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Mozilla treats Tor Network to a hardware helping hand

Foundation donates unused systems to anonymising secure option

Thu Jan 29 2015, 15:32

Denial-of-service bug uncovered in Android WiFi Direct feature

Users should update to Android Lollipop as soon as they can

Wed Jan 28 2015, 11:54

Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Facebook and Instagram 'hack'

Facebook blames internal error

Tue Jan 27 2015, 11:21

Adobe patches yet another exploited zero-day flaw in Flash Player

Released two days earlier than the expected distribution date

Mon Jan 26 2015, 14:18

'Mastermind' hacks lonely hearts club

Stay safe, single folk

Mon Jan 26 2015, 09:55

Kim Dotcom launches Skype rival MegaChat for secure gabbing

There is chat, and there is mega chat, apparently

Thu Jan 22 2015, 12:45

Turkey teases Twitter tattle takedown, take two

That's social networking stuffed

Mon Jan 19 2015, 10:19

Microsoft's January Patch Tuesday is twice the size of last year's

But has a lack of Internet Explorer updates, for once

Wed Jan 14 2015, 13:55

Silk Road kingpin trial begins in the US

Former boy scout Ross William Ulbricht is facing charges worth life in prison

Mon Jan 12 2015, 16:16

The NSA wants an anti-terrorism stick

Determined director wants more drastic deterrents

Fri Jan 09 2015, 15:47

CES 2015: Sony breaks silence on 'vicious and malicious' hack

Also tells people that Annie is worth a watch

Tue Jan 06 2015, 13:55

The FBI will reward cyber talent with the best jobs evah

Don't be sad, FBI is hiring

Mon Jan 05 2015, 13:14

JP Morgan data breach could have been avoided with simple security fix

Sources say the bank's weak spot was a very basic one

Tue Dec 23 2014, 13:00

Staples hack update: 1.16 million payment cards affected

Point of sale attacks were launched in October

Tue Dec 23 2014, 10:38

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

US businesses want urgent talks with China over cyber surety plans

King Canute waves and says: 'Good luck'

Thu Jan 29 2015, 13:35

Unseen Alan Turing notebook expected to fetch £1m at auction

56-page manuscript dates back to Bletchley Park code-breaking days in 1942

Tue Jan 27 2015, 15:40

Sony finally compensates victims of 2011 PlayStation Network hack

Offers gamers some ... games

Mon Jan 26 2015, 16:30

Evolved Kjw0rm and Sir DoOoM malware found in hacker forum

The developed attack tools have advanced functionality

Mon Jan 26 2015, 13:15

Google's Project Zero exposes three security flaws in Mac OS X

Weeks after going public on bugs in Microsoft Windows

Fri Jan 23 2015, 11:56

Minecraft hack sees gamers' details dug up

There's gold in them there documents, probably

Wed Jan 21 2015, 16:08

Cameron and Obama announce war games playdate

Bring crisps and cola

Fri Jan 16 2015, 12:11

Charlie Hebdo: Governments suggest citizen privacy is the price of free speech

Analysis Iggle Piggle plans to monitor your Trubliphone

Tue Jan 13 2015, 14:11

Sony: Hackers have us like a canary in a coalmine

Terrified?

Mon Jan 12 2015, 13:20

FBI says that Sony hackers are an easy nut to crack

Someone tell the security guys at Sony

Thu Jan 08 2015, 14:03

America threatens North Korea with sanctions over Sony hack

North Korea continues to deny involvement

Mon Jan 05 2015, 16:28

Customers left waiting for Brussel sprouts after supermarket website outages

System glitch leads to cancelled food orders

Tue Dec 23 2014, 17:00

Apple OS X users at risk from critical security issue

Firm's first automatic update stops hackers from executing arbitrary code

Tue Dec 23 2014, 12:15

Someone switched off North Korea's internet

Place your bets please

Tue Dec 23 2014, 10:04

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

US military is developing identity verification system to replace traditional passwords

Also dubbed a major step forward from existing identity checks

Wed Jan 28 2015, 14:01

EFF details plan to end NSA online surveillance once and for all

Calls for citizens to target tech firms and politicians

Tue Jan 27 2015, 15:00

Google 'kept search warrant information' from WikiLeaks

Firm could have told whistleblowers that something was up

Mon Jan 26 2015, 15:00

Hacker group compromises Malaysia Airlines website

Hackers claim to support Islamist terror group, ISIS

Mon Jan 26 2015, 10:54

US government faces fine after spoofing a citizen's Facebook profile

$134,000 fine is anything but fine

Thu Jan 22 2015, 15:42

ICO gives shoe shop Office a boot up the jacksie after data breach

Don't do it again, etc

Tue Jan 20 2015, 11:23

Cameron tattles to Obama about the tech companies that keep secrets

Iggle Piggle has a niggle and suggests new precedent to president

Thu Jan 15 2015, 16:41

Pro-ISIS group hacks US military Twitter and YouTube accounts

CentCOM bounces back following 'cybervandalism'

Tue Jan 13 2015, 11:05

President Obama to propose, ahem, US privacy laws

Will protect people and their proverbials

Mon Jan 12 2015, 09:56

CES 2015: FTC says the Internet of Things is a threat to privacy

Wearables and security do not go hand in hand

Wed Jan 07 2015, 12:27

Extremists attack Bristol bus timetables, by mistake

Failed attempt to take down Western civilisation

Mon Jan 05 2015, 15:06

Hacker group siphons tens of millions from Russian banks

Security firms uncover scam that has already netted $17m

Tue Dec 23 2014, 16:15

Sony asks Twitter to limit hack leak posts

Firm sent letter to social network about lone account

Tue Dec 23 2014, 11:07

South Korea nuclear plants on high alert after hackers breach systems

Blueprints of reactors posted online amid dire warnings of meltdown

Mon Dec 22 2014, 14:45

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
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