Hacking

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

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“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

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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

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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

360 million sets of stolen personal data newly for sale on dark web

Cyber security firm Hold Security warn many won't yet know they've been a victim of a data breach
26 Feb 2014

'Analytics key to stopping cyber attacks' - Websense's Alex Watson

Director of security research argues analysing big data for anomalies will be key to protecting organisations from cyber attacks
19 Feb 2014

'Think like a bad guy' to protect against hackers - HP Enterprise Security

Director of threat research for HP's Enterprise Security business unit says we are "read like an open book"
14 Feb 2014

Microsoft Internet Explorer and Adobe Flash link to new cyber attacks

Security company FireEye claims attackers are using unknown flaws in IE10 and IE9 to attack web users
14 Feb 2014

Tesco customer account details shared online by hackers

More than 2,000 details posted online using details from other security breaches
14 Feb 2014

CloudFlare gives details of 'largest ever DDoS attack' and warns of worse to come

'Buckle up', advises CEO Matthew Prince warning that criminals may have even bigger attacks planned
14 Feb 2014

State-sponsored agents likely to be behind sophisticated 'Mask' malware - Kaspersky

Kaspersky uncovered cyber espionage tool which targeted governments for seven years
11 Feb 2014

Hackers will target businesses with Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics scams

David Grane of Dyn wants businesses to be viligant as the Games begin in Russia
06 Feb 2014

Data available online leaves UK infrastructure vulnerable to cyber attacks - IET

Institution of Engineering and Technology warns 'low level of technical knowledge' required to mount attacks thanks to freely available information
06 Feb 2014