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Angry Birds website is defaced with anti-snooping sympathies

Alleged peeking birds criticised

Wed Jan 29 2014, 16:15

Microsoft Onedrive targeted by fake flash player update

First time for the cloud storage service

Wed Jan 29 2014, 09:00

Facebook's Android app wants to access your text messages

To confirm a user's phone number, it claims

Tue Jan 28 2014, 15:34

FBI has cloned an entire Tormail server

It knows what you did last summer

Mon Jan 27 2014, 17:18

Syrian Electronic Army claims CNN as its latest victim

Takes over news outlet's social media accounts and blog

Fri Jan 24 2014, 14:30

German security agency warns of hacking attack on 16 million people

Passwords and usernames pilfered

Tue Jan 21 2014, 15:39

'123456' is dubbed 2013’s worst password

Worse than 2012’s password 'password'

Tue Jan 21 2014, 11:02

Obama’s promise to curb NSA snooping fails to please critics

Analysis Curbing your enthusiasm

Mon Jan 20 2014, 12:06

Snapchat gets hit by a sexy spam campaign

Lures users with suggestive images of half-naked women

Thu Jan 16 2014, 11:54

UK government wants people and businesses to be more cyber savvy

Time to get streetwise

Mon Jan 13 2014, 13:43

24,000 Android devices are hit by XXXX.apk mobile botnet

Uses WiFi networks and hotspots to steal information like users' locations

Thu Jan 09 2014, 15:49

RSA faces conference speaker exodus over the PRISM elephant in the room

Big names line up to drop out

Wed Jan 08 2014, 17:07

Security guru Bruce Schneier joins Co3 Systems after BT exit

Takes his online spying criticism elsewhere

Mon Jan 06 2014, 14:25

Snapchat snaps at hacking attack chat

Will update its app

Fri Jan 03 2014, 09:39

Cryptolocker ransomware has infected quarter of a million systems since September

Stealing almost a million dollars' worth of Bitcoins

Mon Dec 23 2013, 12:07

UN moves in the direction of personal privacy

One in the eye for surveillance

Fri Dec 20 2013, 13:20

Crypto genius Bruce Schneier leaves BT after eight years

UK telecoms firm denies giving him the boot

Wed Dec 18 2013, 15:05

FBI bests Spyeye banking botnet coder

Aleksandr Andreevich Panin pleads guilty

Wed Jan 29 2014, 15:56

Snowden papers reveal even Angry Birds is monitored by the NSA

Updated Latest leaked papers ruffle more feathers

Tue Jan 28 2014, 11:24

Microsoft faces up to phishing attack losses

Investigates to see what it lost

Mon Jan 27 2014, 10:36

Symantec uncovers malware that uses Windows to infect Android devices

Malware authors shift to targeting Android as its popularity grows

Thu Jan 23 2014, 15:22

Facebook is rife with more video spam campaigns

From half-naked woman to snakes eating zookeepers

Tue Jan 21 2014, 14:42

Syrian Electronic Army hits Microsoft again

Hacking group lives up to its Microsoft word

Tue Jan 21 2014, 09:44

UK cyber chief recommends using any old password

As easy as abc123

Mon Jan 20 2014, 10:21

Kaspersky discovers Java variant of Icefog malware

Targeting an American independent oil and gas corporation

Wed Jan 15 2014, 13:05

Target hack adds up to 110 million affected punters

Oh for goodness sake

Mon Jan 13 2014, 11:03

Yahoo malware adverts were designed to mine Bitcoins

Ad network is infested with code that infected 27,000 machines per hour

Thu Jan 09 2014, 13:19

CES: Intel drops McAfee brand in security software rebranding

John McAfee is pleased to be freed from 'the worst software on the planet'

Tue Jan 07 2014, 13:41

Staysure travel insurer admits to credit card theft

A couple of months ago

Mon Jan 06 2014, 11:44

Snapchat hackers post four million usernames

Leakers cauldron shut off

Thu Jan 02 2014, 10:36

Human error is the root cause of most data breaches

Financial damage of data leaks must be considered by firms

Fri Dec 20 2013, 16:06

Two men jailed for cyber blackmail threats

Go straight to chokey

Thu Dec 19 2013, 14:55

Privacy and Geek are dictionary words of the year

No room for twerking

Wed Dec 18 2013, 11:38

The Council of Europe wants action on eavesdropping

The post-Snowden world needs answers and demands change

Wed Jan 29 2014, 12:41

GCHQ is monitoring Facebook Likes and Youtube with Operation Squeaky Dolphin

Another day, another silly name for privacy invasion

Tue Jan 28 2014, 15:56

FBI busts email hacking websites and users

Websites down, people charged

Tue Jan 28 2014, 10:43

Android app claims to use artificial intelligence to fight cyber threats

Security startup Zimperium says it will spot malware before it causes harm

Fri Jan 24 2014, 16:10

VMware buys mobile security startup Airwatch to bolster product offering

Hands over $1.54bn for the firm

Wed Jan 22 2014, 17:25

EE to release emergency router upgrade after vulnerability found

You should be safe if you surf sensibly

Mon Jan 20 2014, 15:19

NSA collects hundreds of millions of text messages daily

All up in ur mobile

Fri Jan 17 2014, 09:51

Adobe joins Microsoft and Oracle with Patch Tuesday security bulletin

Addresses some critical bugs in Adobe Reader, Acrobat and Flash Player

Wed Jan 15 2014, 11:56

Linkedin sues anonymous hackers for scraping profile data

Used Amazon's EC2 cloud service to evade the social network's security measures

Thu Jan 09 2014, 17:16

Yahoo finally encrypts its email servers

If you're using https and you know it clap your hands

Wed Jan 08 2014, 17:25

Huawei's security chief and ex-government CIO defends PRISM and NSA surveillance

He would say that, wouldn't he

Mon Jan 06 2014, 16:14

NSA is designing a quantum supercomputer

Snowden leak suggests NSA seeks to recreate the end of Superman III

Fri Jan 03 2014, 13:22

RSA accused of selling access to NSA for $10m

Enters denial mode

Mon Dec 23 2013, 15:19

Government removal requests continue to grow, says Google

A 68 percent increase in requests over the last year

Fri Dec 20 2013, 15:26

40 million Target accounts caught up in card hack

Retailer fesses to financial fumble

Thu Dec 19 2013, 14:34
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