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GCHQ spies hit Anonymous and Lulzsec hackers with DDoS atacks

According to Snowden's latest NSA files

Wed Feb 05 2014, 13:31

Superbowl security command centre broadcast a passcode on the telly

Everything is locked down and secure, except the security command centre

Mon Feb 03 2014, 15:12

Europe is driving towards motor car kill switches

Police will be able to stop cars remotely

Mon Feb 03 2014, 12:20

David Cameron takes snooping lessons from the telly

Please, someone schedule 1984

Fri Jan 31 2014, 12:16

Angry Birds website is defaced with anti-snooping sympathies

Alleged peeking birds criticised

Wed Jan 29 2014, 16:15

Lavabit founder goes to court for control of encryption keys

Has already suspended its email service

Wed Jan 29 2014, 10:51

Facebook's Android app wants to access your text messages

To confirm a user's phone number, it claims

Tue Jan 28 2014, 15:34

FBI has cloned an entire Tormail server

It knows what you did last summer

Mon Jan 27 2014, 17:18

Syrian Electronic Army claims CNN as its latest victim

Takes over news outlet's social media accounts and blog

Fri Jan 24 2014, 14:30

99 percent of mobile malware is aimed at Android

Google platform comes top again

Wed Jan 22 2014, 14:33

EE to release emergency router upgrade after vulnerability found

You should be safe if you surf sensibly

Mon Jan 20 2014, 15:19

Starbucks digital wallet app for iPhone has a major security flaw

Updated But a fix it on the way

Fri Jan 17 2014, 11:56

Digital wallet? There's a Zapp for that

Five UK banks sign up to a common standard for digital transactions

Wed Jan 15 2014, 14:53

Secure Blackphone handset promises to thwart NSA snooping

Set to debut at Mobile World Congress next month

Wed Jan 15 2014, 10:41

UK government wants people and businesses to be more cyber savvy

Time to get streetwise

Mon Jan 13 2014, 13:43

Gmail starts showing images by default on Android

Updated No need to worry about picture security

Fri Jan 10 2014, 12:52

Adobe issues an emergency Flash Player patch for Windows and Mac

Fixes bug that allows attackers to take control of an affected system

Wed Feb 05 2014, 11:16

NHS websites are compromised by hackers to serve malware

Updated A coding error was to blame

Mon Feb 03 2014, 14:47

Syrian Electronic Army hacks Paypal and eBay websites

Protesting payments embargoes

Mon Feb 03 2014, 09:37

Yahoo warns its users about a hacker attack

Resets passwords on affected accounts

Fri Jan 31 2014, 09:18

FBI bests Spyeye banking botnet coder

Aleksandr Andreevich Panin pleads guilty

Wed Jan 29 2014, 15:56

Microsoft Onedrive targeted by fake flash player update

First time for the cloud storage service

Wed Jan 29 2014, 09:00

Snowden papers reveal even Angry Birds is monitored by the NSA

Updated Latest leaked papers ruffle more feathers

Tue Jan 28 2014, 11:24

Microsoft faces up to phishing attack losses

Investigates to see what it lost

Mon Jan 27 2014, 10:36

Symantec uncovers malware that uses Windows to infect Android devices

Malware authors shift to targeting Android as its popularity grows

Thu Jan 23 2014, 15:22

German security agency warns of hacking attack on 16 million people

Passwords and usernames pilfered

Tue Jan 21 2014, 15:39

'123456' is dubbed 2013’s worst password

Worse than 2012’s password 'password'

Tue Jan 21 2014, 11:02

UK cyber chief recommends using any old password

As easy as abc123

Mon Jan 20 2014, 10:21

Syrian Electronic Army attacks Saudi websites

Also promises a return to Redmond

Thu Jan 16 2014, 13:37

Kaspersky discovers Java variant of Icefog malware

Targeting an American independent oil and gas corporation

Wed Jan 15 2014, 13:05

Microsoft's January Patch Tuesday tackles Windows XP security holes

Patching all it can before end of support in April

Tue Jan 14 2014, 11:46

Oracle to issue huge security patch addressing 36 Java vulnerabilities

144 flaws found across hundreds of Oracle products and components

Mon Jan 13 2014, 11:42

Snapchat snaps into post hacking apology mode

Updates app and gets around to apologising

Fri Jan 10 2014, 11:42

Java botnet hits Mac, Linux and Windows machines

Makes infected systems unknowingly launch DDoS attacks

Tue Feb 04 2014, 16:45

US and UK spy agencies accused of swoop on Belgian cryptography expert

Not little snooping cells

Mon Feb 03 2014, 13:12

Github bug bounty programme offers up to $5,000 in rewards for hackers

Cash for spotting security vulnerabilities

Fri Jan 31 2014, 14:46

3G and 4G USB modems are vulnerable to login ID-stealing hackers

Cross Site Request Forgery attacks could be used to steal credentials via SMS

Thu Jan 30 2014, 15:22

EU justice minister is as mad as Angry Birds over NSA snooping

Demands data protection changes

Wed Jan 29 2014, 14:08

FBI busts email hacking websites and users

Websites down, people charged

Tue Jan 28 2014, 10:43

Android app claims to use artificial intelligence to fight cyber threats

Security startup Zimperium says it will spot malware before it causes harm

Fri Jan 24 2014, 16:10

VMware buys mobile security startup Airwatch to bolster product offering

Hands over $1.54bn for the firm

Wed Jan 22 2014, 17:25

Facebook is rife with more video spam campaigns

From half-naked woman to snakes eating zookeepers

Tue Jan 21 2014, 14:42

Syrian Electronic Army hits Microsoft again

Hacking group lives up to its Microsoft word

Tue Jan 21 2014, 09:44

Obama promises to curtail NSA PRISM snooping

Says surveillance is legal and justified after 9/11

Fri Jan 17 2014, 18:09

Snapchat gets hit by a sexy spam campaign

Lures users with suggestive images of half-naked women

Thu Jan 16 2014, 11:54

Adobe joins Microsoft and Oracle with Patch Tuesday security bulletin

Addresses some critical bugs in Adobe Reader, Acrobat and Flash Player

Wed Jan 15 2014, 11:56

Ghash.io promises not to break the Bitcoin market

Even before most people have comprehended it

Mon Jan 13 2014, 14:04

Target hack adds up to 110 million affected punters

Oh for goodness sake

Mon Jan 13 2014, 11:03
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