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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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,...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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,...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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,...

    28. 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....

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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