Global internet slowdown after biggest cyber-attack in history

Millions hit by global internet slowdown after biggest cyber-attack in historySpamHaus group under attack from cyber-vandals in GenevaBut other unconnected sites across the world have been caught in attackNow, emails have slowed down as a result, expert claims PUBLISHED: 15:19 GMT, 27 March 2013 | UPDATED: 17:53 GMT, 27 March 2013 Internet traffic around the world has suffered a slowdown in the biggest ever cyber-attack of its kind.

Germany accused of "deporting" its elderly: Rising numbers moved to Asia and Eastern Europe because of sky-high care costs

Germany accused of 'deporting' its elderly: Rising numbers moved to Asia and Eastern Europe because of sky-high care costsCountry's elderly and sick being sent abroad due to rising care costsSituation described as 'inhumane deportation' and a huge 'alarm signal' Warning to Britain where pensioners are selling homes to pay for healthcare | UPDATED: 22:17 GMT, 27 December 2012 German pensioners are being sent to care homes in Eastern Europe and Asia in what has been described as an ‘inhumane deportation’. Rising numbers of the elderly and sick are moved overseas for long-term care because of sky-high costs at home. Some private healthcare providers are even building homes overseas, while state insurers are also investigating whether they can care for their clients abroad

Victory for the Mail! Children WILL be protected from online porn after Cameron orders sites to be blocked automatically

Victory for the Mail! Children WILL be protected from online porn after Cameron orders automatic block on sites Prime Minister says it is 'utterly appalling that children are exposed to the 'darkest corners' of the internet Appoints Claire Perry MP as adviser on reversing commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood | UPDATED: 08:40 GMT, 20 December 2012 David Cameron says parents will have more control Children will be protected by a block on online pornography which parents will have to choose to have lifted, David Cameron vows today. After weeks of confusion over the Government’s plans to protect youngsters, the Prime Minister makes clear that under the proposals, web filters will be ‘default on’ for houses with children. In an article for the Daily Mail, the Prime Minister says it is ‘utterly appalling’ that so many children have been exposed to the ‘darkest corners’ of the internet, adding: ‘A silent attack on innocence is under way in our country today and I am determined that we fight it with all we’ve got.’ He announces that Conservative MP Claire Perry, who has led the campaign for a broader, automatic block on adult material for all internet users, is to be appointed as his adviser on reversing the commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood

Online porn: The fight MUST go on: Furious charities hit out after ministers refuse to order an automatic block on internet filth

Online porn, the fight MUST go on: Furious charities hit out after ministers refuse to order an automatic block on internet filthPorn block has support of parents but ministers say no Child safety campaigners say Government has bowed to internet service providersCharities to continue the battle to protect vulnerable children | UPDATED: 23:01 GMT, 16 December 2012 Ministers were accused of putting the profits of internet giants ahead of the safety of children yesterday in the row over online porn. Child safety campaigners said the Coalition’s decision to veto an automatic block – despite clear evidence that parents support the idea – had left them ‘back at square one’