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Amazon Web Services is still using Truecrypt

Two weeks after closure it remains the only encryption option

Thu Jun 12 2014, 15:01

HP brings simple split-key encryption to the cloud

Promises the NSA won't be able to access your data

Wed Jun 11 2014, 00:16

Russian Oleg Pliss takers arrested over iOS shakedown scam

The Ministry of Internal Affairs confirms pick up and confessions

Tue Jun 10 2014, 11:57

Government Cyber Essentials security scheme looks to thwart cyberattacks

BAE Systems, Barclays and HP already onboard

Fri Jun 06 2014, 11:24

Linux hit by GnuTLS exploit, follows Heartbleed model

Beware the overly-long handshake

Wed Jun 04 2014, 16:46

FBI issues arrest warrant over Gameover Zeus botnet

As demand for safety information crashes NCA website

Tue Jun 03 2014, 11:12

Apple acknowledges Find My iPhone exploit, urges users to change passwords

Says it was a standard 'ID hack'

Wed May 28 2014, 10:08

Over 300,000 systems are still leaky due to Heartbleed

Yeah, still

Fri May 09 2014, 16:37

Siri glitch lets hackers bypass iPhone lock screen in iOS 7.1.1

Exploit allows anyone to send texts, emails and make calls

Wed May 07 2014, 10:52

Android accounts for whopping 99 percent of mobile malware

Britannia rules the mobile miscreants

Wed Apr 30 2014, 16:00

Endpoint update plays havoc with enterprise Windows XP networks

Users still acting surprised that something Windows XP related is borked

Thu Apr 17 2014, 13:48

Condoleezza Rice appointment to Dropbox board provokes strong reactions

If she listens to the haters, there will be tears on her pilau

Fri Apr 11 2014, 17:05

Second eavesdropping bug is found in Google Chrome

Unplug your mic and put tape over your webcam

Wed Apr 09 2014, 17:05

iOS 7 bug allows iPhone thieves to switch off Find My iPhone

Second flaw in as many months

Thu Apr 03 2014, 15:29

Microsoft: SMBs are at dire risk when opening email on Windows XP machines

Please PLEASE upgrade to a newer Windows system

Tue Mar 25 2014, 16:45

US indicts three men over alleged corporate cyber thievery

Pinched around $15m, allegedly

Tue Mar 18 2014, 12:13

Access, EFF and Twitter launch post-PRISM Encrypt all the Things action plan

Three year data security plan

Thu Mar 06 2014, 12:35

Gmail exploit foiled for a $500 bounty from Google

Bug could expose all Gmail user addresses

Thu Jun 12 2014, 14:33

US accuses Chinese 'Panda Putter' group of cyber espionage campaign

Group reportedly targeting US and European businesses in space and satellite industry

Tue Jun 10 2014, 13:32

Latest iOS 7 lock screen flaw grants hackers iPhone access 'within five seconds'

Offers access to any app open on Apple smartphone

Tue Jun 10 2014, 11:06

Researchers uncover Android file-encrypting Cryptolocker style ransomware

More nude pictures, more problems

Thu Jun 05 2014, 12:29

US Secret Service seeks social media sarcasm detector

Coz that's really going to work well

Wed Jun 04 2014, 11:31

Truecrypt is alive and well and living in Switzerland

Truecrypt never dies

Mon Jun 02 2014, 16:50

Samsung claims just 1.8 million active users of Knox

But firm claims it is seeing 'traction' in business space

Mon May 19 2014, 15:28

Microsoft Patch Tuesday preview confirms Windows XP reprieve was a one-off

The multi-billion dollar corporation is not for turning

Fri May 09 2014, 13:02

IETF drops RSA key transport from TLS 1.3

Adopts different vehicles for Transport Layer Security

Tue May 06 2014, 09:51

Use Chrome or Firefox instead of Internet Explorer, warn international CERTs

Steer clear of IE until latest bug is fixed

Wed Apr 30 2014, 09:23

Canadian student arrested for Heartbleed attack on tax agency

Pinched and charged

Thu Apr 17 2014, 10:36

Google beefs up Android security with continuous app scanning feature

Available on all devices running Android 2.3 and above

Fri Apr 11 2014, 14:26

Microsoft's final Windows XP Patch Tuesday is brief

Fixes remote code execution in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office

Wed Apr 09 2014, 12:55

Bitcoin mining malware hits Android

Raspberry Pi also put to work down the pit

Thu Mar 27 2014, 13:50

Banks negotiate extended Windows XP support for ATM systems

Not everything is as embedded as it could be

Mon Mar 17 2014, 16:25

Linux bug leaves thousands of users vulnerable to attack

Though it seems that it is yet to be exploited

Wed Mar 05 2014, 17:25

LG G3 gets anti-theft Kill Switch courtesy of McAfee

Protected from the hands of pilferers

Thu Jun 12 2014, 12:50

Teenagers hack ATM by reading the instructions

Not punished, but late back from lunch

Tue Jun 10 2014, 12:49

OpenSSL yields yet another vulnerability

'I Got You Babe' is playing on the radio

Fri Jun 06 2014, 15:16

DARPA competition offers $2m prize for best automated cyber defence system

Claims current network security systems are 'inadequate' due to need for humans

Tue Jun 03 2014, 15:58

Linux Foundation throws money at OpenSSL staffing post-Heartbleed

But fool the industry twice, shame on them

Fri May 30 2014, 15:22

Mozilla begrudgingly brings Netflix support to Linux with DRM in Firefox

Closed DRM and open source don't mix

Thu May 15 2014, 12:04

Samsung rolls out Knox 2.0 enterprise security suite to Galaxy S5 handsets

Korean firm looks to win over more business customers

Wed May 07 2014, 11:37

Major flaw found in Oauth and OpenID affects Google, Microsoft and Facebook

If you login with it at your social networks, you're at risk

Fri May 02 2014, 14:45

AOL admits two percent of punters probed in ongoing email hack debacle

Still hasn't solved the spoof email assault mystery

Tue Apr 29 2014, 16:33

Heartbleed hits Mumsnet and the Canadian taxman

Mixed emotions on this one

Tue Apr 15 2014, 09:29

Cybercrime surge is forcing security vendors to roll out updates every 40 minutes

Hacker siege increasing danger of false positive signature update, says Symantec

Thu Apr 10 2014, 13:24

As Windows XP support ends, experts lend advice on staying safe

Your essential guide to not getting pwned

Tue Apr 08 2014, 12:55

Hackers target Monster.com users with Gameover Zeus malware

Website needs two-factor authentication, says F-Secure

Thu Mar 27 2014, 10:50

Users inadvertently post Amazon Web Services keys on Github

Administrator access hidden in plain sight

Mon Mar 24 2014, 16:47

BT under ICO investigation after mass data exposure incident

Information Commissioners Office is following a critical path

Mon Mar 17 2014, 14:04
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