The week at a glance – March 10, 2019

‘Country paths turned into highways’

Concerns have been raised that country paths in Wied l-Isqof and Wied is-Sewda are being turned into ‘highways’. Concrete also spilled off the side of the road into a water gulley on the side of the country lane (inset). An Infrastructure Malta spokesman said the agency is currently implementing several projects to reconstruct over 40 kilometres of rural roads which had been left in a state of disrepair for many years.

What made the headlines

Bank hackers ‘planned back door option’: Hackers who broke into Bank of Valletta’s IT systems last month and took €13 million could have tried to keep a ‘back door’ to try and regain access, but this was noticed and blocked, the Times of Malta revealed. Sources close to the investigation into the cyberattack said that in the days after the breach, files were

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