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  1. August 20, 2014

    Cyber security group vArmour raises $35m

    Citibank’s venture capital arm and Silicon Valley investment firm Menlo Ventures have invested in vArmour, a newly launched...

  2. August 15, 2014

    The trouble with online trolls is that they may be right

    For a long time, online trolling has seemed like the signature annoyance of the information revolution, much as air...

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  1. August 13, 2014

    Lookout funding boosted by Amazon’s Bezos

    Lookout has raised $150m from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Investment Management, in the...

  2. August 7, 2014

    Security experts warn on hacker peril

    A flicker of a light, a twitch of a blind or a TV suddenly turning on in the middle of the night could spook a hotel guest...

  3. August 7, 2014

    Ukraine PM’s office hit by cyber attack linked to Russia

    Dozens of computers in the Ukrainian prime minister’s office and at least 10 of Ukraine’s embassies abroad have been...

  4. August 7, 2014

    Companies at Black Hat conference warned on cyber risk disclosure

    An argument is raging about whether companies should be forced to disclose cyber attacks, as cyber security experts warn...

  5. August 6, 2014

    Arm your employees for information security battle

    Over the past few decades, organisations have spent billions of dollars on information security and risk awareness...

  6. August 6, 2014

    Skills gap leaves UK vulnerable to cyber attack, says business

    Business chiefs have warned that a skills gap is leaving the UK vulnerable to cyber attack, as statistics show that fewer...

  7. August 5, 2014

    Cyber security entrepreneurs: balancing secrecy and publicity

    As an address, “Nimrod House, Enigma Business Park”, seems particularly ap­pro­p­riate for a company in­vol­ved in...

  8. August 1, 2014

    GCHQ accredits degrees in cyber security to combat online attacks

    GCHQ, the UK’s electronic spy agency, has given its stamp of approval to six master’s degrees in online security as it moves...

  9. July 29, 2014

    Android devices ‘threatened by fake apps’

    Google’s Android operating system is making mobile devices vulnerable to cyber criminals seeking to access users’ personal...

  10. July 29, 2014

    Beware this latest digital contagion

    After a long period of incubation, I fear the boyfriend’s digital paranoia has fully infected me. It began when I started to...

  11. July 27, 2014

    Typewriters clatter into life again

    Its cacophonous clickety-clack was as synonymous with the newsroom as shorthand and cigarette smoke. An illustrious band of...

  12. July 24, 2014

    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...

  13. 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....

  14. 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...

  15. 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...

  16. 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...

  17. 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...

  18. 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...

  19. 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...

  20. 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...

  21. 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...

  22. 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...

  23. 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...

  24. 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...

  25. 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...

  26. 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,...

  27. June 10, 2014

    Multinational companies suffer ‘compliance fatigue’

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

  28. 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...

  29. June 5, 2014

    Can driverless car see off cyber attacks?

    The news late last month that Google is to produce its own fleet of driverless cars is further evidence that the concept is...

  30. 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 –...

  31. 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...

  32. 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...

  33. 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...

  34. 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...

  35. 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...

  36. 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,...

  37. 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...

  38. 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...

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