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Paddy Power confesses to data leak hitting 650,000 users

Paddy fields questions over 2010 breach

Fri Aug 01 2014, 14:50

Bittorrent Bleep removes the central server from chat

Now you can chat in privacy

Thu Jul 31 2014, 12:48

Security researcher finds exploitable flaws in 14 major anti-virus engines

Updated Used by vendors including Bitdefender, AVG and F-secure

Wed Jul 30 2014, 14:55

Koler 'Police' ransomware was more dangerous than first thought, says Kaspersky

Infected over 200,000 Android devices with the UK and US bearing the brunt

Tue Jul 29 2014, 14:54

Internet Explorer is the 'sweet spot' for cyber criminals

Has surpassed Adobe and Oracle software to become the most patched software product

Fri Jul 25 2014, 13:49

Apple coughs on iOS diagnostic capabilities in response to 'backdoor' allegations

Says services are for diagnostics only

Thu Jul 24 2014, 11:52

More cyber criminals are blackmailing victims with explicit photos

'Sextortion' is on the rise, warn security experts

Tue Jul 22 2014, 14:33

Snowden calls on world's hackers to create NSA-thwarting technologies

Urges creation of anti-tracking technologies to encrypt traffic online

Mon Jul 21 2014, 14:57

Google hires iPhone and Playstation cracker Geohot for Project Zero

When you’re Geohot you’re hot

Thu Jul 17 2014, 14:01

ICO demands more power as data complaints hit record high

Requests more power and more independence

Tue Jul 15 2014, 12:45

Germany is looking to regulate Google and other technology giants

Leaked document points at tighter controls

Mon Jul 14 2014, 13:14

Microsoft uncovers bogus SSL certificates, urges users to beware of cyber attacks

Certificates could be used by hackers to spoof content and perform phishing attacks

Fri Jul 11 2014, 14:07

Microsoft rolls out critical fixes for Windows and IE in July Patch Tuesday

Fixes 24 CVEs that could be used for remote code execution attacks in Windows and IE

Wed Jul 09 2014, 13:57

University of Surrey opens cybersecurity centre to boost security research

Focusing on privacy, data protection, secure communications and human-centric technology

Fri Jul 04 2014, 10:04

ISPs to take GCHQ to court over malware use during 'illegal' snooping

Firms demand an end to exploitation of internet and communication service

Wed Jul 02 2014, 13:06

UK government to team with the Open University to teach cyber security

Will aim to educate 200,000 people

Mon Jun 30 2014, 17:17

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden wants out of Russia

But is denied asylum from 20 countries

Wed Jun 25 2014, 16:55

GCHQ awards six UK university Masters degrees cyber security accreditation

Certified course status recognises a standard for cyber education

Fri Aug 01 2014, 11:47

Tor users' privacy compromised as project admits to 'prolonged attack'

Rival says Tor made hack 'inevitable'

Thu Jul 31 2014, 10:02

Instagram to use HTTPS following discovery of gaping security hole in iOS app

Security expert warns users should not use the app until a patch is released

Tue Jul 29 2014, 16:38

Half of most popular Android apps inherit security vulnerabilities from reused code

Firm that uncovered Heartbleed gears up to name blameworthy developers

Mon Jul 28 2014, 11:32

Kim Dotcom plans to 'abolish' mass surveillance

Mega founder to stop government from having 'total citizen control'

Fri Jul 25 2014, 10:54

Tor's Tails software gets torn apart by researchers

Edward Snowden's operating system of choice isn't as secure as once thought

Thu Jul 24 2014, 11:02

EFF releases Privacy Badger add-on for Firefox and Chrome

This time, it's the badger doing the culling

Tue Jul 22 2014, 13:44

Kaspersky: Government isn't doing enough to educate about cybercrime

Says bigger marketing campaigns are needed to alert mainstream citizens

Fri Jul 18 2014, 16:35

UK cops embrace crime-fighting face recognition tech

All your faces belong to us, etc

Thu Jul 17 2014, 11:57

US Secret Service warns that hotel PCs are targeted by hackers

Beware the keylogger

Tue Jul 15 2014, 09:16

Oracle to plug 113 security holes in July critical patch update

Fixes 20 weaknesses in Java SE that could allow an attacker to exploit systems remotely

Mon Jul 14 2014, 11:39

Gameover Zeus malware returns stronger than ever

Has returned as an evolved campaign sending malicious spam messages

Fri Jul 11 2014, 12:16

Crowdstrike follows China’s Deep Panda hackers from the US to Iraq

This Panda moves fastThis Panda moves fast

Tue Jul 08 2014, 13:07

Kaspersky tracks the return of Miniduke spyware

It targets drug dealers and governments

Fri Jul 04 2014, 09:11

IEEE's anti-malware support service offers defence from virus authors

Will aim to increase access to stronger cryptographic and metadata cybersecurity tools

Wed Jul 02 2014, 12:12

Bletchley Park veteran slams NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden as 'utterly appalling'

Thinks leaking government secrets wasn't serving our interests

Mon Jun 30 2014, 13:56

Hacking Team's government spy tool components uncovered by Kaspersky

Target iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, and BlackBerry users

Wed Jun 25 2014, 16:20

80 percent of IoT devices are vulnerable to data theft, says HP

Could allow hackers to access users' personal information such credit card credentials

Thu Jul 31 2014, 14:02

Video games industry is fighting an advanced cyber attack campaign

Source code-stealing hackers are thought to have been active since 2009

Wed Jul 30 2014, 16:40

Blackberry buys 'anti-eavesdropping' mobile security firm Secusmart

Looks to win over those concerned by NSA snooping

Tue Jul 29 2014, 15:42

Russia will give £65k to any security expert who can crack TOR

Police to track down naughty users

Fri Jul 25 2014, 16:55

Dropbox advises users with privacy concerns to add their own encryption

But warns it will break some features if you do

Wed Jul 23 2014, 15:08

Anonymous hacks Kenya's defence military Twitter account

Corruption leads to a social media coup

Tue Jul 22 2014, 09:26

Snowden says Dropbox is 'hostile to privacy'

Latest interview also reveals NSA shares around nudey pics

Fri Jul 18 2014, 12:47

Google's Project Zero initiative aims to rid the web of targeted attacks

Put together after Googlers spent time discovering bugs like Heartbleed

Wed Jul 16 2014, 13:52

David Cameron pledges £1.1bn to fight cyber terrorists

Most spending will be on intelligence and surveillance equipment, such as drones

Mon Jul 14 2014, 16:47

iPhone and iPad users are at risk of data theft by Gmail app hacking

Google has failed to apply security to prevent attackers from viewing encrypted data

Fri Jul 11 2014, 15:23

EFF, Reddit and others unite to fight the Trans Pacific Partnership

Groups take up a collective pen

Thu Jul 10 2014, 09:33

Bletchley Park veteran talks about WWII code breaking experiences [Video]

Says we need more women in security today

Fri Jul 04 2014, 12:21

Top ranking malware affecting businesses is a Windows XP worm

Trend Micro warns its popularity is attributed to the number of companies still using Windows XP

Wed Jul 02 2014, 14:13

Cisco uncovers Microsoft Word spearphishing attack

Targeted rich industries like banking, oil, television and jewellery

Tue Jul 01 2014, 13:44

Paypal’s two factor authentication flaw is open to hackers

Presumably that makes it twice as bad

Thu Jun 26 2014, 12:57
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