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Steam hit by DDoS as Origin stutters from separate attack

Skull and crossbones computer key

Huge hack 'is ugly sign of future'

Huge hack 'ugly sign of future' for internet threats - A massive attack that exploited a key vulnerability in the infrastructure of the internet is the "start of ugly things to come", it has been warned.

GCHQ 'attacked Anonymous' hackers

GCHQ 'attacked Anonymous' hackers

GCHQ disrupted "hacktivist" communications by using one of their own techniques against them, according to the latest Edward Snowden leaks.

Cryptolocker

Cryptolocker 'infects 250,000 PCs'

Researchers say about quarter of a million PCs have been infected by a virulent form of ransomware, with the US and Great Britain worst hit.

Home routers hit by security bugs

Home routers hit by security bugs

Serious security failings in home routers are getting more attention from both attackers and researchers.

International Space Station became infected with computer viruses from time to time.

International Space Station attacked by ‘virus epidemics’

International Space Station became infected with computer viruses from time to time.

International Space Station attacked by ‘virus epidemics’

Aaron Swartz, internet activist

Hacking of MIT website marks first anniversary of Aaron Swartz's death

Aaron Swartz, internet activist - a tragic end for this young genius who wanted to change the world for the better.

Defaced Angry Birds site

Angry Birds site defaced with 'spying birds' spoof after NSA revelation

Angry Birds website hacked after NSA-GCHQ leaks - website displaying “Spying Birds”. Angry Bird bearing an NSA logo on its forehead.

'Contagious' wi-fi threat created

'Contagious' wi-fi threat created

NSA collects millions of text messages daily in 'untargeted' global sweep | World news | theguardian.com

NSA collects millions of text messages daily in 'untargeted' global sweep

John McCain says NSA chief Keith Alexander 'should resign or be fired'

Cash machines robbed with USB sticks

Cash machines raided with USB sticks

Hackers Stole Hundreds of Millions in Massive Malware Bank Heist

Thousands hit in Tesco.com attack

Thousands hit in Tesco.com attack

IBM typewriter

Are typewriters the answer to snooping?

Some diplomats have reverted to typewriters to evade electronic snooping - but they too have their weaknesses, says security correspondent Gordon Corera.

Pupils expelled in hacking scandal

Pupils expelled in hacking scandal

China national charged in hacking plot to steal US military data

BBC

BBC computer server 'was hacked'

Reports suggest a computer server used to send media files to the BBC was breached by a Russian hacker.

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