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Microsoft rolls out critical fixes for Windows and IE in July Patch Tuesday

Fixes 24 CVEs that could be used for remote code execution attacks in Windows and IE

Wed Jul 09 2014, 13:57

China approves Lenovo's purchase of IBM's x86 server business

But American suspicion lingers on

Fri Jul 04 2014, 15:37

Blackberry CEO lays into Android Knox security

Despite Google's OS overtaking Blackberry in the enterprise

Fri Jul 04 2014, 10:29

Post Heartbleed OpenSSL roadmap shows the mountain it has to climb

Admit it's time to get its house in order

Wed Jul 02 2014, 15:29

Microsoft installs tougher Outlook and Onedrive encryption to curb NSA snooping

TLS and PFS encryption deployed to put an end to back door snooping

Tue Jul 01 2014, 15:36

UK government to team with the Open University to teach cyber security

Will aim to educate 200,000 people

Mon Jun 30 2014, 17:17

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

British Airways confirms uncharged devices will be banned from US-bound flights

UK airline to comply with US government requirements

Tue Jul 08 2014, 15:58

Bletchley Park veteran talks about WWII code breaking experiences [Video]

Says we need more women in security today

Fri Jul 04 2014, 12:21

University of Surrey opens cybersecurity centre to boost security research

Focusing on privacy, data protection, secure communications and human-centric technology

Fri Jul 04 2014, 10:04

Top ranking malware affecting businesses is a Windows XP worm

Trend Micro warns its popularity is attributed to the number of companies still using Windows XP

Wed Jul 02 2014, 14:13

Cisco uncovers Microsoft Word spearphishing attack

Targeted rich industries like banking, oil, television and jewellery

Tue Jul 01 2014, 13:44

Silent Circle's 'surveillance-proof' Blackphone starts shipping

The first batch of handsets is 'completely sold out'

Mon Jun 30 2014, 15:33

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

Open-Xchange: The internet wouldn't have happened without Linux

Interview CEO compares big data firms to Hotel California

Mon Jul 07 2014, 17:18

Android bug leaks your location via WiFi

Saving your battery could cost your privacy

Fri Jul 04 2014, 11:48

Kaspersky tracks the return of Miniduke spyware

It targets drug dealers and governments

Fri Jul 04 2014, 09:11

IEEE's anti-malware support service offers defence from virus authors

Will aim to increase access to stronger cryptographic and metadata cybersecurity tools

Wed Jul 02 2014, 12:12

Bletchley Park veteran slams NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden as 'utterly appalling'

Thinks leaking government secrets wasn't serving our interests

Mon Jun 30 2014, 13:56

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
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