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Estonia President wants China and Russia to help fight cyber-crime

Estonia President wants China and Russia to help fight cyber-crime

The Estonian president says that international collaboration is vital to fighting back against cyber-criminals.

Malaysia Airlines website 'hacked by Lizard Squad'

Malaysia Airlines website 'hacked by Lizard Squad'

The Lizard Squad hacking group has claimed responsibility for taking Malaysia Airlines' official website offline for several hours on Monday.

Tech companies must surrender their crypto-keys, says EU adviser

Tech companies must surrender their crypto-keys, says EU adviser

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 suffers second zero-day in 24 hours

Adobe suffers second zero-day in 24 hours

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.

Features

ICYMI: Hacking into cars, Chinese cyber-espionage and Siri's security flaw

ICYMI: Hacking into cars, Chinese cyber-espionage and Siri's security flaw

The latest ICYMI column looks at the week's biggest stories, including hacking into cars, Chinese cyber-espionage and the take-down of thousands of French websites.

CISOs: Out of step with their own security teams?

CISOs: Out of step with their own security teams?

CISOs are increasingly taking on greater management responsibilities - but are they as a result being divorced from their firm's true security maturity and the tools needed to avoid being breached?

ICYMI: A fond farewell to a security legend

ICYMI: A fond farewell to a security legend

This week's In Case You Missed It looks at the five biggest security news this week, including the sad passing of information security journalist - who helped found SC - Steve Gold.

Opinion

Why Cameron's encryption plans would take the UK back to the Dark Ages

Why Cameron's encryption plans would take the UK back to the Dark Ages

Encryption will be used by the bad guys, and so will any back-doors, regarless of legislative bans which would only hit UK business - except its so unworkable it won't happen says Raimund Genes.

Beginning of the end for IT departments

Beginning of the end for IT departments

The emergence of services such as cloud computing, data analysis, social business and mobility has brought corporate IT to what market research company IDC has dubbed the "third platform". But Wieland Alge asks, what will the third platform mean for the CIO role?

Cool in a crisis

Cool in a crisis

Learn from the misfortunes of your peers and prepare to defend against repeat use of the same cyber-attack techniques as part of your defence planning advises David Stubley.