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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

Russia will give £65k to any security expert who can crack TOR

Police to track down naughty users

Fri Jul 25 2014, 16:55

Kim Dotcom plans to 'abolish' mass surveillance

Mega founder to stop government from having 'total citizen control'

Fri Jul 25 2014, 10:54

European Central Bank sees customer data pilfered in website hack

But said no financial details have been pinched

Thu Jul 24 2014, 11:24

Dropbox advises users with privacy concerns to add their own encryption

But warns it will break some features if you do

Wed Jul 23 2014, 15:08

More cyber criminals are blackmailing victims with explicit photos

'Sextortion' is on the rise, warn security experts

Tue Jul 22 2014, 14:33

Snowden calls on world's hackers to create NSA-thwarting technologies

Urges creation of anti-tracking technologies to encrypt traffic online

Mon Jul 21 2014, 14:57

Blackphone goes for Blackberry's throat in privacy row

Black mark for Canadian rival

Wed Jul 16 2014, 13:08

Germany is looking to regulate Google and other technology giants

Leaked document points at tighter controls

Mon Jul 14 2014, 13:14

Y2K bug sees army of zombies threaten to take Pennsylvania

Come cadaver go if you think you're hard enough

Fri Jul 11 2014, 14:54

WEDG is the latest post-Snowden personal cloud

WEDG you believe it

Fri Jul 11 2014, 13:46

Silent Circle guns for Skype with global expansion of encrypted calling service

Users can make secure phone calls globally without roaming charges

Thu Jul 10 2014, 10:08

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 Pirate Bay launches a mobile website for smartphone torrenting

So far it hasn't fallen afoul of the content cartels

Fri Jul 25 2014, 16:28

Tor's Tails software gets torn apart by researchers

Edward Snowden's operating system of choice isn't as secure as once thought

Thu Jul 24 2014, 11:02

Internet Explorer vulnerabilities have doubled since 2013

Microsoft's web browser has required an 'historic' shedload of security patches

Wed Jul 23 2014, 13:38

EFF releases Privacy Badger add-on for Firefox and Chrome

This time, it's the badger doing the culling

Tue Jul 22 2014, 13:44

Kaspersky: Government isn't doing enough to educate about cybercrime

Says bigger marketing campaigns are needed to alert mainstream citizens

Fri Jul 18 2014, 16:35

US Secret Service warns that hotel PCs are targeted by hackers

Beware the keylogger

Tue Jul 15 2014, 09:16

Oracle to plug 113 security holes in July critical patch update

Fixes 20 weaknesses in Java SE that could allow an attacker to exploit systems remotely

Mon Jul 14 2014, 11:39

Microsoft uncovers bogus SSL certificates, urges users to beware of cyber attacks

Certificates could be used by hackers to spoof content and perform phishing attacks

Fri Jul 11 2014, 14:07

Gameover Zeus malware returns stronger than ever

Has returned as an evolved campaign sending malicious spam messages

Fri Jul 11 2014, 12:16

Adobe issues critical Flash Player update for Windows and Mac

Google credentials could have been swiped

Wed Jul 09 2014, 15:47

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

Internet Explorer is the 'sweet spot' for cyber criminals

Has surpassed Adobe and Oracle software to become the most patched software product

Fri Jul 25 2014, 13:49

Apple coughs on iOS diagnostic capabilities in response to 'backdoor' allegations

Says services are for diagnostics only

Thu Jul 24 2014, 11:52

BBC blames extended online and iPlayer downtime on heavy load

Move along please

Thu Jul 24 2014, 08:51

Intel announces 'self encrypting' solid state drives to fight data breaches

SSD Pro 2500 series aims to protect against 'significant financial loss'

Tue Jul 22 2014, 17:15

Google adds more security to its Gmail servers

You'll get a grilling if your app isn't encrypted

Mon Jul 21 2014, 16:14

Google's Project Zero initiative aims to rid the web of targeted attacks

Put together after Googlers spent time discovering bugs like Heartbleed

Wed Jul 16 2014, 13:52

David Cameron pledges £1.1bn to fight cyber terrorists

Most spending will be on intelligence and surveillance equipment, such as drones

Mon Jul 14 2014, 16:47

iPhone and iPad users are at risk of data theft by Gmail app hacking

Google has failed to apply security to prevent attackers from viewing encrypted data

Fri Jul 11 2014, 15:23

A drip drip drip approach to DRIP would have been preferred

Column Fools rush in to legislate, the wise oppose it

Fri Jul 11 2014, 14:00

Wiping an Android phone won’t save your naked selfie blushes

Because it does nothing

Fri Jul 11 2014, 09:32
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