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    1. April 28, 2016

      At Work with the FT: Cath Goulding, Nominet, head of information security

      Working at GCHQ was nothing like the glamorous adventure it appears to be in James Bond films, says Cath Goulding. Now...

    2. April 26, 2016

      10% of phishing scams lead to data breach

      Employees too eager to open their email attachments are helping hackers break into company networks, as almost one in...

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      A whole range of jobs seen as low-skilled and which are poorly paid are increasingly i...
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    1. April 26, 2016

      Cyber warfare: Iran opens a new front

      The first neighbourhood they unplugged was Olaya, Riyadh’s wealthiest and gaudiest central district. By the time they...

    2. April 26, 2016

      Cyber thieves target bank systems after Bangladesh heist

      Cyber thieves who pulled off one of the biggest robberies in history when they raided the Bangladesh central bank in...

    3. April 25, 2016

      US political campaign apps risk exposing users’ data

      More than half of all political apps launched for the US presidential nomination campaigns are sending private data...

    4. April 22, 2016

      SecureWorks fizzles on US market debut

      The first US technology company to go public this year has suffered a subdued debut, after raising less than expected...

    5. April 19, 2016

      Italy strips Hacking Team of licence to export outside EU

      The Italian government has stripped controversial cyber security company Hacking Team of its licence to export outside...

    6. April 13, 2016

      Chinese hacking of US companies declines

      Chinese cyber spying on American companies has decreased since a September agreement between presidents Barack Obama...

    7. April 12, 2016

      Warning of weak cyber defences on leading UK retail websites

      Many leading UK retailers have websites that require “serious attention” to make them safe against cyber attacks,...

    8. April 12, 2016

      UK retailers need to pay ‘serious attention’ to online weak points

      Retailers know how devastating a cyber attack can be: only two years ago, on the other side of the Atlantic, the chief...

    9. April 12, 2016

      Security experts find ‘no cure’ for ransomware

      When an administrator at Brown University downloaded an invoice she received by email, she did not expect it to kidnap...

    10. April 11, 2016

      Dell to float SecureWorks in US’s first tech IPO of 2016

      SecureWorks, a cyber security division of Dell, has launched a float that puts it on track to be the first US initial...

    11. April 8, 2016

      Beware fake debt collection emails, says Action Fraud

      Consumers should be on high alert for two new online scams involving emails from fake debt collection agencies and...

    12. April 6, 2016

      Simple precautions can help keep CEO fraudsters at bay

      Fraudulent — or phishing — emails sent by criminals have become more sophisticated, as the recent spate of attempts to...

    13. April 1, 2016

      Ministry of Defence steps up cyber security operations

      The Ministry of Defence is to spend £40m building a new cyber defence operations centre to improve its protection from...

    14. April 1, 2016

      Data security threat scars digital healthcare

      John Kuhn needed to bare his midriff to hospital administrators to finally get out of a $20,000 bill for surgery that...

    15. March 28, 2016

      Defence groups take aim at cyber security

      The hackers were changing tactics almost by the hour. Even as the cyber defence team erected one wall to repel the...

    16. March 27, 2016

      Authorities struggle against rising tide of ransomware

      British businesses are increasingly paying online extortionists rather than reporting attacks to police, as authorities...

    17. March 24, 2016

      US Department of Justice indicts 7 Iranians on hacking charges

      The US Department of Justice has indicted seven Iranians on charges of hacking dozens of American banks and a small dam...

    18. March 23, 2016

      Chinese businessman pleads guilty to cyber spying

      A Chinese businessman pleaded guilty on Wednesday to charges of conspiring to steal sensitive military aircraft data...

    19. March 21, 2016

      Apple highlights privacy and cheaper iPhone

      Apple goes downmarket with cheaper iPhone Tim Cook used the launch of a cheaper Apple iPhone to set out the principles...

    20. March 21, 2016

      Philippine reforms urged in wake of $81m cyber heist

      Politicians and officials in the Philippines have called for a big policy overhaul to counter entrenched corruption...

    21. March 18, 2016

      GCHQ intervenes to secure smart meters against hackers

      GCHQ, Britain’s electronic intelligence agency, has intervened to secure a new £11bn nationwide system of smart energy...

    22. March 18, 2016

      UK launches National Cyber Security Centre

      A new National Cyber Security Centre has been created by the government to address failings in the digital defences of...

    23. March 18, 2016

      How cyber criminals targeted almost $1bn in Bangladesh Bank heist

      The printer failure that greeted Jubair Bin Huda, joint director for accounts at Bangladesh’s central bank, when he...

    24. March 18, 2016

      Canadian casino in cyber attack

      Hackers have stolen customer and employee information from one of the biggest casinos in Canada in the latest in...

    25. March 18, 2016

      Where cyber space meets the Wild West

      Four months ago Microsoft scored a cyber coup. Its digital sleuths identified a “botnet”, or fake server, that had...

    26. March 16, 2016

      Investors cool on cyber security start-ups that promise silver bullets

      Last year was a boom time for cyber security start-ups. Just take a look at the deals. In November, Tenable Security, a...

    27. March 16, 2016

      Court rulings threaten to upset defences against data breach claims

      In February, a Los Angeles hospital paid a bitcoin ransom equivalent to about $17,000 to retrieve its medical records...

    28. March 16, 2016

      Digital criminals aim to abuse markets

      Market abuse is evolving. Instead of insider trading — company employees illegally making money with stolen...

    29. March 16, 2016

      Internet of things: humble lightbulbs could become a form of attack

      If anyone in the technology industry believes the cyber security risk posed by the internet of things is exaggerated,...

    30. March 16, 2016

      Risk management: fake social media sites drive growth of ‘threat intelligence’ sector

      How many of the people who follow you on social media sites really exist — and how many are lifelike avatars created by...

    31. March 16, 2016

      Experts question whether ex-hackers are best placed to find chinks in your armour

      The only British member of the LulzSec hacking gang to escape a prison sentence at the end of the trial at Southwark...

    32. March 16, 2016

      Improved spelling helps cyber criminals to target unwary victims

      Fraudulent emails used to be easy to spot. They were written by people who did not know their target victims and had a...

    33. March 16, 2016

      CEO email scam is wake-up call for boards

      Fake emails apparently sent by chief executives to senior employees asking for money transfers are estimated to have...

    34. March 15, 2016

      Bangladesh central bank governor quits over $101m cyber heist

      The governor of the Bangladesh central bank has resigned over a $101m cyber theft from the bank’s accounts with the New...

    35. March 15, 2016

      Rogue states play host to outlaw servers

      Criminals were already moving in to take advantage of the chaos in Syria when the civil war broke out. Even as the...

    36. March 10, 2016

      Typo trips the alarm in $101m cyber bank heist

      A $101m cyber heist has left central bank officials from Bangladesh to New York arguing over what may be one of the...

    37. March 8, 2016

      Malicious attacks account for bulk of data loss

      Malware and hacking have overtaken employee error as the leading cause of data loss at companies, according to research...

    38. March 6, 2016

      TalkTalk chief signals change after cyber attack

      The damaging cyber attack on TalkTalk’s website last year will lead to a fundamental change in how the company...

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