Security

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

100 people responsible for world cybercrime, says Europol

News 13 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Top Euro cop warns of Russian cyber mafia responsible for cybercrime around the world

Online publication of "revenge porn" to be made illegal

News 13 Oct, 2014 Clare Hopping

People caught circulating compromising pictures of others without permission could be punished with two-year prison sentence

Symantec confirms split into separate security & storage entities

News 10 Oct, 2014 Adam Lee

Storage and security will be separated as Symantec tries to boost sales in both

Mobile security

Smartphones & tablets remotely wiped in UK police custody

News 10 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Mobile devices seized by police are being purged of their data

Mobile malware

Selfmite Android malware returns, bigger & badder

News 10 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Sending out more text messages and making more money for hackers

Hacking

China: FBI is faking facts on cyber security

News 9 Oct, 2014 Mandy Moore

The country is angered after FBI accuses it of hacking into US firms

Schneier: People more important to security than processes

News 9 Oct, 2014 Rene Millman

Security expert says people have to be in charge of security not technology

Symantec said to be mulling storage & security business split

News 8 Oct, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

Report suggests Symantec may be considering splitting itself into two companies

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