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Secret app hacked to reveal anonymous user identities

By using personal email addresses and 'dummy' accounts

Tue Aug 26 2014, 13:09

Facebook adds Oculus VR bounties to bug hunter buffet

Minimum of $500 on offer

Thu Aug 21 2014, 10:26

US nuclear regulator hacked by foreign parties

Three times in as many years

Wed Aug 20 2014, 13:05

Wikileaks' Julian Assange announces absolutely nothing

Free information advocate claims he will leave Equador's London embassy 'soon'

Mon Aug 18 2014, 14:24

Google improves spam filter to combat Unicode spoofing

No home for the highly restricted

Wed Aug 13 2014, 16:43

IBM buys Lighthouse to bolster cloud security credentials

Lighthouse shows IBM rocks

Tue Aug 12 2014, 15:08

Xiaomi offers 'opt-in' patch to quell privacy concerns

Instant message service is uploading personal data

Mon Aug 11 2014, 16:12

Microsoft to roll out critical fixes for Windows and IE in August Patch Tuesday

Critical patch released next week will affect all versions of Internet Explorer

Fri Aug 08 2014, 15:01

'NSA proof' keyless security system software hits Kickstarter

Promises to encrypt data, making it inaccessible to hackers without passwords

Thu Aug 07 2014, 17:28

US says another Snowden is leaking national security documents

A news story published Tuesday revealed intercepted national security documents

Wed Aug 06 2014, 16:17

Vodafone becomes first telecoms firm to win UK cyber security accreditation

Gets the thumbs up from the government

Tue Aug 05 2014, 15:48

Paypal ignores bug discovery that lets anyone bypass two factor authentication

Researcher told firm about it in June but still had no response

Tue Aug 05 2014, 11:11

Mozilla goof leaves 76,000 developer identities on public server

Database backed up somewhere too public

Mon Aug 04 2014, 10:26

80 percent of IoT devices are vulnerable to data theft, says HP

Could allow hackers to access users' personal information such credit card credentials

Thu Jul 31 2014, 14:02

Video games industry is fighting an advanced cyber attack campaign

Source code-stealing hackers are thought to have been active since 2009

Wed Jul 30 2014, 16:40

Instagram to use HTTPS following discovery of gaping security hole in iOS app

Security expert warns users should not use the app until a patch is released

Tue Jul 29 2014, 16:38

Koler 'Police' ransomware was more dangerous than first thought, says Kaspersky

Infected over 200,000 Android devices with the UK and US bearing the brunt

Tue Jul 29 2014, 14:54

The NSA and GCHQ try very hard to hack, but also help Tor

Tor spies keep the spooks at bay

Tue Aug 26 2014, 11:24

GCHQ challenges punters to block and fix a cyber attack

Astute Explorer is part of the cyber security challenge

Thu Aug 21 2014, 09:18

Fake Evernote extension is spamming Chrome users, warns Malwarebytes

Works to spam users with unwanted ads by injecting JavaScript into each page they visit

Tue Aug 19 2014, 12:55

Microsoft pulls Patch Tuesday update causing blue screen of death

Gives users a fiddly complex workaround

Mon Aug 18 2014, 11:27

Microsoft issues 26 security fixes for Internet Explorer in August Patch Tuesday

Addresses zero-day flaws in IE versions 6 to 11 as well as Adobe Flash

Wed Aug 13 2014, 11:47

'Surveillance-proof' Blackphone gets hacked at Def Con

Hacker Justin Case roots the phone and declares it on Twitter

Tue Aug 12 2014, 11:58

John McAfee shocks Def Con attendees in surprise complaint website announcement

The Brown List is a website where people can vent their rage

Mon Aug 11 2014, 15:11

Yahoo Mail to follow Gmail's lead with end-to-end encryption

Company offers shaky priest metaphor

Fri Aug 08 2014, 11:09

OpenSSL receives nine post-Heartbleed critical bug fixes

The CII coding boys are earning their keep

Thu Aug 07 2014, 15:44

Russian crime ring lifts 1.2 billion user credentials in biggest cyber heist yet

Usernames and passwords were stolen in attacks on 420,000 websites

Wed Aug 06 2014, 13:06

'I can hack into airplanes', claims security researcher

Will prove he can hack into inflight entertainment systems at Blackhat

Tue Aug 05 2014, 14:53

Malware found hidden in computer registry infects a system without installing files

Gdata discovers rare malware in Microsoft Word file

Mon Aug 04 2014, 15:41

Paddy Power confesses to data leak hitting 650,000 users

Paddy fields questions over 2010 breach

Fri Aug 01 2014, 14:50

Bittorrent Bleep removes the central server from chat

Now you can chat in privacy

Thu Jul 31 2014, 12:48

Security researcher finds exploitable flaws in 14 major anti-virus engines

Updated Used by vendors including Bitdefender, AVG and F-secure

Wed Jul 30 2014, 14:55

Android 'supermalware' can impersonate any app

'Fake ID' will leave you needing a beer

Tue Jul 29 2014, 16:15

Half of most popular Android apps inherit security vulnerabilities from reused code

Firm that uncovered Heartbleed gears up to name blameworthy developers

Mon Jul 28 2014, 11:32

Cyber security experts find 92 percent successful Gmail hack

Works across Android, Windows and iOS operating systems

Fri Aug 22 2014, 16:46

Chinese Linux Trojan makes the jump to Windows

DDoS attacks largely aimed within China

Wed Aug 20 2014, 15:36

Symantec promises a new world, a new Norton

Nine becomes one

Tue Aug 19 2014, 11:37

Google adds protection from spoof downloads to Chrome

Users will see download bar warning

Fri Aug 15 2014, 16:12

NCA kicks off cyber safety campaign with a stern warning

Says 40 percent of UK punters are not protected against hackers

Wed Aug 13 2014, 09:46

Hackers root Google's Nest thermostat in 15 seconds

Firm advises buying one of its security cameras

Mon Aug 11 2014, 16:33

Cybercenturion security competition launches in UK to help form future cyber army

Aims to inspire young people towards careers in cyber security

Mon Aug 11 2014, 10:56

Facebook picks up server outfit Privatecore to secure user data

Social netwotk gets serious about security

Fri Aug 08 2014, 10:06

nCrypted Cloud brings client side integration to Dropbox, Microsoft Onedrive

Puts security at the forefront

Thu Aug 07 2014, 13:10

Synology 'investigating' Synlocker NAS drive ransomware

Users hit by ransomware advised to shutdown their systems

Wed Aug 06 2014, 10:33

Samba hit by remote code execution vulnerability

Samba got tangoed

Tue Aug 05 2014, 13:06

China bans Symantec and Kaspersky from list of approved security vendors

US and Russian security companies now on China blacklist

Mon Aug 04 2014, 10:44

GCHQ awards six UK university Masters degrees cyber security accreditation

Certified course status recognises a standard for cyber education

Fri Aug 01 2014, 11:47

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

Rival says Tor made hack 'inevitable'

Thu Jul 31 2014, 10:02

Chinese authorities announce Microsoft anti-monopoly investigation

Updated Thinks there's something it isn't being told

Tue Jul 29 2014, 17:01

Blackberry buys 'anti-eavesdropping' mobile security firm Secusmart

Looks to win over those concerned by NSA snooping

Tue Jul 29 2014, 15:42
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