Security

The White House

Hackers access White House computers

News 29 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Russia suspected as behind attacks

Hacking

Malware infiltrates US industrial control systems

News 29 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

US-CERT warns that BlackEnergy toolkit has penetrated infrastructure for last three years

Careless employees with mobiles biggest security threat

News 28 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Nearly all firms battle with security challenges surrounding BYOD

Users warned on Tor security

News 28 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Rogue exit node found to inject downloads with malware

Cloud security

Alert Logic opens doors of European Security Operations Centre in Wales

News 27 Oct, 2014 Davey Winder

Wales selected as location of choice for new set-up

Crime scene

Government extends PIPCU work until 2017

News 27 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

The government has earmarked £3m for the project in an effort to fight online piracy

Microsoft forced to issue quick fix for PowerPoint flaw

News 24 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Vulnerability affects almost all versions of Windows

Click here for malware

Fake WHO email about Ebola spreads malware

News 24 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Advice email from “World Health Organization” harbours its own virus

Apple iCloud at risk of organised network attacks

News 23 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

The company confirmed iCloud could be used for government snooping

Cybercrime

UK Government research shows 1/2 of Britons are cybercrime victims

News 22 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Despite this, only a third actually report offences to the authorities, government research finds

Password and username box

Dropbox didn't drop the ball, users did

Analysis & Insight 22 Oct, 2014 Davey Winder

Davey Winder lets rip over the tendency to blame vendors, rather than users, for some data breaches

Bogus iCloud log-in page fools Chinese Apple users

News 21 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Probably not looking for nude celebs this time

Patch Tuesday

Microsoft finds flaw in Windows 7 Patch Tuesday fix

News 21 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

Software giant pulls the update after it displayed 'unexpected behaviour'

Home Office backs Child Abuse Image Database creation

News 17 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

CAID will aid efforts at home and abroad to investigate online spread of child abuse images

Security flaw

SQL injection flaw fixed by Drupal

News 17 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

The makers of the open source content management system have fixed troublesome flaw

Cyber war

Cybercrime costing companies $12.7m a year

News 16 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

HP has revealed the number of cybercrime incidents have increased by 96 per cent over the last five years

Opt out of plugging in for a more secure CMS

Analysis & Insight 15 Oct, 2014 Davey Winder

Davey Winder explains why CMS plug-ins are not worth the security risk

Google uncovers Poodle SSL 3.0 security flaw

News 15 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Google researchers sound security alarm over Poodle SSL 3.0 flaw

Android Trojan poses as game of noughts and crosses

News 14 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Goaml malware steals text messages and emails

Doctor NHS

NHS England names care.data pilot programme areas

News 14 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Controversial data sharing programme to go ahead despite fears

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