Government

India investigate Huawei for spying on networks

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Chinese telecoms firm accused of hacking state-owned systems
06 Feb 2014

Web firms welcome Cable's comments on cyber security, but say more needs to be done

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Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills met with industry to discuss protecting critical infrastructure from cyber attack
05 Feb 2014

NSA monitored former German leader Gerhard Schroeder's phone

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Latest revelations reveal more phone-tapping of world leaders by US spies
05 Feb 2014

UK government used DDoS attacks against Anonymous, Snowden documents reveal

GCHQ used attacks and other techniques to unmask and send hacktivists to prison
05 Feb 2014

'People could get more benefits' after Universal Credit digital rollout

Tinder Foundation CEO Helen Milner believes new system could make things simpler, but warns citizens need to be computer literate to make gains
04 Feb 2014

Former BBC CTO John Linwood to take legal action over his sacking

Linwood defends his role in failed £100m Digital Media Initiative project
30 Jan 2014

GCHQ 'snooped on YouTube and Facebook' and analysed data using Splunk

Spy agency had real-time data on Facebook 'likes', YouTube and Blogger visits
29 Jan 2014

Government wants to drop Microsoft Office for open source alternatives

Francis Maude says switch will result in cost savings and better collaboration
29 Jan 2014

Angry Birds and other unsecured phone apps targeted by NSA and GCHQ

More Snowden leaks suggest spooks have cracked mapping, gaming and even swinging apps
28 Jan 2014

FBI claims it cloned Tor Mail mail server and mailboxes in 2013

Court filing reveals archive copies of entire anonymous mail service made
28 Jan 2014

US government enables tech firms to release more NSA spying data

Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook and LinkedIn can publish aggregate number of national security requests they receive
28 Jan 2014

Six private investigators sentenced after unlawfully acquiring data

ICU Investigations Ltd workers tricked utility companies, GP surgeries and TV Licensing into revealing personal details about their customers
27 Jan 2014

Government education measures “still too predicated on volunteerism” says SET's Bob Harrison

CAS, Master Teachers and Barefoot Computing Initiative would benefit from greater spend, says Harrison
24 Jan 2014

Government claims it has “drawn the line” on wasteful IT contracts

Government has to adhere to 'red lines' in order for taxpayers to get better value for money
24 Jan 2014

NSA data collection ruled illegal by privacy oversight board

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board says surveillance scheme should end
24 Jan 2014

Google chief Schmidt says middle-class jobs could be wiped out by IT

It is a 'race between computers and people', he says
24 Jan 2014

Verizon transparency report reveals increase in US government data requests

But telecoms firm prohibited from revealing data it submits to NSA
23 Jan 2014

Microsoft to store foreign customer data outside US to prevent NSA snooping

Microsoft breaks ranks with other tech firms with new policy
23 Jan 2014

Government investment in cyber security awareness "just not enough"

Ernst & Young's Mark Brown says government is going in right direction but needs to try harder with cyber security campaigns
22 Jan 2014

Google "complained at great length" to NSA after snooping revelations

Chairman Eric Schmidt says Google had no knowledge of NSA surveillance prior to Snowden leaks
22 Jan 2014

NHS 'struggling' to adapt to digital tech, says Spectralink

Budget cuts hampering move towards a paperless NHS
21 Jan 2014

China announces its own phone operating system

China looks to attack the dominance of Google and Apple - but is the new OS all it seems?
17 Jan 2014

NSA collected 200 million texts a day, including those of Britons

Latest Snowden revelations show that GCHQ was allowed to see SMS information collected by the US
17 Jan 2014

Obamacare site not safe, say cyber security experts

70,000 private customer records extracted within minutes by security researcher
17 Jan 2014