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John E Dunn


John is one of the co-founders of Techworld, following a spell working for Tornado Insider, the European magazine for tech start-ups. He started in IT journalism as technical editor of Personal Computer Magazine, before progressing to become editor of Network World (formerly LAN Magazine) and Network Week before helping to set up Techworld Insider. He has also freelanced for a number of technical publications in the technology, science and business fields.

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UK university computing courses get cybersecurity upgrade

Government-backed initiative will see security prioritised in BCS accreditation read more »

Level 3 buys Black Lotus for application layer anti-DDoS expertise

Telecoms firm bulks up its mitigation services read more »

Time for IPv6 is upon us says Infoblox as it offers migration tool

With IPv4 addresses running out, free tool pitched as planning aid to cope with complex decisions read more »

CryptoWall ransom malware sneaks onto systems using clickfraud botnet

FBI concerned enough to issue public warning after spate of attacks read more »

Zeus and SpyEye banking malware gang arrested in Ukraine

Alleged core members behind notorious malware picked up after Europol operation read more »

Are FTSE 100 executives cyber-literate? It's a tricky question

Survey finds a good level of cyber-literacy among the UK's elite - or does it? read more »

Hackers break into LastPass network for second time in four years

Users will need to reset master passwords, says CEO read more »

Botnet targeting Linux servers made up third of SSH traffic until blocked

Level 3 reveals scale of 'SSHPsychos' botnet taken down in April read more »

Data breaches from nowhere - most compromises still being discovered by third parties

Trustwave analysis of 574 incidents finds that victims are often the last to know read more »

Councils ditch VPN to start using G/On secure remote access

New CESG guidance and lower costs prompt investment in Excitor system read more »

Macro malware attacks gather pace as criminals look to cut costs

Return of old type of malware driven by cost cutting as well as success, says Proofpoint read more »

UK Government not doing enough to prevent cyberattacks, say CTOs

No UK Government has done more and yet something is still missing read more »

Ransom malware shows sudden surge as pace of evolution quickens

As defences improve, ransomware criminals are coming up with nastier malware, says McAfee read more »

Locker ransomware author apologises for actions and posts decrypt keys

Keys for tens of thousands of PCs posted as promised with Bitcoin ransom addresses read more »

Lookout's Mobile Threat Protection - even Apple devices need this security, claims firm

Board execs using iOS devices being aggressively targeted, claims firm read more »

Large numbers of UK security breaches never reported to anyone, PwC report confirms

PwC's annual survey uncovers ongoing scandal of breach non-reporting read more »

DPA breaches spike by 183 percent in UK financial services sector

But is sector experiencing deteriorating security or better reporting? read more »

Lost devices containing sensitive data not being reported to ICO

Comparison of ICO and police figures suggests discrepancy, argues ViaSat UK read more »

Online crime fuels 27 percent spike in UK identity theft

Fraud body Cifas calls for national system of fraud reporting read more »

Government Cafcass service uses encrypted messaging for all sensitive email

Reveals use of Egress secure messaging service ongoing for nearly two years read more »

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