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    ECB hacked in attempt to extort cash

    The European Central Bank has been hit by a hacking attack, in a breach of security that only emerged after the perpetrators...

  2. July 23, 2014

    Police urged to crack down on UK business crime

    London companies reported nearly 82,000 cases of fraud to police last year but there were only nine successful prosecutions....

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  1. July 12, 2014

    Apple denies Chinese report that location data are a security risk

    Apple has responded to criticism of its handling of iPhone customers' location data in the Chinese state media by insisting...

  2. July 11, 2014

    China state TV claims iPhone tracking could expose ‘state secrets’

    Apple has been dragged into an escalating confrontation over cyber security and US spying in China after its iPhone was...

  3. July 10, 2014

    Fraud lurks in shadows of changing digital advertising landscape

    The automation of the advertising industry was supposed to reduce waste. But in a quest for greater efficiency, marketers...

  4. July 10, 2014

    UK unveils emergency data law to underpin security surveillance

    David Cameron is to push though emergency laws to allow police and security agencies to maintain access to phone and email...

  5. July 3, 2014

    Privacy boom brings digital paranoia into the open

    There seems to be a booming market in paranoia. The Blackphone, which went on sale in the US this week, is purpose-built for...

  6. June 30, 2014

    Energy companies hit by cyber attack from Russia-linked group

    The industrial control systems of hundreds of European and US energy companies have been infected by a sophisticated cyber...

  7. June 27, 2014

    Tech groups race to reinvent passwords

    Companies and consumers are risking their most sensitive information online by relying on an authentication method that...

  8. June 26, 2014

    MI6 chief Sir John Sawers to retire

    Sir John Sawers, the head of MI6, the British foreign intelligence agency, is to step down from his post in November at the...

  9. June 25, 2014

    Flaw found in PayPal two-step security

    Researchers have discovered a hole in an extra security measure used by PayPal, the eBay-owned payments company, to protect...

  10. June 23, 2014

    Cloud security start-up Skyhigh Networks raises $40m

    Skyhigh Networks, a cloud security start-up, has raised funding from Salesforce.com and venture capitalists, as companies...

  11. June 17, 2014

    GCHQ to pass data to companies to fight cyber spies

    GCHQ, Britain’s electronic spy agency, is to begin regular, bulk sharing of classified intelligence material with some of...

  12. June 16, 2014

    Hackers hold Domino’s Pizza to ransom over customers’ data

    Hackers are holding Domino’s Pizza to ransom after stealing the personal data of more than 600,000 of its customers in...

  13. June 11, 2014

    Hackers claim attacks on World Cup sites

    Anonymous, the hackers’ group, has claimed it has attacked a large number of websites associated with the World Cup,...

  14. June 10, 2014

    Multinational companies suffer ‘compliance fatigue’

    Multinational companies are suffering from “compliance fatigue” in the face of increasingly aggressive enforcement and...

  15. June 8, 2014

    Big Four get serious on cyber security

    Earlier this year, one of the Big Four accountancy firms sent out a presentation to clients warning them of the dangers of...

  16. June 5, 2014

    Energy makes prime target in cyber threat against infrastructure

    In May, the US Department of Homeland Security revealed that the industrial control system of a public utility had been...

  17. June 5, 2014

    South Korea suffers poor cyber security controls

    South Koreans are the envy of computer geeks around the world for having the fastest average internet speed on the planet –...

  18. June 4, 2014

    US Senate considers ban on ‘stalking apps’

    Mobile phone apps that track users without their knowledge have been used in cases of domestic violence, stalking and...

  19. June 4, 2014

    China denounces US tech ‘pawns’ as cyber espionage spat deepens

    Chinese state media have launched a publicity offensive against Google and other US technology companies as a spat with the...

  20. May 28, 2014

    Lookout launches ‘theftie’ to help catch phone thieves

    Move over preening selfie-snappers, the smartphone camera is being harnessed as the latest crime-fighting tool with the...

  21. May 27, 2014

    Google could face ‘cyber courts’ in Germany over privacy rights

    Germany is considering the creation of special “cyber courts” to rule on clashes between individuals seeking to protect...

  22. May 27, 2014

    ‘Revenge porn’ laws spur liberties debate

    Lawmakers and courts across the world are moving towards criminalising one of the web’s more disturbing trends – angry exes,...

  23. May 25, 2014

    Wales flags up ambitions as cyber security hub

    The US indictment last week of five Chinese military officials over alleged cyber security breaches should be welcome news...

  24. May 22, 2014

    Lessons from the eBay cyber attack

    Internet hackers are so successful at penetrating company IT systems these days that, for the most part, breaches go without...

  25. May 22, 2014

    More articles on cybersecurity

    Cyber attacks on national targets grow - by Stephen Pritchard Napoleon may have said that an army marches on its stomach....

  26. May 22, 2014

    Facebook shakes up privacy policies

    Facebook is giving its 1.3bn users more control over their personal information in one of the biggest shifts of its privacy...

  27. May 21, 2014

    Ebay reveals cyber attack on database

    EBay is asking all of its nearly 150m registered users to reset passwords after revealing that hackers were able to access...

  28. May 20, 2014

    US takes moral high ground over ‘good’ espionage

    As the US Department of Justice announced it was charging five Chinese military officers for cyber theft on Monday morning,...

  29. May 20, 2014

    Israel makes headway in cyber security

    In a quiet corner of an Israeli farming village, Tanya sits at her computer and chats online with some of the most skilled...

  30. May 19, 2014

    US cyber charges risk retaliation from Beijing

    After President Barack Obama hosted his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for eight hours of talks in California just under a...

  31. May 19, 2014

    US to charge Chinese military officers with cyber spying

    The US has filed criminal charges against five Chinese military officers, alleging they hacked into the computer systems of...

  32. May 13, 2014

    EU backs ‘the right to be forgotten’

    The EU’s decision on Tuesday to back a “right to be forgotten” is the latest move by European authorities to bolster its...

  33. May 5, 2014

    Foreign spy agencies recruit corporate IT staff, warns MI5

    Foreign intelligence agencies are targeting IT workers at big businesses, hoping to recruit them and gain privileged access...

  34. May 5, 2014

    Target chief steps down after data breach

    Gregg Steinhafel, Target’s chief executive, has resigned from the US retailer after a disastrous cybersecurity breach that...

  35. April 29, 2014

    Luck not enough to avoid cyber security catastrophe

    It is March 2014 and London is under attack. The financial sector is suffering catastrophic computer failures. ATMs have...

  36. April 29, 2014

    How much to reveal of cyber breaches?

    As cyber security finds its place on the corporate boardroom agenda, and breaches seem to be a daily occurrence, it is...

  37. April 29, 2014

    Cyber security: business is in the front line

    As many of the world’s largest companies are beginning to realise, the threat to their margins, their brands and even their...

  38. April 29, 2014

    Mobile devices open new front in battle

    As well as benefits, smarter mobile devices have brought higher risks for their users, with the home screen of an iPhone or...

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