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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

Intel claims IoT encryption tool will make payment transactions more secure

Supports Europay, Mastercard Visa, Google Wallet and Apple Pay

Thu Oct 16 2014, 11:44

Edward Snowden is hampering the war on cybercrime, says Europol

Believes there are just 100 mastermind hackers in the world

Tue Oct 14 2014, 11:16

Silent Circle confirms incoming Blackphone sequel and privacy-focused tablet

Following success of first Blackphone device

Fri Oct 10 2014, 14:18

Apple beefs up iCloud security once again with app-specific passwords

For apps that don't support two-factor authentication

Thu Oct 09 2014, 14:13

Cryptolocker takes down Australian news channel

Airs rocked by virus which can burrow into playout computers

Wed Oct 08 2014, 15:15

Microsoft reminds privacy-concerned Windows 10 beta testers that they're volunteers

If you don't like it, don't participate

Tue Oct 07 2014, 13:29

Europol: The internet will murder someone this year

2014 to see the rise of the planet of the apps

Mon Oct 06 2014, 10:24

Pirate Party slams EU digital chief over 'dumb' celebrity iCloud hack remarks

Says he blamed hack on victims rather than the perpetrators

Thu Oct 02 2014, 12:40

US attorney general slams Android L, iOS 8 security

Says it enables users to evade surveillance

Wed Oct 01 2014, 14:53

Parents will sell their kids for free WiFi

F-Secure won't take the children though

Tue Sep 30 2014, 11:56

Europol warns about organised crime service providers

Have a go scammers hire black hats by the blag

Mon Sep 29 2014, 13:59

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

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

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

Criminals remotely wiping mobile devices seized as police evidence

Dorset police said this has happened six times to devices in custody

Mon Oct 13 2014, 11:41

Symantec follows HP's lead and splits into two companies

It's all the rage, apparently

Fri Oct 10 2014, 11:53

China calls on the US to stop the hacking accusations

Yeah, yeah, yeah. PRISM

Thu Oct 09 2014, 12:28

Microsoft, Apple, Oracle and Adobe at risk from source code-stealing hackers

FireEye detects an alarming spike in attacks targeting the technology giants

Wed Oct 08 2014, 13:52

Yahoo: Shellshock not to blame for server security flaw

No Shellshock shocka here suckas

Tue Oct 07 2014, 10:05

Microsoft's Windows 10 Preview has permission to watch your every move

Its 'privacy' policy includes permission to use a keylogger

Fri Oct 03 2014, 13:40

Apple's iCloud can now tell you if an iPhone or iPad is stolen

Good news for second-hand iDevice buyers

Thu Oct 02 2014, 10:07

Google ups the ante for bug hunters, raises Chrome bounty reward by $10,000

Hopes to uncover security flaws that are harder to find

Wed Oct 01 2014, 13:05

China clears the iPhone 6 for sale after Apple says it's not a security threat

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will go on sale in China on 17 October

Tue Sep 30 2014, 10:11

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

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

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

Russian Windows and Windows Server zero-day flaw found targeting Nato

'Sandworm' discovered by Microsoft and iSight should be patched today

Tue Oct 14 2014, 12:08

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

WordPress is the CMS target of choice for cyber crooks

Attacked 24 percent more often than all other sites running content management system combined

Thu Oct 09 2014, 16:25

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

Tyupkin ATM malware makes cash machines shoot their load

But only on Sunday and Monday nights

Tue Oct 07 2014, 16:37

Apple updates malware definitions to protect OS X users from iWorm Botnet

Is said to have hit over 17,000 Macs using information posted in messages on Reddit

Mon Oct 06 2014, 15:33

Mastercard offers banks and payment processors a cyber Safetynet

Should nip hacker attacks in the bud

Fri Oct 03 2014, 10:35

Mozilla might add Tor encryption to its Firefox web browser

Private browsing mode could leave listening posts silent

Wed Oct 01 2014, 15:14

Apple issues Shellshock bash bug patches for Mac OS X

Claims the bug affects only 'a small number of users'

Tue Sep 30 2014, 16:55

Ineffective Shellshock fix means hackers are still exploiting vulnerability

Initial patch hasn't worked

Mon Sep 29 2014, 16:48
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