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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

DARPA competition offers $2m prize for best automated cyber defence system

Claims current network security systems are 'inadequate' due to need for humans

Tue Jun 03 2014, 15:58

Truecrypt is alive and well and living in Switzerland

Truecrypt never dies

Mon Jun 02 2014, 16:50

Linux Foundation throws money at OpenSSL staffing post-Heartbleed

But fool the industry twice, shame on them

Fri May 30 2014, 15:22

Shoe seller Office admits to hack, customer details plundered

Shoe shop has trod in something

Thu May 29 2014, 13:26

Apple acknowledges Find My iPhone exploit, urges users to change passwords

Says it was a standard 'ID hack'

Wed May 28 2014, 10:08

Facebook teams up with Trend Micro and F-Secure for better security

Will help spot and clean infected machines logging in to the service

Thu May 22 2014, 15:09

Silent Circle gets cash to meet 'overwhelming' Blackphone demand

Will also use funding to bring encrypted services to iOS and Android

Wed May 21 2014, 16:24

China warns US it will hit back following DoJ hacking allegations

Pots calling kettles black

Tue May 20 2014, 10:22

Mozilla begrudgingly brings Netflix support to Linux with DRM in Firefox

Closed DRM and open source don't mix

Thu May 15 2014, 12:04

Business staff can't manage the huge volume of security alerts

Up to 150,000 events per day make firms vulnerable to attack

Tue May 13 2014, 14:47

Privacy International wins victory over HMRC in spy technology sales case

Refusing to comment is not responsive government, said the court

Tue May 13 2014, 09:45

Shapchat settles with FTC over 'disappearing' images myth

Your dinkle photos aren't all that secret

Fri May 09 2014, 15:02

Twitter tackles suspicious logins and password heists

Works on password best practice

Fri May 09 2014, 09:16

Instagram 'image viewer' apps pose a greater risk than phishing websites

Malwarebytes warns users of third party Instagram apps

Wed May 07 2014, 17:07

Researchers uncover Android file-encrypting Cryptolocker style ransomware

More nude pictures, more problems

Thu Jun 05 2014, 12:29

Chinese state media slam Facebook and Microsoft over NSA collusion

Official sources say US companies are aiding PRISM takeaways

Wed Jun 04 2014, 13:46

Molerat is back and biting government systems

Fireeye spots toothy takeaways

Tue Jun 03 2014, 12:43

Anonymous Brazilians vow to upset the World Cup and its sponsors

Hacktivists will park a virtual bus in front of the goal

Mon Jun 02 2014, 12:34

Privacy, user ID systems and toilet analysis hot topics at Internet of Things event

IT managers discuss IoT pros and cons

Thu May 29 2014, 16:22

Avast takes down forums after breach hits 400,000 users

User names, email addresses and hashed passwords were compromised

Tue May 27 2014, 12:47

Microsoft: Upgrade to Windows 8 to dodge unpatched IE zero-day flaw

Uses an overlooked IE security bug as an excuse to get users to migrate

Fri May 23 2014, 10:47

The Internet of Things needs a security model to protect user data

IoT security becomes a hot topic at The INQUIRER and Intel's roundtable event

Thu May 22 2014, 13:08

Fish dating website refuses to swim with a shakedown

Plenty of Fish won’t pay ransom demand, gets attacked

Wed May 21 2014, 10:39

97 arrested in worldwide Blackshades cybercrime crackdown

Over 1,100 storage devices seized

Mon May 19 2014, 16:22

Microsoft: No more Windows XP updates in Patch Tuesday releases

Firm vows not to go back on its word, again

Wed May 14 2014, 17:15

Microsoft Office 365 to get encryption and iOS and Android device management tools

Company improves management powers for non-Windows devices

Tue May 13 2014, 13:56

Over 300,000 systems are still leaky due to Heartbleed

Yeah, still

Fri May 09 2014, 16:37

Microsoft Patch Tuesday preview confirms Windows XP reprieve was a one-off

The multi-billion dollar corporation is not for turning

Fri May 09 2014, 13:02

Hackers blag personal information from Orange servers

Someone is taking the pith

Thu May 08 2014, 13:56

Eugene Kaspersky lashes out at Symantec’s 'anti-virus is dead' remark

Kaspersky has heard it all before, and thinks it's still 'alive and kicking'

Wed May 07 2014, 12:30

Blood-thirsty Queen wants cybercrime heads

Someone has been watching Game of Thrones

Thu Jun 05 2014, 11:56

US Secret Service seeks social media sarcasm detector

Coz that's really going to work well

Wed Jun 04 2014, 11:31

FBI issues arrest warrant over Gameover Zeus botnet

As demand for safety information crashes NCA website

Tue Jun 03 2014, 11:12

'Son of Heartbleed' hits Android and WiFi networks

Beware of Cupid's arrows

Fri May 30 2014, 16:37

Spotify emails customers warning of hack, offers advice for Android app users

But only one user has had data pinched

Thu May 29 2014, 14:14

Half of eBay users no longer trust it after poor handling of database breach

Only 33 percent have changed their passwords

Wed May 28 2014, 15:06

China calls for the US to stop 'unscrupulous' spying

Claims it is putting global cyber security 'under threat'

Tue May 27 2014, 09:37

Not happy with eBay password changes? There are options

Change all the things

Thu May 22 2014, 16:06

Google snaps up protege Divide for BYOD Android enterprise

Takes a tip from the school of hard Knox

Tue May 20 2014, 13:54

Samsung claims just 1.8 million active users of Knox

But firm claims it is seeing 'traction' in business space

Mon May 19 2014, 15:28

UK government clears Samsung Galaxy S5 for public sector use

Samsung Knox gets the thumbs up

Wed May 14 2014, 12:03

NSA is accused of sneaking backdoors into hardware exports

Pot has been calling the kettle black

Tue May 13 2014, 11:09

Cryptolocker ransomware hits Android smartphones and tablets via fake porn app

Bricks your phone and demands you pay $300 to unlock it

Fri May 09 2014, 16:10

Bitly issues urgent security update warning users of data breach

Advises users to change passwords, API keys and Oauth tokens

Fri May 09 2014, 10:53

Microsoft says a 'trio of threats' infected Windows users with malware in 2013

Updated Rotbrow, Brantall and Sefnit worked together to coordinate attacks

Thu May 08 2014, 13:12
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