Hacking

Snowden: How the NSA 'interdicts' networking equipment to implant back doors that phone home

Edward Snowden NSA Prism whistleblower
'Supply chain interdiction' programme implanted NSA malware on US-made networking hardware
13 May 2014

Orange hacked again – 1.3 million accounts compromised

Orange
Orange hacked for the second time in three months. No financial data was stolen, it claims
08 May 2014

Microsoft admits major vulnerability in Internet Explorer

Microsoft Internet Explorer
Windows XP users most at risk from 'Operation Clandestine Fox'
28 Apr 2014

Global shipping vulnerable to hackers

Experts warn automated systems could be exploited by cyber criminals
25 Apr 2014

Computing Refresh: 25 April 2014

Microsoft acquires Nokia, Bank of England employs hackers, Heartbleed continues to run riot
25 Apr 2014

Significant rise in state-backed Eastern European cyber espionage

Verizon 2014 Data Breach Investigations Report shows cyber espionage is on the rise, particularly in Russian-speaking regions
22 Apr 2014

Bank of England to employ hackers

Penetration testing to be used to gauge banks' defences against hackers and cyber criminals
22 Apr 2014

Fingerprint security loophole in Samsung Galaxy S5 could expose Paypal and other payment services

Galaxy S5 security loophole exposed as Samsung claims that it is selling better than its predecessor
16 Apr 2014

NSA used Heartbleed security flaw to spy on internet users, claims Bloomberg

Bloomberg report suggests NSA knew about the bug and exploited it instead of blowing the whistle
11 Apr 2014

OpenSSL bug ‘Heartbleed’ on the loose – easily exploitable glitch that’s been there the whole time

“Shows just how important it is for due process and care to be taken in the development stages of new software” says HP
09 Apr 2014

Government launches Computer Emergency Response Team to fight cyber crime threat

Delayed CERT-UK will coordinate with industry to protect against computer crime and state-sponsored cyber espionage
31 Mar 2014

Banks file lawsuit against Trustwave for Target data breach

Vulnerabilities were either "undetected or ignored by Trustwave", claim banks
26 Mar 2014

China "extremely concerned" over reports NSA spied on Huawei

US intelligence agency spied on telecoms firm to determine links to Chinese government
24 Mar 2014

Syrian hackers allege FBI pays Microsoft hundreds of thousands to access customer data

SEA reckons taxpayers are unwittingly funding government snooping operation
21 Mar 2014

Energy firms 'increasingly vulnerable to catastrophic cyber attacks'

Marsh report warns industrial control systems leaving 'open door' for hackers
18 Mar 2014

MoD cyber crime warning to SMEs: ‘They’re out to get you’

Ministry spokesperson warns SMEs gathered at Coventry University that they're a prime target for hackers
14 Mar 2014

UPDATED: Morrisons staff payroll data stolen and published on the internet

Morrisons promises that "no colleague will be left financially disadvantaged"
14 Mar 2014

US security agency using automated platform to spread malware

Up to 100,000 PCs compromised according to the latest documents from Edward Snowden
13 Mar 2014

British Pregnancy Advice Service fined £200,000 after hacker threatened to publish 10,000 customer data sets

Charity’s plea of ignorance on site data storage 'no excuse' says deputy commissioner Smith
07 Mar 2014

Half of us leave Wi-Fi on while shopping, but what is our smartphone saying about us?

Retail analytics firm Viewsy uses Wi-Fi to analyse shopping habits, but beware the temptation to check your bank balance in the café
07 Mar 2014

End of Windows XP support leaving organisations 'asleep at the wheel' and vulnerable to hackers - EY

'Hackers will use this as an opportunity to take advantage of those organisations that have not got their house in order,' warns EY
06 Mar 2014

Target CIO resigns after huge data breach

Beth Jacob said resigning was a "difficult decision" but didn't mention data breach
05 Mar 2014

MtGox £300m Bitcoin loss, bankruptcy and possible theft details emerge

'We still have no clear grasp of the situation' says Japanese government
04 Mar 2014

MWC 2014: Will Blackphone change the Android security game?

A Spanish startup and some ex-military security experts are planning the last word in mobile defense.
28 Feb 2014