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Staples becomes the latest US retailer to investigate a potential data breach by hackers

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Office supply retailer could be the latest in a string of major US retailers targeted by cyber criminals
21 Oct 2014

Half of Britons have been victims of cyber crime - but many don't know where to report it

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Figures released by Cabinet Office suggest citizens don't know what to do when they've been victims of cyber crime
21 Oct 2014

Suspected Russian hackers use Microsoft zero-day exploit to target NATO, Ukraine and others

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iSight Partners reveals exploit that could have been actively exploited for five years
14 Oct 2014

Cash machines running Windows being emptied by 'Tyupkin' malware

ATMs across Eastern Europe emptied by malware that instructs the machine to dispense cash without card
08 Oct 2014

First Shellshock malware emerges just a day after vulnerability revealed [updated]

Two worms designed to exploit the Shellshock vulnerability in the Bash shell have been discovered by researchers just a day after it was made public
26 Sep 2014

IBM warns over proliferating use of banking Trojans in enterprise attacks

Trojan malware features and functions being expanded to attack more targets
17 Sep 2014

RBS among the Salesforce users targeted by 'Dyre' malware

Gang behind the Dyre Trojan believed to have been commissioned to target Salesforce users
09 Sep 2014

US Nuclear Regulatory Commission hacked three times

Spearphishing and malware used by 'foreign' attackers in presumed attempts to steal nuclear secrets
20 Aug 2014

One-fifth of work PCs harbour malware – study

Malware-infested PCs down to company policies, claims security software company
14 Aug 2014

Facebook number one social network for phishing attacks

Kaspersky Labs warns Facebook users remain vulnerable to cyber criminal phishing
16 Jul 2014

Freed at last: Microsoft claims to have 'liberated' 4.7 million infected PCs

Microsoft cracks another malware gang as evidence emerges that Gameover ZeuS botnet is being reassembled
11 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

ISPs take GCHQ to court over state-backed cyber attacks

Seven ISPs from across the globe accuse GCHQ of targeting their networks with malware
02 Jul 2014

Too open for business? Why attacks on PoS systems are escalating

Attacks against retailers are increasing as more and more malware aimed at point-of-sale systems is being produced
04 Jun 2014

European governments targeted by 'Molerats' cyber-crime gang

BBC and a major financial institution also attacked with 'spear phishing' emails
03 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

Panda: Trojans account for three-quarters of all malware

Anti-virus software vendor claims there's more malware than ever being made – and they all want to take control of users' PCs
29 May 2014

Point-of-sale malware becoming more sophisticated – report

PoS malware has been put under the spotlight since US retailer Target revealed its systems had been infected
13 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

Google SVP Pichai defends Android smartphone security

"Obviously, you will always see more malware targeting Android because Android is used more than any smartphone platform by a pretty substantial difference"
28 Feb 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

Why are people still hanging on to Windows XP, and are they dicing with disaster?

Avast and KPMG weigh in on the debate
21 Feb 2014

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

Kaspersky uncovered cyber espionage tool which targeted governments for seven years
11 Feb 2014

'Coding error' on NHS website redirected users to malicious sites

Coding error in nhs.co.uk exploited by Czech coder to spread malware
04 Feb 2014