New Zeus banking botnet hits 100,000 UK computers,

A new version of the Zeus version 2 Trojan that infects and steals banking information has been found to have infected some 100,000 computers in the UK.

The network or botnet of hijacked compu...
Story date:9 Aug 2010

Verizon 2010 Data Breach Report published

The annual Verizon Data Breach study, for the first time containing data contributed by the US Secret Service, has revealed the latest US data breach figures. 143 million records...
Story date:9 Aug 2010

Governments plan to ban BlackBerrys,,

A number of governments, including Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, India and Algeria are considering bans on the use of BlackBerry mobile phones over concerns...
Story date:9 Aug 2010

Working while on holiday is now the norm,,

Ninety-five percent of the 1,000 city of London workers questioned in a survey plan to check their emails via a mobile phone when they go on holiday. Sixty-five percent ...
Story date:9 Aug 2010

13% of UK SMEs do not have security software

More than one in ten of the UK's small and medium businesses do not have security software installed on their company computers, and half of these firms believe that security software is not important.

Story date:9 Aug 2010

Employees private data sent in spreadsheet error

An emailed spreadsheet giving public sector wages information for a town in the US accidentally caused the disclosure of 1,700 employees' private data.

The names, Social Security numbers and earning i...
Story date:9 Aug 2010