The US government has considerably stepped up the rhetoric in the last few weeks in relation to the Chinese hacking threat

US authorities are set to use visa restrictions to prevent Chinese nationals from attending major US hacking conferences DefCon and Black Hat in Las V(...)

Ronan Byrne, CTO with HEAnet, said that a “pre-requisite as set down by the Department [of Education and Skills] is that every school’s connection has to be filtered”.

HEAnet, Ireland’s national education and research network, is set to announce the introduction of a new web content filtering and malware protection (...)

President Barack Obama at the G20 Summit in St Petersburg last September. A security company claimed that the PCs of five visiting foreign ministries were hacked. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images

A web-connected baby monitor shouting obscenities at a two-year old child in Texas probably isn’t the best advertisement for the “internet of things”.(...)

Hackers focus on SMEs

SMEs are three times more likely to be targeted by cybercriminal attacks than in 2011 according to the latest Internet Security Threat Report f(...)

Tales of cyber warfare, hacking and industrial espionage, many of them reportedly emanating from China, have abounded in recent months and many(...)