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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 security to automatically block adware on 1 July

Changed its criteria to 'give users more control' over security

Mon Apr 07 2014, 14:18

Blackberry 10 handsets get the all clear from Department of Defense

Scores second big security win following US and Canadian government approval

Fri Mar 28 2014, 14:35

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

As Windows XP support ends, experts lend advice on staying safe

Your essential guide to not getting pwned

Tue Apr 08 2014, 12:55

Yahoo promises end to end email encryption to protect from NSA snooping

Encrypting all the things

Thu Apr 03 2014, 15:53

Bletchley Park code breaker Raymond 'Jerry' Roberts passes at 93

Cipher cracker was key to war effort

Thu Mar 27 2014, 11:03

Hackers could exploit Android memory corruption bug to brick smartphones and tablets

Could render 80 percent of all active Android devices unusable

Mon Mar 24 2014, 17:30

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

European Council of Justice rules data retention directive is invalid

Security concerns do not trump the rights of 500 million citizens

Tue Apr 08 2014, 11:28

Tumblr takes on two-factor authentication

Lock down your legacy

Wed Mar 26 2014, 12:45
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