Coronavirus: Will offices be safe for a return to work?

Coronavirus: Will offices be safe for a return to work?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Offices will need to change in order to conform to social distancing measures As lockdowns start to ease in many countries, so the tentative return to work begins, leaving people understandably concerned about how safe a...
Coronavirus: How does contact tracing work and is my data safe?

Coronavirus: How does contact tracing work and is my data safe?

Image copyright PA Media/Getty Millions of people in the UK will soon be asked to track their movements to limit the spread of coronavirus. The government is deploying 18,000 people to trace the contacts of those infected, and the wider public will be asked to get...
Houseparty: How safe is Epic Games’ video chat app?

Houseparty: How safe is Epic Games’ video chat app?

Image copyright Epic The messages began circulating at the weekend: “Delete the Houseparty app, it’s hacked my Spotify account!” Like many rumours, the posts went viral across both public networks, like Twitter and Facebook, and closed forums on...
Coronavirus: Zoom is in everyone’s living room – how safe is it?

Coronavirus: Zoom is in everyone’s living room – how safe is it?

Image copyright Zoom Image caption Zoom has become the app many are using to stay in touch with friends, family and work colleagues Zoom, the video-conferencing app that has seen a huge rise in downloads since quarantines were imposed around the world, is now being...
5G judged safe by scientists but faces tougher radiation rules

5G judged safe by scientists but faces tougher radiation rules

5G phones are to be subject to tougher radiation limits. But the standards body behind the new rules says there is no evidence that mobile networks cause cancer or other illnesses. It has spent several years reviewing scientific literature on the effects of exposure...