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Facebook addresses privacy concerns with Anonymous Login for third-party apps

Social network gives a nod to privacy

Thu May 01 2014, 10:58

NSA will sit on security vulnerabilities because of terrorism

Only sometimes, mind, sometimes it won’t

Tue Apr 29 2014, 11:45

Microsoft Internet Explorer hit by zero day exploit

Could allow a hacker to take complete control of an affected system

Mon Apr 28 2014, 10:42

Malware found in Google Play secretly mines Bitcoin from Android smartphones

Google removes five affected apps which had 100 to 500 downloads each

Fri Apr 25 2014, 11:22

Steam vulnerability allows hackers to bypass security and swipe account data

Malwarebytes says scammers can change users' email addresses, passwords, profiles and more

Thu Apr 17 2014, 15:51

Heartbleed victims start to come forward

Updated Someone’s had a go at mums and the taxman

Tue Apr 15 2014, 10:30

AT&T troll Weev is released as hacking conviction is overturned

Troll got the telecom firm’s goat(se)

Mon Apr 14 2014, 10:11

HMIC slams UK police cybercrime preparedness

Doomed, we’re doomed

Thu Apr 10 2014, 16:44

US attorney general says criminals use crypto currencies

Hold up, says Eric Holder

Wed Apr 09 2014, 14:48

Microsoft security to automatically block adware on 1 July

Changed its criteria to 'give users more control' over security

Mon Apr 07 2014, 14:18

Yahoo promises end to end email encryption to protect from NSA snooping

Encrypting all the things

Thu Apr 03 2014, 15:53

Obama outlines replacement for NSA bulk data collection

Two degrees of separation makes Kevin Bacon world's safest man

Fri Mar 28 2014, 14:57

Russian government dumps iPads for Samsung tablets

You can't hide your spying eyes

Thu Mar 27 2014, 13:31

Malwarebytes offers Windows XP security support before Microsoft's April deadline

Anti-Malware Premium protects XP machines for £23.74 per year

Mon Mar 24 2014, 15:32

Microsoft shores up Hotmail policies after Windows 8 leaks

Will look in accounts, under some circumstances

Fri Mar 21 2014, 11:46

25,000 Linux and Unix servers were compromised over two years

Operation Windigo redirected web users to malicious content

Wed Mar 19 2014, 13:52

Employee in custody over Morrisons payroll data heist

Updated Police have picked up potential pilferer

Mon Mar 17 2014, 14:22

TCP bug in FreeBSD causes crashes, memory leaks

Remote kernel issue spotted

Thu May 01 2014, 10:54

Adobe patches Flash Player zero-day flaw used in watering-hole attacks

Bug could have allowed attackers to take control of affected systems

Tue Apr 29 2014, 11:21

Google improved its HTTPS connections for Chrome for Android in February

Making it three times faster and better protect against threats

Fri Apr 25 2014, 16:43

Google, Microsoft, Intel and Facebook join forces to prevent another Heartbleed fiasco

Will pump money into the critical software infrastructure that needs it

Thu Apr 24 2014, 16:02

Tor network starts rejecting Heartbleed vulnerable relays

Wants to get its hands off those fingerprints

Thu Apr 17 2014, 12:14

US Senate sees 'Let Me Google That For You' bill

Huge cost savings if the government learns to search the internet

Mon Apr 14 2014, 16:45

Boris Bikes' location data could be used to track you

Updated Tfl open data feeds might lead to furious backpedaling

Fri Apr 11 2014, 14:55

Oz attorney general George Brandis calls Snowden 'a traitor'

Says whistleblower blew it

Thu Apr 10 2014, 09:54

Facebook gives its privacy settings a poke

Behold, the privacy dinosaur

Wed Apr 09 2014, 09:48

Hackers hijack DCMS Twitter to slam government stance on expenses

MP Maria Miller mugged

Mon Apr 07 2014, 10:32

NSA had deeper hooks in RSA than first thought

Back doors, man

Tue Apr 01 2014, 14:23

Blackberry 10 handsets get the all clear from Department of Defense

Scores second big security win following US and Canadian government approval

Fri Mar 28 2014, 14:35

Tumblr takes on two-factor authentication

Lock down your legacy

Wed Mar 26 2014, 12:45

Huawei is not keen on reported NSA snooping

Quis custodiet ipsos… ah fuggedaboutit

Mon Mar 24 2014, 12:58

Wearable technology will bury the password, says Symantec

Just don't forget to put your watch on

Thu Mar 20 2014, 14:11

Mozilla fixes Firefox flaws exploited at HP's Pwn2own hacking contest

Updated Was exploited four times at the event, will release fixes with Firefox 28

Tue Mar 18 2014, 11:47

Missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could be the first 'cyber hijack'

A former member of the Home Office claims hackers could have used a mobile phone

Mon Mar 17 2014, 11:59

Security attacks can cost businesses up to £1.15m each

Breach impact costs have doubled this year despite a decline in attack numbers

Wed Apr 30 2014, 12:31

Dell launches sub-£1,000 mobile workstation

More costly Precision M2800 has 1TB storage

Mon Apr 28 2014, 12:01

Cyber espionage and web app attacks were top security threats in 2013

As point-of-sale attacks decline in popularity, says Verizon

Tue Apr 22 2014, 12:40

480,000 personal details pinched in plastic surgery takeaway

Police pursue pilferers of potential plastic surgery punters

Wed Apr 16 2014, 09:49

Dropbox hits back at anti Condi Rice comments

Promises it will tame wild Rice

Mon Apr 14 2014, 12:45

Open Rights Group presses UK ISPs on Data Retention Directive

Most ISPs haven't responded yet

Fri Apr 11 2014, 14:02

Second eavesdropping bug is found in Google Chrome

Unplug your mic and put tape over your webcam

Wed Apr 09 2014, 17:05

Communications czar to launch inquiry into police data collection

British bobbies might have a collecting hobby

Tue Apr 08 2014, 17:20

Five year old schools Microsoft on Xbox security

Credited and commended by Redmond

Fri Apr 04 2014, 16:05

Microsoft: We won't read your private emails any more

Backlash against Hotmail snooping incident leads to change of heart

Mon Mar 31 2014, 14:44

Twitter treats iPhone and Android users to photo tagging and multi-pic tweets

Your lunch from four different angles

Thu Mar 27 2014, 14:58

Hackers could exploit Android memory corruption bug to brick smartphones and tablets

Could render 80 percent of all active Android devices unusable

Mon Mar 24 2014, 17:30

Google encrypts all Gmail communications to protect users from NSA snooping

Will now use encrypted HTTPS connections

Fri Mar 21 2014, 13:47

Fitbit VP says third party hardware and software will protect the Internet of Things

Fitness chief believes companies will protect us

Wed Mar 19 2014, 17:19

Australia wants to hold web records longer because of Snowden

Agencies want two year data storage

Tue Mar 18 2014, 10:32
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