Best antivirus software 2015

Reviews 17 Apr, 2015 Rene Millman

Which anti-virus products offer most protection?

Plane

Aeroplane Wi-Fi vulnerable to hacks, FAA report reveals

News 17 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

The research by the US Government Accountability Office warned IP networks leave flights open to cyber attacks

Dropbox reveals bug bounty scheme

News 17 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

The minimum payout will be $216, but there's no maximum

New threats, old tricks

Analysis & Insight 16 Apr, 2015 Stephen Pritchard

Verizon's latest Data Breach Investigations Report finds hackers using old techniques to compromise corporate IT and steal data

London Tube sign

TfL workers' tablet usage doubles in two years, reveals FoI

News 16 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

But the thousands of devices in use by underground workers raises security issues

Target settles for $19m with MasterCard after huge data breach

News 16 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

US retailer makes offer after leaking 40 million credit card details

White House

Edward Snowden's in the White House, according to Google Maps

News 16 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

Cyber expert Bryan Seely placed Edward Snowden in the White House through Google Maps loophole

security key on keyboard

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

fraud

US lottery security head 'fixed results'

News 15 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

Eddie Raymond Tipton allegedly hacked into the draw's computer to ensure he won the jackpot

Security

Dell and Symantec reports paint worrying cyber security picture for the year ahead

News 14 Apr, 2015 Caroline Preece

Cyber security fears abound if the latest research is anything to go by...

Great Cannon brings down Github and GreatFire.org

News 14 Apr, 2015 Clare Hopping

China's new cyber weapon has been designed to stop its citizens reading articles it doesn't agree with

Parliament

Lib Dems promise Digital Bill of Rights if elected

News 13 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Party vows to protect cyber security and promises prison time for data thieves

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

Data tracking

Facebook: Okay, we're tracking people, but it's a bug

News 10 Apr, 2015 Adam Shepherd Caroline Preece

Social network admits to tracking users without their consent across over 13 million sites, but attributes it to a bug

Want your firm to be more secure? Use fewer security tools

News 9 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Why less can be more when it comes to security – as long as it’s all co-ordinated

Hacker

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

Have we done enough to battle Heartbleed flaw?

News 8 Apr, 2015 Nicole Kobie

A year on, security experts consider the response to the massive Heartbleed flaw in OpenSSL

Google bans 200 dodgy extensions for data snooping

News 8 Apr, 2015 Nicole Kobie

Research reveals Chrome add-ons are stealing user data

The White House

Was Russia really behind White House hack?

Analysis & Insight 8 Apr, 2015 Joe Curtis

Security experts examine CNN's claim that Russia is attacking President Obama's home