The latest In Case You Missed It column looks at the biggest stories on SC this week, including the alleged NSA/GCHQ hack on Gemalto and our interview with Eugene Kaspersky.
It's not just Ed Milliband that has hedge funds in his sights, there are others looking for rich pickings too.
UK telephone and broadband provider TalkTalk has blamed an unidentified third-party for a data breach late last year, which saw hackers steal account numbers, addresses, phone numbers - and money - from up to four million customers.
The costs of the Target breach dwarf the costs of increased security or insurance.
A critical flaw found on open-source Jetty HTTP web servers could - if left unpatched - lead to hackers hijacking internet sessions and stealing sensitive data.
IT security issues continue to hit critical services, but do we, the public, ever know for sure if they are due to error, system failure, or an attack?
Suspicious activity now needs to be monitored in the entire processing chain, hence implementing PCI DSS 3.0 helps stop attacks before compromises occur says Ross Brewer.
Deal with APT intruders logically, not emotionally, and get the upper-hand - even if that means leaving them on the network says Mike Auty,