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Tor warns users it was attacked

The prominent system for protecting Internet privacy said many of its users might have been identified by government-funded researchers.

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‘iPhones allow extraction of personal data’

Personal data can be extracted from iPhones through previously unpublicised techniques, the company has acknowledged.

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How hackers tried to blackmail bank

Hackers tried to extort money from the European Central Bank after they stole about 20 000 email addresses from one of the bank's databases.

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Hackers raid eBay in historic breach
May 22 2014 at 09:57

eBay advised customers to change their passwords immediately, saying they were among the pieces of data stolen.

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Cyber fraud: 10 arrested in SA
May 21 2014 at 10:07

Unsuspecting victims enlisted through fake online romances into sending stolen money to SA or Nigeria.

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Global raids on ‘BlackShades’ hackers
May 20 2014 at 10:31

Police have arrested around 100 people in global raids against notorious malware being sold complete with 'ransom notes'.

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NSA reforms fail to satisfy cyber experts
May 19 2014 at 10:37

Actions to change some of the NSA's surveillance practices are falling short of what many private cyber experts want.

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New NSA chief vows more transparency
May 13 2014 at 14:52

In his first interview since taking the helm of the NSA, Admiral Mike Rogers says he will be more candid with the public.

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Counting the cost of Heartbleed bug
May 12 2014 at 10:32

The Reuters Cybersecurity Summit brings together industry executives and researchers who will weigh in on Heartbleed's long-term impact.

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Bank account gone in 60 seconds
May 6 2014 at 15:02

There's a modern form of bank robber and he's silently harvesting all your private data...

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IBM ramps up PC defence offerings
May 6 2014 at 10:31

IBM's computer security unit has been 'growing like gangbusters', says its vice president of security strategy.

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Kaspersky discovers vulnerability in Adobe Flash
May 5 2014 at 14:56

Heuristic detection protection subsystem successfully blocks attacks via zero-day vulnerability in Adobe Flash software.

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