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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

Apple advises users on iCloud security in response to China cyber attack reports

Is aware of 'organised network attacks' using insecure certificates to obtain user data

Wed Oct 22 2014, 12:51

Microsoft pulls second Patch Tuesday update in three months

Update forced users to recover servers using CD-Roms

Mon Oct 20 2014, 12:20

Intel claims IoT encryption tool will make payment transactions more secure

Supports Europay, Mastercard Visa, Google Wallet and Apple Pay

Thu Oct 16 2014, 11:44

Anonabox puts Tor encryption in a small package

Internet anonymity that's easy and cheap

Mon Oct 13 2014, 16:21

Symantec follows HP's lead and splits into two companies

It's all the rage, apparently

Fri Oct 10 2014, 11:53

China calls on the US to stop the hacking accusations

Yeah, yeah, yeah. PRISM

Thu Oct 09 2014, 12:28

Microsoft, Apple, Oracle and Adobe at risk from source code-stealing hackers

FireEye detects an alarming spike in attacks targeting the technology giants

Wed Oct 08 2014, 13:52

AT&T confesses to homegrown data breach

Internal staffer stuffed virtual pockets with personal information

Tue Oct 07 2014, 12:12

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

Apple's Yosemite probed over potential privacy concerns

Yosemite slam is under control, says firm

Tue Oct 21 2014, 16:06

Whisper CEO speaks up in response to sharing anonymous user data

Admits that the company is not perfect

Mon Oct 20 2014, 11:44

Russian Windows and Windows Server zero-day flaw found targeting Nato

'Sandworm' discovered by Microsoft and iSight should be patched today

Tue Oct 14 2014, 12:08

Criminals remotely wiping mobile devices seized as police evidence

Dorset police said this has happened six times to devices in custody

Mon Oct 13 2014, 11:41

WordPress is the CMS target of choice for cyber crooks

Attacked 24 percent more often than all other sites running content management system combined

Thu Oct 09 2014, 16:25

Cryptolocker takes down Australian news channel

Airs rocked by virus which can burrow into playout computers

Wed Oct 08 2014, 15:15

FBI: We can and will hack overseas servers

So now you know

Wed Oct 08 2014, 13:27

Yahoo: Shellshock not to blame for server security flaw

No Shellshock shocka here suckas

Tue Oct 07 2014, 10:05

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

Microsoft warns of PowerPoint zero-day bug affecting nearly all Windows users

Could allow attackers to act as legitimate users

Wed Oct 22 2014, 15:06

US store Staples investigating possible theft of customer card details

Stationery and supplies firm may have been victim of Point of Sale hack

Tue Oct 21 2014, 14:27

Snapchat asks Apple and Google to take down third-party apps following image leak

Warns users of the dangers of non-official apps

Thu Oct 16 2014, 12:22

Edward Snowden is hampering the war on cybercrime, says Europol

Believes there are just 100 mastermind hackers in the world

Tue Oct 14 2014, 11:16

Snowden calls on web users to drop Dropbox and face off with Facebook

Privacy fiend covertly filmed in his kitchen

Mon Oct 13 2014, 11:09

Apple beefs up iCloud security once again with app-specific passwords

For apps that don't support two-factor authentication

Thu Oct 09 2014, 14:13

Adobe downplays talk that it is spying on e-book readers

Firm says it tracks users for 'licensing validation' only

Wed Oct 08 2014, 14:49
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