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

Russia and China to sign cyber-security treaty in November

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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

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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

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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

David Davis MP: Only a minority of MPs care about internet privacy - and even fewer know much about technology

'Even the ministers in charge of this don't have the first bloody idea of what they are doing,' says Davis
23 Oct 2014

Data generated by connected devices should be considered personal, says data protection authorities

Data protection authorities call for data protection laws to be extended to the internet of things
22 Oct 2014

Lufthansa to save €70m in annual IT infrastructure costs in mega-outsourcing deal with IBM

Airline giant to split-up and privatise IT arm in a deal that will cost €240m upfront, but save €70m annually in IT operating costs
22 Oct 2014

BMC Software, Compuware and now Tibco: Why are more and more software companies being taken over by private equity?

Private equity investors have got their eyes set on under-performing companies in the software sector
21 Oct 2014

China's 'great firewall' being used to mount attacks on Apple's iCloud

Chinese government using 'great firewall' to mount man-in-the-middle attacks on Apple's infrastructure
21 Oct 2014

UK real-time inter-bank payments systems goes down

Bank of England admits that the Real-Time Gross Settlement system has been down all day after discovering glitch during routine maintenance
20 Oct 2014

IBM to pay Globalfoundries $1.5bn to take semiconductor unit off its hands

Globalfoundries had demanded $2bn to take IBM's struggling semiconductor unit off its hands
20 Oct 2014

How cloud computing - and other new technology - could lead to the destruction of humanity

Cloud computing is one of a slew of emerging technologies that, together, could render humanity redundant
17 Oct 2014

Top 10 news stories of the week: Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Maxwell and Satya Nadella all 'popular' for different reasons...

This week, Apple released a slew of new shiny things, news of which is always popular with readers. But will the coverage make the top spot in Computing's weekly top 10?
17 Oct 2014

H4cked off: Neelie Kroes' €2.5bn for an EU big data push - Potemkin Village policy making

European Commissioner Neelie Kroes wants to splash €2.5bn developing big data in Europe - in a scheme reminiscent of the old 'national champions' policies of the 1970s
17 Oct 2014