As Royal Mail issues phishing warning, a Manchester-based phishing scammer is jailed for three-and-a-half years.
Proofpoint has acquired Maildistiller, a provider of SaaS email security solutions to bolster its cloud architecture.
Cloudmark has launched a messaging security solution for mobile devices to enable operators to combat evolving messaging threats.
Sega's Pass portal was hacked at the end of last week, with around 1.3 million user details compromised but cardholder data was unaffected.
Over a thousand Virgin Media customers have been warned about being infected with the SpyEye Trojan.
Malware authors targeting websites have begun trading quantity for quality, according to web security firm Websense.
Cybercriminals behind the Waledac botnet have begun using a New Year's-themed campaign to capture more victims, security experts warned on Thursday.
In response to an open letter from dozens of noted security analysts, Google this week said it intends to more broadly turn on security features in its Gmail application by default.
A vulnerability in Google's Gmail that enables cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks has been recognised since 2007, but a proof-of-concept (PoC) was only released on Tuesday.
Apple, whose market share is growing among computer users, is now recommending that consumers consider applying anti-virus protection to their machines.
The sentencing of Robert Soloway, the so-called Seattle "Spam King" who pleaded guilty in March to delivering millions of unwanted emails, has been delayed until next week.
Google and eBay have joined forces to protect users from spam and malicious emails by leveraging an authentication technology called DomainKeys.
Steganography is an established technique to hide secret data inside normal data transmissions, but new techniques are being developed to hide packets inside routine VoIP traffic, and escape detection
The abundance of voice over IP equipment has led researchers to develop a range of techniques which, instead of hiding information in standard data traffic, will allow individuals to instead hide information in VoIP streams
The threat which could have led to the country's BlackBerry services being suspended appears to have lifted after the Government backed down on its own demands for access to users' data
Brussels insiders have confirmed that the European Commission is nearing the conclusion of talks with the Americans over the provision of citizens' personal information to the FBI for terrorism fighting purposes
The Spain headquartered security-as-a-service provider has released its portfolio into the British market, building on the back of contract wins from McDonalds and Hilton Hotels
PwC chairman Kieran Poynter, the man tasked to investigate what happened in the catastrophic HMRC data breach, has revealed that significant progress has been made since the disastrous information leakage last October
The Marshall Islands have been subjected to a prolonged bout of unexpected email traffic, preventing citizens receiving emails, but the reason for the attack remains unclear
Two separate reports into the data leakage of 25 million records from Revenue & Customs last year have widely condemned data security procedures in the Government department
McAfee has analysed the way professional footballers' names are being cited by unsafe websites, and has produced a list of those players whose names are most likely to give fans a malware headache
The software vendor has unveiled its new approach to internet security, which means transferring the workload off individual PCs and into the internet
Merchant Securities is forced to cough up £77,000 for putting its customers at risk of identity fraud as part of a crackdown on lax security controls by the financial services watchdog
The manufacturer of the BlackBerry devices is standing firm against Indian Government demands for access to users' data and it is convinced threats to shut down the service in the country won't come to fruition
Organisations are substantially increasing their expenditure on security products, especially tools which help compliance and privacy and help prevent data leakage
British businesses are finding that protecting their organisations from hackers, social networking threats and browser vulnerabilities is an increasing struggle, according to research
Worried that its data was at risk, particularly in the aftermath of the London terrorist attack three years ago, the Diocese of Westminster has completed an upgrade to a fully networked back-up architecture
The carrier has launched a managed encryption services portfolio which it hopes will help prevent corporate data leakage and in part replace postal services for the transmission of confidential documents
The security vendor has released version 5.0 of its WorryFree range, while adding a new product to try to secure online retailers in the fight against credit card thieves
India's Department of Telecom has threatened a total shutdown of the country's BlackBerry services if the device's manufacturer RIM does not give it access to users' emails, according to local reports