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Sir Tim Berners-Lee champions new rules designed to 'fix the internet'

The internet luminary wants the tech industry and governments to hold each other to account
25 Nov 2019
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Thousands infected with malware that 'reinstalls itself'

More than 45,000 Android devices have been affected by the Xhelper malware since March
30 Oct 2019
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Security

Humans 'unfit' to handle access managment, say Goldman Sachs

Privileged access management is rarely done well and humans are usually the issue
29 Oct 2019
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IoT botnets are on the rise and 5G isn’t helping anything

Botnets are more common and coming in more diverse strains than ever before
29 Oct 2019
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Data & insights

NordVPN confirms 2018 data centre breach

Personal virtual private network provider admits to a breach in March 2018 but claims no data was exfiltrated
22 Oct 2019
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Five steps to an effective layered defence strategy

Analysing weak spots in an IT system can be challenging, which is why a layered approach is important
2 Oct 2019
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Thousands of webcams vulnerable to attack

Exposed connections could lead to loss of privacy or information theft
25 Sep 2019
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Modern cyber security bears 'great resemblance to Titanic'

The security head likens the maritime disaster to cyber security blunders and gives his thoughts on how to move forward
19 Sep 2019
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What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
9 Sep 2019
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Enterprises urged to scan networks for F5 BIG-IP flaw

Compromised devices are difficult to detect and can act as a springboard for further attacks
9 Aug 2019
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Better tech needed to verify digital identities, says UK gov

The tool will build on the government's highly criticised Verify programme
22 Jul 2019
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NCSC issues advice for global DNS hijacking campaign

Middle East-based attacks expected to spread to consumers and businesses across Europe
15 Jul 2019
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What is ethical hacking? White hat hackers explained

Not all hackers are motivated by greed - some of them use their powers for good
11 Jul 2019
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Decade-old flaw in PGP is finally being exploited

It's the Snowden-approved industry standard for secure communications, but hackers have stumbled upon hugely significant flaw
4 Jul 2019
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Security

Apache fixes dangerous RCE flaw in Tomcat application server

Vulnerability affects multiple versions of the software running on Windows
15 Apr 2019
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Dragonblood flaws discovered in WPA3 Wi-Fi pro

Researchers say these attacks could've been avoided if the Wi-Fi Alliance was more open when creating WPA3
12 Apr 2019
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36 vulnerabilities in LTE 4G standard discovered

'Fuzzing' tool used by researchers to find exploits ranging from spoof SMS messages to disconnecting victims from networks
25 Mar 2019
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Security

McAfee Internet Security 2019 review: Redemption at last

The old dog has finally learnt some new tricks
8 Mar 2019
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Panda Free Antivirus review: Bamboo-zle the hackers

Panda remains our top choice for free AV protection, with a fresh look and less pushy reminders
6 Mar 2019
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Network & Internet

What was the Morris worm?

One computer science student embarked on an innocent internet experiment that ultimately cemented his place in computing history
19 Dec 2018
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Cyber Discovery extends to Scotland and Northern Ireland

Cyber Discovery, a scheme attracting young people into cyber security reaches Scotland and Northern Ireland
14 Nov 2018
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Network & Internet

What Web 3.0 means for data collection and security

Part 1 of this series looks at the role of IoT and machine learning in the development of a new web experience
14 Nov 2018
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Network & Internet

Amazon Echo to star as key witness in a double murder case

For the second time in recent history, Amazon’s device could provide key evidence in a murder case
14 Nov 2018