'If you monkey with a system that’s supposed to provide global connectivity, it’s very easy to make mistakes'
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Friday 10 June 2011
The group of hackers claiming to have breached online security measures at Sony last month have warned the NHS that its computer services are at risk of attack.
Sunday 29 May 2011
Hackers launched a "significant and tenacious" cyber attack on US defence contractor Lockheed Martin, which holds highly sensitive information, but its secrets remained safe, the company said today.
Sunday 08 May 2011
Wednesday 04 May 2011
Outlook There but for the grace of God... That ought to be the reaction of executives at companies the world over to the disaster that has befallen Sony. The hack on the Japanese company has been all the more excruciating for its hopeless failure to get to grips with the problem, but in their heart of hearts, most business leaders will admit they have not taken cyber crime sufficiently seriously.
Saturday 30 April 2011
Chatter on underground message boards used by hackers suggests cyber criminals could have made off with more than two million credit card numbers during the attack on Sony's PlayStation Network.
Friday 25 March 2011
Manchester United Supporters Trust are collecting a "fighting fund" for the possible legal defence of United supporter Thomas McKenna, who has been the subject of a legal writ from the club. McKenna published details online of United's corporate clients and the club are seeking damages through the High Court. Yesterday a club spokesman said their action was in defence of "data security" and that "doing nothing was not an option".
Wednesday 09 March 2011
Monday 28 February 2011
The number of complaints against the taxman upheld by the tax referee has surged over the past two years, according to new figures published this morning.
Friday 18 February 2011
Cyber crime costs the UK more than £27bn a year, an investigation has found. Attacks on computer systems, industrial espionage and theft of intellectual property costs businesses alone at least £21bn.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
In cyberspace they call it "getting pwned". That's what happened to the American tech-security company HBGary Federal when it tried to infiltrate the so-called hacktivist network known as Anonymous.
Monday 07 February 2011
In cyberspace they call it “getting pwned”. And that's exactly what happened to American tech security company HBGary Federal when they tried to infiltrate the so-called hacktivist network known as Anonymous.
Tuesday 01 February 2011
Anonymous, the mercurial “hactivist” collective behind a series of pro-WikiLeaks cyber protests, has declared war on the British Government following the arrest of five people in the UK.
Thursday 27 January 2011
Three teenagers were arrested today on suspicion of computer hacking linked to attacks on companies perceived as enemies of whistleblowing website Wikileaks.
Monday 22 November 2010
A council was rebuked today for losing an unencrypted memory stick containing the personal details of 40 children in care.
Tuesday 09 November 2010
Computer details of current and former defence staff, including a former Royal Navy head, were posted on the internet after a hacker broke into a military website and shut it down.
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