Robert Hannigan is to replace Sir Ian Lobban as the director general of the UK's GCHQ.
French hard drive manufacturer LaCie has begun notifying customers that their personal information may have been compromised if they bought products between March 2013 and 2014.
Today the Open University launches a new Masters qualification in Computing which includes new modules on corporate digital forensics
IT consultancy Capgemini has teamed with Aston University to offer two work-based BSc degrees in software engineering and information systems.
RT.com, the pro-Putin Russian news website, says that hackers defaced its website by replacing the word "Russian" with the word "Nazi" in several article headlines earlier today.
The University of Maryland in the US says that a "sophisticated" cyber-attack exposed sensitive personal data on more than 300,000 faculty, staff and students who attended the school since 1998.
Only 17 percent of UK business leaders see cyber security as a major priority, compared to 41 percent in the US - and 52 percent in Brazil, the most alert to the problem according to new research from BT.
A Russian hacker secretly took over a computer server at the British Broadcasting Corporation on Christmas Day.
A Nigerian man from Manchester has been jailed for almost four years after using phishing emails to steal some £400,000 from 238 students.
Manchester United's official Twitter account was reportedly hacked on December 4, shortly after the Premier League champions lost their second successive home match for the first time in 11 years.
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