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open Bulk surveillance is always bad, say human rights orgs appealing against top Euro court 21
By Cavanuk
open Britain approved £2.5m of snooping kit exports to thoroughly snuggly regime in Saudi Arabia 26
open Ticketmaster tells customer it's not at fault for site's Magecart malware pwnage 79
open It's December of 2018 and, to hell with it, just patch your stuff 25
By Tree
open Equifax how-it-was-mega-hacked damning dossier lands, in all of its infuriating glory 47
open 25% of NHS trusts have zilch, zip, zero staff who are versed in security 39
open Lenovo tells Asia-Pacific staff: Work lappy with your unencrypted data on it has been nicked 40
open Texas Instruments flicks Armis' Bluetooth chip vuln off its shoulder 2
open Latest Google+ flaw leads Chocolate Factory to shut down site early 46
By Tree
open Did you know that iOS ad clicks cost more than Android? These scammers did 29
open Nice phone account you have there – shame if something were to happen to it: Samsung fixes ID-theft flaws 6
open Privacy, security fears about ID cards?'s digital bod has one simple solution: 'Get over it' 186
open Bethesda blunders, IRS sounds the alarm, China ransomware, and more 14
open In case you're not already sick of Spectre... Boffins demo Speculator tool for sniffing out data-leaking CPU holes 27
By _LC_
open Identity stolen because of the Marriott breach? Come and claim your new passport 33
By pwl
open 'Say hello to my little vacuum cleaner!' US drug squad puts spycams in cleaner's kit 54
By onefang
open domain hacked, plastered with trolling, filth and anti-transgender vandalism 72
By Jove
open Brit bomb hoax teen who fantasised about being a notorious hacker cops 3 years in jail 57
open UK Supreme Court considers whether spy court should be immune to legal probes 31
open Wow, what a lovely early Christmas present for Australians: A crypto-busting super-snoop law passes just in time 113
open UK spies: You know how we said bulk device hacking would be used sparingly? Well, things have 'evolved'... 59
By Mark 65
open Windows 10 security question: How do miscreants use these for post-hack persistence? 15
open More data joy: Email scammers are buying marks' info from legit biz intelligence firms 8
open Brits' DNA data sent to military base after 'foreign' hack attacks – report 31
open Pencil manufacturers rejoice: Oz government doesn't like e-voting 32
open It's December 2018, and a rogue application can still tell your Apple Mac: I'm your El Capitan now 11
open Talk about a GAN-do attitude... AI software bots can see through your text CAPTCHAs 26
open Adobe Flash zero-day exploit... leveraging ActiveX… embedded in Office Doc... BINGO! 48
By whbjr
open Estonian ex-foreign sec urges governments: Get cosy with the private sector on cybersecurity 17
open Now you, too, can snoop on mobe users from 3G to 5G with a Raspberry Pi and €1,100 of gizmos 25
open GOPwned: Republicans fall victim to email hack 35
open He's not cracked RSA-1024 encryption, he's a very naughty Belarusian ransomware middleman 41
open Yet another mega-leak: 100 million Quora accounts compromised by system invaders 16
By illiad
open Customers baffled as Citrix forces password changes for document-slinging Sharefile outfit 39
open Container code cluster-fact: There's a hole in Kubernetes that lets miscreants cause havoc 3
open Czech yourself, Russia! Prague says its foreign ministry was hacked for more than a year 4
open Wanna save yourself against NotPetya? Try this one little Windows tweak 19
By hayzoos
open AWS has a security hub, OpenSSL has a new license, London has a problem with cryptocoins, and more 11
open Warning: Malware, rogue users can spy on some apps' HTTPS crypto – by whipping them with a CAT o' nine TLS 20
open Giraffe hacks printers worldwide to promote God-awful YouTuber. Did we read that one right? 166
By bitwise
open It's 'nyet' again, yet again, for Kaspersky: Appeal against US govt ban snubbed by Washington DC court 18
open It's nearly 2019, and your network can get pwned through an oscilloscope 52
By 0laf
open Magecart fiends punch card-skimming code in Sotheby's Home website 9
By Rob Gr
open Little FYI: Wi-Fi calling services on AT&T, T-Mobile US, Verizon are insecure, say boffins 17
By s2bu
open Marriott's Starwood hotels mega-hack: Half a BILLION guests' deets exposed over 4 years 106
open Q: If Pesky Pepper had a peek at patient papers, at how many patient papers did Pesky Pepper peek? A: 231 54
open Support whizz 'fixes' screeching laptop with a single click... by closing 'malware-y' browser tab 121
By defiler
open Here are another 45,000 reasons to patch Windows systems against old NSA exploits 39
open GCHQ pushes for 'virtual crocodile clips' on chat apps – the ability to silently slip into private encrypted comms 132
open Big Blue shoos Db2 blues before rogue staff turn the screws in hijack ruse (translation: patch your IBM databases) 3


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