Security

Cybercrime

TechUK helps cyber security firms mitigate export risks

News 26 Nov, 2014 Joe Curtis

Trade body guidance aims to stop cyber security products falling into wrong hands

CCTV cameras

Russian webcam hackers: Nothing to see here

Analysis & Insight 26 Nov, 2014 Davey Winder

Davey Winder explains why the Russsian webcam story isn't news at all...

Facebook

Facebook outed as host of Lee Rigby murder chat

News 26 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Extremist had "online exchange" via Facebook claiming he wanted to kill a soldier, it has emerged

E-cigarettes spreading malware via PC USB ports

News 26 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Electronic cigarettes may be better for your lungs, but they're not so great for your laptop

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Cyberoam CR2500iNG-XP firewall review

Reviews 25 Nov, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Cyberoam’s CR2500iNG-XP fills the value gap other enterprise security appliances leave behind

Sony Pictures hack: US movie studio forced offline while "IT matter" investigated

News 25 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Film studio tells staff not to switch on computers or log on to corporate networks until security breach is investigated

Malware

Regin malware used in attacks since 2008, Symantec research finds

News 24 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Newly-discovered complex malware could be state-sponsored, researchers claim

Surveillance

Privacy groups unveil Detekt surveillance malware detection tool

News 21 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

New tool looks for state spyware on activist computers

Arrest

UK clampdown on PC hijackers prompts four arrests

News 21 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

NCA-led initiative to stop users of Remote Access Trojans results in multiple arrests

CCTV camera

Russian webcam hackers spy on UK homes & offices

News 20 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Website shows footage of babies sleeping in cots, offices and even a pub

Data loss folder

Grampian Health Board rapped over patient data security failures

News 20 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Scottish NHS organisation warned over mishandling of data after sensitive information abandoned in supermarket

Hacking

Police warn of Isis cyber attacks on city banks

News 19 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Police chief cautions firms in Square Mile to prepare for cyber attack from militants

Step 2: Keep your drivers and patches up-to-date

Microsoft issues "critical" out of band Windows Server patch

News 19 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Software giant rolls out Windows Server update following reports of exploitation in the wild

Whatsapp starts encrypting messages on Android

News 19 Nov, 2014 Khidr Suleman

End-to-end encryption of messages is carried out using the TextSecure protocol

Why Apple fanboys are in security denial

Analysis & Insight 19 Nov, 2014 Davey Winder

Davey Winder tells Apple users why they're wrong to assume their operating systems are "more secure" than Microsoft's

Scientists use Cisco Netflow to identify Tor users

News 18 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Research technique allows Tor users to be identified with 80 per cent accuracy

Hacking

Anonymous targets Ku Klux Klan Twitter account

News 18 Nov, 2014 Rene Millman

Hacking collective brand white supremacists "terrorists"

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UK companies open to hiring hackers for cyber attack prevention

News 17 Nov, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Research from KPMG suggests companies are willing to take drastic action to prevent cyber attacks

Hackers hit US State Department email system

News 17 Nov, 2014 Caroline Preece

The US State Department was forced to shut down its unclassified email system after being hit by hackers

US citizens targeted by DOJ spy planes

News 14 Nov, 2014 Khidr Suleman

'Dirtbox' scans data from tens of thousands of devices

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