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Paddy Power confesses to data leak hitting 650,000 users

Paddy fields questions over 2010 breach

Fri Aug 01 2014, 14:50

Aussie hackers get Doom working on an ATM

Deny plans for Bubble Bobble on a tumble dryer

Mon Jul 28 2014, 15:23

Anonymous hacks Kenya's defence military Twitter account

Corruption leads to a social media coup

Tue Jul 22 2014, 09:26

China approves Lenovo's purchase of IBM's x86 server business

But American suspicion lingers on

Fri Jul 04 2014, 15:37

Microsoft launches Interflow to pool threat data in the cloud

Aims to reduce end-user costs

Tue Jun 24 2014, 16:42

Hackers reverse engineer NSA surveillance bugs

It bugged the hell out of them

Fri Jun 20 2014, 14:54

Microsoft patches DoS bug in anti-malware engine

Seven months after it was discovered

Wed Jun 18 2014, 16:31

Smart TVs are vulnerable to 'red button' hacking

Still better than watching Piers Morgan's chat show

Mon Jun 09 2014, 16:59

Researchers uncover Android file-encrypting Cryptolocker style ransomware

More nude pictures, more problems

Thu Jun 05 2014, 12:29

Linux Foundation throws money at OpenSSL staffing post-Heartbleed

But fool the industry twice, shame on them

Fri May 30 2014, 15:22

eBay: How not to handle a security breach

Column The auction website has failed its customers over password reset

Fri May 23 2014, 17:02

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

Second eavesdropping bug is found in Google Chrome

Unplug your mic and put tape over your webcam

Wed Apr 09 2014, 17:05

Google, Microsoft, HP and IBM argue for software patents

Because there aren't enough patent trolling lawsuits already

Mon Mar 31 2014, 16:41

Bitcoin mining malware hits Android

Raspberry Pi also put to work down the pit

Thu Mar 27 2014, 13:50

Buffer hack sees users posting Facebook and Twitter spam

Hack attack leads to postings hitting the Buffer

Mon Oct 28 2013, 15:37

Tor users' privacy compromised as project admits to 'prolonged attack'

Rival says Tor made hack 'inevitable'

Thu Jul 31 2014, 10:02

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

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

Google hires iPhone and Playstation cracker Geohot for Project Zero

When you’re Geohot you’re hot

Thu Jul 17 2014, 14:01

Android bug leaks your location via WiFi

Saving your battery could cost your privacy

Fri Jul 04 2014, 11:48

Google forks OpenSSL to make BoringSSL

Alternative will help, not take over

Mon Jun 23 2014, 13:28

Google Play Store is littered with 'secret keys'

Android app developers are leaving sensitive data in their code

Thu Jun 19 2014, 16:28

P.F. Chang's admits to credit and debit card theft

Goes back to offline payment taking

Fri Jun 13 2014, 10:22

OpenSSL yields yet another vulnerability

'I Got You Babe' is playing on the radio

Fri Jun 06 2014, 15:16

Linux hit by GnuTLS exploit, follows Heartbleed model

Beware the overly-long handshake

Wed Jun 04 2014, 16:46

China tells its banks to remove IBM servers over snooping fears

Because they're bound to have back doors

Tue May 27 2014, 16:07

Dropbox and Box respond to link-sharing privacy glitch

Pandora's box is open

Wed May 07 2014, 09:59

Communications czar to launch inquiry into police data collection

British bobbies might have a collecting hobby

Tue Apr 08 2014, 17:20

Obama outlines replacement for NSA bulk data collection

Two degrees of separation makes Kevin Bacon world's safest man

Fri Mar 28 2014, 14:57

The Internet of Things is being used to mine digital currency

Your connected devices could be making someone else money

Thu Mar 20 2014, 16:43

Samsung Galaxy Gear gets the full Jelly Bean

Not that you can do much with it

Thu Oct 10 2013, 16:48

Android 'supermalware' can impersonate any app

'Fake ID' will leave you needing a beer

Tue Jul 29 2014, 16:15

Kim Dotcom plans to 'abolish' mass surveillance

Mega founder to stop government from having 'total citizen control'

Fri Jul 25 2014, 10:54

EFF releases Privacy Badger add-on for Firefox and Chrome

This time, it's the badger doing the culling

Tue Jul 22 2014, 13:44

Crowdstrike follows China’s Deep Panda hackers from the US to Iraq

This Panda moves fastThis Panda moves fast

Tue Jul 08 2014, 13:07

Post Heartbleed OpenSSL roadmap shows the mountain it has to climb

Admit it's time to get its house in order

Wed Jul 02 2014, 15:29

Supermicro chip has an unencrypted admin password

Over 30,000 servers affected

Fri Jun 20 2014, 17:13

Student beats Simplelocker Android ransomware with Java applet

Flicks the baddies the Control V sign

Thu Jun 19 2014, 11:50

Gmail exploit foiled for a $500 bounty from Google

Bug could expose all Gmail user addresses

Thu Jun 12 2014, 14:33

'NSA-proof' Protonet server crowdfunds $1m in under 90 minutes

Breaks record held by some movie about Mars

Fri Jun 06 2014, 13:24

'Son of Heartbleed' hits Android and WiFi networks

Beware of Cupid's arrows

Fri May 30 2014, 16:37

Windows XP rides again when you tell it that it's a till

Repeated flogging revives dead horse

Tue May 27 2014, 12:25

Emails suggest Google and the NSA are closer than we knew

Feds and Google sittin' in a tree, H-A-C-K-I-N-G

Tue May 06 2014, 17:13

Boris Bikes' location data could be used to track you

Updated Tfl open data feeds might lead to furious backpedaling

Fri Apr 11 2014, 14:55

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

Your essential guide to not getting pwned

Tue Apr 08 2014, 12:55

Google claims 84 percent of online news sites are hacked by governments

Citizen journalists and bloggers also targeted

Fri Mar 28 2014, 11:20

NSA tracks Google's cookies to find hacking targets

The Cookie Monster turns nasty

Wed Dec 11 2013, 16:39
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