Online security

As internet-based threats race up national security agendas and governments look at ways of protecting their national infrastructures a cyber arms race is causing concern to the developed world

Yahoo and NSA chief clash on data privacy

Tech group warns on ‘backdoor’ access to systems by US

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Large military contractors are creating a cyberwar industrial complex by acquiring smaller specialist groups

Sim card maker’s shares hit by spy claims

Intelligence services accused of stealing Gemalto encryption keys

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Sim card giant probes spy theft claims

Security group investigates whether encryption keys were stolen

The challenge is balancing the insight and predictions gleaned from medical data with the need to protect patient privacy

Warning over $1bn hacking insurance cover

Companies struggle to secure higher coverage

Russian report links US to new spyware

Kaspersky finds programs in PCs used in 30 countries

Report warns of $1bn cyber attack

100 banks and others targeted worldwide in theft, says Kaspersky

Facebook to set up cyber security network

Group to adapt internal system so companies can share information

China hackers attack blue-chips via Forbes

US defence contractors and banks among victims

Israeli ex-military elite form cyber hub

Google’s Schmidt among backers of security unit using military expertise

Chindits revived as ‘Facebook warriors’

Reborn brigade will wear forebears’ badge to ‘fight in information age’

Cyber threat drives US to change tack

Rethink explains decision to blame North Korea for hacking Sony

Bank of England warns on cyber attacks

Review highlights risk of hacking by nation states

GCHQ warns of cost of cyber attacks

Surveillance agency says eight in every 10 big companies affected

Cyber attackers target French media

Attack on websites follows anti-terrorism rally in Paris

Agents to wage cyber war games on City

Cameron announces moves to toughen resilience to online attacks

Obama calls for cyber security bill

Legislation proposed ahead of tampering of military social media

US military Twitter account hacked

Attack on Centcom social media sites by parties claiming links to Isis

Obama to unveil cyber security plans

President seeks improved consumer protection

Hackers attack German government sites

Ukraine separatist group CyberBerkut blocks Merkel website

FBI details North Korean attack on Sony

Comey says Pyongyang ‘got sloppy’ in cyber assault on studio

Sony chief condemns ‘vicious’ cyber attack

Hirai defends freedom of speech in first comments since hacking

North Korea blasts US over new sanctions

Pyongyang reiterates denial of involvement in action against Sony

US imposes new sanctions on North Korea

Washington increases heat on Pyongyang after Sony hack

North Korea threatens attacks on US

Pyongyang warns of strikes in response to hack allegations

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