Symantec uncovers new malware that covers its tracks

26th November 2014  | Latest News Technology

Symantec has uncovered an advanced piece of malware, called Regin, which has been used in spying operations against government organisations, infrastructure operators, businesses, researchers, and private individuals. According to Symantec the malware is a backdoor-type Trojan program and is being used as an espionage and surveillance tool, operating with a level of sophistication rarely seen. Most…

Twitter CFO accidentally tweets DM about potential acquisition

25th November 2014  | Latest News Technology

Twitter chief financial officer Anthony Noto has users guessing after accidentally tweeting a message about a potential acquisition. "I think we should buy them," he tweeted yesterday. "He is on your schedule for Dec 15 or 16 -- we will need to sell him. I have a plan." The tweet was presumably intended to be sent as a direct…

Sony Pictures targeted by cyber attackers threatening to disclose 'secrets'

25th November 2014  | Technology

Sony Pictures Entertainment has been targeted by a cyber attack that has forced the firm to shut down its network and email systems. According to reports the hack comes from "#GOP" - believed to be the “Guardians of Peace” - and may be affecting every computer at Sony Pictures nationwide. An image of a skull has appeared on screens along with a…

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