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Microsoft rolls out two critical Windows XP updates on Patch Tuesday

Adds two-factor authentication to Office 365

Tue Feb 11 2014, 11:03

iPhone users exposed to denial of service attacks through Snapchat vulnerability

Can send spam to 4.6 million leaked accounts in less than one hour

Mon Feb 10 2014, 13:18

CEX and Cash Converters are selling smartphones containing users' personal data

UK pawnbrokers are failing to wipe mobiles before re-selling them

Fri Feb 07 2014, 10:31

Java botnet hits Mac, Linux and Windows machines

Makes infected systems unknowingly launch DDoS attacks

Tue Feb 04 2014, 16:45

Superbowl security command centre broadcast a passcode on the telly

Everything is locked down and secure, except the security command centre

Mon Feb 03 2014, 15:12

David Cameron takes snooping lessons from the telly

Please, someone schedule 1984

Fri Jan 31 2014, 12:16

3G and 4G USB modems are vulnerable to login ID-stealing hackers

Cross Site Request Forgery attacks could be used to steal credentials via SMS

Thu Jan 30 2014, 15:22

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

Trojan steals Bitcoins from Mac OS X users

Disguised as an app, it spies on web traffic to steal login credentials

Mon Feb 10 2014, 17:09

Barclays customer data pinched by blaggers

Passed to shady salespeople

Mon Feb 10 2014, 09:39

Syrian Electronic Army puts its stamp on Mark Monitor

Draws Facebook, Yahoo and Amazon into its web

Thu Feb 06 2014, 12:53

Yahoo tops the table for NSA snooping requests

The super snooper premier league results are out

Tue Feb 04 2014, 12:21

Syrian Electronic Army hacks Paypal and eBay websites

Protesting payments embargoes

Mon Feb 03 2014, 09:37

Yahoo warns its users about a hacker attack

Resets passwords on affected accounts

Fri Jan 31 2014, 09:18

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

Malicious Android apps hit the 10 million mark

200,000 samples of malware found at Google Play store and other sources

Mon Feb 10 2014, 14:13

Target hackers got in through an air conditioning outfit

Firm claims US retailer was only firm affected by the breach

Fri Feb 07 2014, 12:37

GCHQ spies hit Anonymous and Lulzsec hackers with DDoS atacks

According to Snowden's latest NSA files

Wed Feb 05 2014, 13:31

German hacker group the CCC files a lawsuit against the government

Chaos Computer Club calls Snowden as a witness

Mon Feb 03 2014, 16:27

Github bug bounty programme offers up to $5,000 in rewards for hackers

Cash for spotting security vulnerabilities

Fri Jan 31 2014, 14:46

Paypal and Godaddy got embroiled in a Twitter handle hijacking

@N is lost in the wilds

Thu Jan 30 2014, 15:53

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
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