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

Australia and Indonesia to end spy rift

Deal to restore intelligence and security co-operation

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cyberattack on the US electrical grid
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Large military contractors are creating a cyberwar industrial complex by acquiring smaller specialist groups

US hospital group accuses Chinese hackers

Group says 4.5m patient accounts compromised

Russian-linked cyber attack on Ukraine PM

Embassies in Europe also hit by Snake malware

Skills gap leaves UK open to cyber attack

Fewer than 0.6% of graduates work in cyber security

China detains Canadians over spying allegations

Arrest comes a week after Ottawa claim of a Chinese cyber attack

Nato leaders plot cyber fightback

Military alliance looking to counter Russian propaganda coup

Apple denies iPhone security risk report

Chinese TV claims iPhones pass state secrets to US intelligence

US charges China businessman with hacking

Computers of Boeing and other defence contractors allegedly targeted

China TV claims iPhone security threat

Broadcaster’s report says smartphone could reveal ‘state secrets’

‘Energetic Bear’ malware linked to Russia

European and US companies infected by apparent state-backed group

GCHQ to pass data to companies

Move aims to combat threat of digital espionage

Hackers claim attacks on World Cup sites

Anonymous says it hit Brazil bank and military police on eve of contest

BoE to probe banks’ computer defences

A new framework aims to uncover vulnerabilities to cyber attacks

Second China unit accused of cyber crime

Security company says military team is stealing trade secrets

High-profile hacking provokes fears

Attacks online have made internet crime a widespread concern but knowledge of how to fight back is lacking

Kremlin alleged to wage stealthy online campaign against Kiev

Western analysts sense unequal ‘war in the shadows’

Darktrace aims to safeguard private sector

Ex-GCHQ man searches for the ‘unknown unknowns’

US state and local government bodies lack defences

More resources are needed to protect plum targets

Energy makes frontline target of potential threat to infrastructure

Authorities are recognising risks to vital public services

China denounces US tech ‘pawns’

China clamps down on US consulting groups

Fears commercial secrets being passed to Washington

German business wary of China cyber spies

US charges reinforce disquiet over theft of intellectual property

Cyber threats rise up US business agenda

Reports of cyber risks have doubled in two years

US takes moral high ground on spying

Distinctions over ‘good’ and ‘bad’ espionage not always clear to others

Israel makes headway in cyber security

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