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Blackphone bug bounty programme aims to find flaws in 'surveillance-proof' smartphone

Will pay minimum $128 reward to anyone who can find a bug

Wed Sep 24 2014, 13:20

Google's Android L will have default encryption too

It won't be outdone by Apple's iOS 8

Fri Sep 19 2014, 14:46

Apple switches on iCloud two-factor authentication

Following celebrity images hack

Wed Sep 17 2014, 10:34

Apple beefs up iCloud security a day before iPhone 6 unveiling

Looks to regain users' trust ahead of 9 September event

Mon Sep 08 2014, 17:25

UK Home Office to tackle phone thefts and car technology malware

Theresa May will work with industry on security

Thu Sep 04 2014, 12:46

GCHQ privacy protest descends into urine drinking after low turnout

Activists told there's no P in GCHQ

Mon Sep 01 2014, 16:56

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

Cloudflare creates keyless SSL encryption for better security

If you don't divulge your keys, noone can hack them

Mon Sep 22 2014, 16:26

Google, Dropbox and others launch Simply Secure to ensure open security

Look to make security fun and effective

Fri Sep 19 2014, 13:15

Twitch users shook by money spending malware

F-Secure makes users feel insecure

Mon Sep 15 2014, 09:10

The fat cat, the cloud, and the little old lady

Column An allegory for the virtual data age

Fri Sep 05 2014, 14:59

Government supported Mooc to ignite the UK cybersecurity industry

200,000 students expected to join the government massive open online course

Thu Sep 04 2014, 08:30

Russian cyber criminals targeted seven of world's major banks in JP Morgan Chase attack

Updated Sources claim hackers also altered and deleted customer records

Fri Aug 29 2014, 12:36

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

Large-scale malvertising campaign hidden in online ads hits Last.fm

Malware payload distributed onto unsuspecting visitors via Zemot Trojan

Fri Sep 19 2014, 16:45

XSS security attack found in eBay iPhone auction

eBay iPhone lure is a ticket to theft

Thu Sep 18 2014, 10:16

Punters hooked by Bournemouth blighting Peter Pan pantomime email spam scam

Put the PDF Peter Pan pandemonium behind you

Tue Sep 09 2014, 12:24

Open-Xchange announces OX Guard email encryption tool

Encrypt, encrypt and encrypt again

Thu Sep 04 2014, 17:12

Europol launches J-Cat outfit to tackle growing cybercrime threat

J-Cat lands on its feet, ready to pounce

Tue Sep 02 2014, 13:26

Intel unveils security controller for software defined data centres

Designed to protect physical, virtualised and cloud environments

Wed Aug 27 2014, 14:50

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
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