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US Homeland Security contractor victim of 'state-sponsored' cyber attack

Information about government employees may have been stolen by hackers
07 Aug 2014

Twenty-one arrested over e-tickets scam

Arrests in Spain, US, UK and Canada over e-tickets scam
24 Jul 2014

Wall Street Journal computers taken offline after cyber attack

Hacker 'w0rm' claims to have gained access to data and is looking to sell information
23 Jul 2014

Small businesses convinced they won't be cyber attack targets have 'heads in the sand'

Britain's small businesses woefully under prepared to protect themselves against hackers, claims Kaspersky Labs
18 Jul 2014

Authorities and private firms collaborate to combat Shylock malware

Law enforcement agencies and web security firms work together to combat notorious malware
11 Jul 2014

US ambassador: 'We must stop Chinese cyber crime'

Max Baucus, the United States ambassador to China, says action must be taken to prevent cyber crime originating from the country
25 Jun 2014

McAfee: £300bn annual global cost of cyber crime

'Groups have repeatedly shown that they can overcome almost any cyber defence,' admits McAfee
10 Jun 2014

Europol cybercrime head: International public-private collaboration 'the one true way' to stop cyber criminals

Paul Gillen, head of operations for Europol's European Cybercrime Centre, tells Computing that the likes of Operation Tovar can only be successful if they're international in scope
09 Jun 2014

NHS cyber security 'suffers from lack of data ownership'

Coventry University's Dr Siraj Ahmed Shaikh responds to report Criticising cyber security in healthcare
30 May 2014

Anonymous members arrested for hacking government and IT firm networks

Two Australian men charged with hacking into systems and stealing data
22 May 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

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

Tackling the challenge of attracting cyber security talent to the public sector

Danny Palmer examines what the public sector can do to attract top cyber security talent when competing against the higher salaries offered by private firms
28 Mar 2014

Businesses should have to report cyber attacks, says shadow defence secretary

"Serious questions need to be asked about the nature of the cyber threat facing the UK" says Labour's Vernon Coaker
24 Mar 2014

Red-faced Microsoft admits snooping on blogger's email

Microsoft looked at private emails to track down employee accused of leaking Windows 8 secrets
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

Attracting cyber security talent a 'challenge' for police - Cyber Crime Unit's Andy Archibald

"Within the private sector the salary packages are more attractive," Archibald tells e-Crime Congress
11 Mar 2014

‘Snake’ cyber espionage operation the work of 'well-funded professionals'

BAE Systems analyses toolkit and finds that it 'bears all the hallmarks of a highly sophisticated cyber operation'
07 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

Universities get £3m research fund to fight hackers' mobile malware

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council looks to help protect against increasing risk of cyber criminals targeting smartphones
27 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

Mobile devices 'significant risk' to cyber security - BAE Systems

Boards are starting to wake up to the risks
25 Feb 2014