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Android vulnerability still a threat to many devices nearly two years later

Many apps that use the Android addJavascriptInterface API are still vulnerable to JavaScript code injection, researchers from Bromium said

GCHQ gives stamp of approval to six university degrees

Courses aims to create highly-skilled information and cyber security professionals

PCI regime has bred complacent tick-box security among retailers, Tripwire survey finds

Uncovers widespread confidence in the face of evidence

Mitro makes password manager open source as team heads to Twitter

The client and server side code is being released under an open source license

IBM buys access control and identity management firm CrossIdeas

With CrossIdeas, IBM is gaining auditing tools for policing segregation-of-duties violations across disparate systems

Tor points finger at US researchers after possible compromise of service

Was attack connected to cancelled Black Hat presentation?

No patch yet for zero day in Symantec Endpoint Protection software driver

Symantec has published recommendations for mitigating the danger

Antivirus products riddled with security flaws, researcher says

Antivirus products increase a computer's attack surface and may even lower operating system protections, a security researcher claims

Zero-day flaws found in Symantec's Endpoint Protection

Offensive Security said the flaws could be used to gain full system access

British hacker Gary McKinnon launches SEO start-up

Charges £40 an hour for his services

Paddy Power condemned after waiting FOUR YEARS to tell 650,000 customers of data breach

Bad gamble?

Attackers can easily create dangerous file-encrypting malware, new threat suggests

A newly discovered ransomware threat runs as a batch file and uses the open-source GnuPG program for encryption

No.10 Downing Street opens its doors to start-ups for first time

Comes a week after Techworld revealed government is pulling £50m Tech City fund

Microsoft security tool EMET 5.0 puts a leash on plugins

The latest version of EMET allows administrators to block plugins on certain websites

Hacker group targets video game companies to steal source code

The group has ties to the Chinese hacker underground and uses custom tools to attack companies, researchers from Dell SecureWorks said

In a hyper-social world, some seek a little privacy

People are getting more selective about what they want to share, and online firms are picking up on it

Internet of things devices contain high number of vulnerabilities, study finds

Security researchers from Hewlett-Packard found 250 security issues when analyzing 10 popular IoT devices

iPhone gets first free app for encrypting voice calls

Signal is compatible with RedPhone, its Android sibling

BlackBerry focuses on security for the enterprise

BlackBerry says it can offer levels of security that can not be replicated on Apple, Android or other mobile devices

Police warnings to appear on websites suspected of copyright abuse

Attempt to tackle sites by hitting advertising revenue


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