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Tom Ridge: Private sector lagging in cybersecurity

Former US Homeland Security boss scorns enterprise security efforts
Shaun Nichols, 15 Apr 20:05

Ex-Tony Blair adviser is new top boss at UK spy-hive GCHQ

Robert Hannigan to replace Sir Iain Lobban in the autumn
Kelly Fiveash, 15 Apr 15:29

Did a date calculation bug just cost hard-up Co-op Bank £110m?

And just when Brit banking org needs £400m to stay afloat
Gavin Clarke, 15 Apr 12:41

MtGox chief Karpelès refuses to come to US for g-men's grilling

Bitcoin baron says he needs another lawyer for FinCEN chat

NBN Co plans fibre-to-the-basement blitz to beat cherry-pickers

Heading off at the pass operation given same priority as blackspot fixing
Simon Sharwood, 15 Apr 06:47

German space centre endures cyber attack

Chinese code retrieved but NSA hack not ruled out
Phil Muncaster, 15 Apr 06:30

Pakistan mulls cyber security bill to keep NSA at bay

Calls for founding of National Cyber Security Council
Phil Muncaster, 15 Apr 04:31

Turnbull gave NBN Co NO RULES to plan blackspot upgrades

NBN Co faces huge future Telstra bills and reduces fibre footprint
Simon Sharwood, 14 Apr 23:15

EFF: Feds plan to put 52 MILLION FACES into recognition database

System would identify faces as part of biometrics collection
Shaun Nichols, 14 Apr 22:03

Feds indict nine for making millions from Zeus malware

But cops only have two of them in custody
Iain Thomson, 14 Apr 18:58

Android engineer: We DIDN'T copy Apple OR follow Samsung's orders

Veep testifies for Samsung during Apple patent trial

FTC gets judicial thumbs-up to SUE firms over data breaches

If you don't take 'reasonable and appropriate' measures, get ready for court
Neil McAllister, 12 Apr 00:23

US taxman blows Win XP deadline, must now spend millions on custom support

Gov't IT likened to 'a Model T with a lot of things on top of it'
Neil McAllister, 11 Apr 21:55

Facebook: US feds probed over 18,700 accounts in six months

Company dishes new dirt on government data requests
Shaun Nichols, 11 Apr 19:59

Opinion

BT splitter node

NBN Co in 'broadband kit we tested worked' STUNNER

Announcement of VDSL trial is not proof of concept for fibre-to-the-node
Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 9M-MRO

5 Eyes in the Sky: The TRUTH about Flight MH370 and SPOOKSATS

Comment Just when you thought you were alone in the bath...
Simon Sharwood, 21 Mar 10:27
Turnbull with Switkowski in Blacktown

Telstra, not Turnbull, at fault in Twitfight

Caveat emptor applies to broadband so Turnbull was rude but right
Simon Sharwood, 21 Mar 06:09

News

Reprieve for Weev: Court disowns AT&T hacker's conviction

Appeals court strikes down landmark sentence
Jack Clark, 11 Apr 17:30

Never mind the HORSE MEAT, trading standards cuts'll hurt IT crowd, too

Slashed budgets will affect IP enforcement, moans FAST

Japanese schoolkids arrested in £2.4 MEEELLION phone fraud bust

17-year-old trio suspected of conning elderly in 'it's me' scams
Phil Muncaster, 11 Apr 06:32

India second only to US in Google user data requests

Law enforcers petitioned Chocolate Factory over 5,000 times last year
Phil Muncaster, 11 Apr 06:02

One year on: diplomatic fail as Chinese APT gangs get back to work

Mandiant says past 12 months shows Beijing won't call off its hackers
Phil Muncaster, 11 Apr 05:27

France bans managers from contacting workers outside business hours

«Email? Mais non ... il est plus tard que six heures du soir!»
Neil McAllister, 10 Apr 22:14

US government green-lights data swapping for security firms

Agencies will not pursue anti-trust charges for trading information
Shaun Nichols, 10 Apr 21:25

Alphadex fires back at British Gas with overcharging allegation

Brit colo outfit says it paid for 347KVA, has been charged for 1940KVA
Simon Sharwood, 10 Apr 06:32

Indonesia considers smartphone tax to spur local mobe-makers

Foxconn's $1bn factory investment looking like a very smart move
Phil Muncaster, 10 Apr 05:30

Banks slap Olympus with £160 MEEELLION lawsuit

Scandal hit camera maker just can't shake off its past
Phil Muncaster, 10 Apr 04:10

Come to Oz for sun, surf, ratting on co-workers and surveillance

Government workers prohibited from tweeting about their jobs as A-G labels Snowden 'traitor'
Richard Chirgwin, 10 Apr 01:03
Malcolm Turnbull

Turnbull leaves Australia's broadband blackspots in the dark

New Statement of Expectations to NBN Co offers get-out clauses for blackspot builds
Simon Sharwood, 09 Apr 23:39
Angry old man

IBM was wrong to force UK workers off final salary pensions – judge

UK High Court rules Big Blue breached contract with staff
Speed gun cop

Jack the RIPA: Blighty cops ignore law, retain innocents' comms data

Prime minister: Nothing to see here, go about your business
Jasper Hamill, 09 Apr 07:03
Kim Jong-un

NORKS' own smartmobe pegged as Chinese landfill Android

Fake kit in the hermit kingdom? That's just Kim Jong-un-believable!
Phil Muncaster, 09 Apr 06:05
euros_channel_money

VAT's all folks: Telecoms and services tax to be set at consumer's homeland rate

EU tries to stop suppliers from cross-border tax shop
OUT-LAW.COM, 08 Apr 08:05
management regulation2

Singapore decides 'three strikes' laws are too intrusive

When even a prurient island nation thinks an idea is dodgy it has problems
Kim Dotcom

Big Content goes after Kim Dotcom

Six studios sling sueballs at dead download destination
Simon Sharwood, 08 Apr 02:29