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Think North Korea hacked Sony? Think about this

There's a lot of circumstantial evidence, but very little actual information on the hack against Sony

ICANN data compromised in spearphishing attack

Staff email credentials and some user data, including email and postal addresses, were taken

Dutch regulator asks Facebook to hold off on privacy update, is rebuffed

Facebook said it won't wait, Dutch also pursuing Google

TorrentLocker ransom rampage encrypts 285 million files and counting

ESET reveals secrets of crypto menace

Android apps exploit permissions granted, French researchers find

One app in three accesses location, and two in three track users' identities, a study by CNIL and INRIA found

Is Iran is the new China? FBI warning suggests it's not far off

Confirms scale of Operation Cleaver attacks

Sedicii wins Ernst & Young "right-to-be-forgotten" startup competition

The startup was announced as the winner at Canary Wharf's Level39 startup hub

Tripwire bought by old-world cabling firm for $710 million

Gets mitts on cybersecurity mojo

Breast awareness: Every bra will be connected to internet one day claims wearable startup

Connecting your perkiest assets will become the norm, like having a dashboard in a car, smartwear brand says

Sophos: Innovation in security software is ‘a constant game of cat and mouse’

Techworld finds out how Sophos drives innovation amongst developers in its business

Dangerous 'Misfortune Cookie' flaw discovered in 12 million home routers

Around 200 models affected going back to 2002, says Check Point

Human error root cause of November Microsoft Azure outage

The November 18-19 outage was caused by an update that Microsoft personnel assumed to be sound, but wasn't

First lawsuit filed against Sony after massive hack

Two former employees want compensation for the data leak

Quantum physics deployed in quest for fraud-proof credit cards

Researchers say attackers would be hard-pressed to hack a card with Quantum-Secure Authentication

Dutch authority to Google: change privacy policy or else

Google has to change its ways or start paying hefty penalties, the Dutch privacy regulator said

Ransomware criminals turn to virus technique to spread infection

Viruses ride again in VirRansom malware

UK's biggest firms still falling down on anti-phishing security

SPF and DKIM popular, DMARC less so

Over 30 vulnerabilities found in Google App Engine

Researchers escaped the Java sandbox on the cloud platform and executed code on the underlying system

Hackers demand Sony pulls plug on 'The Interview'

A posting on an Internet forum links the Sony Pictures hack to North Korea

EU ministers backpedal on one-stop data protection shop plan

Company's should only deal with one privacy regulator instead of 28, industry associations said


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