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Italian surveillance software maker, Hacking Team, allegedly breached

Italian surveillance software maker, Hacking Team, allegedly breached

An Italian developer of surveillance software, Hacking Team, which has been sharply criticised by digital activists, has apparently suffered a large data breach. read more »

Ad fraud Trojan updates Flash Player so that other malware can't get in

Someone call the malware antitrust commission: Recent versions of the Kovter ad fraud Trojan, which infects computers through Web-based exploits, close the door after themselves by updating Flash Player to the latest version. read more »

Cisco leaves key to all its Unified CDM systems under doormat

Cisco Systems recently realized that its Unified Communications Domain Manager (Unified CDM) software contains a default privileged account with a static password that cannot be changed, exposing the platform to hacking by remote attackers. read more »

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 »

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Windows Server 2003 Migration: what you need to know

Support for Windows Server 2003 ends in July 2015, ComputerworldUK Editor Mike Simons discusses the migration options with Dell and Microsoft. Find out more


Google Nexus series

Google Nexus series

The latest news, features and slideshows about Google's Nexus series, including the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet.


Webcast

Part 2 of your journey to virtualisation

Explore how you can improve your servers, storage and networks by developing your infrastructure.


Windows 8

Windows 8

Check out our latest articles on Microsoft's next-generation operating system.


Features

One week left until the end of Server 2003, but migration countdown lacks XP 'buzz'

Camwood CEO Adrian Foxall discusses why businesses need to migrate away from Server 2003 - and quickly read more »

Security threats and why you never want to name anything

There is a bit of a name fight going on with a new class of security software. Traditionally, this has been called UBA, for User Based Analysis or Analytics. Stuff From Your Company And We Can Tell You Who They Are And What They Are Stealing. read more »

Software developers are failing to implement crypto correctly, data reveals

Despite a big push over the past few years to use encryption to combat security breaches, lack of expertise among developers and overly complex libraries have led to widespread implementation failures in business applications. read more »

Opinion: US surveillance programs are killing the tech industry

The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, ranked as the most authoritative science and technology think tank in the U.S. (second in the world behind Max Planck Institutes of Germany), has just released its latest report on the impact of the existence and disclosure of the broad NSA national and international spying programs. read more »

US government hack puts sensitive data at risk of secondary phishing attacks

Hack highlights need for businesses and public sector organisations to upgrade security processes read more »

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Most Popular in Security

Software developers are failing to implement crypto correctly, data reveals

Lack of specialised training for developers and crypto libraries that are too complex lead to widespread encryption failures

One week left until the end of Server 2003, but migration countdown lacks XP 'buzz'

Camwood CEO Adrian Foxall discusses why businesses need to migrate away from Server 2003 - and quickly

UK surveillance laws report: the top 7 recommendations

Set up a new oversight body, overhaul existing legislation and no encryption back doors, review says

White Papers

Avoiding the 7 Deadly Sins of IT Security

Prevention is more important than detection read more »

What Do You Mean My Cloud Data Isn’t Secure?

Understanding your level of data protection read more »

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Blogs

Even IT professionals can struggle to understand security

Scratch the surface and dangerous pockets of ignorance and misunderstanding are not hard to findread more »

The State Of The Cyberthreat Intelligence Market

Follow the money but that isn't enoughread more »

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Solution Centres

Securing the Enterprise

Join ComputerworldUK's editor in chief, Mike Simons, and Dell executives in a series of video discussions on how to respond to cyber criminals


HP Data Protection Zone

HP Data Protection Zone

HP Data Protection Zone is your source for software downloads, video, whitepapers and news on how you can keep your business data safe. Read more...


Agile Data Center

Transition to the Agile Data Center

Explore the importance of the agile data center to the business, and ideas on how IT can make this transition


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