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I’m not the hacker - software engineer

Bryan Hamade was named as the source of the leak after he tried to sell intimate pictures of actress Jennifer Lawrence in return for Bitcoin.

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FBI, Apple to probe iCloud hacking

'We take user privacy very seriously and are actively investigating this report,' said Apple.

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Stars fume over leaked photographs

Actress Jennifer Lawrence has contacted the authorities to find who stole and posted nude images of her online.

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Malware worms its way into more apps
June 24 2014 at 10:22

Weaknesses in app security is becoming a growing problem for owners of mobile devices, says McAfee Labs.

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Voice ID could spell end of passwords
June 23 2014 at 10:44

Barclays is unveiling a voice recognition system that it claims will slash the time it takes to access your account from 90 seconds to just ten.

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BlackBerry announces new BBM security
June 17 2014 at 10:32

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry announced the release of new 'enhanced security' for its popular BBM messaging.

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Guccifer indicted on cyberstalking charges
June 13 2014 at 10:36

A Romanian national using the online moniker 'Guccifer' was indicted on charges of hacking into email accounts of high-profile people.

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World Cup security tips
June 12 2014 at 14:25

Malicious AC/DC charging points and insecure wifi networks are just a few things to watch out for.

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How spies listen when your phone is off
June 12 2014 at 10:30

Security experts say phones can appear to be shut down, but really be on a low-power mode with communication chips active.

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Arrests in Apple device hijackings
June 11 2014 at 10:50

Russian police have arrested two alleged hackers they say extorted money from users of Apple devices by locking them and demanding payment.

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Try a squiggly line for password
June 9 2014 at 09:59

Passwords could be replaced by unique hand-drawn lines to improve security, experts say.

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New bugs found in Heartbleed software
June 6 2014 at 10:25

Security researchers have uncovered new bugs in the web encryption software that caused the pernicious Heartbleed internet threat.

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