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Money has been pouring into Silicon Valley in recent years, and much of it has flowed into the offices of venture-capital firms, which fund and nurture tiny companies with big ideas that hope to become the next Amazon.com or Microsoft or Google.
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The BBC wanted to find who was breaking into Fortnite accounts and selling them. Our cyber-security correspondent Joe Tidy discovered a ring of teenage hackers making thousands.
The CEO of a Silicon Valley startup has been jailed for three years, and fined $1.5m, for defrauding investors in his gift-card app business.
You get an email about an order from Amazon or Apple you're not quite sure you placed but who knows in the last-minute rush to make the Christmas deadline? You click through to see what exactly you ordered, and congrats, you've just got spear-phished. Happy holidays!
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Children as young as 14 are making thousands of pounds a week as part of a global hacking network built around the popular video game Fortnite. From a report: About 20 hackers told the BBC they were stealing the private gaming accounts of players and reselling them online.
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Chinese state-sponsored hackers have attacked some of the biggest tech companies around, stole data on their users, then used that data to attack the users themselves.
Reuters says that the attacked networks belong to the likes of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE), IBM, and others, citing multiple sources 'familiar with the attacks'.