Tag Archives: GCHQ

A History of Hacking – And how hacking got America into WW1

Going by the furore in the media at the moment, one would be forgiven for thinking that the world is ending because of the likelihood that Russia has hacked into American computer systems.    The truth is, this sort of … Continue reading

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Clouds loom over the 25th birthday of the World Wide Web

You might not know it but the modern internet is 25 years old today!  It started life as an idea in a paper written by a young computer scientist named Tim Berners-Lee in a rather obscure laboratory in Europe known … Continue reading

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