90 attacks on phone masts reported during UK’s lockdown

Around 90 attacks targeting the UK’s telecommunications infrastructure have been reported during the coronavirus lockdown. The incidents, which surged over the Easter weekend, are believed to be motivated by conspiracy theories linking COVID-19 to the deployment of 5G masts. Derbyshire Read More …

UK: Terror suspects could face indefinite curbs under new legislation

Court orders restricting the movements of suspected terrorists could be renewed indefinitely under new legislation unveiled by the government. The bill would lower the standard of proof to impose the orders, known as TPims, and remove the current two-year limit Read More …

Face masks prompt London police to consider pause in rollout of facial recognition cameras

The rollout of facial recognition cameras in London is facing disruption as citizens are now using face coverings that could potentially incapacitate the technology. The United Kingdom has been a keen adopter of surveillance technology including facial recognition cameras in Read More …