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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

Samsung rolls out Knox 2.0 enterprise security suite to Galaxy S5 handsets

Korean firm looks to win over more business customers

Wed May 07 2014, 11:37

Kim Dotcom heads back to court over illegal search warrants

Raid on dotcom boss keeps delivering

Tue May 06 2014, 13:36

Facebook addresses privacy concerns with Anonymous Login for third-party apps

Social network gives a nod to privacy

Thu May 01 2014, 10:58

Security attacks can cost businesses up to £1.15m each

Breach impact costs have doubled this year despite a decline in attack numbers

Wed Apr 30 2014, 12:31

Adobe patches Flash Player zero-day flaw used in watering-hole attacks

Bug could have allowed attackers to take control of affected systems

Tue Apr 29 2014, 11:21

AOL shores up email settings after spam spoofing spree

Sets DMARC policy to reject

Wed Apr 23 2014, 10:16

Tor network starts rejecting Heartbleed vulnerable relays

Wants to get its hands off those fingerprints

Thu Apr 17 2014, 12:14

Samsung Galaxy S5's fingerprint scanner has already been hacked

Puts devices and Paypal accounts at risk

Wed Apr 16 2014, 10:12

Heartbleed victims start to come forward

Updated Someone’s had a go at mums and the taxman

Tue Apr 15 2014, 10:30

Cisco is mute on accusations of aiding Chinese state snooping

Won’t sing on Falun Gong surveillance

Fri Apr 11 2014, 16:08

HMIC slams UK police cybercrime preparedness

Doomed, we’re doomed

Thu Apr 10 2014, 16:44

Microsoft's final Windows XP Patch Tuesday is brief

Fixes remote code execution in Internet Explorer and Microsoft Office

Wed Apr 09 2014, 12:55

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

Siri glitch lets hackers bypass iPhone lock screen in iOS 7.1.1

Exploit allows anyone to send texts, emails and make calls

Wed May 07 2014, 10:52

NSA looks to appeal to young cryptographers through coded ads

Have a crack at code, or scroll to the bottom

Tue May 06 2014, 10:47

Major flaw found in Oauth and OpenID affects Google, Microsoft and Facebook

If you login with it at your social networks, you're at risk

Fri May 02 2014, 14:45

TCP bug in FreeBSD causes crashes, memory leaks

Remote kernel issue spotted

Thu May 01 2014, 10:54

Use Chrome or Firefox instead of Internet Explorer, warn international CERTs

Steer clear of IE until latest bug is fixed

Wed Apr 30 2014, 09:23

Microsoft Internet Explorer hit by zero day exploit

Could allow a hacker to take complete control of an affected system

Mon Apr 28 2014, 10:42

Malware found in Google Play secretly mines Bitcoin from Android smartphones

Google removes five affected apps which had 100 to 500 downloads each

Fri Apr 25 2014, 11:22

Cyber espionage and web app attacks were top security threats in 2013

As point-of-sale attacks decline in popularity, says Verizon

Tue Apr 22 2014, 12:40

Canadian student arrested for Heartbleed attack on tax agency

Pinched and charged

Thu Apr 17 2014, 10:36

480,000 personal details pinched in plastic surgery takeaway

Police pursue pilferers of potential plastic surgery punters

Wed Apr 16 2014, 09:49

Dropbox hits back at anti Condi Rice comments

Promises it will tame wild Rice

Mon Apr 14 2014, 12:45

Boris Bikes' location data could be used to track you

Updated Tfl open data feeds might lead to furious backpedaling

Fri Apr 11 2014, 14:55

Cybercrime surge is forcing security vendors to roll out updates every 40 minutes

Hacker siege increasing danger of false positive signature update, says Symantec

Thu Apr 10 2014, 13:24

Communications czar to launch inquiry into police data collection

British bobbies might have a collecting hobby

Tue Apr 08 2014, 17:20

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

Emails suggest Google and the NSA are closer than we knew

Feds and Google sittin' in a tree, H-A-C-K-I-N-G

Tue May 06 2014, 17:13

IETF drops RSA key transport from TLS 1.3

Adopts different vehicles for Transport Layer Security

Tue May 06 2014, 09:51

Microsoft patches zero-day IE flaw, even in Windows XP

Blocks targeted attacks

Fri May 02 2014, 09:36

Android accounts for whopping 99 percent of mobile malware

Britannia rules the mobile miscreants

Wed Apr 30 2014, 16:00

AOL admits two percent of punters probed in ongoing email hack debacle

Still hasn't solved the spoof email assault mystery

Tue Apr 29 2014, 16:33

Google improved its HTTPS connections for Chrome for Android in February

Making it three times faster and better protect against threats

Fri Apr 25 2014, 16:43

Google, Microsoft, Intel and Facebook join forces to prevent another Heartbleed fiasco

Will pump money into the critical software infrastructure that needs it

Thu Apr 24 2014, 16:02

Steam vulnerability allows hackers to bypass security and swipe account data

Malwarebytes says scammers can change users' email addresses, passwords, profiles and more

Thu Apr 17 2014, 15:51

FBI wants a visual database of 52 million US citizens

All your face is belong to US

Tue Apr 15 2014, 15:57

AT&T troll Weev is released as hacking conviction is overturned

Troll got the telecom firm’s goat(se)

Mon Apr 14 2014, 10:11

Google beefs up Android security with continuous app scanning feature

Available on all devices running Android 2.3 and above

Fri Apr 11 2014, 14:26

Second eavesdropping bug is found in Google Chrome

Unplug your mic and put tape over your webcam

Wed Apr 09 2014, 17:05
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