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Users inadvertently post Amazon Web Services keys on Github

Administrator access hidden in plain sight

Mon Mar 24 2014, 16:47

Microsoft shores up Hotmail policies after Windows 8 leaks

Will look in accounts, under some circumstances

Fri Mar 21 2014, 11:46

25,000 Linux and Unix servers were compromised over two years

Operation Windigo redirected web users to malicious content

Wed Mar 19 2014, 13:52

Australia wants to hold web records longer because of Snowden

Agencies want two year data storage

Tue Mar 18 2014, 10:32

BT under ICO investigation after mass data exposure incident

Information Commissioners Office is following a critical path

Mon Mar 17 2014, 14:04

Google starts encrypting search data to protect users from NSA snooping

Using the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol

Fri Mar 14 2014, 16:29

Google Docs phishing scam targets Google Drive users

Tricks users with a fake login prompt

Fri Mar 14 2014, 11:41

A Trojan is circulating through Facebook Messenger

Targets users pretending to be a Facebook friend with a 'LOL' and a fake image file

Tue Mar 11 2014, 16:25

Malware samples tripled in 2013 as point-of-sale attacks boomed

Criminals are constantly developing new ways to bypass defences

Mon Mar 10 2014, 16:27

Hacked retailer Target parts with its CIO

Likely with a bootmark on her backside

Thu Mar 06 2014, 15:37

Bitcoin mining botnets and Windows XP threats are booming

Dell Sonicwall says there are 10 malware infections for every person on the planet

Thu Mar 06 2014, 12:04

London IP addresses create zombie router network

Mysterious DNS switcher doesn't appear to do anything

Mon Mar 03 2014, 16:56

EPSRC hands £3m to researchers to fight malicious Android apps

Two university research teams join with McAfee to fight app attackers

Fri Feb 28 2014, 11:31

360 million stolen personal details are found online

Hold Security stumbles on a pilfered haul

Thu Feb 27 2014, 09:10

Zombie WiFi hotspots set to terrorise populated areas

Airborne virus lurks in unprotected access points, spreads like the common cold

Wed Feb 26 2014, 13:45

Google buys ad fraud fighters Spider.io

Pulls anti-fraud firm into its web

Mon Feb 24 2014, 12:43

Tinder flaw left users vulnerable to location hacks for over three months

Took the dating app company from October to January to recognise and fix the bug

Thu Feb 20 2014, 17:07

Malwarebytes offers Windows XP security support before Microsoft's April deadline

Anti-Malware Premium protects XP machines for £23.74 per year

Mon Mar 24 2014, 15:32

Obama might dump his Blackberry for an Android smartphone

Another blow for struggling Canadian phone maker

Fri Mar 21 2014, 10:42

US indicts three men over alleged corporate cyber thievery

Pinched around $15m, allegedly

Tue Mar 18 2014, 12:13

19 year old student is crowned the UK Cyber Security champion

Will Shackleton is the best of UK talent

Mon Mar 17 2014, 15:20

Missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 could be the first 'cyber hijack'

A former member of the Home Office claims hackers could have used a mobile phone

Mon Mar 17 2014, 11:59

Cancer email scam carrying Zeus malware hits thousands

Sick email hoax carries a Trojan that wants to steal your credentials

Fri Mar 14 2014, 12:23

Security hole in Samsung Galaxy devices lets hackers remotely access and modify data

Pre-installed backdoor affects Galaxy S, S2, S3, Note, Note 2 and Nexus S

Thu Mar 13 2014, 12:06

Hackers hijack over 162,000 Wordpress websites

Turned them into DDoS attack tools via criminal botnets

Tue Mar 11 2014, 15:42

Microsoft will issue the penultimate patch for Windows XP in March Patch Tuesday

Including two critical bulletins, one of which patches a vulnerability in IE

Fri Mar 07 2014, 17:10

Malwarebytes updates its mobile app to protect Android users from rising ad threats

Aggressive ads on Android are exploiting people to make money

Thu Mar 06 2014, 13:33

The Ukraine crisis is not yet a cyber war, says Intel Security chief

But will be if the countries' governments and critical infrastructure are targeted

Wed Mar 05 2014, 16:42

Netflix lets backend get hacked to explore future features

But there's bad guys looking to take advantage of the service, too

Fri Feb 28 2014, 16:53

RSA 2014 security conference app has 'severe vulnerabilities'

Half a dozen security flaws uncovered

Fri Feb 28 2014, 10:46

Blackphone: First impressions of the encrypted Android handset

We take a tour of Silent Circle and Geeksphones' privacy focused smartphone

Wed Feb 26 2014, 15:56

Nokia: Nine percent of Android apps tested for Nokia X contain malware

Exclusive Apps are available in 'multiple Android stores' including Google Play

Wed Feb 26 2014, 09:32

Apple offers fix for iOS SSL hell

Mac OS X is still waiting

Mon Feb 24 2014, 11:57

€10,000 bounty offered on Wurm website disruptor

Creators offer cash for conviction

Thu Feb 20 2014, 16:15

Google encrypts all Gmail communications to protect users from NSA snooping

Will now use encrypted HTTPS connections

Fri Mar 21 2014, 13:47

Fitbit VP says third party hardware and software will protect the Internet of Things

Fitness chief believes companies will protect us

Wed Mar 19 2014, 17:19

Mozilla fixes Firefox flaws exploited at HP's Pwn2own hacking contest

Updated Was exploited four times at the event, will release fixes with Firefox 28

Tue Mar 18 2014, 11:47

Employee in custody over Morrisons payroll data heist

Updated Police have picked up potential pilferer

Mon Mar 17 2014, 14:22

NATO websites hit in denial of service attacks

Not hurting, but ongoing

Mon Mar 17 2014, 11:31

Whatsapp disputes Android security flaw, says claims are 'overstated'

Updated The bug is thought to allow hackers to steal Whatsapp conversations

Fri Mar 14 2014, 12:04

Microsoft issues Patch Tuesday fixing critical flaws in Internet Explorer and Silverlight

It's the penultimate security bulletin covering Windows XP

Wed Mar 12 2014, 11:56

Twitter fixes 'rare' bug that opened protected tweets to all

It was known since November, but took just four hours to fix

Mon Mar 10 2014, 16:46

Europol’s cybercrime chief probably does not use free WiFi

Reckons it is rife with security issues

Fri Mar 07 2014, 09:32

Access, EFF and Twitter launch post-PRISM Encrypt all the Things action plan

Three year data security plan

Thu Mar 06 2014, 12:35

Android accounted for 97 percent of all malicious mobile activity in 2013

Main distribution method is by shady apps downloaded via third-party app stores

Wed Mar 05 2014, 13:05

UK’s Lauri Love charged in US, faces 12 years for hacking

Accused of taking and sharing Federal Reserve documents

Fri Feb 28 2014, 11:55

Virgin Media masks porn filter rollout with 152Mbps broadband launch

Promises 'free' speed bump to customers despite 6.7 percent rate hike

Fri Feb 28 2014, 10:22

Android is target for 98 percent of all mobile malware

Kaspersky Lab also finds first Tor Android Trojan

Wed Feb 26 2014, 15:33

Samsung outs Knox Marketplace alongside slew of security features

Just four percent of compatible Galaxy devices have service enabled at present

Tue Feb 25 2014, 20:26

Adobe issues yet another emergency Flash Player patch for Windows, Mac and Linux

Targeted attack campaign uses a zero-day exploit

Fri Feb 21 2014, 11:16
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