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Google ups the ante for bug hunters, raises Chrome bounty reward by $10,000

Hopes to uncover security flaws that are harder to find

Wed Oct 01 2014, 13:05

China clears the iPhone 6 for sale after Apple says it's not a security threat

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus will go on sale in China on 17 October

Tue Sep 30 2014, 10:11

Hackers take advantage of Bash Shellshock bug as developers rush to patch

Apple plays it down, security companies say panic

Fri Sep 26 2014, 14:52

Google extends device policy service to Android and iOS Chrome

Mobile browsers join Windows, Chrome OS, Linux and Mac

Wed Sep 24 2014, 16:30

Cloudflare creates keyless SSL encryption for better security

If you don't divulge your keys, noone can hack them

Mon Sep 22 2014, 16:26

Google, Dropbox and others launch Simply Secure to ensure open security

Look to make security fun and effective

Fri Sep 19 2014, 13:15

Twitch users shook by money spending malware

F-Secure makes users feel insecure

Mon Sep 15 2014, 09:10

The fat cat, the cloud, and the little old lady

Column An allegory for the virtual data age

Fri Sep 05 2014, 14:59

Government supported Mooc to ignite the UK cybersecurity industry

200,000 students expected to join the government massive open online course

Thu Sep 04 2014, 08:30

Russian cyber criminals targeted seven of world's major banks in JP Morgan Chase attack

Updated Sources claim hackers also altered and deleted customer records

Fri Aug 29 2014, 12:36

The NSA and GCHQ try very hard to hack, but also help Tor

Tor spies keep the spooks at bay

Tue Aug 26 2014, 11:24

GCHQ challenges punters to block and fix a cyber attack

Astute Explorer is part of the cyber security challenge

Thu Aug 21 2014, 09:18

Fake Evernote extension is spamming Chrome users, warns Malwarebytes

Works to spam users with unwanted ads by injecting JavaScript into each page they visit

Tue Aug 19 2014, 12:55

Microsoft pulls Patch Tuesday update causing blue screen of death

Gives users a fiddly complex workaround

Mon Aug 18 2014, 11:27

Microsoft issues 26 security fixes for Internet Explorer in August Patch Tuesday

Addresses zero-day flaws in IE versions 6 to 11 as well as Adobe Flash

Wed Aug 13 2014, 11:47

'Surveillance-proof' Blackphone gets hacked at Def Con

Hacker Justin Case roots the phone and declares it on Twitter

Tue Aug 12 2014, 11:58

John McAfee shocks Def Con attendees in surprise complaint website announcement

The Brown List is a website where people can vent their rage

Mon Aug 11 2014, 15:11

Apple issues Shellshock bash bug patches for Mac OS X

Claims the bug affects only 'a small number of users'

Tue Sep 30 2014, 16:55

Ineffective Shellshock fix means hackers are still exploiting vulnerability

Initial patch hasn't worked

Mon Sep 29 2014, 16:48

The FBI says disgruntled employees are the new danger

The insider threat is a big one

Thu Sep 25 2014, 13:37

Microsoft launches a cloud bug bounty programme for Microsoft Office

Says it is 'the right thing to do'

Wed Sep 24 2014, 14:53

Large-scale malvertising campaign hidden in online ads hits Last.fm

Malware payload distributed onto unsuspecting visitors via Zemot Trojan

Fri Sep 19 2014, 16:45

XSS security attack found in eBay iPhone auction

eBay iPhone lure is a ticket to theft

Thu Sep 18 2014, 10:16

Punters hooked by Bournemouth blighting Peter Pan pantomime email spam scam

Put the PDF Peter Pan pandemonium behind you

Tue Sep 09 2014, 12:24

Open-Xchange announces OX Guard email encryption tool

Encrypt, encrypt and encrypt again

Thu Sep 04 2014, 17:12

Europol launches J-Cat outfit to tackle growing cybercrime threat

J-Cat lands on its feet, ready to pounce

Tue Sep 02 2014, 13:26

Intel unveils security controller for software defined data centres

Designed to protect physical, virtualised and cloud environments

Wed Aug 27 2014, 14:50

Cyber security experts find 92 percent successful Gmail hack

Works across Android, Windows and iOS operating systems

Fri Aug 22 2014, 16:46

Chinese Linux Trojan makes the jump to Windows

DDoS attacks largely aimed within China

Wed Aug 20 2014, 15:36

Symantec promises a new world, a new Norton

Nine becomes one

Tue Aug 19 2014, 11:37

Google adds protection from spoof downloads to Chrome

Users will see download bar warning

Fri Aug 15 2014, 16:12

NCA kicks off cyber safety campaign with a stern warning

Says 40 percent of UK punters are not protected against hackers

Wed Aug 13 2014, 09:46

Hackers root Google's Nest thermostat in 15 seconds

Firm advises buying one of its security cameras

Mon Aug 11 2014, 16:33

Cybercenturion security competition launches in UK to help form future cyber army

Aims to inspire young people towards careers in cyber security

Mon Aug 11 2014, 10:56

Parents will sell their kids for free WiFi

F-Secure won't take the children though

Tue Sep 30 2014, 11:56

Europol warns about organised crime service providers

Have a go scammers hire black hats by the blag

Mon Sep 29 2014, 13:59

Bash bug in Mac OS X and Linux could be 'bigger than Heartbleed'

One line of code and they've got you

Thu Sep 25 2014, 12:25

Blackphone bug bounty programme aims to find flaws in 'surveillance-proof' smartphone

Will pay minimum $128 reward to anyone who can find a bug

Wed Sep 24 2014, 13:20

Google's Android L will have default encryption too

It won't be outdone by Apple's iOS 8

Fri Sep 19 2014, 14:46

Apple switches on iCloud two-factor authentication

Following celebrity images hack

Wed Sep 17 2014, 10:34

Apple beefs up iCloud security a day before iPhone 6 unveiling

Looks to regain users' trust ahead of 9 September event

Mon Sep 08 2014, 17:25

UK Home Office to tackle phone thefts and car technology malware

Theresa May will work with industry on security

Thu Sep 04 2014, 12:46

GCHQ privacy protest descends into urine drinking after low turnout

Activists told there's no P in GCHQ

Mon Sep 01 2014, 16:56

Secret app hacked to reveal anonymous user identities

By using personal email addresses and 'dummy' accounts

Tue Aug 26 2014, 13:09

Facebook adds Oculus VR bounties to bug hunter buffet

Minimum of $500 on offer

Thu Aug 21 2014, 10:26

US nuclear regulator hacked by foreign parties

Three times in as many years

Wed Aug 20 2014, 13:05

Wikileaks' Julian Assange announces absolutely nothing

Free information advocate claims he will leave Equador's London embassy 'soon'

Mon Aug 18 2014, 14:24

Google improves spam filter to combat Unicode spoofing

No home for the highly restricted

Wed Aug 13 2014, 16:43

IBM buys Lighthouse to bolster cloud security credentials

Lighthouse shows IBM rocks

Tue Aug 12 2014, 15:08

Xiaomi offers 'opt-in' patch to quell privacy concerns

Instant message service is uploading personal data

Mon Aug 11 2014, 16:12
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