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(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 18, 2019 the 5G wireless technology logo is displayed on a tablet in Paris. - As the number of online devices surges and super-fast 5G connections roll out, record numbers of companies are offering up to seven-figure rewards to ethical hackers who can successfully attack their cybersecurity systems. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP)
(FILES) In this file photo taken on Febr... […]

Boom in demand for friendly hackers as 5G approaches

As the number of online devices surges and 5G connections roll out, record numbers of companies are offering rewards to ethical hackers who successfully attack their cybersecurity systems
A photograph taken on June 3, 2020, shows on a mobile phone the tracking application StopCovid developed by the French government in an attempt to contain the spread of COVID-19 as France eases lockdown measures taken to fight against the novel coronavirus. - France's StopCovid mobile app, a voluntary system designed to alert users if they have been in close proximity of someone who has tested positive for the virus, was made available on June 2, 2020. (Photo by Denis Charlet / AFP)
A photograph taken on June 3, 2020, show... […]

Varying degrees of success for coronavirus apps in Europe

Designed to help fight the spread of the coronavirus, tracking applications have encountered a series of challenges since their launch, from privacy concerns to technical glitches