The Bank of England is to test banking organisations’ vulnerabilities as part of a broader assessment of the reliability of their information security defences.
The new updates repair various different vulnerabilities with the chief problem involving a bug that affects SSL connections that could be easily intercepted in both iOS and OSX.
Google has started to refund customers who bought a fake app purporting to be an anti-virus, which is believed to have gained 10,000 downloads on the Play Store.
Security company Sophos has listed the top 12 countries for spam output, both by volume and per person, with the US and Belarus topping the table in each respective category.
If you get a suspicious email from an AOL user, it's probably best to delete it. The service has apparently been compromised and some accounts are sending out spammy messages.
A Verizon report has found that the three main targets of hackers in 2013 were web apps and point of sale devices, while state-sponsored or otherwise, ideological cyber-espionage is on the rise.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police [RCMP] arrested a 19-year-old man for stealing around 900 social insurance numbers from the Canadian Revenue Agency [CRA].
The company sent out a message that allowed any recipient to send a message to all those that received the email, using the “reply all” option.
French storage company LaCie, which counts security encryption products among its portfolio, has warned customers that it may have been breached by hackers for an entire year.
Cybersecurity consultancy Hut3 has warned that most free detection tools being used to detect the Heartbleed bug are failing in their job, putting websites at risk.
Google is running a “protection racket” designed to build its own digital “superstate”, according to Mathias Döpfner, the man behind some of Europe’s best-selling newspapers.