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open Brit hacker hired by Liberian telco to nobble rival now behind bars 46
By Stevie
open Facebooker swatted, Kaspersky snares an NSA thief, NASA server exposed, and more 24
open *taps on glass* Hellooo, IRS? Anyone in? Anyone guarding taxpayers' data from crooks? Hellooo? 46
open AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile US pledge, again, to not sell your location to shady geezers. Sorry, we don't believe them 24
By hellwig
open Medical advice app Your.MD could have been tampered with by anyone, alleges ex-veep 13
open Huawei sales director nicked in Poland on suspicion of 'spying' 28
By Pascal
open No plain sailing for Anon hacktivist picked up by Disney cruise ship: 10 years in the cooler for hospital DDoS caper 34
open If you wanna learn from the IT security blunders committed by hacked hospital group, here's some weekend reading 19
open Dozens of .gov HTTPS certs expire, webpages offline, FBI on ice, IT security slows... Yup, it's day 20 of Trump's govt shutdown 139
By Eric 23
open Cyber-insurance shock: Zurich refuses to foot NotPetya ransomware clean-up bill – and claims it's 'an act of war' 48
open Reddit locks out users with poor password hygiene after spotting 'unusual activity' 13
open Baddies linked to Iran fingered for DNS hijacking to read Middle Eastern regimes' emails 14
By Tom 38
open The D in SystemD stands for Dammmit... Security holes found in much-adored Linux toolkit 173
open Who cracked El Chapo's encrypted chats and brought down the Mexican drug kingpin? Er, his IT manager 94
open Google Play Store spews malware onto 9 million 'Droids 66
By sisk
open Great, you've moved your website or app to HTTPS. How do you test it? Here's a tool to make local TLS certs painless 38
By ds6
open Make a SAP decision: Apply these security fixes if you're using German giant's software 6
By Hans 1
open Welcome to 2019: Your Exchange server can be pwned by an email (and other bugs need fixing) 24
open Jeep hacking lawsuit shifts into gear for trial after US Supremes refuse to hit the brakes 39
open Senator Wyden goes ballistic after US telcos caught selling people's location data yet again 82
open Cops: German suspect, 20, 'confessed' to mass hack of local politicians 26
By _LC_
open Linus Torvalds opts for the scream test: Linux kernel syscall tweaked to shut data-leak hole – anyone upset, yell now 15
open FYI: Twitter's API still spews enough metadata to reveal exactly where you lived, worked 15
open Aussie Emergency Warning Network hacked by rank amateurs 12
By veti
open She will lock you out, livin' la Vidar loca: Enterprising crims breed ransomware, file thief into hybrid nasty 5
open LA Times knocked out, HackerOne slips up and – amazingly – router security still sucks 23
open New side-channel leak: Boffins bash operating system page caches until they spill secrets 26
open Fake 'U's! Phishing creeps use homebrew fonts as message ciphers to evade filters 120
open Stormy times ahead for IBM-owned Weather Channel app: LA sues over location data slurp 37
By Tree
open Marriott: Good news. Hackers only took 383 million booking records ... and 5.3m unencrypted passport numbers 34
open Germany hacked: Angela Merkel's colleagues among mass data dump victims 39
open Can't unlock an Android phone? No problem, just take a Skype call: App allows passcode bypass 46
open Hope you're over that New Year's hangover – there's an Adobe PDF app patch to install 16
By Tree
open Pewdiepie fanboi printer, Chromecast haxxx0r retreats, says they're 'afraid of being caught' 65
open Um, I'm not that Gary, American man tells Ryanair after being sent other Gary's flight itinerary 166
open Google-whisperers beat reCaptcha voice challenge with 90% success rate 18
open It's 2019, and from Beijing to Blighty folk are still worried about slurp-happy apps 15
By Aodhhan
open Hacker cyber-gang: Give us cyber-cash for cyber-cache of 18,000 stolen Sept 11th insurance docs 28
open Detailed: How Russian government's Fancy Bear UEFI rootkit sneaks onto Windows PCs 155
open Open-source devs: Wget off your bloated festive behinds and patch this user cred-blabbing bug 10
By pmb00cs
open What happens when a Royal Navy warship sees a NATO task force headed straight for it? A crash course in Morse 129
open It's the end of 2018, and this is your year in security 27
open Could you speak up a bit? I didn't catch your password 109
open Your two-minute infosec roundup: Drone arrests, Alexa bot hack, Windows zero-day, and more 45
open London Gatwick Airport reopens but drone chaos perps still not found 335
open 2018 ain't done yet... Amazon sent Alexa recordings of man and girlfriend to stranger 72
By Hans 1
open Uncle Sam fingers two Chinese men for hacking tech, aerospace, defense biz on behalf of Beijing 36
open France next up behind Britain, Netherlands to pummel Uber with €400k fine over 2016 breach 21
open London's Gatwick airport suspends all flights after 'multiple' reports of drones 334
open On the first day of Christmas, Microsoft gave to me... an emergency out-of-band security patch for IE 53


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