Hacking

Android and Java vulnerabilities to be main targets for cyber criminals in 2014

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Panda Security believes hacks will reach record levels next year
13 Dec 2013

Encrypting data will not stop government snooping

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Tech companies are looking to encryption to protect their data from the NSA – but the truth is, if the government wants, the government gets. Danny Palmer explores the issues
10 Dec 2013

Microsoft, FBI and Europol deal blow to ZeroAccess botnet

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Microsoft works with the authorities to disrupt cyber criminals committing fraud
06 Dec 2013

JP Morgan warns 465,000 customers that data could be exposed after cyber attack

Personal data could have been taken from web servers, says bank
05 Dec 2013

David Cameron to enter talks with China over cyber spying

Prime Minister says 'cyber dialogue between UK and China is necessary'
04 Dec 2013

Boardroom must understand cyber threats to ensure business security, agree experts

Security expert Graham Cluley and Proofpoint's Mark Sparshott agree security policy must filter down from executive level on Computing web seminar
28 Nov 2013

Warnings over mass Trojan attacks against online bank customers

Neverqest Trojan can attack 'any bank in any country' warns Kaspersky
27 Nov 2013

Microsoft to ramp up encryption to combat NSA surveillance

Microsoft executives meet this week to consider plans to protect customer data from the NSA
27 Nov 2013

NSA used malware to infiltrate more than 50,000 networks - Snowden

US National Security Agency accused of spreading malware in latest disclosures from NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden
25 Nov 2013

Government 'frightened' of warning public about cyber threats

'They're frightened of frightening people and affecting the economy,' says Peter Wood, CEO of First Base Technologies
21 Nov 2013

Better education required to counter ‘culture of carelessness’ and protect mobile data from hackers

Security experts at Trend Micro roundtable debate how to fight threat of mobile data theft
21 Nov 2013

A third of SMBs unaware they've been cyber attack victims

Research by Ponemon on behalf of Sophos says more help needed to enable SMBs to understand cyber threats
19 Nov 2013

Microsoft to increase use of encryption to thwart NSA/GCHQ internet surveillance

Microsoft to address weak point exploited by NSA and GCHQ
14 Nov 2013

GCHQ used fake LinkedIn pages bearing malware to attack Belgacom

Spy agency used LinkedIn and Slashdot pages injected with malware to compromise Belgium's national telecoms operator
11 Nov 2013

SAP users warned over security flaws exploited by banking Trojan

Trojan.iBank updated to scan for SAProuter flaws – up to 5,000 vulnerable systems, according to ERPScan
04 Nov 2013

LinkedIn spear-phishing campaign discovered

New LinkedIn scam harvests users data for malicious purposes
01 Nov 2013

Adobe hack affected 38 million users – not three million

Photoshop source code also stolen, Adobe confirms
30 Oct 2013

IT security at 96 per cent of UK businesses "not fit for purpose" - report

Ernst & Young report finds that budget constraints and a lack of skilled resources have hindered firms' fight against cyber-threats
29 Oct 2013

World needs 21 million cyber security professionals - but there's only 3,000 now, warns expert

'671.9 million of the internet's 672 million websites aren't being properly tested,' says WhiteHat's Robert Hansen
17 Oct 2013

Not enough cyber warriors to fight computer hackers, says former White House security chief

'As with anything, it really comes down to human capital and there simply isn't enough of it,' says Chris Finan
14 Oct 2013

Google chairman Schmidt claims Android more secure than iPhone

'Not secure? It's more secure than the iPhone,' Schmidt tells analysts
08 Oct 2013

Adobe cyber attack: 2.9 million customers' private data stolen

Credit card and debit card details, expiration dates, and other data all removed from Adobe's systems
04 Oct 2013

Ex-NSA CIO blasts US government's 'terrible' cyber security - and companies aren't much better

You're on your own, warns Dr Prescott Winter, even though many companies have 'appalling' cyber security
03 Oct 2013

Cyber mercenaries 'hit and run' warning after Kaspersky Icefog hacker discovery

Report from Kaspersky details 'advanced persistent threat' from group mainly targeting South Korea and Japan
26 Sep 2013