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    1. October 22, 2014

      Apple chief in China data security talks

      Apple chief Tim Cook has met top Chinese government officials to discuss data security, following reports that...

    2. October 22, 2014

      Cyber security industry sends recruiting officers into schools

      At a school in south London, a class of 15-year-olds has been told that the future of online defences is in their hands. A...

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    1. October 22, 2014

      Illumio benefits from funding boom in cyber security

      Cyber security start-up Illumio has received personal investments from technology heavyweights including Salesforce chief...

    2. October 21, 2014

      BAE Systems makes cyber security push with SilverSky purchase

      BAE Systems is accelerating its push into the fast-growing cyber security market, with the $232.5m purchase of a US-based...

    3. October 20, 2014

      Wall Street wants government group on cyber security

      The financial industry body that represents some of the biggest firms on Wall Street has called for the creation of an...

    4. October 17, 2014

      Isis closes the cyber blackout blinds to avoid attack

      When bombs rained down before the internet age, targets pulled curtains shut and dimmed their lights. But for the jihadis of...

    5. October 10, 2014

      Hackers steal card data from K-Mart

      K-Mart, the US discount chain, has become the latest retailer to fall victim to a cyber attack, saying that it had lost...

    6. October 9, 2014

      Tech groups warn over US online snooping

      Leaders at two top tech security firms have warned that American businesses are being hurt by concerns about US online...

    7. October 6, 2014

      Banks face rising threat from cyber crime

      There is a fiendish new arrival in the world of financial fraud: vishing. Most people have heard of phishing, which aims to...

    8. October 6, 2014

      Cyber insurance market tempts new participants

      Cyber attacks are causing painful headaches for companies large and small. But for one corner of the financial services...

    9. October 6, 2014

      NY bank regulator targets cyber threat

      New York’s top banking regulator will meet the chief executives of several financial institutions to discuss their ability...

    10. October 6, 2014

      US homeland security chief offers cyber attack insurance

      The US’s first ever homeland security chief is teaming up with Lloyd’s of London to launch an insurance company that will...

    11. October 2, 2014

      JPMorgan cyber attack hits 76m households

      JPMorgan Chase said the names, addresses, telephone numbers and emails of 76m households – or just under two-thirds of the...

    12. September 30, 2014

      Malvern hosts cyber training to raise business awareness of risk

      Malvern has added to its reputation as one of the UK’s leading cyber security hubs as the Worcestershire town was chosen to...

    13. September 30, 2014

      Businesses spend less on cyber security despite rise in attacks

      Corporate cyber security budgets are falling despite a huge rise in the number of attacks and an increase in the financial...

    14. September 26, 2014

      Tracks of our tears could hold key to cyber security

      Tears can expose our most private emotions but could they also secure our most private information online? Stephen Mason, an...

    15. September 26, 2014

      Hackers already exploiting Shellshock flaw

      Barely 24 hours after US cyber security officials alerted organisations to its existence, hackers have begun to weaponise...

    16. September 25, 2014

      Shellshock shows internet ‘built on thin ice’

      The Shellshock bug that has left vast swaths of the internet vulnerable to cyber criminals for more than 20 years highlights...

    17. September 25, 2014

      Q&A: Zero-days attacks – the holy grail of computer hacking

      What is a zero-day? Zero-days are vulnerabilities in commonly used software that nobody else knows about – the holy grail of...

    18. September 25, 2014

      Shellshock bug threatens internet’s backbone, analysts warn

      Governments and companies around the world have been scrambling to shore up their cyber defences in the past 48 hours after...

    19. September 24, 2014

      US financial industry launches platform to thwart cyber attacks

      The financial services industry in the US is spearheading an effort to encourage banks and other critical infrastructure...

    20. September 23, 2014

      Banks launch fresh drive against cyber crime

      The banking industry is teaming up with more than a dozen government and law enforcement agencies to establish a new...

    21. September 23, 2014

      Cyber criminals eye financial markets for a better return on investment

      Cyber criminals could turn to the financial markets to make money – using tricks such as shorting stocks before attacking...

    22. September 19, 2014

      Are we leaving our digital front doors wide open?

      “Target. Home Depot. Jennifer Lawrence. Everyone gets hacked” FT, September 12 As we spend more of our lives and money...

    23. September 18, 2014

      Warning over Isis cyber threat

      The Islamist militants who have seized almost a third of Iraq and Syria pose the next great cyber threat as terrorist...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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....

    29. September 5, 2014

      Cyber crime: battling a growth industry

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

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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