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Costa Rica ‘at war’ with Conti ransomware gang

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The new president of Costa Rica has declared that his country is at war with a ransomware group. The cybercriminal gang known as ‘Conti’ has disabled agencies across the government since April using ransomware attacks.


Plus, the CEO of a disability rights group has praised Apple for its new accessibility tools. We speak with Kamran Mallick from Disability Rights UK about the new tech, including voice controls, eye tracking and door detection for the blind.


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  • Tesla opens up its superchargers to all EV drivers in the UK
  • WhatsApp reportedly testing a new feature that lets you quietly leave group chats 


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