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      The case that dragged bankers into the Snapchat generation

      Can billion-dollar fines and felony charges bring cultural change in finance? Or do they just remind the banking industry...

    2. May 21, 2015

      UK rejects European anti-fraud guidelines

      The UK has rejected a set of European security guidelines designed to safeguard internet payments, fuelling concerns that...

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    1. May 20, 2015

      Simple steps to protecting your data

      Protecting personal data need not be complicated, and for anyone in doubt of how to go about it, the eight principles of the...

    2. May 20, 2015

      Fear of reputational damage after security leaks may be overhyped

      For the second time in just over a year, beauty products retailer Sally Beauty Holdings is investigating reports of fraud...

    3. May 19, 2015

      US accuses Chinese professors of spying

      US authorities have charged three Tianjin University professors and three other Chinese citizens with economic espionage,...

    4. May 18, 2015

      Hacking onslaught tests UK banks’ defences

      A new cyber challenge confronts British banks. It comes from elite hackers, advised by the British security services,...

    5. May 10, 2015

      US leads 20 groups on cyber security mission

      A top US Department of Commerce official is leading a cyber security trade mission to Romania and Poland this week to...

    6. May 10, 2015

      US government warns hedge funds pose cyber risk

      Hedge funds are a weak link in the US financial system’s defences against hackers and terrorists, the Obama administration...

    7. May 6, 2015

      The storm over snooping moves to Paris and Berlin

      Few actions have sown more dissension among western nations than Edward Snowden’s revelations about mass surveillance by...

    8. May 5, 2015

      Visa expands UK mobile payments service

      Visa Europe is expanding its so-called “digital wallet” service to make online shopping easier for thousands of people in...

    9. May 1, 2015

      Young renters most likely victims of identity theft

      Priced out of the property market and stuck in often substandard or expensive accommodation, Generation Rent now has a new...

    10. May 1, 2015

      ‘Unfriended’: a horror movie for the digital age

      Due to an unlikely set of circumstances, I went to see Unfriended — the new cyber-horror movie staged on a young woman’s...

    11. May 1, 2015

      Twitter should stay far from the madding cloud

      I am no Luddite. I own an iPhone, an iPad and a creaky old iMac on which I bang out columns. I am totally wired and that has...

    12. April 26, 2015

      Danger in the digital age: the internet of vulnerable things

      Since the first PC virus was set loose in the mid-1980s by two brothers in Lahore — reportedly to deter piracy of software...

    13. April 26, 2015

      Security execs call on companies to improve ‘cyber hygiene’

      Cyber security chiefs have called on companies to conduct better “cyber hygiene” focusing on preventing basic attacks,...

    14. April 24, 2015

      Rail chiefs warned of cyber threat to new train technology

      Trains are pulling out of the Victorian era and into the digital age, but rail chiefs have been warned that they also need...

    15. April 23, 2015

      Pentagon makes pitch to young tech-savvy individuals

      The Pentagon must shake up its personnel policies and shed its “dreary” image in order to attract young tech-savvy...

    16. April 22, 2015

      Cyber bill’s progress shows shifting mood on threats

      A bill that would push companies into sharing information about hacking threats with the US government passed the House of...

    17. April 22, 2015

      Intel Security’s Chris Young tells cyber sector to go on offensive

      The president of Intel Security has admonished the cyber security industry for being “too reactive” and focusing on the...

    18. April 21, 2015

      US warns of risks from deeper encryption

      The head of the US Department of Homeland Security has warned the cyber security industry that encryption poses “real...

    19. April 17, 2015

      China rows back on bank technology regulation

      China has suspended plans to heavily regulate technology in the banking industry that would favour domestic producers at the...

    20. April 16, 2015

      WikiLeaks revives Sony’s email discomfort

      WikiLeaks has published online a vast, searchable trove of emails and documents stolen from Sony Pictures Entertainment in...

    21. April 14, 2015

      Cyber security start-up draws $100m in BlackRock-led fundraising

      Illumio, a cyber security start-up with personal backing from successful technology founders, has raised over $100m in a...

    22. April 14, 2015

      Business alarmed at Chinese plans to curb data transfer

      China is building a “big data dam” to rival the Great Firewall blocking the internet, say US business leaders concerned...

    23. April 14, 2015

      Cyber criminals lead race to innovate

      Cyber criminals are advancing faster than companies can defend themselves, with denial of service attacks worsening, ransoms...

    24. April 12, 2015

      Beijing warns Sina to ‘improve’ censorship

      China’s government has warned it will shut down one of the country’s largest and most popular online news services if it...

    25. April 10, 2015

      How secure are payment technologies?

      New payment technologies have the potential to make shopping online and in store more secure, but banks, tech companies and...

    26. April 10, 2015

      The growing insider threat to data security

      At a dinner for some of Norway’s leading chief information officers last year, one story highlighted the challenge of...

    27. April 9, 2015

      Taking on the smart criminals

      In the mid-1990s, Marc Goodman, then an investigator in the Los Angeles Police Department, tried to convince his boss of the...

    28. April 8, 2015

      SingTel buys US cyber security group for $810m

      Singapore Telecommunications is broadening its cyber security footprint with the $810m purchase of Trustwave, a US...

    29. April 5, 2015

      ‘The Future of Violence’, by Benjamin Wittes and Gabriella Blum

      The tools for cyber attacks and biological warfare are growing ever smaller and ever more accessible. Indeed, it is not...

    30. April 2, 2015

      Uber and Snapchat beef up product security

      Uber and Snapchat are both trying to improve the security of their products, as the tech groups attempt to counter criticism...

    31. April 2, 2015

      Google embroiled in web security dispute with China over trust breach

      Google has become embroiled in a dispute over web security after a Chinese internet regulator labelled as “unacceptable and...

    32. April 1, 2015

      US to impose sanctions on overseas cyber attackers

      Barack Obama has declared cyber threats from abroad a “national emergency,” as the US president took action to impose...

    33. March 31, 2015

      Andreessen Horowitz adds $52m to Tanium investment

      Cyber security provider Tanium has become one of the largest ever investments made by Andreessen Horowitz, as part of...

    34. March 30, 2015

      Jack Lew calls on Beijing to suspend cyber security rules

      Jack Lew, US Treasury secretary, called on the Chinese government to suspend new cyber security rules that US information...

    35. March 30, 2015

      Coding forum Github hit by suspected Chinese cyber attack

      Github, an online forum for software developers that also hosts tools used by Chinese internet users to bypass censorship,...

    36. March 29, 2015

      The great American disconnect

      If you believe history is yet to come, the United States is still the place to be. Only in America can you find people...

    37. March 27, 2015

      Slack admits intruders hacked its database

      Slack, the fast-growing business messaging service, has owned up to being hacked last month in an attack that gave intruders...

    38. March 27, 2015

      Rise in fraud spurs call to action

      Recorded incidents of fraud were up 25 per cent last year, reported Cifas, the national fraud prevention service, as it...

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