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Ghost in the Linux machine hits Debian, Red Hat and Ubuntu

All you need is a dodgy email

Wed Jan 28 2015, 15:16

Twitter offers developers a bite at its white-label log-in tech

Let a thousand digits log-in for webs bloom

Thu Jan 22 2015, 10:44

Oracle releases monster January patch update

Fixes a whopping 167 flaws

Tue Jan 20 2015, 17:15

Cyber police arrest UK teen over Christmas Xbox, PSN hack

18-year-old suspected Lizard Squad member gets snagged

Fri Jan 16 2015, 14:49

CES 2015: Sony breaks silence on 'vicious and malicious' hack

Also tells people that Annie is worth a watch

Tue Jan 06 2015, 13:55

Google Chrome engineers propose a non-secure site alert

Affirmative action over HTTPS laggards

Thu Dec 18 2014, 10:02

Facebook teams with ESET to combat growing malware threat

Social network launches third free anti-virus scanner

Thu Dec 04 2014, 08:38

Santa delivers the gift of Mac anti-malware, with help from Google

Oh Google, your sense of humour sleighs us

Mon Nov 24 2014, 17:26

NotCompatible Android Malware can turn your VPN into a dinklebot

Your company network may become a Viagra billboard

Wed Nov 19 2014, 17:15

Microsoft's November Patch Tuesday is a whopper

16 patches, five critical, squally showers, becoming good later

Fri Nov 07 2014, 14:20

Drupal flaw could hit millions of sites

Users of web content management system urged to close backdoor access

Fri Oct 31 2014, 14:08

NSA clears the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 for US government use

Knox-enabled devices deemed secure enough for handling classified information

Tue Oct 21 2014, 12:38

Google warns of Poodle on the loose with killer bytes to make your Heartbleed

SSL 3.0 vulnerability groomed to be disastrous unless it's clipped

Wed Oct 15 2014, 12:52

Anonymous plans weekend of action to fix Hong Kong, smash China

Plans to turn government sites into the aftermath of a Greek wedding

Fri Oct 10 2014, 15:38

Mastercard offers banks and payment processors a cyber Safetynet

Should nip hacker attacks in the bud

Fri Oct 03 2014, 10:35

McAfee warns of risk of virus infection from Cheryl Cole downloads

Fernandez-Versini has the threat factor

Thu Oct 02 2014, 13:56

Outage fears as Amazon's always on elastic cloud gets rebooted

It's trying switching it off and switching it on again

Fri Sep 26 2014, 16:55

Adobe warns of zero-day flaw in Flash Player

Critical vulnerability already being exploited on Windows 8

Fri Jan 23 2015, 13:17

Car dongle firmware could turn onboard security into a joke

From crypt-car to clown-car

Wed Jan 21 2015, 11:56

The 25 most useless passwords of 2014

It's all fun and games until someone loses an iPad

Tue Jan 20 2015, 16:44

Google starts flame war after borking WhiteHat Aviator secure browser

Gives wedgie, pulls on pigtails

Tue Jan 13 2015, 16:50

Moonpig takes a roasting after swines reveal customer details

Perhaps they could rub in some oinkment

Tue Jan 06 2015, 13:29

Microsoft issues fresh update to fix bugs caused by December Patch Tuesday

Applies to computers running Windows 7 Service Pack 1 and Windows Server 2008 R2

Mon Dec 15 2014, 12:42

Iranian hackers target global infrastructure sector in Operation Cleaver 'revenge' attacks

But authorities blast allegations as 'baseless' and 'unfounded'

Wed Dec 03 2014, 11:31

Microsoft and Sony out DerpTrolling's Xbox Live and PSN 'hack' as a hoax

Firms say no gamer credentials were pilfered

Mon Nov 24 2014, 15:34

Darkhotel malware is targeting travelling execs via hotel WiFi

Active threat looks to steal corporate data and log-in credentials

Mon Nov 10 2014, 11:53

Apple blocks apps infected with WireLurker malware targeting iPhones and iPads

Threat heralds 'a new era in attacking Apple's desktop and mobile platforms'

Thu Nov 06 2014, 12:54

Risk of nuclear Armageddon not affected by White House hack

No more risk of atomic war than yesterday

Wed Oct 29 2014, 16:41

Ex-LulzSec hacker says bug hunters are driven underground by misguided UK laws

Says that companies should be held responsible for poor security

Wed Oct 15 2014, 15:45

Dropbox denies it was hacked as 7 million passwords leak online

Though there's no evidence they aren't just old Friendster credentials

Tue Oct 14 2014, 12:14

Google's Schmidt: Government surveillance could kill the internet

'Keep playing with it like that, it'll drop off', says web firm's president

Thu Oct 09 2014, 11:53

JP Morgan Chase confesses to massive customer data breach

Financial outfit fumbles 83 million customers' data

Fri Oct 03 2014, 09:38

Apple's iCloud can now tell you if an iPhone or iPad is stolen

Good news for second-hand iDevice buyers

Thu Oct 02 2014, 10:07

Hackers take advantage of Bash Shellshock bug as developers rush to patch

Apple plays it down, security companies say panic

Fri Sep 26 2014, 14:52

Project Zero's vigilantism is harming Google's 'Don't Be Evil' buzz

Column It's not the Messiah, it's a very naughty boy

Fri Jan 23 2015, 12:19

Google's Project Zero publishes Microsoft vulnerability proof-of-concept

Industry starts to wonder if they're being a bit ... evil

Wed Jan 21 2015, 11:22

Google Project Zero grasses on Microsoft's security bugs again

Microsoft has to come out fighting for the second time this month

Fri Jan 16 2015, 15:57

Microsoft kills off Patch Tuesday Advance Notifications with no advance notification

Advance Notification: This article overuses the phrase 'advance notification'

Fri Jan 09 2015, 16:04

Google goads Microsoft as Project Zero pokes holes in its program patching

Name and shame for minor flaw as Google enforces law

Mon Jan 05 2015, 16:07

FIDO Alliance taps a nail in the coffin of complex passwords

Thumb thing for the weak end

Wed Dec 10 2014, 16:45

BitTorrent users are 170 percent more likely to download legally than non-torrenters

Torrenters aren't pirates, they're highly-engaged superfans

Tue Nov 25 2014, 16:05

UK cyber cops arrest five in Europe-wide crackdown on PC hijackers

And treat us to an anticlimactic video of the sting

Fri Nov 21 2014, 15:47

Home Depot reportedly drops Microsoft for Apple after data hack

But it dropped BlackBerry for the iPhone last year

Mon Nov 10 2014, 11:04

Google rolls out 'nogotofail' to test sites for security vulnerabilities

Nogotofail will nofail at detecting gotofail

Wed Nov 05 2014, 14:43

US FTC gets courts to shut down tech support scammers

Bogus software-selling scoundrels get shut down

Mon Oct 27 2014, 14:19

Microsoft fixes three zero-day security flaws in mega Patch Tuesday

Upgrade with rhythm and we won't attract the worm

Wed Oct 15 2014, 14:21

Just because you're paranoid doesn't mean they can't log your keystrokes

Column Windows 10 privacy scoop has gone on a world tour of missing the point

Fri Oct 10 2014, 16:42

Microsoft's Windows 10 Preview has permission to watch your every move

Its 'privacy' policy includes permission to use a keylogger

Fri Oct 03 2014, 13:40

The FBI used Anonymous Sabu to attack 30 countries including the UK

Sabu rolled over and played nicely with the authorities

Thu Oct 02 2014, 15:45

US Department of Justice charges four over Xbox and military helicopter attacks

Accused of stealing $100m worth of intellectual property

Wed Oct 01 2014, 15:38
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