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open Revealed: Numbers show extent of security fears about security biz Kaspersky Lab 31
open Australian prime minister blames 'state level' baddies for Oz parliament breach 22
open Data-spewing Spectre chip flaws can't be killed by software alone, Google boffins conclude 72
open Tens of millions more web accounts for sale after more sites hacked, Mac malware spreads via Windows.exe, and more 18
By ds6
open Well Holby damned! We've caught a virus: Brit medical soap operas team up for 'cyber' episode 50
open 'This collaboration is absolutely critical going forward'... One positive thing about Meltdown CPU hole? At least it put aside tech rivalries... 29
open Use an 8-char Windows NTLM password? Don't. Every single one can be cracked in under 2.5hrs 164
open Bad news for WannaCry slayer Marcus Hutchins: Judge rules being young, hungover, and in a strange land doesn't obviate evidence 104
open US man and Brit teen convict indicted over school bomb threat spree 23
open Cover your NASes: QNAP acknowledges mystery malware but there's no patch yet 25
open Oh Snapd! Gimme-root-now security bug lets miscreants sock it to your Ubuntu boxes 55
open US counterintelligence agent helped Iran lob cyber-bombs at America, say Uncle Sam's lawyers 12
By JaitcH
open ACLU: Here's how FBI tried to force Facebook to wiretap its chat app. Judge: Oh no you don't 28
open Hackers KO Malta's Bank of Valletta in attempt to nick €13m 7
open British and US militaries' drone swarm hackathon definitely isn't about army tech 9
open One click and you're out: UK makes it an offence to view terrorist propaganda even once 391
By jake
open Ever used VFEmail? No? Well, chances are you never will now: Hackers wipe servers, backups in 'catastrophic' attack 97
open Q. What's a good thing to put outside a building of spies? A: A banner saying 'here we are!' 39
open First they came for Equifax and we did nothing because America. Now they are coming for back-end systems and we're... 26
By Aodhhan
open Intel SGX 'safe' room easily trashed by white-hat hacking marauders: Enclave malware demo'd 36
open 620 million accounts stolen from 16 hacked websites now for sale on dark web, seller boasts 47
open Network kit biz Phoenix takes heat as flaws may leave industrial control system security in ashes 1
By GnuTzu
open Patch this run(DM)c Docker flaw or you be illin'... Tricky containers can root host boxes. It's like that – and that's the way it is 20
open 'Now is the winter of our disk contents'... Decision on Lauri Love's seized gear due next week 21
open Accused hacker Lauri Love tries to retrieve Fujitsu lappie and other gear from Britain's FBI in court 30
open Oh dear, Lads: Spam marketing bosses banned from forming UK firms for clobbering folk with 500k calls and texts 30
By N2
open QNAP NAS user? You'd better check your hosts file for mystery anti-antivirus entries 30
By Mark 65
open Alleged SIM swapping crypto-crooks cuffed, iOS app snooping, ad-fraud botnets, and more 5
open Big trouble Down Under as Australian MPs told to reset their passwords amid hack attack fears 22
open Cop films chap on body-worn cam because he 'complains about cops a lot'. Chap complains 74
open Webroot dunked in Carbonite: Should be quite well protected – if it survives the freezing process, that is 6
open Leaky child-tracking smartwatch maker hits back at bad PR 59
By DavCrav
open EE customer: Creepy ex used employee access to change my mobile number, spy on me 12
open Housing biz made to pay £1.5k for sticking fingers in its ears when served a subject access request 32
By adam 40
open US lawmakers furious (again) as mobile networks caught (again) selling your emergency location data to bounty hunters (again) 50
By DCFusor
open Apple puts bullet through 'Do Not Track', FaceTime snooping bug and iOS vulnerabilities 27
open Mumsnet data leak: Moaning parents could see other users' privates after cloud migration 26
open Trakt app users' personal data exposed: We were hit by a 'PHP exploit'... back in 2014 7
open At least Sony offered a t-shirt, says macOS flaw finder: Bug bounties now for Macs if you want this 0-day, Apple 40
open Who are the last people you'd expect to spill thousands of student records? A computer science dept? What a fantastic guess 25
open It's 2019, and a PNG file can pwn your Android smartphone or tablet: Patch me if you can 58
open Accused hacker Lauri Love to sue National Crime Agency to retrieve confiscated computing kit 103
By Steve K
open London's Met police confess: We made just one successful collar in latest facial recog trial 67
open I won't bother hunting and reporting more Sony zero-days, because all I'd get is a lousy t-shirt 61
open Google: All your leaked passwords are belong to us – here's a Chrome extension to find them 43
open RIP, RDP... nearly: Security house Check Point punches holes in remote desktop tools 39
open Original WWII German message decrypts to go on display at National Museum of Computing 45
By Sam_B.
open Fake fuse: Bloke admits selling counterfeit chips for use in B-1 bomber, other US military gear 59
open Hi, Jack'd: A little PSA for anyone using this dating-hook-up app... Anyone can slurp your private, public snaps 12
open Boffin suggests Trappist monk approach for Spectre-Meltdown-grade processor flaws, other security holes: Don't say anything public – zip it 69
By eldakka


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