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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

BBC apologises for bogus breaking news push messages, could be a hack

Claims it's a test, but might be a hijack

Wed Jun 25 2014, 11:54

Only 9,000 out of 300,000 servers were patched to fix Heartbleed bug last month

Websites aren't bothering to patch vulnerable servers

Mon Jun 23 2014, 10:38

Mikko Hypponen says John Kerry should 'shut the f*** up' about Snowden

Security expert defends the NSA whistleblower

Wed Jun 18 2014, 12:27

F-Secure: Google's digital profiling is 'extremely dangerous' [Video]

Firm says it could keep the company 'in power forever'

Tue Jun 17 2014, 12:15

Microsoft CEO lambasts NSA for spying on his non-US customers

Apparently, US customers don't mind some snooping

Fri Jun 13 2014, 15:54

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

Acronis offers Apple Mac users full backup locally and in the cloud

Claims it's the first 'dual protection' backup software for Mac OS X

Wed Jun 25 2014, 11:42

Ebay pulls N9500 Chinese spyware phone from auction website

Something about Chinese takeaways

Thu Jun 19 2014, 12:40

F-Secure: Malware-riddled Windows XP needs to 'hurry up and die'

The firm can't believe 'the beast' hasn't died, and urges users to upgrade

Wed Jun 18 2014, 10:14

GCHQ to share cyber threat intelligence with industry

Announces pilot threat data and intellectual property sharing initiatives

Tue Jun 17 2014, 10:04

FCC chairman Wheeler tells ISPs to lead on cyber security

Promises support so they can do the FCC's job

Fri Jun 13 2014, 12:55

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

Gameover Zeus and Cryptolocker deadline passes with a whimper

NCA warnings to detect and clear infections either very successful, or unnecessary

Thu Jun 19 2014, 10:03

In-app purchases are killing the gaming industry, says Mikko Hypponen

F-Secure researcher thinks 'it sucks' but acknowledges iOS tight security

Tue Jun 17 2014, 15:56

Pinterest hack sees users unknowingly tweet about weight loss and Asian fruit

Second attack on website in 18 months

Mon Jun 16 2014, 11:43
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