Hacking

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

Shopping
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

Malware cyber criminal
'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

Former Target CIO Beth Jacobs
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

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

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

HMRC and NHS have “dropped the ball” over Windows XP April support shutdown, says Labour

Hackers' free-for-all with personal data expected, says shadow Cabinet Office minister
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

Orange France hack sees 800,000 customer details compromised

Orange states that the stolen passwords "cannot be used"
04 Feb 2014

'Coding error' on NHS website redirected users to malicious sites

Coding error in nhs.co.uk exploited by Czech coder to spread malware
04 Feb 2014

The threat to internet security from quantum computing

Like nuclear fusion, universal quantum computers always seem to be five years away. But as John Leonard reports, a major breakthrough may not be far off, and for internet security nothing will be the same again
03 Feb 2014

Police 'don't give a stuff' about catching cyber criminals, claims Eversheds lawyer

Speaking at the law firm's Retail Conference 2014, Tim Buckingham said cyber criminals aren't convicted because it takes too much effort
30 Jan 2014

Securing your website against hackers and malware

This web seminar will explore the threats to organisations as they expand their usage of web-based services, and review the best strategies to protect your websites and applications from hackers and malware.
30 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

St Petersburg-based teenager developed malware used in US retail cyber attacks

UK retailers warned: Retail malware “sold to more than 60 East European crime gangs”
21 Jan 2014