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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

Facebook's Android app wants to access your text messages

To confirm a user's phone number, it claims

Tue Jan 28 2014, 15:34

FBI has cloned an entire Tormail server

It knows what you did last summer

Mon Jan 27 2014, 17:18

Syrian Electronic Army claims CNN as its latest victim

Takes over news outlet's social media accounts and blog

Fri Jan 24 2014, 14:30

99 percent of mobile malware is aimed at Android

Google platform comes top again

Wed Jan 22 2014, 14:33

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

Snowden papers reveal even Angry Birds is monitored by the NSA

Updated Latest leaked papers ruffle more feathers

Tue Jan 28 2014, 11:24

Microsoft faces up to phishing attack losses

Investigates to see what it lost

Mon Jan 27 2014, 10:36

Symantec uncovers malware that uses Windows to infect Android devices

Malware authors shift to targeting Android as its popularity grows

Thu Jan 23 2014, 15:22

German security agency warns of hacking attack on 16 million people

Passwords and usernames pilfered

Tue Jan 21 2014, 15:39

'123456' is dubbed 2013’s worst password

Worse than 2012’s password 'password'

Tue Jan 21 2014, 11:02

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

FBI busts email hacking websites and users

Websites down, people charged

Tue Jan 28 2014, 10:43

Android app claims to use artificial intelligence to fight cyber threats

Security startup Zimperium says it will spot malware before it causes harm

Fri Jan 24 2014, 16:10

VMware buys mobile security startup Airwatch to bolster product offering

Hands over $1.54bn for the firm

Wed Jan 22 2014, 17:25

Facebook is rife with more video spam campaigns

From half-naked woman to snakes eating zookeepers

Tue Jan 21 2014, 14:42
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