'If you monkey with a system that’s supposed to provide global connectivity, it’s very easy to make mistakes'
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Tuesday 27 March 2012
A website used to spread information on how to pirate pay television smart cards belonging to the defunct ITV Digital was funded by part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, it was claimed last night.
Tuesday 13 March 2012
Thousands of jobs are to be created in the UK aerospace industry under a new programme of building fighter jets.
Monday 13 February 2012
Two councils have been fined a total of £180,000 for failing to keep highly sensitive information about the welfare of children secure, a watchdog said today.
Cyber Culture: Why hackers are being asked to come and have a go, if they think they're smart enough
Thursday 09 February 2012
Security personnel tend not to challenge the public to sneak unnoticed into buildings they're guarding, preferring to give the impression that the entrances are impregnable and they themselves are invincible. But the "keep out or else" approach doesn't work online, where cyber attacks are rampant and the task of thwarting them is too colossal for stretched IT departments.
Tuesday 07 February 2012
Never, in all the years of Paul Dacre's editorship, has the journalism of the Daily Mail come under such sustained public attack. Again and again the editor-in-chief sighed in exasperation as Robert Jay QC, counsel to the Leveson Inquiry, questioned the working methods of the paper Mr Dacre has overseen for two decades.
Saturday 04 February 2012
Hacktivist group 'Anonymous' tapped conference call about policing cyber-crime
Thursday 26 January 2012
The European Commission has dropped legal moves against the UK over data protection laws after the Government agreed changes in the privacy of electronic communications.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
A Saudi woman who defied a ban on female drivers in the country has been severely injured and her passenger killed in a car crash.
Saturday 03 December 2011
Lax cyber security at HM Revenue and Customs is costing taxpayers hundreds of millions of pounds a year in sophisticated scams that are largely perpetrated by foreign criminals, The Independent has learnt.
Sunday 27 November 2011
Former home secretary fears ticket sales and reservations could come under online attack
Tuesday 01 November 2011
An adviser to the Prime Minister has accused China and Russia of orchestrating cyber attacks in an attempt to steal secrets from other countries.
Saturday 16 July 2011
A foreign intelligence service stole 24,000 files from a US defence contractor in March, Deputy Defence Secretary William Lynn said.
Friday 08 July 2011
The rise of so-called "hacktivism" has helped the IT group NCC, with pre-tax profits rising a fifth to £17.3m in the year to the end of May.
Sunday 26 June 2011
The infamous hactivist collective LulzSec has announced that it is disbanding after just 50 days of generating worldwide headlines with a string of cyber attacks.
Monday 20 June 2011
The video game developer Sega Corp said yesterday that information belonging to 1.3 million customers had been stolen from its database, the latest in a rash of cyber attacks against game firms. Names, birth dates, email addresses and encrypted passwords of users of Sega Pass online network members had been compromised, Sega said, though data such as credit card numbers was safe.
Scottish independence referendum: A nation divided against itself
Scottish referendum results: Cross-party consensus collapses amid Tory-Labour spat on the 'English question'
Scottish independence: David Cameron is becoming the 'George Bush of Britain'
Plebgate MP Andrew Mitchell called officer a 'little s**t', claim court documents 'exposing ex-Chief Whip's 'record of abusing police'
Hilary Mantel 'should be investigated by police' over Margaret Thatcher assassination story, says Lord Bell
Archbishop of Canterbury admits doubts about existence of God
- 4 Alex Salmond: 'The rocks would melt with the sun before I'd ever set foot in the House of Lords'