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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

Edward Snowden action figure goes on sale for $99

Whistle not included

Thu Feb 20 2014, 12:56

Friendly hacker warns Asus router users to fix their security

I just hacked you to tell you it's easy

Wed Feb 19 2014, 09:22

Linksys router users are hit by 'The Moon' worm

Updated Turning off Remote Management Access and rebooting the router will fix the bug

Fri Feb 14 2014, 16:47

UK is lagging behind the US in cyber security readiness

Only 17 percent of UK technology businesses see cyber crime as a threat

Thu Feb 13 2014, 12:13

Samsung's Context service will collect user data to share with developers

Korean firm apparently hasn't heard of PRISM

Wed Feb 12 2014, 10:26

Trojan steals Bitcoins from Mac OS X users

Disguised as an app, it spies on web traffic to steal login credentials

Mon Feb 10 2014, 17:09

Barclays customer data pinched by blaggers

Passed to shady salespeople

Mon Feb 10 2014, 09:39

CEX and Cash Converters are selling smartphones containing users' personal data

UK pawnbrokers are failing to wipe mobiles before re-selling them

Fri Feb 07 2014, 10:31

Adobe issues an emergency Flash Player patch for Windows and Mac

Fixes bug that allows attackers to take control of an affected system

Wed Feb 05 2014, 11:16

NHS websites are compromised by hackers to serve malware

Updated A coding error was to blame

Mon Feb 03 2014, 14:47

Syrian Electronic Army hacks Paypal and eBay websites

Protesting payments embargoes

Mon Feb 03 2014, 09:37

Yahoo warns its users about a hacker attack

Resets passwords on affected accounts

Fri Jan 31 2014, 09:18

FBI bests Spyeye banking botnet coder

Aleksandr Andreevich Panin pleads guilty

Wed Jan 29 2014, 15:56

Microsoft Onedrive targeted by fake flash player update

First time for the cloud storage service

Wed Jan 29 2014, 09:00

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

Belkin fixes home fire and blackout vulnerabilities in its Wemo systems

Update firmware now to prevent hacking

Wed Feb 19 2014, 13:57

Microsoft spots patched Adobe Flash Player vulnerability

Update now if you're running version 12.0.0.43 or earlier

Tue Feb 18 2014, 12:35

Blaggers part Tesco users from Clubcard points

Only 10 punters affected, supermarket claims

Fri Feb 14 2014, 11:48

Snapchat users hit by a fruity attack

Updated Lots of images of smoothies are being sent from compromised user accounts

Wed Feb 12 2014, 17:08

Kaspersky Lab unmasks a global cyber espionage toolkit

Security firm peels back The Mask

Tue Feb 11 2014, 11:27

Malicious Android apps hit the 10 million mark

200,000 samples of malware found at Google Play store and other sources

Mon Feb 10 2014, 14:13

iOS 7 exploit disables Find My iPhone without a password

Likely to be fixed in iOS 7.1

Fri Feb 07 2014, 13:10

Syrian Electronic Army puts its stamp on Mark Monitor

Draws Facebook, Yahoo and Amazon into its web

Thu Feb 06 2014, 12:53

Java botnet hits Mac, Linux and Windows machines

Makes infected systems unknowingly launch DDoS attacks

Tue Feb 04 2014, 16:45

US and UK spy agencies accused of swoop on Belgian cryptography expert

Not little snooping cells

Mon Feb 03 2014, 13:12

Github bug bounty programme offers up to $5,000 in rewards for hackers

Cash for spotting security vulnerabilities

Fri Jan 31 2014, 14:46

3G and 4G USB modems are vulnerable to login ID-stealing hackers

Cross Site Request Forgery attacks could be used to steal credentials via SMS

Thu Jan 30 2014, 15:22

EU justice minister is as mad as Angry Birds over NSA snooping

Demands data protection changes

Wed Jan 29 2014, 14:08

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

Hackers are switching to chargeware scams to steal from mobile users

Lookout warns that 20 percent of all chargeware is targeting the UK

Thu Feb 20 2014, 14:04

Zeus banking Trojan is back with another variant, ZeusVM

Uses images as a decoy to steal personal information

Wed Feb 19 2014, 12:22

Kickstarter breach blags users' details, encrypted passwords

A kick in the starters

Mon Feb 17 2014, 09:50

Hackers exploit Internet Explorer 10 zero-day bug in targeted attacks on military

Update to IE 11 to dodge the risk of attack - or just use Chrome

Fri Feb 14 2014, 11:23

Two more Bitcoin exchanges hit by DDoS attacks

Both exchanges suspend processing but say no funds have been lost or are at risk

Wed Feb 12 2014, 12:37

Microsoft rolls out two critical Windows XP updates on Patch Tuesday

Adds two-factor authentication to Office 365

Tue Feb 11 2014, 11:03

iPhone users exposed to denial of service attacks through Snapchat vulnerability

Can send spam to 4.6 million leaked accounts in less than one hour

Mon Feb 10 2014, 13:18

Target hackers got in through an air conditioning outfit

Firm claims US retailer was only firm affected by the breach

Fri Feb 07 2014, 12:37

GCHQ spies hit Anonymous and Lulzsec hackers with DDoS atacks

According to Snowden's latest NSA files

Wed Feb 05 2014, 13:31

Superbowl security command centre broadcast a passcode on the telly

Everything is locked down and secure, except the security command centre

Mon Feb 03 2014, 15:12

Europe is driving towards motor car kill switches

Police will be able to stop cars remotely

Mon Feb 03 2014, 12:20

David Cameron takes snooping lessons from the telly

Please, someone schedule 1984

Fri Jan 31 2014, 12:16

Angry Birds website is defaced with anti-snooping sympathies

Alleged peeking birds criticised

Wed Jan 29 2014, 16:15

Lavabit founder goes to court for control of encryption keys

Has already suspended its email service

Wed Jan 29 2014, 10:51
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