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Chinese government launches cyber attack on Apple iCloud users

2 hours ago  by Guy Wright
Chinese government launches cyber attack on Apple iCloud users
According to the Greatfire.org website the Chinese government has launched a man-in-the-middle attack designed to intercept user’s iCloud account usernames and passwords.

Kickstarter suspends funding for Tor-enabled anonymising router

19 hours ago  by Barclay Ballard
Kickstarter suspends funding for Tor-enabled anonymising router
The crowd-funding site has pulled the project, which had already secured more than $500,000, amid concerns surrounding where the device came from and question marks over its security claims.

UK tops list of countries most under threat from cyber attack

20 Oct 2014  by Emily Garthwaite
UK tops list of countries most under threat from cyber attack
The UK has topped the list of countries most under threat from cyber-attack, followed by Germany in second place and Saudi Arabia in third.

Microsoft releases 8 patches, including anti-Sandworm fix - get yourself covered!

17 Oct 2014  by Dan Raywood
Microsoft releases 8 patches, including anti-Sandworm fix - get yourself covered!
Microsoft released three critical patches last night, including a fix for the flaw being exploited by the sandworm gang.

Intel’s new security service makes electronic payments safer

16 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Intel’s new security service makes electronic payments safer
The chip maker claims to have developed a new hardware-software bundle that uses multiple security layers, offering greater protection to retail transactions.

Russian hackers spy on Nato and the West using Sandworm

15 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Russian hackers spy on Nato and the West using Sandworm
A bug in Microsoft Windows has been used by Russian-based hackers to infiltrate a number of states in the West to try and pilfer information linked to the conflict in Ukraine.

80% of South Koreans need new IDs following huge data theft

15 Oct 2014  by Jamie Hinks
80% of South Koreans need new IDs following huge data theft
The government will be forced to spend billions of dollars to issue new ID numbers to at least 80 per cent of all citizens over 17 after a theft that dates back a decade.

Apple requests covert challenge to GT bankruptcy with trade secrets at risk

15 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Apple requests covert challenge to GT bankruptcy with trade secrets at risk
The Cupertino-based firm has filed a motion to make its objections under court seal, in order to protect confidentiality agreements agreed between itself and GT Advanced Technologies.

How Adobe overhauled their whole security team - and how you can too

15 Oct 2014  by Paul Cooper
How Adobe overhauled their whole security team - and how you can too
Since the devastating breach that hit Adobe last year, they've been overhauling their whole system. Here's how they went about it, and how you can do the same with your business.

Security warning: Vicious POODLE attack bytes Google SSL 3.0

15 Oct 2014  by Mark Wilson
Security warning: Vicious POODLE attack bytes Google SSL 3.0
Google's security team has discovered a vulnerability in SSL 3.0 called POODLE which can be exploited to steal secure cookies and other data.

Security companies have forced us to brace for the next dot com bubble

15 Oct 2014  by Mark Wilson
Security companies have forced us to brace for the next dot com bubble
There are too many security firms offering insufficient security. At least that's what Ilia Kolochenko, CEO and founder of High-Tech Bridge thinks.