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  1. 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...

  2. August 25, 2014

    Cyber attacks: banking on safety

    Whether hacktivists or criminals, cyber attacks against banks are on the rise. Financial executives surveyed by PwC said...

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    Cyber attacks on the likes of eBay, Yahoo and US retailer Target have raised public co...
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    Financial services in Arab countries may not always be straightforward but appear more...
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  1. August 25, 2014

    Wickr butts into conversation on Wall St chatroom

    Wickr, a cyber security start-up, is in talks with banks and major financial services companies including Markit to create...

  2. August 25, 2014

    Hackers target gaming companies

    Cyber criminals have targeted gaming companies including Sony’s PlayStation Network, Microsoft’s Xbox and Riot Games’ the...

  3. August 24, 2014

    Corporate hack attack fears drive flash of cash

    Once a grudge purchase considered a drain on corporate resources, IT security has moved to the very top of the agenda...

  4. August 21, 2014

    UPS hit by cyber attack

    United Parcel Service is among a new wave of retailers that have been targeted by cyber criminals, with data from more than...

  5. August 19, 2014

    Community Health Systems says Chinese hackers stole patient data

    Community Health Systems, the US hospital operator, said that Chinese hackers have stolen private information about 4.5m of...

  6. August 15, 2014

    Week in Review, August 15

    A round-up of some of the week’s corporate events and news stories. Investors pile into cybersecurity start-ups Venture...

  7. August 15, 2014

    Def Con: the ‘Olympics of hacking’

    When tens of thousands of computer hackers hit Las Vegas for a weekend, a drab convention centre is transformed for a very...

  8. FT Tech Hub

    August 13, 2014

    Amazon's Bezos looks out for investment opportunities

    Amazon founder Jeff Bezos is among the new investors in Lookout, a San Francisco-based mobile security company that just...

  9. August 13, 2014

    Nearly half UK adults fail to install security software, NCA says

    Almost half UK adults put themselves at risk of cyber attacks by failing to install security software on new devices, the...

  10. FT Alphaville

    August 8, 2014

    Osborne deals with the pirate threat

    Pirates. Can’t live with them. Can’t get rid of them. And… it has always been so. Back in Roman Republican times, for...

  11. August 7, 2014

    Security experts warn on hacker peril

    A flicker of a light, a twitch of a blind or a TV suddenly turning on in the middle of the night could spook a hotel guest...

  12. August 7, 2014

    Ukraine PM’s office hit by cyber attack linked to Russia

    Dozens of computers in the Ukrainian prime minister’s office and at least 10 of Ukraine’s embassies abroad have been...

  13. August 5, 2014

    Canadians held in China on suspicion of stealing state secrets

    Two Canadian citizens who ran a coffee shop in a city on China’s border with North Korea are being investigated on suspicion...

  14. August 3, 2014

    Experts to expose flaws in cyber security devices

    Internet-connected cameras, USB sticks and even a web browser promising anonymity have serious security flaws, according to...

  15. August 1, 2014

    GCHQ accredits degrees in cyber security to combat online attacks

    GCHQ, the UK’s electronic spy agency, has given its stamp of approval to six master’s degrees in online security as it moves...

  16. July 31, 2014

    Ukraine crisis shows Nato flaws, MPs warn

    The crisis in Ukraine has highlighted the serious deficiencies in Nato, including its command and control structures, its...

  17. July 24, 2014

    Berlin to boost counter-intelligence against US

    Berlin is to boost its counter-intelligence operations against spies from the US and other allied countries in the wake of...

  18. July 23, 2014

    MPs hit out over UK arms sales to Russia

    British officials have faced criticism from MPs for granting 251 export licences for armaments and sensitive equipment to...

  19. July 23, 2014

    Daimler chief warns on potential for cyber attacks on cars

    A car speeds down the highway, in ‘autonomous’ cruise control – when suddenly a computer hacker unleashes a virus that sends...

  20. July 18, 2014

    Typewriters are the start of a fightback against cyberspying

    A German politician called Patrick Sensburg announced this week that his country’s government was thinking about reverting...

  21. FT Alphaville

    July 17, 2014

    Bitcoin, meet Lawsky's BitLicense

    This how the Bitcoin regulator comes, not with a bang but with an AMA. In accordance with the New York State Administrative...

  22. July 16, 2014

    Ebay hacking puts damper on sales

    The theft by hackers of eBay user data put a damper on sales at the online retailer in the last quarter and pushed it to...

  23. July 13, 2014

    Nato leaders plot cyber fightback

    Nato has been shaken by the effectiveness of Russia’s online information war during the Ukraine conflict and is now looking...

  24. July 9, 2014

    How the public sector can get value from its IT investments

    State and local governments around the world aspire to use technology to deliver services to citizens and roll out important...

  25. June 30, 2014

    Energy companies hit by cyber attack from Russia-linked group

    The industrial control systems of hundreds of European and US energy companies have been infected by a sophisticated cyber...

  26. June 27, 2014

    Tech groups race to reinvent passwords

    Companies and consumers are risking their most sensitive information online by relying on an authentication method that...

  27. June 26, 2014

    MI6 chief Sir John Sawers to retire

    Sir John Sawers, the head of MI6, the British foreign intelligence agency, is to step down from his post in November at the...

  28. June 23, 2014

    Cloud security start-up Skyhigh Networks raises $40m

    Skyhigh Networks, a cloud security start-up, has raised funding from Salesforce.com and venture capitalists, as companies...

  29. June 18, 2014

    Europe’s first cyber security-focused fund to launch

    C5 Capital is launching Europe’s first ever cyber security-focused fund, as concerns about US security companies after the...

  30. June 17, 2014

    GCHQ to pass data to companies to fight cyber spies

    GCHQ, Britain’s electronic spy agency, is to begin regular, bulk sharing of classified intelligence material with some of...

  31. June 11, 2014

    Bank of England to probe banks’ computer defences

    The Bank of England will probe the computer defences of Britain’s leading financial institutions as it draws on official...

  32. June 10, 2014

    Second China unit accused of cyber crime

    A second Chinese military unit has been accused of cyber crime, just weeks after the US charged five Chinese officers with...

  33. June 8, 2014

    ‘Masterly’ Russian operations in Ukraine leave Nato one step behind

    The running theme of Nato’s criticism of Russia is that when it comes to Ukraine, the Kremlin has slipped back into a cold...

  34. June 5, 2014

    Second Open SSL flaw discovered

    A second serious flaw has been found in the security software used to protect about two-thirds of all websites from cyber...

  35. June 5, 2014

    Nice car, but cyber hackers may be doing your steering

    You are travelling at 70 miles an hour down the motorway. Suddenly, your dashboard goes blank. The horn starts sounding. You...

  36. June 5, 2014

    Ebay adds to cyber war worry as hackers grab shopper data

    Retailers are rushing to shore up their defences against cyber criminals after hackers targeting eBay were able to access...

  37. June 5, 2014

    Target’s cyber war Christmas strengthens case for insurance cover

    Bad though it was, it could have been worse. Target is still counting the cost of Christmas, when hackers broke in to the US...

  38. June 5, 2014

    Cyber security start-up Darktrace aims to protect private sector

    It was Andrew France’s frustration with the “professional undertakers” of the cyber security industry that pushed him to end...

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