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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

Microsoft launches a cloud bug bounty programme for Microsoft Office

Says it is 'the right thing to do'

Wed Sep 24 2014, 14:53

Apple switches on iCloud two-factor authentication

Following celebrity images hack

Wed Sep 17 2014, 10:34

Apple Watch and Dark Web show need for better BYOD security

INQUIRER mobile versus security debate continues

Thu Sep 11 2014, 13:18

Tim Cook promises to polish Apple iCloud security

Denies Apple is to blame for celebrity hacking scandal

Fri Sep 05 2014, 09:56

Facebook adds Oculus VR bounties to bug hunter buffet

Minimum of $500 on offer

Thu Aug 21 2014, 10:26

Heartbleed to blame for plundering of 4.5 million CHSPSC hospital records

OpenSSL flaw likely lead to Community Health Systems Professional Services Corporation hack

Wed Aug 20 2014, 12:37

IBM buys Lighthouse to bolster cloud security credentials

Lighthouse shows IBM rocks

Tue Aug 12 2014, 15:08

nCrypted Cloud brings client side integration to Dropbox, Microsoft Onedrive

Puts security at the forefront

Thu Aug 07 2014, 13:10

Chinese authorities announce Microsoft anti-monopoly investigation

Updated Thinks there's something it isn't being told

Tue Jul 29 2014, 17:01

European Central Bank sees customer data pilfered in website hack

But said no financial details have been pinched

Thu Jul 24 2014, 11:24

Blackphone goes for Blackberry's throat in privacy row

Black mark for Canadian rival

Wed Jul 16 2014, 13:08

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

Bash bug in Mac OS X and Linux could be 'bigger than Heartbleed'

One line of code and they've got you

Thu Sep 25 2014, 12:25

Google's Android L will have default encryption too

It won't be outdone by Apple's iOS 8

Fri Sep 19 2014, 14:46

Wikileaks releases Finfisher malware to help developers defend against it

Assange slams Germany for continuing to sell weaponised malware

Tue Sep 16 2014, 15:44

Google dismisses all but two percent of Gmail password dump

Claims password dumps are low on credentials

Thu Sep 11 2014, 11:42

Netflix open sources internet security tools

Scumblr, Sketchy and Workflowable open to all

Thu Aug 28 2014, 17:35

GCHQ challenges punters to block and fix a cyber attack

Astute Explorer is part of the cyber security challenge

Thu Aug 21 2014, 09:18

Symantec promises a new world, a new Norton

Nine becomes one

Tue Aug 19 2014, 11:37

Yahoo Mail to follow Gmail's lead with end-to-end encryption

Company offers shaky priest metaphor

Fri Aug 08 2014, 11:09

Synology 'investigating' Synlocker NAS drive ransomware

Users hit by ransomware advised to shutdown their systems

Wed Aug 06 2014, 10:33

Android 'supermalware' can impersonate any app

'Fake ID' will leave you needing a beer

Tue Jul 29 2014, 16:15

Dropbox advises users with privacy concerns to add their own encryption

But warns it will break some features if you do

Wed Jul 23 2014, 15:08

Silent Circle guns for Skype with global expansion of encrypted calling service

Users can make secure phone calls globally without roaming charges

Thu Jul 10 2014, 10:08

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

Google extends device policy service to Android and iOS Chrome

Mobile browsers join Windows, Chrome OS, Linux and Mac

Wed Sep 24 2014, 16:30

Cloudy with a chance of pitfalls: Should business trust the cloud?

Analysis iCloud hack heightens concerns

Thu Sep 18 2014, 14:19

Twitch users shook by money spending malware

F-Secure makes users feel insecure

Mon Sep 15 2014, 09:10

Weak passwords and rogue app downloads are staff security breaches

INQUIRER mobile versus security debate continues

Wed Sep 10 2014, 13:07

Linkedin settles security breach class-action lawsuit for $1.25m

Affected users will get $50 each

Tue Aug 26 2014, 13:39

Chinese Linux Trojan makes the jump to Windows

DDoS attacks largely aimed within China

Wed Aug 20 2014, 15:36

Google adds protection from spoof downloads to Chrome

Users will see download bar warning

Fri Aug 15 2014, 16:12

OpenSSL receives nine post-Heartbleed critical bug fixes

The CII coding boys are earning their keep

Thu Aug 07 2014, 15:44

Samba hit by remote code execution vulnerability

Samba got tangoed

Tue Aug 05 2014, 13:06

The Pirate Bay launches a mobile website for smartphone torrenting

So far it hasn't fallen afoul of the content cartels

Fri Jul 25 2014, 16:28

Google adds more security to its Gmail servers

You'll get a grilling if your app isn't encrypted

Mon Jul 21 2014, 16:14
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