Sophos

Android becoming Windows of mobile hacking world?
Android
hacking

Android becoming Windows of mobile hacking world?

As by far the most targeted mobile OS in Q2, Android looks like it could become the Windows of the cyber crime world.
23 Aug 2011
Spies and diplomats in a Huddle
Secret data
cloud computing

Spies and diplomats in a Huddle

UK government clears staff to share restricted documents via the cloud service.
21 Jul 2011
Microsoft $250,000 reward targets Rustock gang
Botnet
Security

Microsoft $250,000 reward targets Rustock gang

The software giant appeals for information that might lead to conviction of spam botnet creators
19 Jul 2011
Royal Bank of Scotland in Anonymous crosshairs
Anonymous
Security

Royal Bank of Scotland in Anonymous crosshairs

Anonymous targets a host of companies as part of its Operation Green Rights campaign.
13 Jul 2011
LulzSec claims CIA website takedown
LulzSec
Security

LulzSec claims CIA website takedown

The now notorious hacking group claims to have hit the CIA website with "a very simple packet flood."
16 Jun 2011
ICO exploring Facebook face recognition tech
Facebook
Network & Internet

ICO exploring Facebook face recognition tech

The UK privacy watchdog says it is speaking to Facebook about the privacy implications of the face recognition technology.
9 Jun 2011
Cyber Security Challenge part deux launches
Cyber Security Challenge
Security

Cyber Security Challenge part deux launches

The search for the next UK Cyber Security Champion kicks off this month.
2 Jun 2011
Should the UK follow the US in cyber security?
Cyber war
cyber crime

Should the UK follow the US in cyber security?

Should the UK and others be the sheep to America's shepherd when it comes to cyber security?
18 May 2011
Facebook app data leak could hit 'millions'
Facebook
Security

Facebook app data leak could hit 'millions'

Millions of Facebook users could have had their data leaked to third parties thanks to a flaw.
11 May 2011
Sophos buys Astaro in hardware play
Sophos
Security

Sophos buys Astaro in hardware play

The UK-based security firm makes a security hardware play in buying Astaro.
6 May 2011
InfoSec 2011: The big themes
InfoSec
Security

InfoSec 2011: The big themes

We look at the major talking points of this year's InfoSecurity conference.
21 Apr 2011
InfoSec 2011: Cyber Security Challenge gets refresh
Cyber Security Challenge
Security

InfoSec 2011: Cyber Security Challenge gets refresh

Cyber Security Challenge UK organisers reveal changes to this year's compeition.
20 Apr 2011
StartUp Britain linking malware
Fake anti-virus
malware

StartUp Britain linking malware

Days after the PM gives the site his backing, links to malware are discovered on the entrepreneurial webpage.
31 Mar 2011
MySQL hit by irony attack
MySQL
Security

MySQL hit by irony attack

MySQL.com gets hit by an SQL injection attack, and hackers leak some disconcertingly weak passwords onto the net.
28 Mar 2011
Twitter rogue app hits thousands
Twitter
Security

Twitter rogue app hits thousands

Scammers try to lure Twitter users into becoming part of their dirty game.
14 Mar 2011
Cyber Security Challenge UK: A success or not?
Thumbs
public sector

Cyber Security Challenge UK: A success or not?

The UK Cyber Security Champion has been crowned, but did the competition achieve its goals?
7 Mar 2011
WordPress recovers after massive DDoS attack
WordPress
Security

WordPress recovers after massive DDoS attack

WordPress was hit by a huge denial of service attack, but appears to have recovered.
4 Mar 2011
Does cyber crime really cost £27 billion a year?
Cyber crime
public sector

Does cyber crime really cost £27 billion a year?

Security experts question the astronomical figure attributed to the cost of cyber crime in the UK.
17 Feb 2011
Recruitment site hack leaks 400,000 email addresses
Data theft
Security

Recruitment site hack leaks 400,000 email addresses

Hackers take emails and start spamming victims of the Recruit Ireland data breach.
10 Feb 2011
Sophos launches virtual security appliance
Threat
VMware

Sophos launches virtual security appliance

Sophos' virtual appliance works with VMware environments to protect businesses.
9 Feb 2011
Facebook at seven: The business case
Facebook
Network & Internet

Facebook at seven: The business case

Facebook has turned seven, but has it developed into a great place to support outside businesses' needs?
4 Feb 2011
Last Cyber Security Challenge finalists named
Cyber Security Challenge
storage area network (SAN)

Last Cyber Security Challenge finalists named

Three have made it through the Treasure Hunt stage and will head to the Masterclass in March.
31 Jan 2011
Could a vulnerability tax work?
Security
Security

Could a vulnerability tax work?

The new Apple security chief believes a vulnerability tax could really help make software safer. Could it work?
27 Jan 2011