Google has promised that the next generation of Android phones will automatically encrypt data - preventing police and other agencies snooping on their users.
UK oil firms warned to guard against new campaign as Russian malware exploits Scottish independende vote.
Banking and card fraud back on the rise again says the FFA UK as crime increasingly moves online.
iOS 8.0 - 1.1GB large, but with Apple providing lots of security patches and upgrades...
eBay vulnerable to XSS attack enabling re-direction of users says BBC.
Recent research suggests European business are very concerned about the security and transparency of cloud services, which they blame for increased data breaches.
The weather, or even simple mis-configuration, are threats to critical infrastructure, but in an emergency, could government now run privatised utilities?
Free iPhone? More like an iPhoney...
The FBI: we have your facial and fingerprint templates on file...
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.
Chinese cyber-spying production line shares tools and tactics between different groups suggesting cooperation or at least similar training.
In a new twist to the US Government's claim that it has the right to access data held on Microsoft servers in Dublin, British MP's emails are now revealled to be among data that could be seized.
Advertising - not as benign as you might think - delivering malware to 1 in 5 computers.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has warned staff that walking off with the personal information of their employer when changing jobs is a criminal offence.
Research just published claims that online merchants and financial service providers have become the two biggest sources of stolen banking information.
Children are the weakest link in internet security with one in five parents losing money or information due to their children according to new research
The H1-2014 threats report from F-Secure reveals there has been an increase in online attacks that lock user data and hold it for ransom - even on mobile devices.
Microsoft has issued four bulletins covering a total of 42 vulnerabilities, 36 of which are rated critical.
In the wake of the iCloud breach, security issues were a key considerration at yesterdays Apple launch of the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, announcement of the highly-anticipated smartwatch, dubbed the Apple Watch, and its Apple Pay system.
A malicious advertising network dubbed 'Kyle and Stan' has dropped malware on possibly millions of users via hundreds of websites including Amazon, YouTube and Yahoo, according to a Cisco investigation.
A spam email campaign purporting to come from the Bournemouth Pavilion theatre about a Christmas performance of Peter Pan has hit tens of thousands of computer users worldwide.
Researcher finds more attempts to steal private photos, while Symantec spots a botnet campaign to steal Apple account data.
Customers of global CRM provider Salesforce - who number more than 100,000 organisations and millions of subscribers - are being targeted by the Dyre/Dyreza malware that previously focused on banking victims.
Unused accounts left by interns who have left to begin the new academic year pose a common security risk which could lead to data breaches according to security company Courion.
FireEye reports Mac users complacent on security; APT12 active in Taiwan and Japan.
The new TorrentLocker ransomware and long-established Vawtrak/Neverquest banking malware have both started targeting UK users.
Not always easy to spot a phish says McAfee
As Apple's reputation is battered, experts explain how to keep your cloud data securely
Hackers tapping Linux systems to launch vertical target DDoS attacks
Femtocells: handy for calls, providing you know who is handling them,,,
North Korea more likely to attack than most nation states: 3,000 cyberwar hackers and counting...
All 2,200 Home Depot stores may be affected by the latest credit card hack suggests security researcher Brian Krebs.
The UK's National Crime Agency (NCA) has joined forces with the FBI and Europol to launch a new global crime fighting team, led by the NCA's Andy Archibald.
Nato cyber defence policy to declare that a cyber attack on any one member country is an attack on them all.
Sarah Stephens and Becky Pinkard discuss cyber insurance
The latest news on the people and companies at the forefront of information security.
Etay Maor dissects SVPENG - what it is and how to prevent it.
Six Masters degree courses in cyber security to be certified by GCHQ, the highly controversial Data Retention and Investigatory Powers bill is passed and more security news.
A Swiss researcher is advocating turning off WPS to secure routers after finding a flaw that eliminates the randomness of codes generated by some routers when WPS is switched on...
Questions have been raised about the security of Apple's iCloud service, after a hacker posted nude pictures of celebrities to the 4Chan forum, claiming they were obtained after a hack of the iCloud system.
One in five companies have someone who has downloaded child sex abuse images at work. But in just 3.5 per cent of cases this has led to a criminal investigation and in 69 percent of the incidents nothing happened.
SQL injection to blame for Racing Post incursion
The National Security Agency (NSA) is reported to have developed its own search engine to sift through the billions of phone calls, emails and other electronic communications it harvests and monitors from around the world.
Malware around since last year, but only now visible to anti-virus security software.
Approximately 300 oil and energy companies in Norway have been hit by one of the biggest cyber-attacks ever to have happened in the country, a government official is reported to have claimed.
Pro-Russian hackers may be taking a leaf out of their Chinese counterparts. They are alleged to have systematically attacked the servers of US banks, and allied financial organisations, since the middle of the month
Google chairman Eric Schmidt believes that unbreakable encryption will become reality in 'our lifetime'.
Researchers with the University of California's College of Engineering and the University of Michigan have identified a weakness they believe exists across Android, Windows and iOS operating systems that could allow malicious apps to obtain personal information.
The Heartbleed security issue may be six months old, but it remains a major problem.
The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) has formed a new advisory group with the private sector, and is already advising software developers to ensure that their applications are secure.
UK and European companies in industries including automotive, finance, energy and telecoms are being attacked by new Trojan malware called 'Carbon Grabber' that steals online banking password and other credentials.
Global market watchdog International Organisation of Securities Commissions (Iosco) has warned that the next major financial shock - or 'black swan event' - could come from a cyber-attack.
Microsoft and other online game providers also disrupted, while Sony president's plane is diverted by bomb hoax.
The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined the Ministry of Justice £180,000 for losing information on almost 3,000 prisoners.
US and German researchers have come up with a novel way to secure the notoriously flaw-ridden Android - a framework that allows corporate and other users to rapidly add security enhancements to Android devices without having to touch the firmware or operating system itself.
Extremists and paedophiles protected by 'white hat' hackers in GCHQ and NSA, says unconfirmed BBC report.
The Cyber Security Challenge is linking with GCHQ to develop counter-espionage and cyber security skills for the real world.
Very little companies can do to defend themselves against state-sponsored attacks, says Storm Guidance director Sarb Sembhi.
51,000-plus terabits of data thrown against client, says IP security firm
The US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), which houses detailed classified records about nuclear reactors, radioactive material storage and uranium processing plants, has been hacked three times over the past three years, according to a new report.
Kaspersky Lab claims to have identified a highly targeted spear phishing campaign that picks on high profile victims - including government, military, law enforcement agencies and embassies.
Around 30 computers at Malaysian law enforcement agencies looking into the disappearance of the MH370 airplane have reportedly been hacked, with perpetrators making off with confidential data on the aircraft.
Malicious AdThief malware replaces adverts appearing on Apple users screens
After two years of quietly lobbying mobile phone manufacturers such as Apple and Samsung, the Metropolitan Police have gone public with its request for all mobile phone vendors to implement PIN protection as a default setting on a handset.
A new breed of ransomware called TorrentLocker that mimics more feared versions like CryptoLocker and CryptoWall has been discovered targeting users in Australia.
The British government has kicked-off a £2 million contest to find new ways to protect the Ministry of Defence (MoD) computer systems from cyber-attacks using automated threat response.
British spy agency GCHQ has been scanning every public-facing server in 27 countries for years to find any weak systems it can hack, according to the latest media reports.
Security experts from Sophos, NCC Group and Nettitude have taken centre stage in an experiment run by the BBC to find out how insecure smart home devices like TVs, fridges and webcams are.
Sensitive data stored on Android devices such as the Tesco Hudl can still be accessed even if a user has carried out a factory reset, the BBC has learned.
Small businesses are easy prey to fraud - Dave Hobday, Worldpay
Security admins need to be more creative when it comes to developing security systems, says Adrian Davis of ISC(2).
US-based risk management firm Stroz Friedberg has backed up claims that Apple iOS devices can be wirelessly compromised if the desktop pairing files are stolen. The firm is now offering a free open-source tool to protect enterprise users and consumers.
New research claims to show that enterprises are seeing around 18.5 per cent - that's almost one in five units - of their corporate devices being infected , suggesting a major rise in successful infections by malware and other electronic trickery.