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    2. February 11, 2016

      Former spymaster to help fight City cyber crime

      The former head of GCHQ has been drafted in to help boost the City of London’s defences against cyber attacks. Sir Iain...

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    1. February 9, 2016

      Obama seeks $19bn to boost cyber defences

      The Obama administration is asking Congress to increase funding for cyber security by more than a third in order to...

    2. February 9, 2016

      Check Point co-founder backs cyber security start-up

      One of Israel’s leading cyber security entrepreneurs has launched a start-up with the aim of defending networks in the...

    3. February 9, 2016

      Sophos sales grow as it strives to quell investor anxiety

      Cyber security group Sophos reported double-digit sales growth in the third quarter of 2015 but saw shares drop more...

    4. February 7, 2016

      Ban high-denomination notes to cut crime, says ex-bank chief

      The €500 note, $100 bill and £50 note are rarely found in the average consumer’s wallet in today’s world of easy...

    5. February 7, 2016

      Eliminating the big bucks to cut crime

      Last year a Colombian woman arriving at Bogotá airport was found to have swallowed 64 latex-covered capsules, each...

    6. February 7, 2016

      Russian group accused of online ad fraud through Twitter service

      Security researchers have accused a Russian developer of mobile phone apps of defrauding companies out of millions of...

    7. February 3, 2016

      Cyber criminals focus on the super-wealthy

      Cyber criminals are trawling through wealth managers’ websites as well as social media networks to target the...

    8. February 3, 2016

      Hacker: the maddeningly imprecise term that is loaded with menace

      “The word hacking is like feminism. It has got too much baggage attached.” Of all the things Cal Leeming told me — and...

    9. February 2, 2016

      Annoying IT policies may exacerbate risks from within

      Internal information technology departments used to be the givers of prized gadgetry, at least when it came to...

    10. January 29, 2016

      HSBC cyber attack brings internet banking to its knees

      HSBC has been hit by a cyber attack causing its personal banking website and mobile application to shut down, only...

    11. January 28, 2016

      Accountants play the recruitment game

      Big accounting and consulting firms are using technology to attract millennials, especially those with the skills the...

    12. January 27, 2016

      TalkTalk facing a further breach in Indian call-centre

      TalkTalk is facing a further breach in the security of its customer records after three people were arrested in an...

    13. January 26, 2016

      Surge in launches of Israeli cyber security companies

      Israeli cyber security companies are being launched at an accelerating pace and increasingly by founders with no direct...

    14. January 24, 2016

      Hedge funds told to improve cyber defences

      Hedge fund managers have been urged to bolster their defences against cyber attacks after the Securities and Exchange...

    15. January 21, 2016

      Investors air caution over cyber security start-ups

      Cyber security start-ups are worried that their valuations are at risk, as venture capitalists become more cautious...

    16. January 21, 2016

      Yi Action and Smart cameras: quality at less cost

      Ten years is a long time in the technology industry. It was 2006 when GoPro released its first digital camera — a...

    17. January 20, 2016

      FireEye bulks up for ‘cyber arms race’

      FireEye, a cyber security company, has bought threat intelligence start-up iSight Partners, as it seeks to compliment...

    18. January 20, 2016

      Silicon Valley and Washington in uneasy truce after Snowden

      Edward Snowden changed the international politics of cyberspace forever. In 2013, the former contractor for the...

    19. January 18, 2016

      For sale: Israeli insights into battling cyber attacks

      The fluorescent-lit, white-walled space could be the control room of any industrial facility: a power station, factory...

    20. January 15, 2016

      US casino operator sues cyber security company

      Affinity Gaming, an operator of 11 casinos in four US states, is suing cyber security company Trustwave for failing to...

    21. January 12, 2016

      Israel cyber-security expertise lures growing share of investment

      Israel racked up cyber-security sales worth $3.5bn to $4bn last year and attracted about 20 per cent of global...

    22. January 5, 2016

      Hackers shut down Ukraine power grid

      Hackers brought down the power supply to hundreds of thousands of homes in Ukraine last week, in a cyber attack...

    23. December 28, 2015

      British companies urged to do more to combat online crime

      Leading companies across Britain must do more to combat the growing threat of online crime because law enforcement...

    24. December 21, 2015

      Cyber security: Attack of the health hackers

      Last January an administrator at health insurer Anthem noticed an unusually complex query running on the computer...

    25. December 17, 2015

      The hype over metadata is a dangerous myth

      Communications data — and the government’s powers to collect them — are at the heart of the draft Investigatory Powers...

    26. December 15, 2015

      Man arrested in toy company hacking probe

      A 21 year-old man has been arrested in the UK as part of an investigation into the hacking of toymaker VTech, which...

    27. December 15, 2015

      Lack of cyber security draws hackers to hospital devices

      Imagine if simply typing “password123” into a computer did not open your email account, but an internet-connected...

    28. December 14, 2015

      Transcript: FT City Network debates cyber crime

      Corporate cyber risk has emerged as one of the biggest dangers to business. Who should take charge of it? Is it a...

    29. December 14, 2015

      Hackers in ‘white hats’ join effort to thwart the bad guys

      Commuters in the Israeli port city of Haifa fumed during a particularly tedious traffic jam two years ago, never...

    30. December 10, 2015

      Website hosting company Easily hit by cyber attack

      Easily.co.uk, one of the UK’s largest website hosting companies, has become the latest group to suffer a serious cyber...

    31. December 9, 2015

      Encryption harms terror probes, says FBI

      The director of the FBI ramped up the pressure on the technology sector over the issue of encryption on Wednesday,...

    32. December 8, 2015

      US elections may spur cyber attacks

      The era of the large-scale cyber security breach looks set to stretch into 2016, with new targets replacing the likes...

    33. December 8, 2015

      Top UK cyber security experts paid more than £10,000 a day

      The UK’s best cyber security experts are being paid more than £10,000 a day as big businesses spend ever-larger amounts...

    34. December 4, 2015

      JD Wetherspoon hit by cyber attack

      Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has become the latest British company to suffer a cyber attack after 656,723 customer email...

    35. December 2, 2015

      JMI Equity buys stake in UK cyber security firm Avecto

      US private equity fund JMI Equity has bought a stake in Avecto, the UK software house, as cyber security continues to...

    36. December 1, 2015

      US and China hold talks on cyber espionage

      US officials pressed Chinese counterparts to improve co-operation in a historic first round of talks aimed at stopping...

    37. December 1, 2015

      UK spy agency GCHQ admits it carries out computer hacking

      GCHQ, the UK electronic spy agency, has admitted for the first time in court that it engages in computer hacking. The...

    38. December 1, 2015

      VTech hack puts spotlight on vulnerabilities of connected toys

      A mother poses with her child on her lap, a kid standing in a kitchen grins into the camera and another sends “I love...

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