Security

Internet of things will lead to 'malware on your personal life', warns AVG's CTO

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Large enterprises' BYOD policies could have negative consequences, says Yuval Ben-Itzhak
28 Jan 2014

German court orders Google to block Max Mosley sex party images

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Web search giant will appeal, saying ruling contravenes European law
27 Jan 2014

Bye bye BlackBerry, it's software not hardware that will secure mobility, says Good CEO

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Christy Wyatt tells Computing why she believes a focus on securing the device rather than the data on it is the wrong approach
27 Jan 2014

Snowden: US uses internet surveillance for industrial espionage

Will claims of industrial espionage by the NSA place a dark cloud over cloud computing?
27 Jan 2014

Education sector is fastest growing for DDoS mitigation - DOSarrest

Schools and universities could be guarding themselves against their own students, says CTO Jag Bains
24 Jan 2014

NSA data collection ruled illegal by privacy oversight board

Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board says surveillance scheme should end
24 Jan 2014

Google chief Schmidt says middle-class jobs could be wiped out by IT

It is a 'race between computers and people', he says
24 Jan 2014

Verizon transparency report reveals increase in US government data requests

But telecoms firm prohibited from revealing data it submits to NSA
23 Jan 2014

Microsoft to store foreign customer data outside US to prevent NSA snooping

Microsoft breaks ranks with other tech firms with new policy
23 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

Google "complained at great length" to NSA after snooping revelations

Chairman Eric Schmidt says Google had no knowledge of NSA surveillance prior to Snowden leaks
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

Patients’ data 'can't be used for marketing or selling insurance premiums', says NHS

But NHS still needs to raise awareness of Care.data, says patient privacy campaigner
21 Jan 2014

EE working on emergency fix to security flaw - UPDATED

Provider's broadband customers who signed up after early 2012 are affected, as are earlier customers who upgraded their routers
21 Jan 2014

Microsoft extends Windows XP anti-malware support as security issue looms over cash machines running the old OS

Limited anti-malware support to continue for Windows XP as banks rush to upgrade cash machines running the aging operating system
20 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

Obama to stop NSA from storing telephone data in bulk – but it will still be stored

Phone data will instead be stored by a third party
17 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

NSA collected 200 million texts a day, including those of Britons

Latest Snowden revelations show that GCHQ was allowed to see SMS information collected by the US
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

'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

Cyber Security Challenge CEO hits back at KPMG’s 'lack of credible candidates' claim

KPMG's UK head of cyber security said that firm scaled back sponsorship of the challenge
16 Jan 2014

NSA 'could spy' on 100,000 computers - while they're offline

Spy agency physically installs malware and uses 'secret' radio technology to monitor PCs, according to the latest Snowden revelations
15 Jan 2014