This story has the makings of a good thriller!Hotel ransomed by hackers as guests locked in rooms – The Local

One of Europe’s top hotel has admitted they had to pay thousands in Bitcoin ransom to cybercriminals who managed to hack their electronic key system, locking hundreds of guests in or out of their rooms until the money was paid.

Source: Hotel ransomed by hackers as guests locked in rooms – The Local

FBI Forced Twitter To Share User Data Without Legal Warrant, Company Reveals As Gag Orders Lifted

The company made public Friday two national security request asking for user account data without any legal warrants, after the gag orders imposed by FBI were lifted.

Source: FBI Forced Twitter To Share User Data Without Legal Warrant, Company Reveals As Gag Orders Lifted

How statistics lost their power – and why we should fear what comes next | William Davies | Politics | The Guardian

The Long Read: The ability of statistics to accurately represent the world is declining. In its wake, a new age of big data controlled by private companies is taking over – and putting democracy in peril

Source: How statistics lost their power – and why we should fear what comes next | William Davies | Politics | The Guardian