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Amazon Web Services is still using Truecrypt

Two weeks after closure it remains the only encryption option

Thu Jun 12 2014, 15:01

Sosecure seeks funding for world's first smartphone controlled SSD

Remote wiping and pin protection built in

Wed Jun 11 2014, 16:14

NSA tells court that it can't stop deleting evidence in EFF lawsuit

Claims its systems are 'too complicated'

Wed Jun 11 2014, 11:39

US accuses Chinese 'Panda Putter' group of cyber espionage campaign

Group reportedly targeting US and European businesses in space and satellite industry

Tue Jun 10 2014, 13:32

Europe: Google and Facebook must abide by data protection laws

Ruling comes a year after first NSA snooping revelations

Fri Jun 06 2014, 15:44

Government Cyber Essentials security scheme looks to thwart cyberattacks

BAE Systems, Barclays and HP already onboard

Fri Jun 06 2014, 11:24

Linux hit by GnuTLS exploit, follows Heartbleed model

Beware the overly-long handshake

Wed Jun 04 2014, 16:46

DARPA competition offers $2m prize for best automated cyber defence system

Claims current network security systems are 'inadequate' due to need for humans

Tue Jun 03 2014, 15:58

Truecrypt is alive and well and living in Switzerland

Truecrypt never dies

Mon Jun 02 2014, 16:50

Linux Foundation throws money at OpenSSL staffing post-Heartbleed

But fool the industry twice, shame on them

Fri May 30 2014, 15:22

Shoe seller Office admits to hack, customer details plundered

Shoe shop has trod in something

Thu May 29 2014, 13:26

Apple acknowledges Find My iPhone exploit, urges users to change passwords

Says it was a standard 'ID hack'

Wed May 28 2014, 10:08

Facebook teams up with Trend Micro and F-Secure for better security

Will help spot and clean infected machines logging in to the service

Thu May 22 2014, 15:09

Silent Circle gets cash to meet 'overwhelming' Blackphone demand

Will also use funding to bring encrypted services to iOS and Android

Wed May 21 2014, 16:24

China warns US it will hit back following DoJ hacking allegations

Pots calling kettles black

Tue May 20 2014, 10:22

Mozilla begrudgingly brings Netflix support to Linux with DRM in Firefox

Closed DRM and open source don't mix

Thu May 15 2014, 12:04

Gmail exploit foiled for a $500 bounty from Google

Bug could expose all Gmail user addresses

Thu Jun 12 2014, 14:33

Dropbox snaps up file security company Mobilespan to bolster corporate credentials

Firm looks to challenge rival Box

Wed Jun 11 2014, 15:09

Internet Explorer gets 59 bug fixes in Microsoft's June Patch Tuesday

Patches the overlooked zero-day flaw discovered in October

Wed Jun 11 2014, 11:17

Teenagers hack ATM by reading the instructions

Not punished, but late back from lunch

Tue Jun 10 2014, 12:49

OpenSSL yields yet another vulnerability

'I Got You Babe' is playing on the radio

Fri Jun 06 2014, 15:16

Researchers uncover Android file-encrypting Cryptolocker style ransomware

More nude pictures, more problems

Thu Jun 05 2014, 12:29

Chinese state media slam Facebook and Microsoft over NSA collusion

Official sources say US companies are aiding PRISM takeaways

Wed Jun 04 2014, 13:46

Molerat is back and biting government systems

Fireeye spots toothy takeaways

Tue Jun 03 2014, 12:43

Anonymous Brazilians vow to upset the World Cup and its sponsors

Hacktivists will park a virtual bus in front of the goal

Mon Jun 02 2014, 12:34

Privacy, user ID systems and toilet analysis hot topics at Internet of Things event

IT managers discuss IoT pros and cons

Thu May 29 2014, 16:22

Avast takes down forums after breach hits 400,000 users

User names, email addresses and hashed passwords were compromised

Tue May 27 2014, 12:47

Microsoft: Upgrade to Windows 8 to dodge unpatched IE zero-day flaw

Uses an overlooked IE security bug as an excuse to get users to migrate

Fri May 23 2014, 10:47

The Internet of Things needs a security model to protect user data

IoT security becomes a hot topic at The INQUIRER and Intel's roundtable event

Thu May 22 2014, 13:08

Fish dating website refuses to swim with a shakedown

Plenty of Fish won’t pay ransom demand, gets attacked

Wed May 21 2014, 10:39

97 arrested in worldwide Blackshades cybercrime crackdown

Over 1,100 storage devices seized

Mon May 19 2014, 16:22

Microsoft: No more Windows XP updates in Patch Tuesday releases

Firm vows not to go back on its word, again

Wed May 14 2014, 17:15

LG G3 gets anti-theft Kill Switch courtesy of McAfee

Protected from the hands of pilferers

Thu Jun 12 2014, 12:50

Adobe Flash Player update for Windows, Mac and Linux patches six vulnerabilities

Could let an attacker take control of affected system

Wed Jun 11 2014, 13:41

Android 4.4 Kitkat, Blackberry 10.2.1 and Chrome OS get updated security guidance

CESG offers advise for public sector workers

Tue Jun 10 2014, 14:28

Latest iOS 7 lock screen flaw grants hackers iPhone access 'within five seconds'

Offers access to any app open on Apple smartphone

Tue Jun 10 2014, 11:06

'NSA-proof' Protonet server crowdfunds $1m in under 90 minutes

Breaks record held by some movie about Mars

Fri Jun 06 2014, 13:24

Blood-thirsty Queen wants cybercrime heads

Someone has been watching Game of Thrones

Thu Jun 05 2014, 11:56

US Secret Service seeks social media sarcasm detector

Coz that's really going to work well

Wed Jun 04 2014, 11:31

FBI issues arrest warrant over Gameover Zeus botnet

As demand for safety information crashes NCA website

Tue Jun 03 2014, 11:12

'Son of Heartbleed' hits Android and WiFi networks

Beware of Cupid's arrows

Fri May 30 2014, 16:37

Spotify emails customers warning of hack, offers advice for Android app users

But only one user has had data pinched

Thu May 29 2014, 14:14

Half of eBay users no longer trust it after poor handling of database breach

Only 33 percent have changed their passwords

Wed May 28 2014, 15:06

China calls for the US to stop 'unscrupulous' spying

Claims it is putting global cyber security 'under threat'

Tue May 27 2014, 09:37

Not happy with eBay password changes? There are options

Change all the things

Thu May 22 2014, 16:06

Google snaps up protege Divide for BYOD Android enterprise

Takes a tip from the school of hard Knox

Tue May 20 2014, 13:54

Samsung claims just 1.8 million active users of Knox

But firm claims it is seeing 'traction' in business space

Mon May 19 2014, 15:28
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