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EU politician faces backlash after branding 'The Fappening' victims 'dumb'

3 hours ago  by Alysia Judge
EU politician faces backlash after branding 'The Fappening' victims 'dumb'
the EU's next Commissioner for Digital, Gunther Oettinger, has blamed the victims of the iCloud nude photo scandal for the privacy attacks during September.

UK suppliers shackled with warnings they must conform to new government security standards

5 hours ago  by Gary Flood
UK suppliers shackled with warnings they must conform to new government security standards
The Cabinet Office needs suppliers to conform to its new 'Cyber Essentials' security standard it launched in June to win work, it announced.

US government frightened of Apple and Google encryption

6 hours ago  by Guy Wright
US government frightened of Apple and Google encryption
The US government has been coming out in public recently to express its concerns about Apple’s and Google’s implementation of encryption .

Shellshock: Apple patch missed a third vulnerability

19 hours ago  by Jamie Hinks
Shellshock: Apple patch missed a third vulnerability
Security researchers uncovered an additional vulnerability inside Apple OS X Mountain Lion that is susceptible to the Shellshock bug.

Businesses are too focused on network perimeter security at the expense of defence in depth

01 Oct 2014  by Darren Allan
Businesses are too focused on network perimeter security at the expense of defence in depth
A new piece of research from SafeNet shows that there’s a priority on perimeter security, at the expense of important measures such as data encryption.

Hackers charged with $100m theft of Xbox and US Army secrets

01 Oct 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Hackers charged with $100m theft of Xbox and US Army secrets
The accused face a series of charges, including conspiracy to commit computer fraud, following the theft of intellectual property from a number of US businesses.

Would you give up your child for free Wi-Fi? These parents did

01 Oct 2014  by Sam Pudwell
Would you give up your child for free Wi-Fi? These parents did
A handful of London residents unwittingly agreed to give up their first-born child when signing in to a public Wi-Fi hot spot as part of an experiment by the Cyber Security Research Institute.

Businesses still failing to implement proper IT policies for work devices

30 Sep 2014  by Darren Allan
Businesses still failing to implement proper IT policies for work devices
Work devices are being used for personal needs, including installing personal apps and even P2P file sharing, which carries obvious security risks.

Apple patches OS X against Shellshock bug: Now it's your turn

30 Sep 2014  by Paul Cooper
Apple patches OS X against Shellshock bug: Now it's your turn
Apple has released a patch designed to neutralise the gaping vulnerability known as "Shellshock", an exploit in many Unix-based computers' shells that allows attackers to gain complete control.

HMRC calls public to arms against fraudulent email

30 Sep 2014  by Emily Garthwaite
HMRC calls public to arms against fraudulent email
HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has urged the public sector to work together to solve the ever-growing problem of fraudulent email.

Can you ever be truly safe from hackers online? (Q&A)

29 Sep 2014  by Ian Barker
Can you ever be truly safe from hackers online? (Q&A)
We discuss the issues surrounding online security, and ways in which you can ensure you’re safe, or at least safer, from hackers.