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      Malaysia Airlines plays down hack attack

      Malaysia Airlines has insisted its customers’ information is secure and its servers intact after its website was attacked by...

    2. January 23, 2015

      The battle between capital and labour

      They are the people formerly known as employees. In a broad range of service industries, workers who once drew a steady...

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      Cyber attacks on the likes of eBay, Yahoo and US retailer Target have raised public co...
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    1. January 23, 2015

      Cyber criminals target your wealth

      When you entrust your money to a fund supermarket, wealth manager or another financial services firm, you hope for healthy...

    2. January 23, 2015

      Football fans leave open goal for fraudsters

      Football fans like to show off their sporting allegiance but it could prove a costly mistake for Arsenal supporters. More...

    3. January 23, 2015

      Bank of England warns on state cyber attacks

      The biggest financial groups in the UK are still potentially vulnerable to a sustained state-sponsored cyber attack, a Bank...

    4. January 22, 2015

      Security v privacy ‘disconnect’ threatens trust in tech

      An imbalance between the need to ensure security and the desire to protect privacy could threaten trust in technology,...

    5. January 22, 2015

      Microsoft takes lead in battle for artificial reality

      The Browser Wars once played a central part in the fight for control of the gateways to cyberspace. Microsoft may have...

    6. January 22, 2015

      Fall in crime levels masks rise in fraud

      Crime has fallen by 11 per cent over the past year to a record low, according to the Office for National Statistics, but...

    7. January 22, 2015

      Davos 2015: Banks call for free rein to fight cyber crime

      Executives at some of the world’s largest banks are pressing government officials to pursue cyber criminals more...

    8. January 20, 2015

      Can we code? Yes we can!

      For the first time, I thought I’d earned some serious geek cred. It was 2008 and I’d just switched to using a Linux...

    9. January 20, 2015

      Cisco warns websites remain vulnerable to Heartbleed bug

      More than half of all websites deploying the commonly used security software Open SSL are still vulnerable to cyber attack...

    10. January 20, 2015

      Shoplifters cost UK retailers £335m in year, says BRC

      The value of goods stolen from shops has risen to its highest level in a decade as criminal gangs target more expensive...

    11. January 19, 2015

      Sony’s backers focus on bigger picture after cyber attack

      For all the financial troubles Sony has faced in recent years, it is hard to imagine an incident more damaging to its...

    12. January 16, 2015

      David Cameron and Barack Obama reaffirm special relationship

      Barack Obama has lavished praise on David Cameron, calling him a “great friend” and talking positively about his economic...

    13. January 16, 2015

      GCHQ warns of cyber crime cost to UK economy

      Eight in every 10 of the biggest British companies have suffered a serious cyber attack, costing the UK economy tens of...

    14. January 16, 2015

      UK police arrest man over gaming cyber attack

      The police have arrested a teenager in northwest England as part of an investigation into a cyber attack on Sony’s...

    15. January 16, 2015

      US and UK agents to wage cyber war games on City of London

      British and US agents will carry out a mock cyber attack on the Bank of England and commercial banks in London and New York...

    16. January 15, 2015

      David Cameron to press Barack Obama on security fears

      David Cameron will seek Barack Obama’s support this week for a push to improve co-operation between intelligence agencies...

    17. January 14, 2015

      Ross Ulbricht — philanthropist or criminal?

      A geeky tech entrepreneur and philanthropist — or the criminal mastermind behind a multimillion-dollar online drug trading...

    18. January 13, 2015

      Alleged Silk Road founder denies pirate past

      The 30-year-old alleged founder of Silk Road, the black market website used for buying drugs and hiring hackers, was the...

    19. January 13, 2015

      Cyber security start-up Ionic Security raises $40m

      Cyber security start-up Ionic Security has raised $40m, more than doubling its funding less than a year after its last...

    20. January 12, 2015

      Obama calls for cyber security bill ahead of Centcom Twitter hacking

      President Barack Obama unveiled a new plan to boost cyber security on Monday just as hackers claiming to be Islamist...

    21. January 11, 2015

      Alleged Silk Road kingpin’s trial poised to begin

      The alleged online kingpin of a “black market bazaar” for drugs and hacker-for-hire services will face his accusers this...

    22. January 11, 2015

      Facebook and the ‘daily average people’ formerly known as users

      Most Silicon Valley companies are run by geeks. One of the drawbacks of being a geek is that dealing with other human beings...

    23. January 10, 2015

      Obama to unveil plans to improve cyber security

      Barack Obama next week will unveil plans to improve cyber security and protect consumers from identity theft, as the...

    24. January 9, 2015

      My ‘funny activity’ suggests banks remain vulnerable

      Last night I got one of those calls from my bank that immediately fill the heart with dread. “Hi Ms Masters,” said the...

    25. January 6, 2015

      Moonpig halts app purchases as it probes security flaw claim

      Moonpig has suspended purchases of its personalised greetings cards through mobile apps while it investigates claims that...

    26. January 5, 2015

      Morgan Stanley reveals theft of client data

      Morgan Stanley said that up to 10 per cent of its wealth management clients had their account information stolen by an...

    27. January 1, 2015

      Europe’s best days on the internet could lie ahead

      “Don’t get mad, get even,” advised Robert F Kennedy. European governments have been doing both in response to the threat of...

    28. January 1, 2015

      Cyber security groups use fake computers to trap hackers

      A new breed of cyber security company is trying to lay traps to catch hackers and prevent damage, as old ways of preventing...

    29. January 1, 2015

      Online clothes sellers seek a good fit for their business model

      The racks of sleek and sparkling designer gowns lining a small shop in Manhattan’s Flatiron district may be a sign of a new...

    30. December 31, 2014

      View: The top five IT threats of 2015

      Cyber security took centre stage in 2014 with numerous high-profile data breaches at retail brands including Home Depot,...

    31. December 30, 2014

      Gmail’s China block adds to concerns over internet censorship

      A four-day outage of Google’s Gmail service in mainland China was at least partly lifted on Tuesday, but not before the...

    32. December 30, 2014

      FT Predictions: the world in 2015

      As 2014 comes to a close, the Financial Times once again engages in a harmless bit of soothsaying. As ever, we invite some...

    33. December 29, 2014

      Google says email service blocked in China

      Google’s Gmail service was completely blocked in China for a fourth day running on Monday, marking an escalation of the...

    34. December 26, 2014

      Braced for all-out cyber warfare in the year of the hack

      Is cyber insecurity gnawing at you? After a spate of online attacks that makes 2014 a candidate for year of the hack, this...

    35. December 23, 2014

      North Korea knows film’s mythmaking power

      At his year-end press conference last week, Barack Obama chided North Korea for feeling threatened by a Hollywood comedy....

    36. December 21, 2014

      US struggles to find response to hack attack on Sony

      The Obama administration struggled over the weekend to strike an appropriate public response to the Sony computer hack , as...

    37. December 19, 2014

      Amy Pascal: A studio boss caught in real-life thriller

      From Senate intelligence committee rebukes over factual inaccuracies in the film Zero Dark Thirty to stinging criticism from...

    38. December 19, 2014

      Obama says Sony ‘made mistake’ in pulling film

      Barack Obama has rebuked Sony Pictures for withdrawing a satirical movie that prompted a cyber attack that US investigators...

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