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US promises to extend privacy to EU residents

Eric Holder promises a cosy embrace

Fri Jun 27 2014, 11:38

BBC apologises for bogus breaking news push messages, could be a hack

Claims it's a test, but might be a hijack

Wed Jun 25 2014, 11:54

Nest opens its APIs to developers and hackers

Wants to define the smart home standard

Tue Jun 24 2014, 11:13

Supermicro chip has an unencrypted admin password

Over 30,000 servers affected

Fri Jun 20 2014, 17:13

Android and Windows Phone devices will get an anti-theft kill switch

Follows launch of Apple's iOS Activation Lock

Fri Jun 20 2014, 13:16

Student beats Simplelocker Android ransomware with Java applet

Flicks the baddies the Control V sign

Thu Jun 19 2014, 11:50

Microsoft patches DoS bug in anti-malware engine

Seven months after it was discovered

Wed Jun 18 2014, 16:31

F-Secure: Malware-riddled Windows XP needs to 'hurry up and die'

The firm can't believe 'the beast' hasn't died, and urges users to upgrade

Wed Jun 18 2014, 10:14

F-Secure: Google's digital profiling is 'extremely dangerous' [Video]

Firm says it could keep the company 'in power forever'

Tue Jun 17 2014, 12:15

Pinterest hack sees users unknowingly tweet about weight loss and Asian fruit

Second attack on website in 18 months

Mon Jun 16 2014, 11:43

Malwarebytes anti-exploits service protects Windows XP users from attacks

Covers popular targets including Microsoft Office, Java and Adobe

Thu Jun 12 2014, 16:05

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

Hacking Team's government spy tool components uncovered by Kaspersky

Target iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, and BlackBerry users

Wed Jun 25 2014, 16:20

Acronis offers Apple Mac users full backup locally and in the cloud

Claims it's the first 'dual protection' backup software for Mac OS X

Wed Jun 25 2014, 11:42

Google forks OpenSSL to make BoringSSL

Alternative will help, not take over

Mon Jun 23 2014, 13:28

Android 4.4.4 Kitkat unexpectedly arrives with OpenSSL fix

2.2.2 away from the number of the beast

Fri Jun 20 2014, 15:55

Google Play Store is littered with 'secret keys'

Android app developers are leaving sensitive data in their code

Thu Jun 19 2014, 16:28

Gameover Zeus and Cryptolocker deadline passes with a whimper

NCA warnings to detect and clear infections either very successful, or unnecessary

Thu Jun 19 2014, 10:03

Mikko Hypponen says John Kerry should 'shut the f*** up' about Snowden

Security expert defends the NSA whistleblower

Wed Jun 18 2014, 12:27

Nokia paid software blackmail demand in 2008 to prevent Symbian leak

Paid millions, according to reports

Wed Jun 18 2014, 09:26

Domino's hackers fail to release customer data following Twitter suspension

Even hackers need to earn a (thin) crust

Tue Jun 17 2014, 11:21

FCC chairman Wheeler tells ISPs to lead on cyber security

Promises support so they can do the FCC's job

Fri Jun 13 2014, 12:55

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

Luuuk malware lifts €500,000 a week from European bank

Customers of a ‘large European bank' should be extra vigilant, says Kaspersky Lab

Wed Jun 25 2014, 14:13

Microsoft launches Interflow to pool threat data in the cloud

Aims to reduce end-user costs

Tue Jun 24 2014, 16:42

Only 9,000 out of 300,000 servers were patched to fix Heartbleed bug last month

Websites aren't bothering to patch vulnerable servers

Mon Jun 23 2014, 10:38

Hackers reverse engineer NSA surveillance bugs

It bugged the hell out of them

Fri Jun 20 2014, 14:54

Ebay pulls N9500 Chinese spyware phone from auction website

Something about Chinese takeaways

Thu Jun 19 2014, 12:40

One in five SMBs refuse to let go of Windows XP

How many more times do we have to say it?

Wed Jun 18 2014, 17:16

Bank of England CIO urges businesses to assess cloud computing security issues

Says cyber security is 'a worry'

Wed Jun 18 2014, 11:38

In-app purchases are killing the gaming industry, says Mikko Hypponen

F-Secure researcher thinks 'it sucks' but acknowledges iOS tight security

Tue Jun 17 2014, 15:56

GCHQ to share cyber threat intelligence with industry

Announces pilot threat data and intellectual property sharing initiatives

Tue Jun 17 2014, 10:04

Feedly hits third day of downtime as DDoS attacks continue

No sign of attacks ending any time soon

Fri Jun 13 2014, 12:31

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
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