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Posted by Nicole Kobie on December 10, 2010

Protestors “called off” Amazon attack

security bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on December 10, 2010

Microsoft ends record year with 17 security patches

security
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on December 8, 2010

MasterCard struggling under weight of hack attack

privacy
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on December 8, 2010

Internet Explorer 9 to throw third-party trackers off the trail

security
Posted by Nicole Kobie on December 2, 2010

Google to sandbox Flash in Chrome

Google Ads
Posted by Reuters on December 2, 2010

US proposes “do not follow” option for web surfers

Wikileaks
Posted by Barry Collins on November 29, 2010

Wikileaks downed by “denial of service” attack

security bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on November 25, 2010

Zero-day Windows flaw a potential “nightmare”

Facebook
Posted by Nicole Kobie on November 24, 2010

Fifth of Facebook feeds include “dodgy” links

street vie
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 24, 2010

Egg-flinging militants rail against Street View objectors

legal
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 23, 2010

Google facing lawsuit over Gmail snooping

virus
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 22, 2010

Former UN nuclear boss hints at Stuxnet’s Iran hit

Find
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 12, 2010

MP exposes lack of net training at ICO

Microsoft Security Essentials
Posted by Barry Collins on November 11, 2010

Microsoft rejects security bundling complaints

virus coding
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 11, 2010

Malware spam soars as crooks club together

hardware
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 11, 2010

Researchers predict hardware-specific malware

privacy
Posted by William Stanton on November 10, 2010

US commentators turn up heat in online privacy debate

Red alert
Posted by William Stanton on November 8, 2010

Royal Navy website sunk by hackers

child mouse
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 5, 2010

Online child abuse reports continue to rise

security bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on November 4, 2010

Microsoft warns on IE attacks

Westminster
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on November 2, 2010

Critics warn against Government’s web dispute plans

bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on October 29, 2010

Adobe warns on zero-day flaw in Flash

legal
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on October 25, 2010

Scot pleads guilty to hacking and spying spree

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011
Posted by Darien Graham-Smith on October 25, 2010

AVG Anti-Virus Free Edition 2011 review

security bug
Posted by Davey Winder on October 20, 2010

Responsible disclosure: how should bugs be made public?

traffic cameras
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on October 20, 2010

Data collection u-turn angers privacy campaigners

theft
Posted by Reuters on October 18, 2010

Stolen data most costly theft for companies

Wi-Fi
Posted by Nicole Kobie on October 14, 2010

Quarter of home Wi-Fi networks have no password

Facebook
Posted by Nicole Kobie on October 13, 2010

Facebook tries single-use passwords to boost security

Red alert
Posted by Barry Collins on October 13, 2010

GCHQ warns of thousands of cyberattacks on UK

patched PC
Posted by Nicole Kobie on October 12, 2010

Oracle to issue 81 security patches

security bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on October 8, 2010

Microsoft plans record breaking Patch Tuesday

Clifford Cocks
Posted by Barry Collins on October 7, 2010

Q&A: The encryption pioneer who was written out of history

bankdata
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on October 6, 2010

Bank fraud falls despite increased phishing attacks

mobile phone
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on September 28, 2010

SMS-harvesting mobile virus targeting banks

Davey Winder
Posted by Barry Collins on September 23, 2010

Davey Winder nominated as Security Journalist of the Year

Computer padlock
Posted by Jon Honeyball on September 22, 2010

Do we really need a firewall on our desktops?

Diapsora
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on September 17, 2010

Facebook rival Diaspora facing security struggle

Facebook
Posted by Barry Collins on September 17, 2010

Facebook Places goes live in UK

PC Tools Internet Security 2011
Posted by Darien Graham-Smith on September 16, 2010

PC Tools Internet Security 2011 review

security
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on September 15, 2010

Stuxnet: this worm’s not for turning

Google
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on September 15, 2010

Google engineer sacked for snooping

big
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on September 10, 2010

Security firms warn of email worm

bug
Posted by Nicole Kobie on September 9, 2010

Adobe hit by another zero-day flaw

error
Posted by Nicole Kobie on September 3, 2010

ESET security update crashes PCs

apple
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on September 3, 2010

Apple’s Ping “drowning in scams and spams”

security
Posted by Nicole Kobie on August 24, 2010

Did malware lead to Madrid plane crash?

iPhone 4
Posted by Nicole Kobie on August 23, 2010

Thieves’ heartbeats to reveal stolen iPhones

cameron diaz in knight and day
Posted by Reuters on August 20, 2010

Cameron Diaz tops for malware bait

iPhone
Posted by Stewart Mitchell on August 18, 2010

Nine arrested in iPhone premium rate fraud