Latest Cyber security articles

State-sponsored agents likely to be behind sophisticated 'Mask' malware - Kaspersky

'Mask' malware software targeted governments for 7 years
Kaspersky uncovered cyber espionage tool which targeted governments for seven years
11 Feb 2014

NCC Group looks for best security solutions with launch of Cyber 10K competition

NCC Group's Rob Cotton
£10,000 prizes on offer for winners in categories including cloud and mobile
05 Feb 2014

Orange France hack sees 800,000 customer details compromised

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

BAFTA user data potentially stolen after website "compromised"

BAFTA Guru website victim of a security breach and users warned they may want to change passwords
30 Jan 2014

H4cked Off: PRISM is just the beginning

Edward Snowden's revelations on the extent of the NSA's and GCHQ's snooping activities are just the tip of the iceberg, argues Stuart Sumner
29 Jan 2014

KPMG not looking for 'wannabe Matrix hackers' to fill cyber security skills gap

History graduates, architects and actuarary professionals can fill the void, says head of cyber
28 Jan 2014

Firms who need cyber insurance the most not getting insured – KPMG

Premiums are lower for companies that have reasonable controls, leading to unprotected firms being priced out
28 Jan 2014

Lloyds, BOS, TSB and Halifax hit by debit card and ATM glitch

Customers report being unable to use debit cards and ATM machines across the UK, as TSB CEO apologises on Twitter
26 Jan 2014

Government investment in cyber security awareness "just not enough"

Ernst & Young's Mark Brown says government is going in right direction but needs to try harder with cyber security campaigns
22 Jan 2014

Cyber security warning for corporate finance

Financial sector needs to take special measures to protect information in corporate finance deals
22 Jan 2014

VMware purchases mobile security vendor AirWatch

VMware's expansion out from the data centre continues as it gains a foothold in the mobile space in a $1.17bn deal
22 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

All corporate networks harbour malware and cyber-crime networks are expanding – Cisco

“Most organisations, large and small, have already been compromised and don't even know it” - Cisco
20 Jan 2014

Data protection : 2014 and beyond

Andrew Dyson, partner at law firm DLA Piper, explains what the impending EU data protection regulation has in store
20 Jan 2014

Cyber attack launched through fridge as internet-of-things vulnerabilities become apparent

Malicious emails sent via household appliances, says Proofpoint
17 Jan 2014

Blackphone promises to put privacy first

New venture by Silent Circle and Geekphone aims to keep calls and texts private
17 Jan 2014

Cyber security talent goes to the highest bidder

The UK is widely seen as a world leader in cyber security expertise. But as Sooraj Shah reports, it is mainly those firms with the deepest pockets that are benefiting
16 Jan 2014

'Companies are losing the battle against cyber crime' - KPMG auditors

KPMG's UK Audit Committee Institute warns about poor quality data hampering cyber protection efforts
16 Jan 2014

KPMG scales down sponsorship of the Cyber Security Challenge because of a ‘lack of credible candidates’

UK head of cyber security believes a better ROI would be to talk to university students
15 Jan 2014

Sack security personnel who can't say why they're adding security - Dr Ian Levy, CESG

Information assurance body technical director says more security doesn't always mean better security
14 Jan 2014

Web security providers welcome government Cyber Streetwise campaign

Sophos, Symantec and Tenable all support new effort to raise cyber awareness
13 Jan 2014

How can the Cyber Security Challenge be improved?

Finalists of the competition say it needs a higher profile, but that the format should remain
08 Jan 2014

FireEye acquires cyber incident response firm Mandiant for $1bn

Mandiant has been been a partner of FireEye's since April 2012
03 Jan 2014

RSA paid $10m by NSA to use weakened security in its products, claims Reuters - UPDATED

EMC-owned company took $10m from the NSA to use cryptography known to be weak in its security software, claims Reuters
20 Dec 2013