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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

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

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

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

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

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
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