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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

'NSA proof' keyless security system software hits Kickstarter

Promises to encrypt data, making it inaccessible to hackers without passwords

Thu Aug 07 2014, 17:28

Russian crime ring lifts 1.2 billion user credentials in biggest cyber heist yet

Usernames and passwords were stolen in attacks on 420,000 websites

Wed Aug 06 2014, 13:06

Paypal ignores bug discovery that lets anyone bypass two factor authentication

Researcher told firm about it in June but still had no response

Tue Aug 05 2014, 11:11

Mozilla goof leaves 76,000 developer identities on public server

Database backed up somewhere too public

Mon Aug 04 2014, 10:26

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

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

Microsoft to roll out critical fixes for Windows and IE in August Patch Tuesday

Critical patch released next week will affect all versions of Internet Explorer

Fri Aug 08 2014, 15:01

IBM dodges China's blacklist with landmark cloud security deal

Big blue to provide cloud-based risk analysis for Chinese financial firm

Thu Aug 07 2014, 15:19

Vodafone becomes first telecoms firm to win UK cyber security accreditation

Gets the thumbs up from the government

Tue Aug 05 2014, 15:48

Malware found hidden in computer registry infects a system without installing files

Gdata discovers rare malware in Microsoft Word file

Mon Aug 04 2014, 15:41

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

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

Facebook picks up server outfit Privatecore to secure user data

Social netwotk gets serious about security

Fri Aug 08 2014, 10:06

US says another Snowden is leaking national security documents

A news story published Tuesday revealed intercepted national security documents

Wed Aug 06 2014, 16:17

'I can hack into airplanes', claims security researcher

Will prove he can hack into inflight entertainment systems at Blackhat

Tue Aug 05 2014, 14:53

China bans Symantec and Kaspersky from list of approved security vendors

US and Russian security companies now on China blacklist

Mon Aug 04 2014, 10:44

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
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