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  1. September 14, 2014

    Tech chiefs in plea over privacy damage

    The US tech industry has failed to appreciate the mounting global concern over its record on online privacy and security and...

  2. September 12, 2014

    Online banking fraud soars

    Online banking fraud rose dramatically in the first six months of the year as criminals persuaded more people to reveal...

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  1. September 12, 2014

    Cyber security: first mover disadvantage

    Target. Home Depot. Jennifer Lawrence. Everyone gets hacked, and cyber security shares are rising. Palo Alto Networks is up...

  2. September 9, 2014

    Turkey unveils legislation to tighten control over internet

    Turkey has pushed through new legislation that tightens government control over the internet – days after the country hosted...

  3. September 5, 2014

    Banks open their digital vaults to data protection

    Trustworthy banks. It is not a combination of words that rolls easily off the tongue these days – especially in the UK....

  4. September 5, 2014

    Cyber crime: battling a growth industry

    Cyberspace is constantly evolving and presenting organisations with previously unforeseen opportunities – from using the...

  5. September 5, 2014

    Apple to warn users of iCloud hack attempts

    Apple plans to do more to warn customers when hackers try to access their iCloud accounts, the company said, as it attempts...

  6. September 4, 2014

    Big jump in number of security threats to mobile devices

    Security threats to mobile devices jumped sharply during the first half of 2014 compared to the whole of 2013 as the...

  7. September 3, 2014

    Home Depot probes possible data theft

    Home Depot, the largest DIY chain in the US, sought to reassure consumers as it investigated reports of a mass theft of...

  8. September 2, 2014

    Banks want to keep your digital ID in their vaults

    Forget current accounts and savings bonds. Britain’s high street banks believe their future role will be as repositories of...

  9. September 2, 2014

    Apple admits celebrity accounts hacked but denies iCloud breach

    Apple admitted that some of its most famous customers’ iPhone accounts were invaded by hackers, as US law enforcement...

  10. September 2, 2014

    I’m not a celebrity – get me out of hacks

    Apple says it is “actively investigating” whether some iCloud accounts have been hacked, leading to nude photos of...

  11. August 31, 2014

    Experts warn banks of more cyber attacks

    The latest wave of cyber attacks against US banks highlights the persistent threat facing the global financial sector, as...

  12. August 28, 2014

    Apple tightens privacy rules for health apps

    Apple is tightening up its privacy rules to ensure a new generation of health and fitness apps are not thwarted by growing...

  13. August 28, 2014

    US probes wave of cyber attacks on banks

    US authorities are investigating a new wave of cyber attacks against American financial institutions, including JPMorgan...

  14. August 24, 2014

    Market watchdog warns on danger of cyber attack

    A global watchdog has sounded the alarm about the growing danger of cyber attacks, on financial markets, warning that...

  15. August 20, 2014

    Cyber security group vArmour raises $35m

    Citibank’s venture capital arm and Silicon Valley investment firm Menlo Ventures have invested in vArmour, a newly launched...

  16. August 15, 2014

    The trouble with online trolls is that they may be right

    For a long time, online trolling has seemed like the signature annoyance of the information revolution, much as air...

  17. August 13, 2014

    Lookout funding boosted by Amazon’s Bezos

    Lookout has raised $150m from Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley Investment Management, in the...

  18. August 7, 2014

    Security experts warn on hacker peril

    A flicker of a light, a twitch of a blind or a TV suddenly turning on in the middle of the night could spook a hotel guest...

  19. August 7, 2014

    Ukraine PM’s office hit by cyber attack linked to Russia

    Dozens of computers in the Ukrainian prime minister’s office and at least 10 of Ukraine’s embassies abroad have been...

  20. August 7, 2014

    Companies at Black Hat conference warned on cyber risk disclosure

    An argument is raging about whether companies should be forced to disclose cyber attacks, as cyber security experts warn...

  21. August 6, 2014

    Arm your employees for information security battle

    Over the past few decades, organisations have spent billions of dollars on information security and risk awareness...

  22. August 6, 2014

    Skills gap leaves UK vulnerable to cyber attack, says business

    Business chiefs have warned that a skills gap is leaving the UK vulnerable to cyber attack, as statistics show that fewer...

  23. August 5, 2014

    Cyber security entrepreneurs: balancing secrecy and publicity

    As an address, “Nimrod House, Enigma Business Park”, seems particularly ap­pro­p­riate for a company in­vol­ved in...

  24. August 1, 2014

    GCHQ accredits degrees in cyber security to combat online attacks

    GCHQ, the UK’s electronic spy agency, has given its stamp of approval to six master’s degrees in online security as it moves...

  25. July 29, 2014

    Android devices ‘threatened by fake apps’

    Google’s Android operating system is making mobile devices vulnerable to cyber criminals seeking to access users’ personal...

  26. July 29, 2014

    Beware this latest digital contagion

    After a long period of incubation, I fear the boyfriend’s digital paranoia has fully infected me. It began when I started to...

  27. July 27, 2014

    Typewriters clatter into life again

    Its cacophonous clickety-clack was as synonymous with the newsroom as shorthand and cigarette smoke. An illustrious band of...

  28. July 24, 2014

    ECB hacked in attempt to extort cash

    The European Central Bank has been hit by a hacking attack, in a breach of security that only emerged after the perpetrators...

  29. July 23, 2014

    Police urged to crack down on UK business crime

    London companies reported nearly 82,000 cases of fraud to police last year but there were only nine successful prosecutions....

  30. July 12, 2014

    Apple denies Chinese report that location data are a security risk

    Apple has responded to criticism of its handling of iPhone customers' location data in the Chinese state media by insisting...

  31. July 11, 2014

    China state TV claims iPhone tracking could expose ‘state secrets’

    Apple has been dragged into an escalating confrontation over cyber security and US spying in China after its iPhone was...

  32. July 10, 2014

    Fraud lurks in shadows of changing digital advertising landscape

    The automation of the advertising industry was supposed to reduce waste. But in a quest for greater efficiency, marketers...

  33. July 10, 2014

    UK unveils emergency data law to underpin security surveillance

    David Cameron is to push though emergency laws to allow police and security agencies to maintain access to phone and email...

  34. July 3, 2014

    Privacy boom brings digital paranoia into the open

    There seems to be a booming market in paranoia. The Blackphone, which went on sale in the US this week, is purpose-built for...

  35. June 30, 2014

    Energy companies hit by cyber attack from Russia-linked group

    The industrial control systems of hundreds of European and US energy companies have been infected by a sophisticated cyber...

  36. June 27, 2014

    Tech groups race to reinvent passwords

    Companies and consumers are risking their most sensitive information online by relying on an authentication method that...

  37. June 26, 2014

    MI6 chief Sir John Sawers to retire

    Sir John Sawers, the head of MI6, the British foreign intelligence agency, is to step down from his post in November at the...

  38. June 25, 2014

    Flaw found in PayPal two-step security

    Researchers have discovered a hole in an extra security measure used by PayPal, the eBay-owned payments company, to protect...

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