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      Hackers attack Arizona and Illinois election computer systems

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      The French state suspects that “industrial espionage” by foreign governments or companies may have been to blame for...

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    1. August 26, 2016

      Apple rushes out iPhone software patch

      Apple has rushed out a software patch for a string of iPhone security vulnerabilities which researchers say have been...

    2. August 26, 2016

      Sage hack highlights wider UK data struggle

      When Richard De Vere contacted Sage earlier this month to tell the UK software company that he was aware it had...

    3. August 26, 2016

      Muddy Waters claims device maker vulnerable to hackers

      Muddy Waters, the hedge fund, on Thursday claimed that a pacemaker manufacturer’s life-saving devices are vulnerable to...

    4. August 19, 2016

      Cyber espionage: A new cold war?

      This is a tale of spies, a $500m cyber arms heist, accusations of an attempt to manipulate a US presidential election...

    5. August 19, 2016

      Hackers expose holes in road for smarter cars

      Feet poking out of the window, Charlie Miller lay across the front seats of his Fiat Chrysler Jeep while it drove,...

    6. August 17, 2016

      Sage employee arrested over data breach

      The data breach that hit Sage Group may have been conducted by an employee of the business and not external hackers...

    7. August 16, 2016

      China launches quantum satellite in battle against hackers

      China has launched a satellite to test whether communications can be rendered hack-proof in its latest challenge to US...

    8. August 15, 2016

      Sage raises the alarm after client data breach

      Sage led the FTSE 100 fallers on Monday after the UK software group said a data breach may have compromised the...

    9. August 11, 2016

      Chinese laws prompt global business backlash

      A coalition of some of the world's biggest business groups have called on China to revise a new cyber security law and...

    10. August 10, 2016

      Australia halts census after cyber attacks

      Australia’s first attempt to conduct its population census online has spectacularly blown up after a series of cyber...

    11. August 8, 2016

      Oracle’s Micros payments unit breached by cyber hackers

      Oracle has discovered a cyber security breach in its Micros payments system that is used by hundreds of thousands of...

    12. August 7, 2016

      Cyber security alert on Qualcomm’s Android chips

      Hackers could have accessed everything from encrypted corporate email to online banking apps using vulnerabilities...

    13. August 5, 2016

      Mayhem reigns in battle of the self-healing computers

      Hundreds gathered in a dark ballroom in Las Vegas on Thursday to watch seven computers perform live on a brightly lit...

    14. August 5, 2016

      Rio Olympics 2016: Cybercriminals to target visitors

      As thousands of wealthy international visitors flock to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympic Games, cybercriminals are...

    15. August 4, 2016

      Nigerian email sting leads to theft of millions from companies

      A criminal syndicate in Nigeria is stealing millions of dollars from companies around the world by intercepting their...

    16. August 4, 2016

      Cyber security firms vulnerable to M&A attacks

      The cyber security industry is in the midst of a deals boom as private equity buyers hunt for cash-generating companies...

    17. August 3, 2016

      Crisis management at a bitcoin exchange is a sign of immaturity

      Visit Reddit now for a live case study in corporate communication, bitcoin-style. Zane Tackett, director of community...

    18. August 3, 2016

      Bitcoin plunges after Hong Kong hack

      Bitcoin prices plunged after one of the digital currency’s largest exchanges said it was hacked and 119,756 bitcoins...

    19. July 31, 2016

      Cyber experts warn of hacking capability of drones

      Hackers could employ flying drones to buzz office buildings and intercept corporate communications, cyber security...

    20. July 31, 2016

      Election season hack poses dilemma for Obama administration

      The possible Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee has presented the Obama administration with its most...

    21. July 25, 2016

      A dangerous new phase in cyber aggression

      Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign was thrown into turmoil by the leak of emails documenting dirty tactics by the...

    22. July 21, 2016

      Cyber threat grows as 1.5m people caught by online bank fraud

      The growing threat of computer hacking and online fraud has been assessed for the first time by the Office for National...

    23. July 14, 2016

      Microsoft wins battle with US over data privacy

      Microsoft has defeated a US order to hand over a customer’s email that was stored in Ireland, dealing the US government...

    24. July 10, 2016

      Cyber security will soon be the work of machines

      We are soon to become cogs in the “internet of things”, that futuristic, ultra-connected, sensor-filled world in which...

    25. July 8, 2016

      Facebook increases Messenger chat security

      Facebook is testing increased security for its messaging app, allowing users to shield conversations from the company,...

    26. July 7, 2016

      Avast buys antivirus rival AVG for $1.3bn

      Avast Software, the antivirus maker, is buying AVG Technologies for $1.3bn as the fragmented cyber security industry...

    27. July 7, 2016

      Mumsnet learnt about crisis management the hard way

      Over the past 16 years or so I have learnt more about crisis management than I would have wished. Tech companies are...

    28. July 6, 2016

      Lack of role models keeps women out of cyber security

      As a maths undergraduate, Holly Rostill went to a lecture about the internet. The speaker raised the point that,...

    29. July 5, 2016

      Ashley Madison faces FTC fembots probe

      Ashley Madison, the adultery website that was hacked last year, is under investigation by the US Federal Trade...

    30. July 4, 2016

      Outgoing Swiss Re chief urges caution on cyber warfare costs

      Uncertainty over the economic costs of cyber warfare warrant “caution” by insurers and may require policies to be...

    31. June 20, 2016

      UK MPs urge two-year sentences for cyber crime

      MPs have called for new rules to combat cyber crime, including two-year custodial sentences for those convicted of...

    32. June 16, 2016

      Cyber security goes beyond SEC guidelines

      Investment advisers are beefing up cyber security to meet strict new regulatory requirements and, in some cases, client...

    33. June 15, 2016

      The riff: Taking away the internet does not make you safe

      Around the world, computers controlling critical infrastructure such as nuclear power stations are isolated from the...

    34. June 14, 2016

      Criminals try to snatch $3bn from companies with email scams

      Criminals have tried to snatch more than $3bn from companies globally by pretending to be executives and using fake...

    35. June 14, 2016

      Russian hackers access Democrats’ research on Trump

      Russian government hackers have broken into the Democratic National Committee’s computer network and accessed the...

    36. June 14, 2016

      Russia and China seek media control at home and abroad

      A recent paper by American academics shows that online “trolls” backed by the Chinese state generate nearly half a...

    37. June 12, 2016

      MBA students learn how to infiltrate a hacker’s mindset

      The day Michelle Raymond discovered that she had been hacked is etched on her memory. The first-year MBA student at the...

    38. June 9, 2016

      Brutal economics ‘will defeat the hackers’

      If you have used a mobile phone or a credit card, then you should thank Joan Daemen and Pierre-Yvan Liardet for making...

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