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Spammer uses innocent hacked blogs to punt NAKED PICS of JLaw, McKayla Maroney

Gran's knitting site etc sucked up into pr0n spam botnet
John Leyden, 29 Sep 13:01

SHELLSHOCKED: Fortune 1000 outfits Bash out batches of patches

CloudPassage points to 'pervasive' threat of Bash bug
John Leyden, 29 Sep 11:57

Fraud shop OVERSTOCKED with stolen credit cards

Supply, meet demand: prices crash
Darren Pauli, 29 Sep 07:42

Pizza stores popped, sandwich stores sacked in PoS plunder

Signature Systems 'fesses up to malware raid
Darren Pauli, 29 Sep 05:32

Cisco splats Bash bug in busy swatting season

Shell Shock squished in 31 products
Richard Chirgwin, 29 Sep 02:02

Ello? ello? ello?: Facebook challenger in DDoS KNOCKOUT

Gets back up again after half an hour though
Kelly Fiveash, 28 Sep 21:04

SMASH the Bash bug! Red Hat, Apple scramble for patch batches

'Applying multiple security updates is extremely difficult'
Team Register, 28 Sep 13:37

Regina Eggbert gives her signature rundown of the week's tech news

Vid The top IT tidbits from El Reg's insightful ovum avatar

Oracle SHELLSHOCKER - data titan lists unpatchables

Database kingpin lists 32 products that can't be patched (yet) as GNU fixes second vuln
Neil McAllister, 27 Sep 00:46

Stunned by Shellshock Bash bug? Patch all you can – or be punished

Updated UK data watchdog rolls up its sleeves, polishes truncheon
John Leyden, 26 Sep 14:04

Researchers tell black hats: 'YOU'RE SOOO PREDICTABLE'

Want to register that domain? We're way ahead of you.
Darren Pauli, 26 Sep 05:02

Bad boy builds beastly Bash bug botnet, boxen battered

DDoS zombie army found in the wild hours after flaw surfaces
Darren Pauli, 26 Sep 02:02

Opinion

NSA parody T-shirt

Spies would need SUPER POWERS to tap undersea cables

Why mess with armoured 10kV cables when land-based, and legal, snoop tools are easier?

Got your NUDE SELFIES in the cloud? Two-factor auth's your best bet for securing them

Infosec made simple: 2FA, its good points and bad points
Stuart Burns, 16 Sep 16:32
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Synology and the NAS-ty malware-flingers: What can be learned

Sysadmin blog 'Security first' gets more NB for little guys
Trevor Pott, 05 Aug 10:01
No Sale

Hey, big spender. Are you as secure as a whitebox vendor?

Sysadmin blog The Internet of Stuff is a HUGE LIABILITY
Trevor Pott, 01 Aug 16:07

News

Hackers thrash Bash Shellshock bug: World races to cover hole

Update your gear now to avoid early attacks hitting the web
John Leyden, 25 Sep 17:59

FBI: Your real SECURITY TERROR? An ANGRY INSIDE MAN

Hackers? Pah! It's that sysadmin who has had enough
John Leyden, 25 Sep 14:24

Latest Firefox and Thunderbird updates plug CRITICAL SSL vuln

Not 'just another pointless patch', this one's for real
John Leyden, 25 Sep 13:25

Desperate VXers enslave FREEZERS in DDoS bot

Updated Spike malware targets Asia
Darren Pauli, 25 Sep 06:32

Feds: Cheeky scammers are impersonating us in criminal capers

IC3 warns of email payment fraud push
Iain Thomson, 25 Sep 01:28

Patch Bash NOW: 'Shellshock' bug blasts OS X, Linux systems wide open

Updated CGI scripts to DHCP clients hit by Heartbleed-grade remote-code exec vuln
John Leyden, 24 Sep 20:27

Heatmiser digital thermostat users: For pity's sake, DON'T SWITCH ON the WI-FI

A stranger turns up YOUR heat with default password 1234
John Leyden, 24 Sep 10:37

Bracelet could protect user herds from lurking PREDATORS

Trust no one, Intel, uni bods say
Darren Pauli, 24 Sep 07:31

Microsoft sets up bug bounties for online services

Test our software, but don't break it, says Redmond
Richard Chirgwin, 24 Sep 02:01

jQuery site popped to serve malware slop

Visited September 18? Time to REFORMAT.
Darren Pauli, 24 Sep 01:02
Detail from Chaos Computer Club video

Apple's new iPhone 6 vulnerable to last year's TouchID fingerprint hack

But unsophisticated thieves need not attempt this trick
John Leyden, 23 Sep 16:19
Files

UK banks hook themselves up to real-time cop data feed

Not like the movies: Law enforcement is in on it...
John Leyden, 23 Sep 15:34
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2

BLAM, BLAM, BLAM... nooooo! Hacker crew Lizard Squad spits DDoS venom on Call of Duty

JUST before you blasted 2 'copters with 1 rocket launcher
John Leyden, 23 Sep 09:32
iOS 8

Apple slaps a passcode lock on iOS 8 devices, but cops can still inhale your iCloud

Don't congratulate yourselves too soon, Apple – securobod

Game pirates 'donate' compute power to Bitcoin miners

Repack cracks foists Bitcoin miner hack
Darren Pauli, 23 Sep 05:27

Dyslexic, dyspraxic? No probs, says GCHQ

Unique minds set to code-breaking
Darren Pauli, 23 Sep 05:02