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      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...

    2. 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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    1. March 25, 2015

      SEC and Finra: new focus on cyber security

      Broker-dealers and registered investment adviser firms are beefing up their cyber security after the Securities and Exchange...

    2. March 23, 2015

      The right sort of help for cyber security insurance

      The danger of cyber crime is no longer an unknown. The roster of companies recently damaged in attacks includes Target, Home...

    3. March 22, 2015

      Government resists calls to fund backstop for cyber disaster losses

      The government is resisting calls to set up a taxpayer-backed fund to compensate companies hit by cyber attacks that could...

    4. March 20, 2015

      China’s PLA dismisses US hack accusation

      China has hit back at allegations that its army was behind a recent hacking attack on a US-based internet domain registry,...

    5. March 18, 2015

      FBI probes possible China military involvement in cyber attack

      The FBI is investigating possible Chinese military involvement in a cyber hack at Register.com, which manages more than 1.4m...

    6. March 17, 2015

      Google’s digital ‘security shaming’ campaign

      It was drama I hadn’t anticipated when ordering an air bed online. Google Chrome warned that the website I visited was...

    7. March 16, 2015

      Cyber crime thrives on cost-cutting culture

      The concept of stealing money from a bank used to call up images of armed robbers breaking into a building to raid tills for...

    8. March 13, 2015

      NYSE owner warns of cyber risk to high-frequency trading

      The owner of the New York Stock Exchange has warned that its efforts to fend off cyber hackers could reverse the momentum...

    9. March 12, 2015

      Most GCHQ snooping ‘essential’, parliament report concludes

      The bulk interception of internet data by Britain’s spies is “essential” for the prevention of terrorism and cyber war,...

    10. March 10, 2015

      Bain Capital goes cyber with $2.4bn Blue Coat deal

      Bain Capital has agreed to acquire Blue Coat Systems in a deal that values the Californian cyber security company at $2.4bn....

    11. March 3, 2015

      Cyber security loophole found at bank

      Britain’s markets watchdog, the Financial Conduct Authority, was warned last July about a loophole in the cyber security of...

    12. March 3, 2015

      Obama seeks reboot of China cyber laws

      US President Barack Obama has lashed out at new Chinese cyber security regulations, elevating the increasingly contentious...

    13. March 2, 2015

      Anthem was warned about hacking weakness

      Anthem was warned by the US government about weaknesses in its computer security defences almost two years before hackers...

    14. March 2, 2015

      Artificial intelligence and the fridge

      Could an internet-connected thing — a smart fridge, a thermostat or a home-help robot — become a millionaire? This is not as...

    15. February 26, 2015

      EU and US groups sound alarm on China cyber security rules

      European and US companies have asked their authorities for urgent help in stopping the implementation of new Chinese cyber...

    16. February 26, 2015

      Hackers take down Lenovo website

      Lenovo’s website has been hacked, less than a week after the personal computer maker was forced to disable controversial...

    17. February 23, 2015

      Yahoo executive and NSA chief clash over online data privacy

      A Yahoo executive clashed with the new head of the National Security Agency at a conference on Monday as tensions continued...

    18. February 22, 2015

      Cyber criminals target trading algorithms

      In-house trading algorithms, the life blood of quantitative hedge funds and high-frequency traders, are being targeted by...

    19. February 19, 2015

      US official Thom Ottoson launches LemonFish cyber security group

      When Thom Ottoson was technical director at the US Office of the Director of National Intelligence, he worked on a programme...

    20. February 17, 2015

      Russian cyber suspect heads to US court

      The extradition of a Russian man accused of helping to mastermind the largest US data breach is being touted by the...

    21. February 17, 2015

      Kaspersky links US to spread of PC spyware across 30 countries

      The US has developed a way to embed sophisticated hacking tools within the hard drives of personal computers built by some...

    22. February 15, 2015

      Russian report says 100 groups hit by $1bn cyber attack

      As many as 100 banks and other financial institutions around the world have been hit by one of the most sophisticated cyber...

    23. February 13, 2015

      Cyber world like ‘Wild West’, says Obama

      Barack Obama has signed an executive order to enable the sharing of information on threats to cyber security, as the US...

    24. February 12, 2015

      Obama in new push over cyber security

      The White House is preparing a new cyber security executive order to improve the sharing of information between companies...

    25. February 12, 2015

      Barack Obama’s cyber security push spurs privacy fears

      After the bruising recriminations between the White House and the technology industry over the National Security Agency,...

    26. February 11, 2015

      Facebook to launch social network for cyber security experts

      Facebook is launching a social network for cyber security professionals to share information about threats that could lead...

    27. February 10, 2015

      Chinese hackers attack blue-chip groups via Forbes website

      Chinese hackers hijacked the Forbes website and used it to target thousands of computers linked to blue-chip companies,...

    28. February 10, 2015

      Israeli ex-military elite form cyber security hub to combat corporate hackers

      A group of veterans of Unit 8200, the Israeli military’s elite intelligence corps, has launched a “cyber security foundry”...

    29. February 6, 2015

      UK mass surveillance regime was unlawful, rules judge

      The regime governing mass surveillance by UK security services breached human rights laws until late last year, according to...

    30. February 5, 2015

      US health group Anthem hit by hackers

      Anthem, the second-biggest US health insurance company, late on Wednesday revealed that it was the victim of what is thought...

    31. February 2, 2015

      Tyrants will find the key to the internet’s back door

      Should the citizens of a democratic state be free to communicate over electronic networks hardened against any government...

    32. February 2, 2015

      ‘Blackmail’ and ‘fraud’ used to recruit UK cyber experts

      Embezzlement, blackmail, teams of undercover agents and the hacking of classified defence secrets are among the war-gaming...

    33. February 1, 2015

      Cyber crime threat stalks fund houses

      Cyber crime has the potential to cause serious damage to the reputations of the world’s largest fund houses, but risk...

    34. January 28, 2015

      Cyber security accelerator programme launches in London

      Europe’s first business accelerator programme focused on cyber security has been launched in London, with backers aiming to...

    35. January 27, 2015

      Connected devices: wealth of opportunity carries enormous risk

      One sober voice stood out amid the whizz-bangs of the International Consumer Electronics Show, the technology industry’s...

    36. January 26, 2015

      Malaysia Airlines plays down hack attack

      Malaysia Airlines has insisted its customers’ information is secure and its servers intact after its website was attacked by...

    37. January 23, 2015

      The battle between capital and labour

      They are the people formerly known as employees. In a broad range of service industries, workers who once drew a steady...

    38. January 23, 2015

      Cyber criminals target your wealth

      When you entrust your money to a fund supermarket, wealth manager or another financial services firm, you hope for healthy...

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