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    1. 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...

    2. 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....

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. December 19, 2014

      Cyber security experts warn Sony hack could inspire copycats

      The Sony Pictures cyber security breach risks unleashing a wave of copycat attacks after the entertainment company showed...

    5. December 18, 2014

      Sony’s surrender is a setback for free speech

      Cyber attacks have become a familiar, if depressing, feature of modern corporate life. For the most part they are small in...

    6. December 16, 2014

      View: Police must face up to cyber threats

      While internet attacks on big-name companies and organisations regularly attract the eye of the world’s media, far less...

    7. December 15, 2014

      Sony tells media to ignore hacked emails

      Sony Pictures Entertainment has warned media outlets they could face legal action if they report the contents of stolen...

    8. December 12, 2014

      Harsh lessons from the hack attack on Sony

      The most valuable asset any movie studio possesses is its talent. So it must have been a dismal day at the office this week...

    9. December 10, 2014

      Expect dark sequels to the Sony hack

      Any good consultant can produce a report giving the answer the client prefers, and Kevin Mandia, the man hired by Sony’s...

    10. December 10, 2014

      NY bank regulator steps up online security demands

      Barclays, Deutsche Bank, Standard Chartered and other banks will face tougher scrutiny for their cyber security procedures...

    11. December 10, 2014

      Fraudsters’ robots to cost marketers $6bn

      Marketers will lose $6bn next year to fraudsters who are using networks of robots to exploit the online advertising...

    12. December 9, 2014

      Deutsche Telekom and FireEye create cyber security service

      Deutsche Telekom has formed a joint cyber security venture with FireEye, the Silicon Valley cyber security group, focused on...

    13. December 8, 2014

      Leaks boost privacy start-ups

      Companies that aim to provide better standards of privacy for internet users are hoping to seduce the mass market next year,...

    14. December 8, 2014

      Sony PlayStation online store hacked

      Sony has been hit by another cyber attack after its online PlayStation store was inaccessible globally for more than two...

    15. December 5, 2014

      Sony cyber attack reveals hackers changing their stripes

      For marketing executives at Sony Pictures Entertainment, the hacking of the movie studio’s computer network two weeks ago...

    16. December 2, 2014

      Phone fraudsters con savers out of £23.9m

      Telephone scammers have conned consumers out of at least £23.9m this year, three times the losses incurred in 2013,...

    17. December 2, 2014

      Welcome to the web’s dark side

      How much should you know about the dark side of the internet? Beneath the surface – the eBay auctions, Wikipedia entries,...

    18. December 1, 2014

      M&A cyber hackers target deal information

      Cyber criminals have been discovered hacking more than 100 companies, investment advisers and law firms in search of...

    19. November 30, 2014

      Sony Pictures calls in FBI on film leak

      Sony Pictures Entertainment has approached the Federal Bureau of Investigation to investigate the illegal release on piracy...

    20. November 28, 2014

      Sony Pictures declines to reveal progress made fixing hacking

      Sony Pictures Entertainment is trying to restore its computer systems, five days after hackers claimed to have obtained “top...

    21. November 26, 2014

      Europe’s demands on Google mount

      Google was under fire on two fronts in Europe on Wednesday as privacy watchdogs told it to apply the “right to be forgotten”...

    22. November 26, 2014

      Black Friday shoppers under threat from cyber security breaches

      US retailers are hoping to avoid uninvited guests this Thanksgiving. Following a year of high-profile cyber security...

    23. November 19, 2014

      Security group CipherCloud raises $50m

      CipherCloud, a cyber security start up, has raised $50m to help it keep pace with the rapid move by businesses to the cloud,...

    24. November 18, 2014

      Police chief warns on strong likelihood of City cyber terror attack

      There is a “very strong likelihood” that Islamist terrorists such as Isis will launch a cyber attack on financial...

    25. November 17, 2014

      UK military switch to smartphones and iPads

      British troops are to be permitted to use their own smartphones in the line of duty for the first time, while pilots will...

    26. November 12, 2014

      The high price of the Google guarantee

      Let’s call it the Google guarantee. It may well be the future of the internet. Send a message or email, swap a photograph,...

    27. November 9, 2014

      Banks take on retailers over who foots cyber attacks bill

      Banks are gearing up for a big fight with retailers over who covers the cost of cyber attacks, after they paid most of the...

    28. November 7, 2014

      A cosy pact with the spies is no substitute for the rule of law

      No one can doubt that the threat of terrorism poses considerable challenges. Yet the approach adopted by Robert Hannigan,...

    29. November 7, 2014

      Encryption expert offers support to UK’s GCHQ chief

      Britain’s new digital surveillance chief has found an unexpected ally for his controversial criticism this week of Silicon...

    30. November 6, 2014

      Silicon Valley ready to fight back against intelligence agencies

      In any popularity contest between the nerds and the spies, the nerds will always win. That is the conclusion Silicon Valley...

    31. November 6, 2014

      ‘WireLurker’ virus hits iPhones and iPads

      An internet security researcher has warned of a new computer virus targeting Apple’s iPhones, iPads and Macintosh computers,...

    32. November 5, 2014

      Ministers urge groups to disclose cyber attacks

      Ministers have called on companies to admit when they are hit by cyber attacks so the insurance industry can develop cover...

    33. November 4, 2014

      Mobile security breaches hit more than 40% of UK businesses

      More than 40 per cent of UK businesses have suffered a security breach from work mobile phones in the past 12 months,...

    34. October 30, 2014

      China hits back at US over cyber hacking claims

      China’s internet tsar has lashed out at US cyber hacking allegations against his country, saying it was in fact the “world’s...

    35. October 30, 2014

      The invisible global army hot on the trail of trolls

      From a sunlit room in a small village in Devon, a 65-year-old woman is watching you. Patrolling the internet, she admonishes...

    36. October 29, 2014

      Company boards ‘not prepared’ for cyber attacks

      Cyber attacks are a growing threat to businesses but board-level executives do not have a grip on the problem, according to...

    37. October 28, 2014

      Russian government behind cyber attacks, says security group

      Russian state-backed cyber spies are behind co-ordinated, sophisticated digital attacks in the past two years against...

    38. October 26, 2014

      Banks join wave of investors in cyber security start-ups

      Banks are among a new wave of companies including technology and industrial conglomerates taking stakes in cyber security...

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