Latest Cyber Security articles

Internet of Things devices riddled with security errors, claims HP

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HP Fortify study finds devices protected by weak passwords and unencrypted network services
30 Jul 2014

Apple can extract personal data from iPhones without user's knowledge

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Security researcher reveals practice previously unknown to the public that allows Apple to extract information including texts, photos and contact lists from iPhones
28 Jul 2014

European Central Bank hacked and blackmailed in website attack

ECB in Frankfurt
Web-facing events database downloaded by hackers - 'no market sensitive information' stolen, claims ECB
24 Jul 2014

Twenty-one arrested over e-tickets scam

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

Cyber espionage by Google Glass is the next major threat to enterprise security

Some organisations are already jumping onto the wearable technology bandwagon, but are they opening up a new way in for cyber criminals? Danny Palmer investigates.
23 Jul 2014

UK critical business applications more vulnerable to attack than those of US counterparts

Veracode report says many British firms are sitting targets for cyber criminals
22 Jul 2014

Russian-state malware used by cyber criminals in banking Trojans

Gyges, developed by Russian intelligence, is used in banking Trojans and 'ransomware'
21 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

Blackphone: BlackBerry 'compromised its integrity' in security years ago, and has no right to criticise us

Super-secure smartphone maker describes BlackBerry’s criticism as 'slinging mud'
17 Jul 2014

Botnet boom requires new laws to deal with it, argues US Justice Department

US assistant attorney general demands more far-reaching laws from Congress
17 Jul 2014

US charges three over high-tech industrial espionage

Finger pointed at China over theft of military technology secrets by hackers
14 Jul 2014

Cameron rushes through emergency phone and internet data retention bill

“The consequences of not acting are grave,” says PM
10 Jul 2014

What makes the ideal security analyst?

QA Training's Mark Amory explains what skills are necessary for a security analyst in order to deal with people, processes and technology
02 Jul 2014

Open University course aims to introduce cyber security to 200,000 people

University hopes new eight-week course will inspire people to opt for career in cyber security
02 Jul 2014

'Buy a big enough botnet and you can crack almost any level of encryption' says BT

'Encryption no longer be all and end all' says head of information assurance Jelleyman
01 Jul 2014

Information security personnel are 'unsung hereos,' says Vodafone awareness manager

Luisa Gentile tells Computing's Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit that information security staff need more recognition for their work
01 Jul 2014

Email isn't secure but it's here to stay, says Websense information security officer

People dislike email but businesses are stuck with it, Neil Thacker tells Computing's Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit
01 Jul 2014

BBC board wary of security projects, says info security manager

'It’s all about reputation, availability and staying on the telly' reveals Cooper
01 Jul 2014

Enterprise Security and Risk Management Summit 2014 Live!

The latest news and views from Computing's summit held in Hilton Tower Bridge
01 Jul 2014

Salaries soar for cyber security high-flyers

While CISO paypackets are growing at an accelerating rate, wages for mid-tier cyber security workers appear to be stagnating. Sooraj Shah investigates
27 Jun 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

Cabinet Office and Capita joint venture to offer cyber security training for boards and CEOs

Axelos will charge a fee for scenario-based and 'gamification' training sessions
24 Jun 2014

US Congress to cut finance for NSA ‘backdoor snooping’

Representatives assert themselves to bar government agencies from demanding 'back door' access to IT platforms
20 Jun 2014

Is £266bn just the tip of the cybercrime iceberg?

Mark Sparshott, EMEA director at Proofpoint, argues that the EU is doing a good job at focusing business minds on security
19 Jun 2014