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Infosec News Feed

An aggregated list of cybersecurity publications
2017-10-27 11:19:00 UTC
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BBC
Technology explained: what is ransomware?

Computer viruses that threaten to delete your files unless you pay a ransom are known as ransomware.

2017-09-02 00:34:00 UTC
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BBC
Catching the hackers in the act

A BBC experiment gains an insight into the range of attacks companies and other organisations suffer every day.

2017-08-18 00:02:00 UTC
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How hackers are targeting the shipping industry

Weak defences are leaving cargo vessels vulnerable to cyber-attacks, say experts.

2017-08-02 23:08:00 UTC
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BBC
Hacking with Hawaiian garlands

BSides is a free hacking conference created by and for the hacking and security community.

2017-08-02 00:59:00 UTC
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BBC
Black Hat: The conference teaching hacking skills

Security researcher Scott Helme goes on a training course at the Black Hat conference

2017-08-01 07:48:00 UTC
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BBC
The hi-tech badges made for hackers

The unofficial badges made by "hackers" for "hackers" contain a mini processor.

2017-07-31 08:26:00 UTC
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BBC
It is easy to expose users' secret web habits, say researchers

Porn browsing habits and confidential documents are found in supposedly anonymised data.

2017-07-29 23:07:00 UTC
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BBC
Power firms alerted on hack attack scenarios

Specific warnings about code used in potential attacks are sent to regulators, say security experts.

2017-07-29 03:41:00 UTC
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BBC
Kasparov: 'Embrace' the AI revolution

AI may destroy jobs but will create many more and increase productivity, said the chess grandmaster.

2017-07-28 23:58:00 UTC
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BBC
Deception tech helps to thwart hackers' attacks

Fake networks and spoofed data can frustrate hackers looking for an easy way to cash in