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Sony hackers back off after The Interview is pulled

Say they won't release further stolen data after the studio gives in to demands

Fri Dec 19 2014, 16:07

Security researchers are using quantum physics for fraud-proof credit cards

Quantum-Secure Authentication means hackers cannot determine what the information is

Thu Dec 18 2014, 08:36

GCHQ launches crypto app for the kids

Learn to be secure in an increasingly insecure world

Fri Dec 12 2014, 14:30

Inception cyber espionage tool is stealing secrets from governments and military

Updated Hides in the shadows, embedded in Rich Text Format files

Thu Dec 11 2014, 14:40

One in five has quit an internet service over privacy concerns

Yet we trust banks more than governments

Tue Dec 09 2014, 12:38

Microsoft's December Patch Tuesday will fix bugs in Internet Explorer, Office and Windows

Nowhere near as big as last month's

Fri Dec 05 2014, 14:55

Adobe issues second Flash security fix after failed October patch

Could have allowed hackers to perform remote-code execution

Fri Nov 28 2014, 11:18

Facebook fingered as source of soldier death chat

Social network named and shamed in inquiry into Lee Rigby murder

Wed Nov 26 2014, 10:52

Anti-surveillance US Freedom Act falters in the Senate

A lack of backers rocks pro-reform plans

Wed Nov 19 2014, 16:39

EFF, Mozilla and Cisco look to encrypt the web with free HTTPS certificates

Firm launches Let's Encrypt to improve web security

Wed Nov 19 2014, 13:17

US State Department systems taken offline after more foreign state hacks

It wasn't just the White House

Mon Nov 17 2014, 15:37

Mastercard and Visa plan to save web shoppers from password menace

Authoring a new authentication standard

Thu Nov 13 2014, 16:16

'You need to start trusting someone,' former MI5 boss tells Microsoft delegates

Stella Rimington says that it's time for the Secret Service to be less secretive

Mon Nov 10 2014, 15:07

New GCHQ broom wants sweeping technology security changes

Be less secure, you know, for the people

Tue Nov 04 2014, 11:29

Apple Pay rival CurrentC warns of email heist

Launch going well so far

Thu Oct 30 2014, 15:53

US FTC gets courts to shut down tech support scammers

Bogus software-selling scoundrels get shut down

Mon Oct 27 2014, 14:19

Microsoft unveils tighter security plans for Windows 10

Will add two-factor authentication to every device in a bid to do away with the password

Thu Oct 23 2014, 16:09

Microsoft rounds on tech support scammers

Files civil lawsuits on granny's worst nightmare

Fri Dec 19 2014, 15:14

GCHQ used Regin to listen to Belgian waffle

I guess that's why they call it the Bruges

Tue Dec 16 2014, 11:50

Government recruits Microsoft, Google, Twitter, Facebook and Yahoo to wrestle dark web

In a bid to curb online child abuse

Fri Dec 12 2014, 13:00

Humans are the biggest threat to the future of security

Eset CTO says we must pay attention to education

Thu Dec 11 2014, 08:35

Google App Engine contains serious vulnerabilities, warn researchers

Bugs could allow for a complete Java VM security sandbox escape and arbitrary code execution

Mon Dec 08 2014, 14:14

Bing and Yahoo join Google in 'right to be forgotten' takedowns

The removals have begun

Mon Dec 01 2014, 16:39

The US should not be allowed to run the internet

People unsure who should run the 'net, but two-thirds vote against Uncle Sam

Wed Nov 26 2014, 12:59

US Freedom Act's faltering progress through Congress sparks debate

Watchers divided over the Act and its implications

Wed Nov 26 2014, 07:04

Microsoft issues emergency patch for bug affecting all versions of Windows

Could enable an attacker to perform privilege escalation

Wed Nov 19 2014, 16:20

Encryption should be the norm, says internet overlord

Internet Architecture Board seeks to regain public trust post-Snowden

Mon Nov 17 2014, 17:05

Snapchat bans all third-party app access following 4chan hack

Accounts of users not following the rules may be 'permanently disabled'

Mon Nov 17 2014, 11:11

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes 33 bugs affecting all versions of Windows

A hefty 14 bulletins this month

Wed Nov 12 2014, 11:26

Home Depot: By the way, hackers also took 53 million email addresses

On top of the previously announced 56 million card details

Fri Nov 07 2014, 12:54

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm sentenced for CSC hack

Three and a half years for computer hacking

Fri Oct 31 2014, 15:23

Americans are more scared of Google than the NSA

But would rather spouse spied on them than US security agency

Wed Oct 29 2014, 14:53

Sir Tim Berners-Lee expresses disgust towards rise in internet trolls and cyber bullies

Web founder says people exploit the platform he created in order to wreak havoc online

Sat Oct 25 2014, 10:56

Apple stops supporting SSL 3.0 for push notifications in wake of Poodle bug

Will use Transport Layer Security instead from 29 October

Thu Oct 23 2014, 14:02

ICANN phished: Internet overseer gets overseen

Lock up your domains, probably

Fri Dec 19 2014, 10:42

Anonymous reaps revenge on Pirate Bay-killing Swedes

Irate pirates are synonymous with Anonymous

Mon Dec 15 2014, 16:18

BitTorrent announces its decentralised browser known as Maelstrom

Hopes to reinvent the net

Thu Dec 11 2014, 16:45

Europe: The NSA's snooping habit is good and bad for business

Surveillance curtain may be holding back European tech firms

Tue Dec 09 2014, 14:17

Sony’s PlayStation Store downed by reptilian hackers

Lizard Squad threatens to move onto Xbox servers next

Mon Dec 08 2014, 10:46

Intel picks up PasswordBox for identity management and password corralling

Bring it your tedious passwords and relax, or something

Mon Dec 01 2014, 14:44

Tech firms urged to stop exporting software that helps human rights abuse

TechUK issues advice for businesses on ethical IT exporting

Wed Nov 26 2014, 11:50

Regin malware could be the work of Western intelligence agencies

Doesn't seem to have infected any of the 'Five Eyes' nations

Tue Nov 25 2014, 14:03

China arrests three over WireLurker iOS malware attack

Beijing Bureau of Public Security picks up Chen, Lee and Wang

Wed Nov 19 2014, 15:53

Tor users can be deduced with 81 percent accuracy, says report

But don't panic, we are your friends, say the Onion people

Mon Nov 17 2014, 16:04

US CERT tells iPhone and iPad users to beware of Masque Attack iOS threat

Apple downplays reports and says nobody has been affected by the attack

Fri Nov 14 2014, 12:25

Masque malware is putting iPad and iPhone user data at risk

95 percent of iOS devices vulnerable to attack method, warns FireEye

Tue Nov 11 2014, 12:03

Last wild Pirate Bay founder captured

Mobile peer-to-peer pioneers are an endangered species

Tue Nov 04 2014, 15:56

Pirate Bay's Svartholm found guilty in Danish hacking case

Jury rejects remote access plea

Thu Oct 30 2014, 17:19

BlackEnergy malware has compromised industrial control systems for two years

Sophisticated and ongoing, warns US-CERT

Wed Oct 29 2014, 12:35

Hackers use Ebola outbreak to trick users into downloading malware

Bogus World Health Organisation emails loaded with malware

Thu Oct 23 2014, 17:12
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