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    1. September 1, 2015

      Do not let fear kill the promise of Big Data

      Enticed by the promise of “discreet indiscretions”, millions of people sign up to a global website offering...

    2. September 1, 2015

      National Crime Agency site hit by revenge hack

      The ‘Lizard Squad’ hacking group behind cyber attacks on companies including Sony and Microsoft has claimed...

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    1. August 31, 2015

      US to hit Chinese hackers with sanctions

      The White House is preparing sanctions on Chinese individuals and companies as it tries to pressure Beijing to stop its...

    2. August 31, 2015

      Israeli spy technology exports to Colombia raise concerns

      Two Israeli companies have sold mass surveillance technology to Colombia, according to a report that will raise...

    3. August 28, 2015

      Credit scorers want to ‘friend’ consumers

      Financial companies are more open than ever to the idea of using data from sites including Facebook and LinkedIn to...

    4. August 24, 2015

      Police investigate Ashley Madison suicide reports

      Some Ashley Madison customers may have committed suicide and been subjected to blackmail attempts after a huge data...

    5. August 21, 2015

      Ashley Madison chief faces challenge to sort out his affairs

      Posing appears to be top of the job description for Ashley Madison’s chief executive Noel Biderman. Whether it is...

    6. August 21, 2015

      Chinese hackers target Indian institutions

      Chinese hackers are targeting organisations in India to glean strategic and commercially sensitive material, according...

    7. August 18, 2015

      Target to pay $67m over Visa data breach

      Target has reached a $67m agreement with Visa over a massive breach of customers’ payment data during the 2013 holiday...

    8. August 13, 2015

      NSA skills leak to cyber security start-ups

      Skilled engineers charged with tracking weapons of mass destruction in the Middle East, US government-backed cyber...

    9. August 13, 2015

      Not so cuddly: ‘virtual baby’ boom is a source of concern

      The “virtual baby” may sound like a cute Tamagotchi-like infant substitute but the reality is far darker: it is a...

    10. August 11, 2015

      US says insider trading ring used hackers

      US authorities have charged nine people with being in a global hacking and insider-trading ring, alleging they made...

    11. August 8, 2015

      Data watchdog investigates Carphone Warehouse hacking

      The UK’s data watchdog is investigating a security breach at Carphone Warehouse, after the mobile phone retailer...

    12. August 3, 2015

      Cyber security start-up Zscaler nets $100m in round led by TPG

      Cloud security group Zscaler is joining the ranks of cyber security start-ups raising large sums, as private market...

    13. August 2, 2015

      Japanese police hope to shed light on bitcoin exchange’s collapse

      On Sunday afternoon, in a central Tokyo detention centre, Japanese police began questioning Mark Karpelès, founder and...

    14. July 30, 2015

      Cyber insecurity: Going dark

      Growing impatient with the restrained debate among the Washington policy wonks, the bearded Silicon Valley engineer...

    15. July 29, 2015

      Russia’s cyberwarriors use Twitter to hide intrusion

      Russian hackers are using Twitter as an ultra-stealthy way of concealing their intrusions into sensitive Western...

    16. July 29, 2015

      Cyber Insecurity: West eyes Dr Strangelove tactics in cyber wars

      James Clapper, the Obama administration’s director of national intelligence, is not given to slips of the tongue. On...

    17. July 28, 2015

      Cyber insecurity: When 95% isn’t good enough

      Two weeks after hackers broke into Sony Pictures’ computer systems, deleting important company files and exposing...

    18. July 27, 2015

      Cyber insecurity: Hacking back

      JP Morgan Chase. Sony Pictures. Target. Anthem Healthcare. Fiat Chrysler. All of these companies have been hit by...

    19. July 24, 2015

      Property cyber crime is escalating

      Fraudsters are aggressively targeting solicitors that handle property sales because of the large sums of money involved...

    20. July 24, 2015

      Cyber hack triggers mass Fiat Chrysler car recall

      Fiat Chrysler has recalled 1.4m vehicles over a vulnerability that could allow hackers to disable them on highways,...

    21. July 23, 2015

      FBI blames China for 53% spy case surge

      The FBI has labelled China “the most dominant threat” to US companies, saying it believed Beijing was the main culprit...

    22. July 20, 2015

      Hackers threaten to betray 37m users of adultery website

      Avid Life, the owner of website Ashley Madison that specialises in matchmaking married people who wish to be...

    23. July 19, 2015

      Sophos confident of maintaining momentum after £1.1bn IPO

      At the end of a low-rise industrial park in Abingdon, a pretty Oxfordshire town that does not even have a railway...

    24. July 17, 2015

      Surrey police warn on £1m bank transfer scam

      Two people in Surrey have each lost about £1m to fraudsters who convinced them to change bank transfer details by...

    25. July 17, 2015

      Cyber security start-up Rapid7 shares pop on first day of trading

      Shares in Rapid7, the first cyber security company to list in the US this year, popped 67 per cent on their first day...

    26. July 16, 2015

      Alleged British hacker faces extradition to US

      Lauri Love, a British citizen accused of hacking into the networks of several US government agencies, was arrested on...

    27. July 16, 2015

      Online crime drives 9% rise in UK fraud

      Cases of fraud committed in England and Wales rose 9 per cent during the past year driven by a surge related to online...

    28. July 15, 2015

      Global hunt for cyber criminals behind online black market

      Seventy people across the globe have been charged or face search warrants in connection to the online hacking...

    29. July 14, 2015

      FT investigation: Cyber insecurity

      In July 2013, a hacker calling himself “Peace” uploaded a malicious string of code into computers at the US Department...

    30. July 14, 2015

      IT budgets cut even as cyber threat grows

      IT spending at many of the US government agencies hit by devastating cyber attacks is being cut, even as the threat to...

    31. July 14, 2015

      Cyber insecurity: alert raised on aviation agency

      A government watchdog this year raised red flags over the agency in charge of US civilian flights and air traffic...

    32. July 14, 2015

      How to keep your details safe on the internet

      There are no equivalents to highway codes, nutritional guidelines and movie-style ratings systems to help people make...

    33. July 14, 2015

      Espionage and industry in the internet era

      Spying may be the world’s second-oldest profession, but espionage has been quick to embrace the technology of the...

    34. July 13, 2015

      Cyber security start-up CrowdStrike raises $100m

      CrowdStrike, a California-based cyber security company, has raised $100m in a round led by Google’s growth capital arm,...

    35. July 12, 2015

      UK boards divided on cyber and social media

      FTSE 350 companies are optimistic about the UK’s growth prospects, worried about a potential UK exit from the EU — but...

    36. July 10, 2015

      US agency head resigns over cyber attack

      The head of the US government’s human resources arm resigned on Friday after devastating cyber attacks in which hackers...

    37. July 8, 2015

      FBI warns it cannot crack Isis encryption

      The FBI’s tools to fight terrorism were becoming ineffective in the face of increasingly sophisticated encryption by...

    38. July 8, 2015

      Tech experts in fight for web security

      Prominent technology experts have warned that US and UK government demands for greater powers to crack encrypted...

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