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The hack, the film, its studio and North Korea - are they related? 17 December 2014

As a cinema chain opts not to screen a movie about North Korea, over "terror threats", can a cyber attack on the studio that made it really be traced back to the secretive nation?

Is Facebook really capable of monitoring terrorists? 26 November 2014

Bearing in mind Facebook moderators sometimes have trouble telling the difference between breastfeeding and porn, I reckon they'd struggle to distinguish angry boasts from genuine threats to life.

'The new Stuxnet' - is GCHQ linked to Regin hacking campaign? 25 November 2014

Reports emerge of a new highly advanced hacking tool that may be linked to the UK's spying headquarters.

Why May's greater data powers plan is given a cautious thumbs-up 23 November 2014

The home secretary announces new proposals she believes will help police track wrongdoers among the mess of internet traffic.

UK / Germany Spy cable revealed: how telecoms firm worked with GCHQ 20 November 2014 Geoff White

One of the UK's largest communications firms had a leading role in creating the surveillance system exposed by Edward Snowden, it can be revealed.

UK 17 arrested over dark web drug deal claims - video 07 November 2014 Geoff White

Six Britons are among those arrested across Europe and America on suspicion of selling drugs on illegal online market places on the Dark Web.

Why your credit cards aren't as safe as you think 06 November 2014

Where does a cybercriminal go to fence their virtual stolen goods? is a giant store of stolen credit card information, freely accessible to anyone who wants to buy.

Technology Thousands at risk from credit card fraud website 06 November 2014 Geoff White

Thousands of British bank customers are at risk of fraud thanks to a website which offers a "one-stop shop" for anyone to buy credit card details stolen by hackers.

Why GCHQ boss's comments on internet security are a good thing 04 November 2014

In public is precisely the place where the question of internet security should be decided - not in the secrecy of the Cheltenham doughnut, nor in Silicon Valley's boardrooms.

Kerching! The tech battle for your wallet 03 November 2014

Tech giants hope to consign the grubby leather wallet/purse to the dustbin of history. The US is leading the charge and it's a three-way fight.