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UK spy agency says to share cyber threat data with private firms

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 17, 2014, 18:59

Britain`s GCHQ intelligence agency said on Tuesday it would start to share classified cyber threat information with private companies amid concerns over increasingly sophisticated targeting of businesses by hackers.

British phone-hacking trial nears conclusion

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 09:15

The jury in the seven-month trial of two ex-Rupert Murdoch editors, one the media mogul`s head of British newspapers and the other a close aide to the prime minister, is expected to retire to consider its verdict this week.

Accused Russian hacker claimed authorship of ``Zeus`` malware: FBI

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 03, 2014, 05:14

A Russian man charged by U.S. authorities on Monday with controlling a hacking gang that locked up hundreds of thousands of computers to steal banking credentials and commit cyber extortion claimed in online chats to have written one of the most effective pieces of malicious software ever detected, according to an FBI affidvavit.

Hacker turned FBI informant `Sabu` walks free

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 28, 2014, 19:52

A convicted computer hacker Hector Xavier Monsegur, popularly known as Sabu, has walked free after he helped the US authorities foil hundreds of cyber attacks.

Hacker helped thwart 300 cyberattacks: Prosecutors

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 10:31

A prolific computer hacker who infiltrated the servers of major corporations later switched sides and helped the US government disrupt hundreds of cyberattacks on Congress, NASA and other sensitive targets, according to federal prosecutors.

Mobile banking apps a hacker`s paradise

Last Updated: Friday, May 23, 2014, 13:38

Love fund transfers or bill payments via mobile banking as you think two-step authentication process is secure? This may not be the case.

US, South African police smash cybercrime network

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 22:08

South African police today said they have smashed an international cybercrime network operating out of Pretoria which led to 20 arrests in a joint operation with the United States.

US files first charges on hacking, infuriating China

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 20, 2014, 01:33

The United States on Monday charged five members of a shadowy Chinese military unit for allegedly hacking US companies for trade secrets, infuriating Beijing which suspended cooperation on cyber issues.

US industry too complacent about cyber risks, say experts

Last Updated: Saturday, May 17, 2014, 11:36

After warning for years that the U.S. electric grid and other critical infrastructure are dangerously vulnerable to hacking, security experts fear it may take a major destructive attack to jolt CEOs out of their complacency.

Facebook, Google users threatened by new security flaw: Report

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 06, 2014, 14:41

Facebook, Twitter, Google, Microsoft and many other online services users have been hit by a serious new security flaw.

Microsoft patching perilous hole in IE Web browser

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 23:31

Microsoft Thursday released a patch for a perilous hole in its Internet Explorer browser that hackers could slip through to invade computers.

Chinese spies may have read Australian MPs` emails for a year

Last Updated: Monday, April 28, 2014, 13:06

Chinese intelligence agencies hacked into Australian parliamentary computer network in 2011 and gained access to documents and emails of the political circle for up to a year, according to a media report today.