Blackphone & Silent Circle debut bug bounty programme

News 25 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Two companies want to guarantee robustness of systems by encouraging users to find flaws and win money


Home Depot finally admits to customer data breach

News 22 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

US retailer claims malware has been eradicated from system


Steam accounts emptied by Twitch malware scam

News 16 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Hackers hijack Steam accounts and empty them


Google plays down Gmail address & password leak

News 11 Sep, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Search giant claims fewer than two per cent of the five million usernames and passwords leaked would have worked


Alarm sounded over Peter Pan panto malware

News 9 Sep, 2014 Rene Millman

Phishing scam dupes victims over panto ticket claims

Racing Post escapes ICO fine over 2013 data breach

News 28 Aug, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Data protection watchdog claims leaked data would not have caused "substantial distress" to those affected


Gmail app hack: Why it's unlikely to derail your BYOD plans

Analysis & Insight 27 Aug, 2014 Davey Winder

Davey Winder takes a closer look at last week's news about the 92 per cent success rate of the Gmail app hack

Security researchers raise concerns over car cyber safety

News 12 Aug, 2014 Rene Millman

Automobile security risks highlighted in open letter to car industry

Snowden: Just 10% of NSA data is terrorism-related

News 7 Jul, 2014 Alex Hamilton

New documents released by Edward Snowden reveal that only 10 per cent of the NSA’s collected data pertains to possible illegal activity

Angry Birds, Squeaky Dolphin, NoseySmurf: The NSA programs you never knew about

Analysis & Insight 4 Jul, 2014 Alex Hamilton

IT Pro takes you on a run down of some of the major NSA projects that may have passed you by over the last 12 months

Researchers demonstrate Internet of Things hack

News 4 Jul, 2014 Rene Millman

Internet-enabled light bulb could help hackers infiltrate networks

GCHQ taken to court by ISPs over network spying

News 2 Jul, 2014 Alex Hamilton

GCHQ under threat of lawsuit from ISP companies angered over Snowden spying revelations

Heartbleed bug still a risk for 300,000 unpatched servers

News 23 Jun, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Initial fears about the havoc Heartbleed could cause have started to die down, but users still need to patch their systems

Domino's Pizza customer details held to ransom by hackers

News 16 Jun, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Domino's customer databases hacked, while perpetrators demand a ransom


TweetDeck users urged to restart app to avoid XSS attack

News 12 Jun, 2014 Rene Millman

Twitter dashboard TweetDeck has plugged security hole that caused some issues yesterday


Hackers accused of holding iPhones & iPads to ransom detained in Russia

News 10 Jun, 2014 Rene Millman

Police search apartments following arrest


Smart TVs vulnerable to "red button" hacking

News 9 Jun, 2014 Rene Millman

Radio attack could use flaw in software to hijack TVs

Heartbleed-like OpenSSL bug active for more than 16 years

News 6 Jun, 2014 Alex Hamilton

A security flaw in OpenSSL, active since 1998, has been discovered by a group of researchers in Japan

Heartbleed bug could target Android phones and wireless routers

News 30 May, 2014 Alex Hamilton

Heartbleed has a new wireless-based attack vector, according to security expert's findings

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High Street retailer Office suffers data breach

News 29 May, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Shoe retailer confirms security breach has resulted in some online shoppers' data being compromised