Hacking

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

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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

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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

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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

Hackers crack Apple iPhone 5S with warning that biometrics are 'inherently insecure'

Chaos Computer Club posts video of iPhone 5S breach to claim $13,000 reward for cracking Apple's security
23 Sep 2013

Hackers offered cash prize for cracking iPhone 5S fingerprint security

#istouchidhackedyet challenges hackers to lift fingerprints from phone 'like from a beer mug'
20 Sep 2013

GCHQ hacked Belgian telco Belgacom

Snowden documents indicated GCHQ hacked telco serving European Union institutions
20 Sep 2013

RSA warns customers against NSA-compromised security product

RSA acts on warning from standards body over claims of NSA interference in setting encryption technology standards
20 Sep 2013

NSA bought zero-day vulnerabilities from security company Vupen

NSA bought one-year subscription last September, according to FOI response
17 Sep 2013

Suspected hackers arrested over alleged plot to steal millions from Santander

Twelve men in London in custody after a device was fitted to a PC in Surrey Quays branch
13 Sep 2013

Apple iPhones, Android and even BlackBerry smartphones all compromised by NSA

Latest newspaper claims encompass contact list, SMS traffic and location data
09 Sep 2013

Syrian Electronic Army hacks US Marines website

Anti-US intervention and anti-Obama messages posted to US military website
03 Sep 2013

Millions of PCs vulnerable to Java 6 exploit kit released last week

Neutrino exploit kit updated to take advantage of Java 6 vulnerability – attacks already seen this week
29 Aug 2013

New York Times website, Twitter hacked – Syrian Electronic Army claims responsibility

Web host Melbourne IT suffers DNS attack, which it blames on reseller
28 Aug 2013