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Your smart TV could be the next target

Connecting TVs to the internet will inevitably bring an unwanted intruder into your house, an expert warned.

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Fixing the bug, there’s the rub

It wriggled its way into the fabric of the internet - and now fixing Heartbleed could cause havoc, writes Brian Fung.

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Why smartphones are not so smart

HTML5-based apps leave smartphones vulnerable to attacks, says professor.

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Crowdfunding website Kickstarter hacked
February 18 2014 at 11:13

Kickstarter says that hackers gained access to some of its customers' data, but that the breach had been repaired.

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Flaw used to attack French aerospace
February 17 2014 at 11:33

The flaw in Microsoft's IE 10 browser was reported days after it was used inside the web page of a nonprofit group.

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Microsoft ‘aware’ of targeted attacks
February 14 2014 at 10:19

Security firm FireEye discovered the attacks against IE 10, saying that hundreds or thousands of machines have been infected.

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Bitcoin hit by unknown attacks
February 12 2014 at 10:48

Bitcoin is being hit by attacks from unknown computer hackers who are sending 'mutated' lines of code into the program.

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Guidelines to improve US cybersecurity
February 12 2014 at 10:47

Cybersecurity experts warn that relentless efforts to hack into US institutions pose a national security threat.

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Germany affected by large-scale data theft
February 3 2014 at 12:18

A total of 16 million people were affected by the security breach, first reported last month.

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Hacking attempt on email - Yahoo
January 31 2014 at 10:32

Yahoo has detected a ‘coordinated effort’ to gain unauthorised access to Yahoo Mail accounts.

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Beware of treacherous apps
January 29 2014 at 10:50

Star-based reviews are regular features in app stores, but some unsavoury characters are trying to take advantage.

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Spy agencies exploit apps for intel - report
January 28 2014 at 04:19

US and UK intelligence agencies have reportedly plotted ways to gather data from “leaky” smartphone apps.

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UK bank customers hit by ATM glitch
January 27 2014 at 10:36

Thousands of customers of banks owned by Lloyds Banking Group were unable to use their debit and ATM cards for several hours.

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