OpenSSL founder warns more support and funding needed to prevent another Heartbleed

News 14 Apr, 2014 Rene Millman

Major users of OpenSSL need to flash cash to avoid more bugs


UK police forces not prepared for large-scale cyber attack

News 14 Apr, 2014 Clare Hopping

Only three out of 43 police forces in the country have plans in place with staff untrained should an incident occur

US government warns over Heartbleed hacker attempts

News 14 Apr, 2014 Reuters

Criminals looking to use bug to steal data.

Media sites under attack from state-sponsored hackers

News 28 Mar, 2014 Jane McCallion

Phishing identified as key attack vector, claims Google researchers.

Mobile malware

Criminals steal from Windows XP cash machines using text messages

News 25 Mar, 2014 Rene Millman

Hackers use SMS to withdraw money from ATMs running Windows XP.


Professionalisation of cyber crime poses new risks

News 25 Mar, 2014 Jane McCallion

Research suggests threat of hacking likely to outpace ability to defend against it.

Data Theft

Morrisons' employee arrested over payroll data theft

News 18 Mar, 2014 Rene Millman Caroline Donnelly

West Yorkshire Police confirm arrest of supermarket worker after staff bank account details stolen.

AmIrunningxp.com – the tip of the iceberg

Analysis & Insight 17 Mar, 2014 Steve Cassidy

Moving off XP a bigger problem than Millennium Bug.

Windows cash machine

Banks to pay Microsoft millions to keep cash machines running Windows XP

News 17 Mar, 2014 Rene Millman

April deadline looms large but 95 per cent of all ATMs still run the ancient OS.

Cyber Security Challenge winner wants to "do some good in the world"

News 17 Mar, 2014 Clare Hopping

Will Shackleton beat 41 other competitors to win the two-day cyber attack challenge


NATO websites hit in cyber attack

News 17 Mar, 2014 Reuters

Hacking linked to Crimea unrest.

NSA 'hijacked' botnets, according to Snowden leak

News 13 Mar, 2014 Reuters

Criminal networks used to install software on PCs.


Target CIO steps down after massive data breach

News 6 Mar, 2014 Reuters

Company vows to overhaul its technology and security systems.

Hundreds of Bitcoin users ready for UK class action

News 5 Mar, 2014 Reuters

Lawyer reports more than 400 people have signed up to proposed Mt. Gox suit.


British man charged with hacking US Federal Reserve

News 28 Feb, 2014 Jane McCallion

Alleged NASA and FBI hacker faces additional charges.

EU & Brazil to build undersea cable to thwart NSA snoopers

News 25 Feb, 2014 Rene Millman

Aims to establish £110 million secure communications network between Europe and Latin America

Mt. Gox Bitcoin exchange down

News 25 Feb, 2014 Reuters

Other exchanges distance themselves from troubled website.

Kickstarter crowdfunding website hacked

News 17 Feb, 2014 Reuters

Users urged to change their passwords.

Hackers use zero-day Internet Explorer flaw in new attacks

News 14 Feb, 2014 Reuters

US veterans website compromised using Adobe Flash code.

Cyber attack on bitcoin a big warning to currency's users

News 13 Feb, 2014 Reuters

Cryptocurrencies present higher risks than their physical counterparts, claim analysts.