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Verizon: Patch old vulnerabilities or be exploited

News 15 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Malware hits firms who’ve failed to patch vulnerabilities dating back to 2007

China accused of 10-year cybercrime campaign

News 13 Apr, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Were attacks across Southeast Asia sponsored by the Chinese government?

Your iPhone and iPad are at risk from Darwin Nuke

News 13 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

Apple customer? Kaspersky's just uncovered a new denial of service flaw affecting your devices

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FBI: Patch WordPress or face IS attacks

News 8 Apr, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Islamic State supporters are targeting WordPress sites that haven't been updated, says US security agency

President Obama announces new US cyber-sanctions

News 2 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

The legislation covers individuals or organisations carrying out malicious cyber activities

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Europol says encrypted tech is hindering its work

News 31 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

The organisation's Rob Wainwright said tech firms should think about how encryption is helping terrorists

Github falls victim to possible Chinese cyber attack

News 30 Mar, 2015 Adam Shepherd

Coding site hit by ongoing DDoS, experts suspect Chinese involvement

Men unknowingly flirt with one another thanks to Tinder hack

News 27 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Hacker’s fake female profiles lure men to chat each other up to highlight harassment issues

Twitch responds to cyber breach by making passwords shorter

News 24 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Gameplay streaming service makes ‘nonsensical’ decision to reduce minimum password length

Insure your firm against cost of cyber breaches, Gov warns

News 23 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Francis Maude meets with insurers and SMBs to warn about high cost of cyber attacks

DDoS attacks losing companies business opportunities

News 18 Mar, 2015 Clare Hopping

Research said organisations fear losing contracts and ongoing business as a consequence

Yahoo wants to kill off email passwords

News 16 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Forget passwords: Yahoo will send one-time codes to your phone instead

Microsoft and Apple patch FREAK bug – now you’ve got to update

News 11 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Tech giants address the flaw that downgrades security of Android, iOS, Windows and OSX

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IT security firm asks hackers to steal your Facebook log-in

News 10 Mar, 2015 Joe Curtis

Sakurity's Reconnect tool lets cyber criminals hack Facebook accounts on Mashable, Booking.com, and Vimeo

Cyber attacks declared major threat to US security

News 27 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

National Intelligence director warns of Russian and Chinese hacking capabilities

Cyber security not a priority for SMBs, research shows

News 26 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

Gov study finds small businesses failing to protect themselves against cyber crime hacks

Lenovo CTO to create “concrete" Superfish attack plan

News 24 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

The device maker wants to take advice from its harshest critics and security experts to repair damage

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Kaspersky uncovers hard drive hackers with Stuxnet links

News 17 Feb, 2015 Caroline Donnelly

The Equation Group is believed to have been infecting machines for 20 years

Cyber criminals steal '$1 billion' from banks around world

News 16 Feb, 2015 Joe Curtis

Kaspersky warns of ongoing hacker threat stealing $10m a time from banks

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Facebook outage: Downtime not caused by hackers

News 27 Jan, 2015 Joe Curtis

Facebook and Instagram users were locked out, but Lizard Squad wasn't not behind it, says social network