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AOL shores up email settings after spam spoofing spree

Sets DMARC policy to reject

Wed Apr 23 2014, 10:16

Tor network starts rejecting Heartbleed vulnerable relays

Wants to get its hands off those fingerprints

Thu Apr 17 2014, 12:14

Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner has already been hacked

Puts devices and Paypal accounts at risk

Wed Apr 16 2014, 10:12

Heartbleed victims start to come forward

Updated Someone’s had a go at mums and the taxman

Tue Apr 15 2014, 10:30

Cisco is mute on accusations of aiding Chinese state snooping

Won’t sing on Falun Gong surveillance

Fri Apr 11 2014, 16:08

HMIC slams UK police cybercrime preparedness

Doomed, we’re doomed

Thu Apr 10 2014, 16:44

Microsoft's final Windows XP Patch Tuesday is brief

Fixes remote code execution in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office

Wed Apr 09 2014, 12:55

European Council of Justice rules data retention directive is invalid

Security concerns do not trump the rights of 500 million citizens

Tue Apr 08 2014, 11:28

Tumblr takes on two-factor authentication

Lock down your legacy

Wed Mar 26 2014, 12:45

Users inadvertently post Amazon Web Services keys on Github

Administrator access hidden in plain sight

Mon Mar 24 2014, 16:47

Microsoft shores up Hotmail policies after Windows 8 leaks

Will look in accounts, under some circumstances

Fri Mar 21 2014, 11:46

25,000 Linux and Unix servers were compromised over two years

Operation Windigo redirected web users to malicious content

Wed Mar 19 2014, 13:52

Australia wants to hold web records longer because of Snowden

Agencies want two year data storage

Tue Mar 18 2014, 10:32

BT under ICO investigation after mass data exposure incident

Information Commissioners Office is following a critical path

Mon Mar 17 2014, 14:04

Google starts encrypting search data to protect users from NSA snooping

Using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol

Fri Mar 14 2014, 16:29

Google Docs phishing scam targets Google Drive users

Tricks users with a fake login prompt

Fri Mar 14 2014, 11:41

Cyber espionage and web app attacks were top security threats in 2013

As point-of-sale attacks decline in popularity, says Verizon

Tue Apr 22 2014, 12:40

Canadian student arrested for Heartbleed attack on tax agency

Pinched and charged

Thu Apr 17 2014, 10:36

480,000 personal details pinched in plastic surgery takeaway

Police pursue pilferers of potential plastic surgery punters

Wed Apr 16 2014, 09:49

Dropbox hits back at anti Condi Rice comments

Promises it will tame wild Rice

Mon Apr 14 2014, 12:45

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

Cybercrime surge is forcing security vendors to roll out updates every 40 minutes

Hacker siege increasing danger of false positive signature update, says Symantec

Thu Apr 10 2014, 13:24

Communications czar to launch inquiry into police data collection

British bobbies might have a collecting hobby

Tue Apr 08 2014, 17:20

Microsoft security to automatically block adware on 1 July

Changed its criteria to 'give users more control' over security

Mon Apr 07 2014, 14:18

Blackberry 10 handsets get the all clear from Department of Defense

Scores second big security win following US and Canadian government approval

Fri Mar 28 2014, 14:35

Malwarebytes offers Windows XP security support before Microsoft's April deadline

Anti-Malware Premium protects XP machines for £23.74 per year

Mon Mar 24 2014, 15:32

Obama might dump his Blackberry for an Android smartphone

Another blow for struggling Canadian phone maker

Fri Mar 21 2014, 10:42

US indicts three men over alleged corporate cyber thievery

Pinched around $15m, allegedly

Tue Mar 18 2014, 12:13

19 year old student is crowned the UK Cyber Security champion

Will Shackleton is the best of UK talent

Mon Mar 17 2014, 15:20

Missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could be the first 'cyber hijack'

A former member of the Home Office claims hackers could have used a mobile phone

Mon Mar 17 2014, 11:59

Cancer email scam carrying Zeus malware hits thousands

Sick email hoax carries a Trojan that wants to steal your credentials

Fri Mar 14 2014, 12:23

Security hole in Samsung Galaxy devices lets hackers remotely access and modify data

Pre-installed backdoor affects Galaxy S, S2, S3, Note, Note 2 and Nexus S

Thu Mar 13 2014, 12:06

Steam vulnerability allows hackers to bypass security and swipe account data

Malwarebytes says scammers can change users' email addresses, passwords, profiles and more

Thu Apr 17 2014, 15:51

FBI wants a visual database of 52 million US citizens

All your face is belong to US

Tue Apr 15 2014, 15:57

AT&T troll Weev is released as hacking conviction is overturned

Troll got the telecom firm’s goat(se)

Mon Apr 14 2014, 10:11

Google beefs up Android security with continuous app scanning feature

Available on all devices running Android 2.3 and above

Fri Apr 11 2014, 14:26

Second eavesdropping bug is found in Google Chrome

Unplug your mic and put tape over your webcam

Wed Apr 09 2014, 17:05

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

Your essential guide to not getting pwned

Tue Apr 08 2014, 12:55

Yahoo promises end to end email encryption to protect from NSA snooping

Encrypting all the things

Thu Apr 03 2014, 15:53

Bletchley Park code breaker Raymond 'Jerry' Roberts passes at 93

Cipher cracker was key to war effort

Thu Mar 27 2014, 11:03

Hackers could exploit Android memory corruption bug to brick smartphones and tablets

Could render 80 percent of all active Android devices unusable

Mon Mar 24 2014, 17:30

Google encrypts all Gmail communications to protect users from NSA snooping

Will now use encrypted HTTPS connections

Fri Mar 21 2014, 13:47

Fitbit VP says third party hardware and software will protect the Internet of Things

Fitness chief believes companies will protect us

Wed Mar 19 2014, 17:19

Mozilla fixes Firefox flaws exploited at HP's Pwn2own hacking contest

Updated Was exploited four times at the event, will release fixes with Firefox 28

Tue Mar 18 2014, 11:47

Employee in custody over Morrisons payroll data heist

Updated Police have picked up potential pilferer

Mon Mar 17 2014, 14:22

NATO websites hit in denial of service attacks

Not hurting, but ongoing

Mon Mar 17 2014, 11:31

Whatsapp disputes Android security flaw, says claims are 'overstated'

Updated The bug is thought to allow hackers to steal Whatsapp conversations

Fri Mar 14 2014, 12:04
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