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Apple issues Shellshock bash bug patches for Mac OS X

Claims the bug affects only 'a small number of users'

Tue Sep 30 2014, 16:55

Cloudflare rolls out free universal SSL encryption to all users

Two million websites set to benefit

Mon Sep 29 2014, 16:37

Cloud Security Alliance says that the industry must embrace common privacy standards

Says rights are forgotten in rush to embrace cloud services and IoT

Thu Sep 25 2014, 16:30

Cloudflare creates keyless SSL encryption for better security

If you don't divulge your keys, noone can hack them

Mon Sep 22 2014, 16:26

Google's Android L will have default encryption too

It won't be outdone by Apple's iOS 8

Fri Sep 19 2014, 14:46

The Bureau of Investigative Journalism wants answers about GHCQ surveillance

Has filed a case with the European Court of Human Rights

Mon Sep 15 2014, 16:46

Weak passwords and rogue app downloads are staff security breaches

INQUIRER mobile versus security debate continues

Wed Sep 10 2014, 13:07

The FBI located the Silk Road by legal means

Captcha kicking cyber cops cracked access

Mon Sep 08 2014, 11:54

Twitter offers a $140 bug bounty reward

Self referential minimum amount can scale upwards

Thu Sep 04 2014, 15:22

Apple blames celebrity skin leak on weak passwords, says iCloud wasn't breached

Updated Firm advises using two-step verification to avoid private snaps being stolen

Wed Sep 03 2014, 09:27

GCHQ privacy protest descends into urine drinking after low turnout

Activists told there's no P in GCHQ

Mon Sep 01 2014, 16:56

Secret app hacked to reveal anonymous user identities

By using personal email addresses and 'dummy' accounts

Tue Aug 26 2014, 13:09

Lack of enforced encryption and Apple ID woes among top 10 BYOD pitfalls

Security fears grow as more use it

Thu Aug 21 2014, 11:08

Wikileaks' Julian Assange announces absolutely nothing

Free information advocate claims he will leave Equador's London embassy 'soon'

Mon Aug 18 2014, 14:24

Microsoft issues 26 security fixes for Internet Explorer in August Patch Tuesday

Addresses zero-day flaws in IE versions 6 to 11 as well as Adobe Flash

Wed Aug 13 2014, 11:47

'Surveillance-proof' Blackphone gets hacked at Def Con

Hacker Justin Case roots the phone and declares it on Twitter

Tue Aug 12 2014, 11:58

Cybercenturion security competition launches in UK to help form future cyber army

Aims to inspire young people towards careers in cyber security

Mon Aug 11 2014, 10:56

Parents will sell their kids for free WiFi

F-Secure won't take the children though

Tue Sep 30 2014, 11:56

Europol warns about organised crime service providers

Have a go scammers hire black hats by the blag

Mon Sep 29 2014, 13:59

The FBI says disgruntled employees are the new danger

The insider threat is a big one

Thu Sep 25 2014, 13:37

Home Depot admits 56 million card details were stolen

Smashes Target's record

Fri Sep 19 2014, 17:10

Google, Dropbox and others launch Simply Secure to ensure open security

Look to make security fun and effective

Fri Sep 19 2014, 13:15

Edward Snowden rains on New Zealand’s no snooping here parade

Pours cold ice bucket on PM's challenge

Mon Sep 15 2014, 12:15

Punters hooked by Bournemouth blighting Peter Pan pantomime email spam scam

Put the PDF Peter Pan pandemonium behind you

Tue Sep 09 2014, 12:24

Hackers broke into the Obamacare network, apparently took nothing

Used server in denial of service attack

Fri Sep 05 2014, 09:21

Government supported Mooc to ignite the UK cybersecurity industry

200,000 students expected to join the government massive open online course

Thu Sep 04 2014, 08:30

The EU is polling technology firms on Facebook’s Whatsapp acquisition

What’s up with that big money deal?

Tue Sep 02 2014, 15:41

Russian cyber criminals targeted seven of world's major banks in JP Morgan Chase attack

Updated Sources claim hackers also altered and deleted customer records

Fri Aug 29 2014, 12:36

Cyber security experts find 92 percent successful Gmail hack

Works across Android, Windows and iOS operating systems

Fri Aug 22 2014, 16:46

US nuclear regulator hacked by foreign parties

Three times in as many years

Wed Aug 20 2014, 13:05

Microsoft pulls Patch Tuesday update causing blue screen of death

Gives users a fiddly complex workaround

Mon Aug 18 2014, 11:27

NCA kicks off cyber safety campaign with a stern warning

Says 40 percent of UK punters are not protected against hackers

Wed Aug 13 2014, 09:46

Xiaomi offers 'opt-in' patch to quell privacy concerns

Instant message service is uploading personal data

Mon Aug 11 2014, 16:12

China denies government ban on Apple iPads, Macbooks

Says Apple never applied to be on procurement list

Fri Aug 08 2014, 15:53

Ineffective Shellshock fix means hackers are still exploiting vulnerability

Initial patch hasn't worked

Mon Sep 29 2014, 16:48

Oracle gives Germany its own data centres

Anti-Prism measures

Mon Sep 29 2014, 07:37

Blackphone bug bounty programme aims to find flaws in 'surveillance-proof' smartphone

Will pay minimum $128 reward to anyone who can find a bug

Wed Sep 24 2014, 13:20

Large-scale malvertising campaign hidden in online ads hits Last.fm

Malware payload distributed onto unsuspecting visitors via Zemot Trojan

Fri Sep 19 2014, 16:45

XSS security attack found in eBay iPhone auction

eBay iPhone lure is a ticket to theft

Thu Sep 18 2014, 10:16

Apple Watch and Dark Web show need for better BYOD security

INQUIRER mobile versus security debate continues

Thu Sep 11 2014, 13:18

Apple beefs up iCloud security a day before iPhone 6 unveiling

Looks to regain users' trust ahead of 9 September event

Mon Sep 08 2014, 17:25

Open-Xchange announces OX Guard email encryption tool

Encrypt, encrypt and encrypt again

Thu Sep 04 2014, 17:12

Home Depot confirms payment data breach investigation

Credit monitoring? Do it yourself

Wed Sep 03 2014, 17:16

Europol launches J-Cat outfit to tackle growing cybercrime threat

J-Cat lands on its feet, ready to pounce

Tue Sep 02 2014, 13:26

Intel unveils security controller for software defined data centres

Designed to protect physical, virtualised and cloud environments

Wed Aug 27 2014, 14:50

UPS admits that its customers might have been hacked

Finds malware in over 50 stores

Thu Aug 21 2014, 12:18

Fake Evernote extension is spamming Chrome users, warns Malwarebytes

Works to spam users with unwanted ads by injecting JavaScript into each page they visit

Tue Aug 19 2014, 12:55

Google improves spam filter to combat Unicode spoofing

No home for the highly restricted

Wed Aug 13 2014, 16:43

Manchester United bans iPads and laptops from its stadium

Security risks and all that

Tue Aug 12 2014, 16:45

John McAfee shocks Def Con attendees in surprise complaint website announcement

The Brown List is a website where people can vent their rage

Mon Aug 11 2014, 15:11
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