EU counter-terrorism measures propose enforced hand-over of encryption keys - a proposal described as unenforceable and ineffective policy decided by people who don't understand the technology.
Adobe has been hit by two zero-day flaws in the space of 24 hours, raising questions over the safety of its Flash Player platform which is being heavily targeted by cyber-criminals.
NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden reportedly refuses to use Apple's iPhone because he fears the handset can be monitored by spy agencies.
Sky Broadband is effectively requiring users to opt in to pornography - a move that many parents may welcome, but which civil libertarians among others do not.
Arbor Networks says that the number and size of DDoS attacks against French websites spiked considerably after 3.7 million people took to the streets to protest against terrorism.
US President Obama urged the country's legislative body, Congress, to pass laws that would better protect the country from emerging cyber-threats.
A widely-used exploit kit called 'Angler' has apparently been used to target a new zero-day affecting the latest versions of Adobe's Flash Player.
US$ 1.3 million spent on false positive cyber-security alerts
Researchers have discovered a way to smuggle data out of Apple iPhones inside the Siri voice system.
A new state centre for cyber-threat response is being established in Russia this year, expected to be formally approved in March according to a Russian Parliament spokesperson talking to SCMagazineUK.com.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has been heavily criticised for failing to fine London-based shoe retailer Office, after a hacker accessed more than a million of its customers' details and unencrypted passwords.
A security researcher has discovered over two million US-made cars could be attacked via insecure USB dongles.
The Chinese government allegedly stole the designs of a new US fighter jet, according to the latest leaked documents from NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden.
Tens of thousands of French websites have been hacked in the aftermath of last week's Charlie Hebdo terrorist attack, which left 20 people dead.
The UK and US will increase their co-operation on cyber-security, with some kind of transatlantic 'Waking Shark' banking exercise seemingly in the pipeline.
PM's Washington visit includes promoting UK cyber-skills and seeking to circumvent encryption.
A new version of the file-encrypting CryptoWall ransomware has emerged, and it has Tor and Invisible Internet Project (I2P) in tow.
Banking malware uses victim's computer to perpetrate fraud.
Prime minister David Cameron's perceived criticism of encryption technologies has prompted a staunch defence from the information security community.
A 20-year-old man from Birmingham is suspected of being the leader of hacking group "CyberCaliphate" which took over the Pentagon's Twitter account on Monday.
Researchers have discovered malware, called "Skeleton Key," which bypasses authentication on Active Directory (AD) systems using only passwords (single-factor auth) for access.
Call for greater surveillence powers by intelligence agencies strengthened in the wake of Paris killings.
A new study has found that almost half (47 percent) of UK consumers are taking a greater interest in being safe online.
Security researchers believe that hackers could intercept and read the low-power electronic signals emitted by laptops and smartphones - even if they're not connected to the internet.
Steve Gold, one of the UK's most respected information security journalists, who helped found SC Magazine and was renowned for helping his family, friends and colleagues, has died.
US Central Command confirmed to SCMagazine.com that two of its social media accounts were hacked on Monday afternoon.
GCHQ has opened a new site in Manchester and is already looking to hire software developers, engineers and information security professionals to fill the space.
Google today ended support for patching the WebView tool that is used on Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and earlier versions of the operating system.
A senior government figure says that the UK's power grid is under "minute-by-minute" attacks from computer hackers but information security experts aren't so sure.
Microsoft said the change to its patching was made because customers no longer use the previewing system the same way they did in the past.
Sony president and chief executive Kazuo Hirai has surprisingly claimed that last November's cyber-attack will not have a huge impact on the firm's financial results.
Objections from the UK could delay implementation of a new data protection bill until 2016
A new study reveals that 97 percent of companies have been breached, and increasingly they are compromised by 'advanced' malware from APT threat actors.
The first malware bootkit for Apple OS X devices has been built by security researcher Trammell Hudson, a move that some say has dented Apple's reputation for secure systems.
Ukraine's premier has accussed the Russian secret service of a DDoS attack that brought down German government websites.
CryptoWall 2.0 is more stealthy and powerful than its predecessor.
German language spam campaign delivers malware to steal banking credentials.
Consumers have become smarter about the use of their data - and as a result they don't trust smart meters according to a new report.
Bitstamp said today that it expects to resume trading within 24 hours following a breach on 4th January.
MWR 'proves' ad flaws can be used to hijack mobile phones.
A "burglar's goldmine" of UK property details has potentially been accessible due to a flaw in the registration service.
Multinational financial services corporation Morgan Stanley has fired an employee who stole data on 350,000 clients, according to reports.
A hole in iCloud's security allowed attackers to access any iCloud account via a brute force attack that side-stepped blocks - but it is now reported to have been patched.
British and US police may be closing in on cyber-vandal group that said it hit Sony and Microsoft games networks over Christmas, helped the Sony Picture hack and has launched a low-cost DDoS attack tool.
Google researchers accused of being "reckless" for disclosing flaw before Microsoft has patched it.
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The ISC website was quickly taken down after researchers with Cyphort Labs identified that the main page was ultimately redirecting visitors to the Angler Exploit Kit.
A spokesperson for the German government has refuted reports that the Regin spyware made its way onto the laptop of the Chancellor's top aide.
China-based Gmail users reported issues accessing their accounts via third-party email services, but service may have since been restored.
North Korea suffered two major internet outages on Tuesday and Wednesday but - contrary to rumours of a post-Sony breach retaliation by the US government - the likely explanation looks more mundane.
Security researchers say a hacking group called 'Anunak' has stolen £11 million (US$ 17 million) from banks, retailers and others firms since 2013.
A war of words has broken out between the US and North Korea over the Sony data breach, with Pyongyang now threatening to battle Obama's administration 'in all war spaces including cyber-warfare space'.
Cyber-terrorism is becoming an increasingly likely scenario, experts warn
The US government is now officially blaming the North Korean governments for the cyber-attacks against Sony Pictures.
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.