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Tesla investigates claims of crypto-currency hack

Tesla has confirmed that its cloud computing platform has been compromised by hackers. RedLock, the company that alerted it to the breach, believes the attackers may have done this to mine crypto-currency – an attack known as crypto-jacking. Tesla said it had addressed the vulnerability “within hours” and that no customer data had been stolen. A spokeswoman added that the effects of the hack seemed to be limited to internally used engineering test cars. “Our initial investigation found no indication that customer privacy or vehicle safety or security was compromised…

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Brexit: David Davis rejects 'Mad Max-style dystopia' claims

Britain will not be “plunged into a Mad Max-style world borrowed from dystopian fiction” after it leaves the EU, the Brexit secretary will say in a speech. David Davis will say fears about a “race to the bottom” in workers’ rights and environmental standards are “based on nothing”. He will argue for continued close co-operation between the UK and the EU on regulations and standards. This will help ensure “frictionless” trade, he will say. The Brexit secretary’s address to Austrian business leaders in Vienna is the latest in a series…

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Jose Mourinho claims there are still problems with VAR after confusion over Juan Mata's disallowed goal in FA Cup win

Jose Mourinho was bemused by the video assistant referee’s controversial intervention as Manchester United secured safe passage to the FA Cup quarter-finals at Huddersfield. Romelu Lukaku netted early in both halves at the John Smith’s Stadium to secure the visitors a 2-0 win on a night when technological teething problems reared their head once more. Juan Mata wheeled off in celebration after netting from an acute angle just before half-time, only for referee Kevin Friend to eventually chalk the goal off as the narrowest of offsides was revisited. United boss…

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Manchester United news: Furious Jose Mourinho hits out at Paul Pogba 'lies' after claims of bust-up

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has let rip on what he claims are “lies” about his relationship with Paul Pogba. Pogba’s happiness at Old Trafford has dominated the news agenda this week, with the midfielder reportedly irritated at being asked to play so deep and even said to be regretting his return to Manchester. RELATED – Real Madrid to move for Paul Pogba this summer after reports he ‘regrets’ not joining Spanish side Mourinho has also apparently been annoyed by Pogba’s inability to function in a two-man midfield, but all…

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Rapper Nelly: Police inquiry starts over sex assault claims

Claims that rapper Nelly sexually assaulted a fan after a gig in the UK have been formally reported to police. The attack is alleged to have happened after Nelly’s show at the Cliffs Pavilion, Southend on 5 December. An Essex Police spokesman said the force had started an investigation after a woman reported she had been “sexually assaulted”. He said: “Enquiries are ongoing.” Nelly has denied the allegations. Last month, the BBC reported Essex Police wanted to obtain a report from the unnamed woman after allegations of an assault were…

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