Hacking

QWERTY keystroke logger linked with Regin - and GCHQ

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Cricket the clue as Kaspersky fingers "five eyes" as author of QWERTY keystroke logger and Regin
29 Jan 2015

'Weak link' employees with poor cyber security training leaving banks and government vulnerable

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'A major bank or government service can be brought to its knees by an online onslaught,' warns Professor Richard Benham
20 Jan 2015

Shoe retail chain Office decommissions servers after security breach

A bin full of discarded data
ICO says firm is making sure the issues around data breach are resolved
19 Jan 2015

Cameron and Obama reveal plans for UK and US to stage 'cyber war games' to boost cyber defences

Simulated attacks will see Wall Street and City of London attacked in effort to bolster cyber defences
16 Jan 2015

NSA chief calls for improved cyber crime response, but Snowden argues US should focus on defence

Admiral Mike Rogers and whistleblower Edward Snowden obviously have different views on NSA activities
09 Jan 2015

FBI's accusation that North Korea hacked Sony has 'puzzle pieces that don’t make sense' says Lieberman Software

'It is pretty easy to forge email IP addresses' security firm points out
09 Jan 2015

Post-Christmas influx of new mobile devices poses enterprise security threat, warns EY

Businesses must ensure BYOD is properly managed, argues Massimo Cotrozzi, director of cyber crime investigations at EY
08 Jan 2015

Backbytes: Guess who's looking for security specialists? Why, Moonpig...

Embarrassingly hacked gift card site pulls advert seeking security staff
06 Jan 2015

Moonpig customers' personal details exposed in “simple API flaw” in Android mobile app

“There's no authentication at all,” blast security specialists as Moonpig takes down its mobile apps
06 Jan 2015

Apple fixes 'painfully obvious' new year security flaw in iCloud

Hacker releases exploit on Github to force Apple to patch iCloud security flaw
06 Jan 2015

If you've been hacked, and nothing else is secure, you need an, err, old BlackBerry

Sony Pictures unlocks a stash of old BlackBerrys for secure communications after Guardians of Peace hack
05 Jan 2015

Computing refresh: All the news you missed over Christmas and New Year

Hacks, more hacks, a secret new web browser, stolen fingerprints and draconian national firewalls. That was the holidays that was
02 Jan 2015

JP Morgan identifies insecure server as entry-point for summer hack

Server overlooked by security staff when JP Morgan implemented two-factor authentication
23 Dec 2014

Trojan based on Zeus targets 150 banks, many in UK, and can hijack webcams

Chthonic is based on ZeusVM after 'significant changes' advises Kaspersky
22 Dec 2014

US discovers Sony attack is 'state-sponsored' and considers 'proportional response'

North Korea not directly namechecked as aggressor, however
19 Dec 2014

Top 10 IT security stories of 2014

Computing looks back at some of the more significant IT and enterprise security stories to take place this year.
16 Dec 2014

Hacked Sony staff ‘should not worry about studio’s future’ assures CEO Lynton

Company prepares for 'Christmas gift' of more data leaks
16 Dec 2014

FBI alerts US firms to Iranian hacker threat

SQL Injection, spear phishing, and water-holing attacks thought to be originating from Iran, warns report
15 Dec 2014

Sony hackers: it's not the North Korean government, nor an insider, suggests security expert Bruce Schneier

Private emails from ordinary staff released by Sony hackers show why privacy is so important – Schneier
15 Dec 2014

Sony facing huge challenge to keep secure as hackers seek notoriety

Hackers targeting all divisions of Sony for 'badge of honour in the IT community', according to Kevin Murray, VP, Digital Production at Columbia Records
09 Dec 2014

Hacker group Lizard Squad claims responsibility for Sony PlayStation Network outage

Sony has once again seen its online services taken down by outsiders
08 Dec 2014

FBI warns on hackers and 'destructive malware' following Sony cyber attack

'Flash' warning urges businesses to be vigilant against cyber attacks
02 Dec 2014

North Korea is not denying movie-leaking cyber attack on Sony Pictures

'Wait and see' is government’s cryptic response
02 Dec 2014

Health companies should invest in analytics to ward off cyber attacks, says report

'Not a matter of if, but when' attacks will happen says VP of research, IDC Health Insights
28 Nov 2014