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‘Spear Phishing’ Scammer Demanded Sex Show

We hear about a devastatingly personal 'spear phishing' attack and meet the robots that want to be your friends.

We hear about a devastatingly personal 'spear phishing' attack, where the victim was asked to perform a sex show in order to regain control of her online accounts. Professor Alan Woodward, a cyber security expert at Surrey University, tells us whether attacks like this are becoming more common.

BBC technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones travels to Edinburgh to meet the robots that want to be friends with you - but are we ready to let them into every area of our lives?

And we find out about a new video game aimed at helping stroke patients regain the use of their hands. The BBC's Zoe Kleinman is joined throughout the programme by Dan Simmons, tech reporter from BBC Click and special guest, James Vincent, reporter for tech website The Verge.

(Photo: Silhouette of a man spear fishing at sea. Credit: Getty Images)

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Sun 26 Mar 2017 08:06GMT

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