the industry.
Last night, when interviewed by Jeremy Paxman, the Prime Minister was unambiguous. Time and time again she issued the mantra “no deal is better than a bad deal”.
Theresa May said Britain can look forward to a “brighter future” after Brexit as she sought to breathe new life into the Tory election campaign.
The Lighter Side
A giant rubber duck is coming to Canada, but not everyone thinks the idea is so spec-quackular.
This 30 stone gorilla shows his cheeky side as he pokes his tongue out in front of the camera.
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