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Adobe issues second Flash security fix after failed October patch

Could have allowed hackers to perform remote-code execution

Fri Nov 28 2014, 11:18

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

Santa delivers the gift of Mac anti-malware, with help from Google

Oh Google, your sense of humour sleighs us

Mon Nov 24 2014, 17:26

Microsoft issues emergency patch for bug affecting all versions of Windows

Could enable an attacker to perform privilege escalation

Wed Nov 19 2014, 16:20

Amazon now supports Android Wear but Bitdefender thinks its a virus

New app update causing false positives for virus checkers

Tue Nov 18 2014, 17:06

US State Department systems taken offline after more foreign state hacks

It wasn't just the White House

Mon Nov 17 2014, 15:37

US CERT tells iPhone and iPad users to beware of Masque Attack iOS threat

Apple downplays reports and says nobody has been affected by the attack

Fri Nov 14 2014, 12:25

Denial of service attacks exploit White House press machine

Crooks using White House press releases as a means of gaining network trust

Wed Nov 12 2014, 14:38

Masque malware is putting iPad and iPhone user data at risk

95 percent of iOS devices vulnerable to attack method, warns FireEye

Tue Nov 11 2014, 12:03

Home Depot reportedly drops Microsoft for Apple after data hack

But it dropped BlackBerry for the iPhone last year

Mon Nov 10 2014, 11:04

Ex-NSA lawyer says encryption will send Apple and Google the way of BlackBerry

Says good security is no good thing

Fri Nov 07 2014, 11:22

New GCHQ broom wants sweeping technology security changes

Be less secure, you know, for the people

Tue Nov 04 2014, 11:29

Risk of nuclear Armageddon not affected by White House hack

No more risk of atomic war than yesterday

Wed Oct 29 2014, 16:41

Backlash will render mass surveillance moot

Column The people and the market will defeat it

Fri Oct 24 2014, 16:33

Apple stops supporting SSL 3.0 for push notifications in wake of Poodle bug

Will use Transport Layer Security instead from 29 October

Thu Oct 23 2014, 14:02

NSA clears the Galaxy Note 4 and Galaxy S5 for US government use

Knox-enabled devices deemed secure enough for handling classified information

Tue Oct 21 2014, 12:38

Whisper CEO speaks up in response to sharing anonymous user data

Admits that the company is not perfect

Mon Oct 20 2014, 11:44

The US should not be allowed to run the internet

People unsure who should run the 'net, but two-thirds vote against Uncle Sam

Wed Nov 26 2014, 12:59

Regin malware could be the work of Western intelligence agencies

Doesn't seem to have infected any of the 'Five Eyes' nations

Tue Nov 25 2014, 14:03

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

China arrests three over WireLurker iOS malware attack

Beijing Bureau of Public Security picks up Chen, Lee and Wang

Wed Nov 19 2014, 15:53

Encryption should be the norm, says internet overlord

Internet Architecture Board seeks to regain public trust post-Snowden

Mon Nov 17 2014, 17:05

Snapchat bans all third-party app access following 4chan hack

Accounts of users not following the rules may be 'permanently disabled'

Mon Nov 17 2014, 11:11

BlackBerry and Samsung get into bed to boost enterprise Android security

Knox and BES 12 have designs on your desk space and ear area

Fri Nov 14 2014, 11:26

Microsoft Patch Tuesday fixes 33 bugs affecting all versions of Windows

A hefty 14 bulletins this month

Wed Nov 12 2014, 11:26

'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

Microsoft's November Patch Tuesday is a whopper

16 patches, five critical, squally showers, becoming good later

Fri Nov 07 2014, 14:20

Apple blocks apps infected with WireLurker malware targeting iPhones and iPads

Threat heralds 'a new era in attacking Apple's desktop and mobile platforms'

Thu Nov 06 2014, 12:54

Facebook takes to Tor for weird sort of anonymous socialising

It's anonymous, but everyone can see it and it's a bit weird

Fri Oct 31 2014, 16:15

BlackEnergy malware has compromised industrial control systems for two years

Sophisticated and ongoing, warns US-CERT

Wed Oct 29 2014, 12:35

Hackers use Ebola outbreak to trick users into downloading malware

Bogus World Health Organisation emails loaded with malware

Thu Oct 23 2014, 17:12

Microsoft warns of PowerPoint zero-day bug affecting nearly all Windows users

Could allow attackers to act as legitimate users

Wed Oct 22 2014, 15:06

Google modifies search algorithms in bid to curb online piracy

Will restrict rankings of sites offering illegal downloads

Mon Oct 20 2014, 15:27

Snapchat asks Apple and Google to take down third-party apps following image leak

Warns users of the dangers of non-official apps

Thu Oct 16 2014, 12:22

Tech firms urged to stop exporting software that helps human rights abuse

TechUK issues advice for businesses on ethical IT exporting

Wed Nov 26 2014, 11:50

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

NotCompatible Android Malware can turn your VPN into a dinklebot

Your company network may become a Viagra billboard

Wed Nov 19 2014, 17:15

EFF, Mozilla and Cisco look to encrypt the web with free HTTPS certificates

Firm launches Let's Encrypt to improve web security

Wed Nov 19 2014, 13:17

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

Advanced persistent threats found in the TOR network

OnionDuke may make your eyes water

Fri Nov 14 2014, 16:11

Mastercard and Visa plan to save web shoppers from password menace

Authoring a new authentication standard

Thu Nov 13 2014, 16:16

Live INQUIRER debate day one: The cloud is fundamentally secure

Join the debate and tell us whether you think the cloud is secure

Tue Nov 11 2014, 14:35

Darkhotel malware is targeting travelling execs via hotel WiFi

Active threat looks to steal corporate data and log-in credentials

Mon Nov 10 2014, 11:53

FBI pounces on Silk Road 2.0 founder

Points him in the direction of chokey

Fri Nov 07 2014, 11:46

Google rolls out 'nogotofail' to test sites for security vulnerabilities

Nogotofail will nofail at detecting gotofail

Wed Nov 05 2014, 14:43

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 unveils tighter security plans for Windows 10

Will add two-factor authentication to every device in a bid to do away with the password

Thu Oct 23 2014, 16:09

Apple advises users on iCloud security in response to China cyber attack reports

Is aware of 'organised network attacks' using insecure certificates to obtain user data

Wed Oct 22 2014, 12:51

Microsoft pulls second Patch Tuesday update in three months

Update forced users to recover servers using CD-Roms

Mon Oct 20 2014, 12:20
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