Banking Trojans are increasingly being used to launch advanced APT attacks, says IBM Trusteer, which has revealed a recent attack on several petrochemical companies in the Middle East using Citadel malware.
Business secretary Vince Cable has launched a new £4 million government competition to help the UK's small cyber security businesses find new ways to combat the cyber threat.
UK and US spies reported to spy on Deutsche Telekom in Snowden documents, while Germany's FinFisher accused of supplying surveillance software to repressive regimes.
The Twitch.tv online gaming platform, which is now owned by Amazon and has more than 55 million monthly viewers, has been infected with malware that spends users' money without their permission.
Biometric id options need appropriate mobile computing support to ensure that they too are not compromised says Jon Geater.
Having comprehensive cyber risk policies that are not followed can be as detrimental as not having a policy at all says Peter Given.Good who advises that good risk-insurance will demand appropriate procedures are both in place and implemented.
Whatever Snowden's motivations, Ilia Kolochenko contends that the industry has misused the resulting information and often sold kit rather than true security solutions and expertise.