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Securing the Hybrid Cloud: Data breaches, ransomware, phishing and more

As enterprises continue to develop their hybrid cloud architectures, more sensitive information has the potential to become exposed. Learn about…

3 years ago

Swedish Government Admits Huge Data Leak Was A ‘Disaster’

Details of defence plans, military personnel and witness protection details exposed during outsourcing project.

5 years ago

Multi-million Pound Cyber Security Centre To Open In London

Up to £14.5m will be invested into the innovation centre, with established firms working alongside cutting-edge startups.

5 years ago

Scottish Football Association Suffers Third-Party Data Breach

"I'd rather be associated with being hacked by some porn site," says one unhappy football fan

5 years ago

NatWest Warns 600,000 Customers Over Three Hack

Natwest has contacted customers it believes could have been affected by the Three data breach

6 years ago

Security Researchers Discover First Twitter-Controlled Botnet

Twitoor, uncovered by ESET, can plague Android devices with malicious malware

6 years ago

French Submarines Spring A Leak In Indian Data Breach

Secret documents on Indian submarines built by French contractor DCNS have been leaked, according to Australian media

6 years ago

Security Teams Not Keeping Up With Exponential Cloud Server Growth

Black Hat survey finds enterprises are increasing their attackable surface area by 100 times with a move to cloud infrastructure…

6 years ago

Linux Foundation Offering New Online Security Course

The Linux Foundation's new online Linux security training program will cover a broad range of topics, from application security to…

6 years ago

900 Million Android Devices ‘Vulnerable To Attack’

The QuadRooter bugs could allow seemingly harmless apps to take over many Android gadgets

6 years ago

Apple Emergency Update Fixes Major Flaw With iOS 9.3.4

The latest vulnerability could allow attackers to take over the root functions of an iOS device

6 years ago

Yahoo ‘Aware’ Of Data Breach Claim

Yahoo said it is investigating reports that 200 million users' data is being sold online

6 years ago

IT Worker Jailed For Disabling Citibank Network

The Citibank employee admitted to intentionally taking down 90 percent of the company's network across North America

6 years ago

SwiftKey Stops Cloud Sync Following User Data Leak

SwiftKey users reported seeing other users' email addresses and autocorrect suggestions, prompting SwiftKey to shut down its cloud sync service

6 years ago

Stagefright Poses Serious Risks One Year After It First Surfaced

ANALYSIS: One year after the Stagefright Android flaw was first reported, its effects are widespread. More than 100 related flaws…

6 years ago

O2 Confirms Customer Data For Sale Online

Details were reportedly stolen using credentials leaked from a gaming site three years ago

6 years ago

Hackers Collect £15,000 For Pornhub Exploit

The attack provided complete access to Pornhub's database and exposed two PHP flaws

6 years ago

Ransomware Gangs ‘Willing To Bargain’

Most ransomware groups now have responsive and friendly customer-service operations, finds a study

6 years ago

Windows Now Running Two Versions Of Flash

Installer bug means many Windows systems must now keep two distinct versions of Flash Player up to date

6 years ago

Ubuntu Forums Breach Affects Two Million Users

The breach resulted from an unpatched bug, Canonical admits

6 years ago

FakeBank Android Malware Steals Cards And Blocks Calls To Banks

A new family of malicious code aims to make it harder for users to cancel affected bank cards

6 years ago

Researcher Develops Tool To See If Password Has Been Reused

The tool is intended for defensive purposes, but could also be used to facilitate password attacks

6 years ago

Smartphones At Risk From ‘Dalek’ Voice Attacks

Hidden audio commands can be used to take control of popular voice-activated devices, researchers say

6 years ago

Amazon Denies Server Hack As Kindle User Data Goes Up For Sale

A trove of data on 80,000 users did not come from Amazon's systems, the company said, and may have been…

6 years ago

Android Malware Grabs 10 Million Devices

The malware, thought to originate in China, generates £232,000 per month in counterfeit ad revenues

6 years ago

Researchers Find Infected Pokémon GO App

A malicious version of the popular game is seeking to take over Android handsets

6 years ago

UK Police Cause Thousands Of Data Breaches Since 2011

Report finds police officers across UK regularly abuse positions of power to access personal data

6 years ago

Bulgaria Demands Open Source For Public Sector Software

The country is to legally require open source licensing for all new software projects

6 years ago

Sharp Rise In Identity Theft Among Young UK Adults

Media savvy Millennials still falling for same tricks as fraud rockets 52 percent among those under 30

6 years ago

BT And KPMG: Businesses Are Engaged In An ‘Arms Race’ With Cybercriminals

Companies need to look for ways to go on the offensive against 'industrialised' cyber-criminals, finds a report from BT and…

6 years ago