Router hack risk not limited to Virgin Media

Image caption Virgin Media’s Super Hub 2 had a weak default password A weakness that left thousands of Virgin Media routers vulnerable to attack also affects devices by other providers, security experts warn. Virgin Media’s Super Hub 2 was criticised for using short default passwords that could easily be cracked


China landslide leaves 100 missing in Sichuan

More than 100 people are feared buried in a landslide in Sichuan province in south-western China, state media report. About 40 homes were destroyed in Xinmo village, Maoxian county, after the side of a mountain collapsed. A rescue operation is now under way to try to locate and rescue the missing. Pictures posted by the People’s Daily newspaper show bulldozers moving earth and large boulders as the rescue effort continues. The landslide blocked a two-kilometre (1.2-mile) stretch of a river,