Researchers from Cornell Tech, NYU, Technion, Cornell University, and Hunter College conducted what was described as the first large-scale study of apps used by stalkers to track their intimate partners.
Greenwich University has been fined £120,000 after a security breach at the university resulted in the leak of 19,500 students' data to the internet, according to Signavio.
A widely-publicised Drupal flaw dubbed "Drupalgeddon2" has been exploited to cryptojack more than 340 government, corporate, and university websites.
A settlement with Google set to award US$ 8.5 million (£6.2 million) to privacy rights groups, universities and other organisations - instead of victims of privacy violations by the company - will go before the US Supreme Court.
Cyber-security researchers from four major universities have disclosed a new processor-based vulnerability called BranchScope similar to Spectre/Meltdown, but is immune to the fixes put in place that patch those vulnerabilities.
A Vanderbilt University researcher is claiming more than 2,100 patient deaths are linked to hospital data breaches each year.
The US Dept of Justice has charged nine Iranians from the Mabna Institute with stealing more than 31 terabytes of files from US, UK and other universities, companies, government agencies and non-governmental organisations.
A consortium of more than 60 universities, industry experts and businesses is set to receive £20 million to create the Institute of Coding to help create the next generation of digital specialists, according to Prime Minister Theresa May.
Several universities and more than 20 companies have been hit with malware whose creators are using several layers of subterfuge to camouflage their phishing attack by taking advantage of a few trusted brand names.
A higher percentage of girls are taking A-levels in the three sciences, technology and maths, yet they are still avoiding going on to study the same subjects at university, a study of 100,000 sixth formers by The Times has found.
Researchers at the US' Carnegie Mellon University and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill developed a technique to fool facial recognition algorithms including those used at airports.
Researchers from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore developed a technique to leverage a phones sensors to guess a user's PIN code.
Silicon Valley is a globally renowned hallmark of technology, success and innovation whose companies define huge elements of our lives. David Howorth asks, why is there no equivalent in the UK, and how can we change that?
12 UK Universities compete for the cyber-crown at a competition backed by the NCSC, Leidos and NCC Group. The top three teams shared prize money of £10,000.
Professor Mark Ryan takes the HP Chair in Cyber Security at the University of Birmingham to explore security issues where the digital and physical world blur.
Stephan Savage, the 'father of car hacking' and professor at the University of California San Diego has been awarded the 2015 ACM-Infosys Foundation Award
Two researchers at Michigan State University have succesfully spoofed security on two models of smartphone using a mere inkjet printer.
San Francisco's UC Berkeley has been hit with a breach and the 80,000 records have been exposed
Infrastructure supporting academic services under sustained distributed denial of service attack coming from an unknown quarter.
Not only has GCHQ invited press to attend its annual Information Assurance conference, but this year's event also featured two outreach programmes: a revamped public website and the launch of CyberInvest.
University networks are becoming increasingly more attractive targets, as witness last week's attack on Harvard University in America, says James Burns.
Responding to the growing demand for cyber-security professionals, Edinburgh Napier University is today launching its International Cyber Academy.
The cyber-security skills gap is likely to continue, if not get worse, according to the numbers of people studying the subject at degree level.
The Surrey Centre for Cyber Security (SCCS) has launched, and will be home to academia research on everything from privacy and data protection, to secure mobile communication and human-centric technology.
GCHQ is teaming up with UK universities to offer accredited cyber security masters degrees, and is also reportedly on the verge of appointing a new director.
There's an increasing demand for cyber security specialists in information security, but the challenge remains bringing the right graduates into the fold.
A small British educational charity has been targeted in an apparently motiveless cyber attack.