Nadine Dorries under fire for lax attitude to cybersecurity

While defending Damian Green, the Tory MP admitted she allows all levels of staff to log on to her computer

Conservative MP Nadine Dorries has come under fire for having a lax attitude to cybersecurity after divulging on Twitter that she shares her login and passwords with staff, including temporary interns.

She was defending her colleague, Damian Green, who has been accused of having pornography on his Commons computer, when she made the admission.

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Bitcoin investors hoping to make billions may end up with a sack of fool’s gold

The cryptocurrency may not be a threat to the world economy, but that should not stop regulators from protecting investors from it

Sifting the Yukon river for gold was a waste of time for most of the 100,000 prospectors seeking to make themselves rich in the 1890s. The same can be said of the bitcoin miners who dream of striking it rich by getting their hands on some of the extremely lucrative and painfully elusive electronic currency.

Relatively few people have managed to decipher the codes needed to extract bitcoins from the 21 million locked inside the mathematical problems set by its creator, the software engineer whose true identity is unknown but who goes by the name Satoshi Nakamoto.

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