A German federal agency has detailed in a new report how an Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) attack physically damaged an unnamed iron plant in the country.
A critical software vulnerability that was supposedly patched in 2005 is still affecting at least 200 types of home and small business internet routers, and could also be used by hackers to compromise millions of networked PCs and IoT devices.
New research reveals that UK firms are turning to contractors to plug the widening skills gap in the cyber-security field.
Chinese manufacturer Coolpad installs hidden backdoor in Android phones allowing permanent control of the device.
US officials have concluded that North Korea was "centrally involved" in the cyber-attack on Sony Pictures, according to American national media and TV reports.
New York film premier cancelled after Sony hackers issue threats
A team of Dutch scientists is proposing a new security system for credit cards and passports which uses the power of quantum physics - and which is apparently 'impossible to hack'.
Security researchers uncover 'grinch' vulnerability that could affect all Linux systems
WordPress sites have been hit by a malware campaign from a Russian domain using a plugin flaw identified months ago.
New leaks from NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden reveal that the alleged GCHQ cyber-attack on Belgacom used Regin malware and was undiscovered for two years before it was detected. Plus, there are now concerns that the clean-up operation was not successful.
The underground hacker market has become so commercialised that cyber-criminals are offering "100% satisfaction" guarantees on stolen credit cards, or they will be replaced.
Eon Productions, the producers behind the upcoming James Bond film 'Spectre', have confirmed that an 'early version' of the script has been stolen and leaked by the Guardians of Peace (GOP) hackers.
Persistant attacks have become a state of permanent attack for some organisations according to a new report.
A month since the joint FBI/Europol crackdown on more than 400 dark markets and a new report claims that action hasn't been as successful as first thought.
Kaspersky predicts future sale of APT software to more dubious customers.
Iranian hacktivists targeted Las Vegas Sands casino in a sinister forerunner of the Sony Pictures breach.
A revew by the government of its three-year-old Cyber Security Strategy suggests that new funding, more security training and a stronger focus on SMEs is to come in 2015.
GOP hackers demand Sony Kim Jong-un film is halted; websites containing stolen data attacked
Sophisticated malware framework, Inception, uses targeted phishing emails to steal data and store it in the cloud
Sabu interview details reasons for disclosure of Anonymous LolzSec hackers' identities.
Fallout from Sony Pictures hack continues with incident reponse now under the spotlight.
Money is urgently needed from the Government's £860 million National Cyber Security Programme to plug big holes in the police's ability to combat cyber-crime, which is now reaching crisis levels.
The 'Poodle bug, which allows encrypted web traffic to be hacked, has returned in a new variant that affects 10 percent of websites worldwide.
Former UK Home Secretary David Blunkett says the cross-sector sharing of information and skills is essential if nation critical cyber-attacks - and cyber- terrorism - are to be averted.
Lizard Squad claims to have hacked Sony's PlayStation Network, with the firm still reeling from one of the biggest data breaches in recent history.
A new study reveals that anti-malware solutions are not as good as first thought, with most unable to detect new 'in the wild' malware. But some of the vendors in question have hit back.
American spy agency NSA infiltrated most of the world's smartphone networks.
'Not us' says N Korea over targeted Sony hack Trojan using Korean language, Korean computers and similarities to previous attack on S Korea.
Problems with information security can be turned into commercial opportunities says business consultancy giant KPMG.
A fatal fire at a home in Nairobi, Kenya, has resulted in the exposure of what police believe to be a large scale Chinese hacking operation.
Egyptian cyber-security researcher Yasser Ali has won US$ 10,000 (£6,384.28) in a bug bounty after finding a flaw in the PayPal global payment system that would allow any of its 150 million-plus customer accounts to be hijacked with a single click.
Experts emphasise the need for user education as Sony hackers reveal employee passwords such as "password" and "s0ny123"
Russian banks to share attack details via IT security centre for the banking sector.
Operation Cleaver is a global data gathering exercise still underway by Iranian hackers in key infrastructure sectors, a possible precursor to a major attack.
FBI alert follows Sony Pictures hack for which North Korea refuses to deny involvement.
Police crack phishing-based case just as a UK government watchdog slates them for failure to keep pace with cyber-crime.
A financially-motivated threat actor from the West has reportedly been launching continuous cyber-attacks against healthcare and pharmaceutical companies in order to game the stock market.
Information security is always someone else's problem, according to senior non-IT executives in a survey commissioned by NTT Com Security.
Both ATMs and electronic ticketing machines are facing further hacks as fraudsters focus on inadequately defended environments.
Users' data privacy on social networks is not protected says MPs.
EC3 coordinates global action to fight airline fraud.
A panel compromising the former head of GCHQ, leading scientists and privacy rights campaigners raised concerns over the use of biometrics at a government committee meeting earlier this week.
Two thirds of users still using the same password across multiple accounts says survey.
The 'Syrian Electronic Army' is reported to have hacked the websites of UK newspapers The Independent, The Telegraph and the Evening Standard - as well as a host of global companies.
National MBA in cyber-security to bridge tech-management gap, catering for both techies and middle managers seeking promotion to report on infosecurity to the board.
The British government today published details of its proposed anti-terror law, and subsequently faced fresh questions on surveillance and the mixed messages given out to local cyber-security start-ups.
A new report from Trend Micro reveals an IT appetite for wearable devices in the workplace - but an alarming lack of controls to guard against privacy and security threats.
Internet firms and privacy campaigners are warning that a new Government law could pave the way for the renewed blanket collection of personal mobile phone data for use by UK police and intelligence agencies.
Sony Pictures hacked by GOP which is demanding cash or disclosure of company secrets.
National Grid's chief information security officer and head of digital risk Graham Wright talked targeted attacks, critical infrastructure and the blurring of physical and digital security at a recent London conference.
Symantec has discovered a new piece of customisable malware - reminiscent of the Stuxnet worm - which has been stealing data from governments, telcos, energy companies and SMEs since 2008. And experts say the threat actor could be the US or UK government.
High-profile CISOs and senior IT security managers talked advanced persistent threats (APTs) and how they can be countered at SC Magazine's latest roundtable in central London.
Russia reportedly plans to ban imports of foreign software for state use from next year according to recent government statements.
The head of the NSA has said China and "one or two" other countries could shut down America's power and financial services companies, and that such an attack was "a matter of when not if".
School pupils are among 15 EU citizens suspected of using Trojans for crimes such as DDoS attacks and extortion.
Concern over both the leak of data and the extent of surveillance by authorities in the Netherlands.
ICO warns users to change their default passwords to avoid webcam spying.
Open source software capable of detecting the presence of surveillance spyware has been released by four European and US human rights and IT organisations.
Detective Superintendent Jayne Snelgrove, head of Metropolitan Police's Falcon group, says that cyber-enabled crime can only be stopped using teamwork and the right skills.
UK cabinet minister Francis Maude told conference attendees in London today that human endeavour holds the key to defeating cyber-criminals.
Most sites taken down in operation Onymous were spam or clone sites says researcher.
Some of the world's biggest security companies are working together to develop 'Let's Encrypt' - a new certificate authority (CA) offering free and automatically renewable HTTPS web encryption.
New research claims that the security threats landscape is now almost egalitarian in nature, with almost every industry - and every company - now being a security target.
Microsoft has very unusually released an `out-of-band' security patch to fix a vulnerability in Windows - and Windows Server - that hackers are reportedly exploiting to compromise IT networks.
Mobile security firm Lookout has discovered a more sophisticated variant of the NotCompatible Android botnet which it says targets enterprise networks through compromised mobile devices.
Attacks on Apple iOS devices are rising sharply, with 87 percent of the top 100 paid-for iOS apps now having been cracked and cloned - up from just 53 percent in 2013, according to a new report.