Security

Sony Pictures hack: Sony will screen The Interview in cinemas

News 24 Dec, 2014 Caroline Donnelly Joe Curtis

After cancelling anti-North Korea comedy release, Sony will screen it on Christmas Day

DDoS attacks remain key threat, with only half of companies prepared

News 22 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

Kaspersky warns firms they need to have DDoS countermeasures to protect reputations

Snapchat founder “devastated” at inclusion in Sony hack

News 18 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

Evan Spiegel tells staff his firm was “violated” when Sony hackers revealed secret acquisitions

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Google Chrome has highest number of vulnerabilities

News 18 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

But the high level is down to its efficient detection system

Deleted data by mistake? Here's how to get it back

Analysis & Insight 16 Dec, 2014 Davey Winder

Davey Winder offers some timely advice on what to do if you accidentally delete some important data

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Panda GateDefender Performa e9100lite review

Reviews 15 Dec, 2014 Dave Mitchell

Panda’s Performa e9100lite combines tough wired and wireless network security with good value and performance

Did Sony use Amazon to attack torrent sites?

News 12 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

Amazon Web Services denies Sony used its servers to launch cyber attack against hackers' torrents

Dark Web: GCHQ & NCA tag team on trapping online paedophiles

News 11 Dec, 2014 Caroline Donnelly

UK government joins forces with tech giants & law enforcers for massive online child abuse clampdown

cloud security

Box partners with industry for Trust initiative

News 10 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

The company has also launched a new secure mobile app

MP David Blunkett: "UK needs more cyber security experts"

News 9 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece

David Blunkett speaks about skills shortage in cyber security and need for more education

Anti-terror measures: How tech helps fight the counter-terrorism war

Analysis & Insight 9 Dec, 2014

Davey Winder examines how technology can help and hinder in the fight against terrorism

Target guilty of massive $30m data breach

News 9 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

Retailer found responsible for huge data hack, clearing path for banks to sue

Biggest hacks of 2014: From Apple to eBay, no-one is safe

Analysis & Insight 8 Dec, 2014 Khidr Suleman

On the heels of the Sony Pictures hack, we take a look at other high-profile targets

Vodafone: "Big Data is a big problem for us"

News 5 Dec, 2014 Joe Curtis

Telco firm admits it is struggling with Big Data security

Google ditching CAPTCHA in favour of something less annoying

News 4 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece

Google’s unpopular CAPTCHA forms are going away, with a simplified alternative replacing them

Malware on binary

Kaspersky: "We have never been asked to whitelist malware"

News 4 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

A company blog has revealed neither government nor any other entity has asked it to stop detecting malware

Hackers

Iranian hackers hit airlines, telcos & energy firms

News 3 Dec, 2014 Clare Hopping

Details of attacks against airlines, energy companies, telecommunications firms and government agencies have begun to emerge

Internet search

Google “right to be forgotten”: Everything you need to know

News 2 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece Rosie Clarke

Google has begun to remove search results under the “right to be forgotten” ruling. Here’s our guide to what you need to know

Google right to be forgotten rule extends to Bing & Yahoo

News 2 Dec, 2014 Caroline Preece

The EU’s controversial right to be forgotten ruling against Google will now also apply to Yahoo and Bing

Wearable tech & the risk it poses to enterprise data

Analysis & Insight 2 Dec, 2014 Davey Winder

Davey Winder explains why IT directors need to wise-up about including wearables in their organisation's BYOD security policies

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