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Target reveals $162m punch to the gut after card data hack

Q4 earnings report finds that hackers hit their target hard

Fri Feb 27 2015, 11:03

US puts $3m bounty on head of Game Over Zeus ringleader

Wants to stop the whole game over/extract more coin thing

Wed Feb 25 2015, 16:02

Google Project Zero makes its rod of iron more flaccid

Will now only be grumpy during business hours

Mon Feb 16 2015, 15:35

Microsoft fixes Project Zero disclosures in latest Patch Tuesday release

Along with a whopping 41 Internet Explorer vulnerabilities

Wed Feb 11 2015, 16:14

Anonymous closes down Islamic State Twitter accounts

Twitter terror talk tackled by hacktivists

Tue Feb 10 2015, 15:31

Silk Road's Dread Pirate convicted for cyber kingpin role

Drug marketplace's supposed management gets its card marked

Thu Feb 05 2015, 11:11

Hacked dating site Topface paid 'reward' to save user details

Topface saves face by bunging blackguard some booty

Mon Feb 02 2015, 11:56

Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Facebook and Instagram 'hack'

Facebook blames internal error

Tue Jan 27 2015, 11:21

Microsoft hacker fesses up to Xbox One IP theft

Third amigo to plead guilty to pinching virtual property

Wed Jan 21 2015, 13:01

ICO gives shoe shop Office a boot up the jacksie after data breach

Don't do it again, etc

Tue Jan 20 2015, 11:23

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

Charlie Hebdo: Governments suggest citizen privacy is the price of free speech

Analysis Iggle Piggle plans to monitor your Trubliphone

Tue Jan 13 2015, 14:11

Sony: Hackers have us like a canary in a coalmine

Terrified?

Mon Jan 12 2015, 13:20

North Korea is doubling its skilled cyber security staffers

South Korea points upstairs and warns of a cyber presence

Wed Jan 07 2015, 10:37

America threatens North Korea with sanctions over Sony hack

North Korea continues to deny involvement

Mon Jan 05 2015, 16:28

The FBI will reward cyber talent with the best jobs evah

Don't be sad, FBI is hiring

Mon Jan 05 2015, 13:14

Staples hack update: 1.16 million payment cards affected

Point of sale attacks were launched in October

Tue Dec 23 2014, 10:38

Europol shuts down Ramnit botnet in global operation

Malware network had 3.2 million computers in its grasp

Thu Feb 26 2015, 12:11

HP: 10 most common security issues in 2014 were from code over two years old

... and sometimes dating back decades

Tue Feb 24 2015, 17:20

Lizard Squad claims fresh strike on Microsoft Xbox services

Won't be negotiating either

Mon Feb 16 2015, 14:24

US creates new surveillance agency in response to Sony hack

Hatches being battened down all over

Wed Feb 11 2015, 15:03

Apple blocks old versions of Adobe Flash Player after more zero-day shenanigans

Tappity-tap goes another nail in Flash's coffin

Mon Feb 09 2015, 14:12

Sony: That hack won't affect our financials

Much

Wed Feb 04 2015, 12:10

D-Link routers subject to backdoor hacking, again

Flaw could also affect other brands

Fri Jan 30 2015, 16:43

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

Chinese hackers launched unsubtle attack on Microsoft Outlook servers

Used fake security certificate. With Chinese government credentials. Doh.

Mon Jan 19 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

Lizard Squad used hacked routers to ruin gamers' Christmases

Default passwords weaponised against PlayStation Network and Xbox Live

Tue Jan 13 2015, 13:26

Crims stick iPod spy camera to ATM to spy on PINs

This short changes everything

Fri Jan 09 2015, 16:55

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 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

Lizard Squad wipes out gaming networks at Christmas time

Won’t somebody think of the children?

Mon Dec 29 2014, 09:44

Someone switched off North Korea's internet

Place your bets please

Tue Dec 23 2014, 10:04

Lizard Squad takes over Lenovo's website in wake of Superfish scandal

First Superfish, now bad reptile

Thu Feb 26 2015, 10:36

Kaspersky: A 'serious player' is behind the attacks by Arab cyber mercenaries

Unique gang can develop and run large-scale hacking operations

Thu Feb 19 2015, 11:42

Criminal gang pockets hundreds of millions in cyber bank raids

Villains using Carbanak malware ride roughshod over bank security

Mon Feb 16 2015, 12:25

Security researcher releases 10 million passwords for the greater good

Hopes that huge leak will inform and educate the community

Tue Feb 10 2015, 15:55

US health insurance company Anthem hacked and ransacked

Take millions of details and come and see me in the morning

Fri Feb 06 2015, 12:11

What's that? HipChat has been hacked

Usernames, email addresses and encrypted passwords exposed

Mon Feb 02 2015, 17:20

Outlook for iOS branded a 'security nightmare'

It knows what you did last ... well, all the time actually

Fri Jan 30 2015, 16:37

Minecraft hack sees gamers' details dug up

There's gold in them there documents, probably

Wed Jan 21 2015, 16:08

The 25 most useless passwords of 2014

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

Tue Jan 20 2015, 16:44

Gosh darn it, the US has spied on North Korea

Pot and Kettle Union said to be considering its response

Mon Jan 19 2015, 14:58

Cameron tattles to Obama about the tech companies that keep secrets

Iggle Piggle has a niggle and suggests new precedent to president

Thu Jan 15 2015, 16:41

Pro-ISIS group hacks US military Twitter and YouTube accounts

CentCOM bounces back following 'cybervandalism'

Tue Jan 13 2015, 11:05

FBI says that Sony hackers are an easy nut to crack

Someone tell the security guys at Sony

Thu Jan 08 2015, 14:03

Moonpig takes a roasting after swines reveal customer details

Perhaps they could rub in some oinkment

Tue Jan 06 2015, 13:29

Extremists attack Bristol bus timetables, by mistake

Failed attempt to take down Western civilisation

Mon Jan 05 2015, 15:06

Sony asks Twitter to limit hack leak posts

Firm sent letter to social network about lone account

Tue Dec 23 2014, 11:07
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