Latest Cyber security articles

GCHQ to feed cyber-intelligence to UK's biggest companies

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Intelligence feed part of push to improve defences against industrial espionage
17 Jun 2014

Domino's Pizza held to ransom by hackers over customer details

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Hackers demand €30,000 from pizza chain – or they'll release customer details
16 Jun 2014

Stratfor's shocking data security revealed: firm kept customer details in plain text prior to 2011 hack

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Leaked Verizon report says security firm had extremely poor data protection practices, resulting in theft of data about 860,000 customers
16 Jun 2014

UK has most globalised ICT market in the world, says new report

Economist Intelligence findings skewed by openness of UK to foreign direct investment. And what are the security implications?
12 Jun 2014

Tweetdeck 'hack': rudimentary, but still widely shared

The XSS vulnerability in Tweetdeck showed just how easily scripts can be run on user devices from a simple security flaw.
12 Jun 2014

What's behind Huawei's UK expansion?

Chinese telecoms supplier's new Bristol research lab is but a small part of an ambitious three-year plan for Europe.
12 Jun 2014

Security industry advice for battling Turing Test-beating AIs: 'Be nice and sceptical'

Symantec and Juniper admit there is not yet a clear plan for beating more advanced forms of 'Eugene Goostman'
11 Jun 2014

Google must prevent illegal access to our content, says News Corp

Phone-hacking media giant unhappy about with Google search algorithms that let downloaders 'steal' its TV shows
09 Jun 2014

Government launches Cyber Essentials Scheme

CESG and CREST to work together to vet public-sector suppliers
05 Jun 2014

What makes the ideal chief information security officer?

QA technical consultant Mark Hutchings explains which skills are prerequisites for a role as CISO
05 Jun 2014

National Crime Agency issues warning over GOZeuS and CryptoLocker malware

P2P network that controls banking Trojan taken down in action led by FBI
03 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

ICO slams Council's 'startling' data security policy, threatens court order

Information Commissioner issues enforcement order which if not upheld will result in court action
30 May 2014

Security experts' surprise over report claiming healthcare 'lags behind' in cyber security

Mimecast and Trustwave question claims made in report by risk start-up BitSight
29 May 2014

Enterprise Cloud Forum: Almost half of enterprises 'prehistoric' with respect to BYOD, says Oracle security VP

'We need a whole new industry to prevent us slowing down' says Hartwell
27 May 2014

Blitzkrieg - changing tactics in the email security wars

Agari CEO Patrick Peterson explains how attackers go in under the radar
23 May 2014

EBay reveals it was hacked in February 2014, personal data compromised

"Change your passwords," urges company, three months too late
21 May 2014

Businesses risk data breaches due to 'confusion' over privileged users

Raytheon report suggests organisations recognise threats posed by staff with access to sensitive information, but aren’t sure how to stop 'curiosity' leading to a potential data breach
20 May 2014

Snowden: How the NSA 'interdicts' networking equipment to implant back doors that phone home

'Supply chain interdiction' programme implanted NSA malware on US-made networking hardware
13 May 2014

Staff ignore good cyber security practices if systems and policies are badly designed – report

Organisations need to improve their security practices to encourage staff to adhere to them, claims Government Office for Science report
12 May 2014

Organisations "failing at the basics" of IT security, warns ICO

'Protecting personal data in online services: learning from the mistakes of others' sets out best practice for protecting data
12 May 2014

One-third of IT chiefs believe enterprise security ‘lagging behind’ modern IT trends

Computing research reveals a third of organisations struggling to adapt to the use of cloud and BYOD technology
08 May 2014

Orange hacked again – 1.3 million accounts compromised

Orange hacked for the second time in three months. No financial data was stolen, it claims
08 May 2014

Patchy defences against enterprise application security threats

Computing research reveals gaps in security provision that could give attackers a way in
07 May 2014