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    1. May 25, 2016

      Bank customers may cover cost of fraud under new UK proposals

      Bank customers could be forced to foot the bill for fraud on their accounts, under proposals being discussed by...

    2. May 24, 2016

      The growing threat from online bank robbers

      Bank robbers tend to go where the money is to be found, whether in traditional vaults or, increasingly, in cyber space....

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    1. May 24, 2016

      Swift outlines fightback against cyber theft

      The head of Swift will on Tuesday present a plan to fight back against a wave of recent cyber thefts at members of the...

    2. May 23, 2016

      Banks need customers’ help to fight cyber crime

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    3. May 22, 2016

      Insurers push for creation of cyber attack database

      The head of the Association of British Insurers has called on the government to create a database where companies would...

    4. May 20, 2016

      Swift hits at banks’ tardy responses to cyber crime

      Banks must be much faster in raising the alarm when they find cyber thieves have tried to steal money via the Swift...

    5. May 19, 2016

      Hackers target the weakest links in the global financial chain

      Once upon a time, bank robbers wore balaclavas and dug tunnels. No longer. Three months ago, the world experienced the...

    6. May 19, 2016

      New York and London in new cyber crime initiative

      The ill-gotten gains of New York criminals will be used to fight cyber attacks in London in a new initiative to protect...

    7. May 17, 2016

      Insurance broker warns on financial groups’ cyber attack cover

      Financial services companies vastly overestimate how much insurance they have against a cyber attack, the UK head of...

    8. May 13, 2016

      Vietnamese bank hit by cyber heist

      Experts said on Friday that a Vietnamese bank was recently robbed by cyber criminals, using similar methods to this...

    9. May 12, 2016

      European Central Bank creates cyber attack real-time alert system

      Eurozone banks will be obliged to inform regulators of “significant” cyber attacks, under a pioneering real-time alert...

    10. May 11, 2016

      Data-hungry cyber hackers turn gaze to connected autos

      When hackers took control of a Jeep Cherokee, assuming charge of its steering, braking and even stopping the car on a...

    11. May 9, 2016

      Businesses fail to fend off cyber attacks

      Two-thirds of large companies have come under cyber attack in the past year according to new research from the...

    12. May 8, 2016

      France beefs up defences against corporate espionage

      France is boosting its fight against corporate espionage after belatedly realising that some of its largest trading...

    13. May 6, 2016

      Spy crackdown reflects US security shift

      Over eight days in April, the US charged individuals linked with China with offences ranging from siphoning off...

    14. May 6, 2016

      Activists say Russian telecoms group hacked Telegram accounts

      A group of Russian activists plans to sue telecoms group MTS over claims the company helped hack into their accounts on...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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,...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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