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Third of UK IT professionals would completely overhaul network security if they could, Websense finds

Start it up, again

Russian cyberweapons cross-pollinating commercial malware, analysis claims

'Gyges' malware shows ominous mixing of forms

CryptoWall ransom malware struck US brokerage Benjamin F. Edwards & Co

Possible data breach

Phishing gang stole money from Apple users to fund UK criminal network

Pair handed 14 years for £15,000 con

Facebook users still an irresistible target for phishing attackers, says Kaspersky

Click happy

Chaos Computer Club bolsters NSA spying complaint with Tor snooping evidence

The Chaos Computer Club wants new evidence to prompt an investigation into mass surveillance of German citizens

The 'Rickmote' shows no mercy when it finds someone using Chromecast

A Raspberry-Pi powered tool tricks Google Chromecast into playing Rick Astley

Swedish judge upholds detention order for Assange

Assange hoped to get order lifted, and leave Ecuadorean in UK where he has been holed up for two years

Wave of 100Gbps 'mega' DDoS attacks hits record level in 2014

Mega is going giga

Panda Security's new CEO plots reboot 2.0 for resurgent security brand

Firm tilted at right windmill as the wind died

Stealthy ransomware 'Critroni' uses Tor, could replace Cryptolocker

The Cryptolocker takedown led to a better designed, more resilient ransomware threat

US court says warrant for access to all content of email account is justified

The government was granted a warrant to obtain emails and other information from a Gmail account

Romanian gang used malware to defraud international money transfer firms

The cybercriminals targeted money transfer franchises in several European countries

Aloha point-of-sale terminal, sold on eBay, yields security surprises

An HP researcher's findings highlight ongoing problems with POS software and hardware

Emergency vBulletin patch fixes dangerous SQL injection vulnerability

Attackers could exploit the flaw to steal information from the databases of websites running vBulletin 5

Systems engineer arrested in massive data leak in Japan

At least 7 million names were stolen from the database of education firm Benesse

There's almost a million fake apps targeting your phone

Trend MIcro finds hundreds of thousands of fake Android apps in trawl of online stores, forums

SSL Blacklist project exposes certificates used by malware

Researchers launch effort to track SSL certificates used in botnet and malware operations

ICO to publish guidance on big data

The ICO reported a record number of data protection complaints this year

Google sets up cybercrime-busting task force

After unearthing the Heartbleed flaw, Google sets up a research group dedicated to finding vulnerabilities in Web software


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