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Sony hackers back off after The Interview is pulled

Say they won't release further stolen data after the studio gives in to demands

Fri Dec 19 2014, 16:07

Anonymous reaps revenge on Pirate Bay-killing Swedes

Irate pirates are synonymous with Anonymous

Mon Dec 15 2014, 16:18

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

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

Encryption should be the norm, says internet overlord

Internet Architecture Board seeks to regain public trust post-Snowden

Mon Nov 17 2014, 17:05

Home Depot: By the way, hackers also took 53 million email addresses

On top of the previously announced 56 million card details

Fri Nov 07 2014, 12:54

Drupal flaw could hit millions of sites

Users of web content management system urged to close backdoor access

Fri Oct 31 2014, 14:08

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

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

Tyupkin ATM malware makes cash machines shoot their load

But only on Sunday and Monday nights

Tue Oct 07 2014, 16:37

Mastercard offers banks and payment processors a cyber Safetynet

Should nip hacker attacks in the bud

Fri Oct 03 2014, 10:35

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

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

ICANN phished: Internet overseer gets overseen

Lock up your domains, probably

Fri Dec 19 2014, 10:42

FIDO Alliance taps a nail in the coffin of complex passwords

Thumb thing for the weak end

Wed Dec 10 2014, 16:45

Apple Pay and the Internet of Things to be prime hacking targets in 2015

Kaspersky predicts that 2015 will be the year of dosh-focused cybercrime

Mon Dec 01 2014, 15:16

UK Pirate Party slams government plans for IP address identification

New legislation would force ISPs to use static IPs

Tue Nov 25 2014, 10:47

Tor users can be deduced with 81 percent accuracy, says report

But don't panic, we are your friends, say the Onion people

Mon Nov 17 2014, 16:04

Mastercard and Visa plan to save web shoppers from password menace

Authoring a new authentication standard

Thu Nov 13 2014, 16:16

New GCHQ broom wants sweeping technology security changes

Be less secure, you know, for the people

Tue Nov 04 2014, 11:29

Pirate Bay's Svartholm found guilty in Danish hacking case

Jury rejects remote access plea

Thu Oct 30 2014, 17:19

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

Snowden calls on web users to drop Dropbox and face off with Facebook

Privacy fiend covertly filmed in his kitchen

Mon Oct 13 2014, 11:09

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

AT&T confesses to homegrown data breach

Internal staffer stuffed virtual pockets with personal information

Tue Oct 07 2014, 12:12

JP Morgan Chase confesses to massive customer data breach

Financial outfit fumbles 83 million customers' data

Fri Oct 03 2014, 09:38

Mozilla might add Tor encryption to its Firefox web browser

Private browsing mode could leave listening posts silent

Wed Oct 01 2014, 15:14

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

GCHQ used Regin to listen to Belgian waffle

I guess that's why they call it the Bruges

Tue Dec 16 2014, 11:50

Sony’s PlayStation Store downed by reptilian hackers

Lizard Squad threatens to move onto Xbox servers next

Mon Dec 08 2014, 10:46

Europol swoops on 118 airline ticket fraudsters

Do not pass check-in, do not collect duty free

Mon Dec 01 2014, 10:11

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

NotCompatible Android Malware can turn your VPN into a dinklebot

Your company network may become a Viagra billboard

Wed Nov 19 2014, 17:15

US State Department systems taken offline after more foreign state hacks

It wasn't just the White House

Mon Nov 17 2014, 15:37

'You need to start trusting someone,' former MI5 boss tells Microsoft delegates

Stella Rimington says that it's time for the Secret Service to be less secretive

Mon Nov 10 2014, 15:07

Pirate Bay co-founder Gottfrid Svartholm sentenced for CSC hack

Three and a half years for computer hacking

Fri Oct 31 2014, 15:23

Apple Pay rival CurrentC warns of email heist

Launch going well so far

Thu Oct 30 2014, 15:53

US store Staples investigating possible theft of customer card details

Stationery and supplies firm may have been victim of Point of Sale hack

Tue Oct 21 2014, 14:27

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

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

Cryptolocker takes down Australian news channel

Airs rocked by virus which can burrow into playout computers

Wed Oct 08 2014, 15:15

Android Wear can now boot Windows 95

Because science, and because it can

Mon Oct 06 2014, 14:50

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

Europol warns about organised crime service providers

Have a go scammers hire black hats by the blag

Mon Sep 29 2014, 13:59
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