Graeme Burton is Chief Reporter at Computing.

He has 15 years of experience in news and magazine journalism, and has edited such titles as Trade & Forfaiting Review, Inside Knowledge and Managing Information & Documents.

Articles & blogs by Graeme Burton

Contactless Visa credit and debit cards open to £1m theft flaw

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Flaw in contactless payment cards leaves users wide open to thefts of up to £1m
03 Nov 2014

RBS facing fine of 'tens of millions of pounds' for 2012 IT failure

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IT failure left customers without access to money for several days and caused payments chaos
03 Nov 2014

'We've saved more than £14bn over the last year,' claims government CTO Liam Maxwell

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Government CTO claims multi-billion pound savings as a result of reforms in IT procurement and spending
31 Oct 2014

Airwave emergency services' communications system costs SIX TIMES more than it should – Liam Maxwell

Emergency services communications contract costing £450m every year when it could be done for just £70m, says government CTO Liam Maxwell
31 Oct 2014

So you've finished your Microsoft Windows XP migration project? Now on to Windows Server 2003

With support for Microsoft Windows Server 2003 ceasing in April 2015, organisations will need to act fast to migrate applications onto something more modern
31 Oct 2014

Australian data retention laws to be used to combat download piracy

Australian equivalent of Communications Data Bill will enable a wide range of agencies to access internet users' database, admits police chief
30 Oct 2014

Microsoft: Another 3,000 job losses as Satya Nadella continues restructuring

Axe to fall mainly on back-office staff, including IT support
30 Oct 2014

HMRC to scrap Aspire outsourcing contract in 2017 – 25 per cent savings expected

HMRC CIO Mark Dearnley to replace Aspire with multiple smaller contracts
29 Oct 2014

Capgemini revenues to drop by almost one-tenth when HMRC contract expires in 2017

HMRC plan to scrap Aspire outsourcing contract in 2017 will force Capgemini's global revenues down by almost one-tenth - unless it wins the new deal
29 Oct 2014

HTML5 reaches 'recommendation' standard at W3C – after 10 years in sometimes fractious development

Will HTML5 kill off Adobe Flash and Microsoft Silverlight as the standard finally reaches 'recommendation' status?
29 Oct 2014

Russia and China to sign cyber-security treaty in November

Cooperation agreement will enable the two countries to conduct 'joint cyber-security operations', according to Russian press reports
26 Oct 2014

GCHQ cyber-attack cost 'several million euros', says Belgacom security head Fabrice Clément

GCHQ's Belgacom attack mainly compromised staff with technical profiles, says Clément, in wide-ranging interview
26 Oct 2014

Man arrested in Portsmouth on suspicion of cyber attacks on UK ATMs using Tyupkin malware

Eastern European gang suspected of using Tyupkin to drain £1.6m from cash machines
24 Oct 2014

For Tesco, Sainsbury's, Homebase, Morrisons and others, the information revolution wrought by the internet has only just begun

Falling sales and closures at major retailers aren't just down to competition from online rivals, discounters or 'austerity' – it's the information revolution wrought by the internet that is exposing retailers' dirty marketing secrets
24 Oct 2014

Backbytes: Mad Hungarian plan to tax every gigabyte of data

'Who needs economic growth?', ask Hungarian politicians, as they look to tax people's data downloads
23 Oct 2014