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Cybersecurity firms step up intel sharing despite issues of trust

The war against the cyber criminals won’t be won alone. To keep the hackers at bay, more security vendors have been trying to foster cooperation, and share data on the latest threats – even as it might spark concerns over trust and...

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Ransomware explained – how digital extortion turns data into a silent hostage

Ransomware is going after larger firms. These attacks could be about to get a lot more serious

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The story of a DDoS extortion attack – how one company decided to take a stand

Facing an £8,000 ransom, CEO decided to do something unheard of - go public

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Alphabet could sell robot-maker Boston Dynamics

Boston Dynamics, a advanced robot start-up that was purchased by Google just over two years ago, is up for sale according to Bloomberg.

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Proper device management could have prevented the whole FBI-Apple fight

Even without a comprehensive policy, just enrolling the device in an MDM system would have been enough.

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FireEye to grow intelligence capabilities with iSight Partners deal

FireEye has acquired Texas-based iSight Partners for $200 million, a deal that executives say will give FireEye stronger intelligence on cybercriminal and hacking groups before they strike.

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Symantec finally sells Veritas for $8 billion to investment group

Both Symantec and the separated Veritas are betting big on the cloud.

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Symantec: Well-heeled hacking group Black Vine behind Anthem breach

Black Vine has been active since 2012 and is behind several hacks targeting different industries

Could a hacker remotely control your car?

Techworld asks the experts if carmakers have hack attacks covered

Spy's suicide adds to Hacking Team scandal in South Korea

Worry that Hacking Team application was used to spy on public, politicians before election

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Lenovo hit with lawsuit over Superfish snafu

Lenovo admitted to pre-loading the Superfish adware on some consumer PCs, and unhappy customers are now dragging the company to court on the matter.

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China signals censors will continue to crack down on VPN services

The country has been disrupting VPN services, which can allow users to view the Internet unfiltered

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Morgan Stanley fires employee who leaked sensitive client data

Investment bank Morgan Stanley has fired an employee who briefly posted account names and numbers for 900 clients on the Internet.

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Hackers leak top Sony executives' emails

The hackers have released more confidential data and reissued threats against the company

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