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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

Mushy spam law's IDEAL for toothless watchdog: Spamhaus slams CAN-SPAM

One in 10 non-compliance? It's worse than that, even in the US
John Leyden, 22 Sep 10:33

Exercise-tracking app not QUITE fit for purpose

MyFitnessPro splats bug in two days
Darren Pauli, 22 Sep 06:32

Who.is does the Harlem Shake

Blame it on LOLing XSS terroristas
Darren Pauli, 22 Sep 05:27

Home Depot ignored staff warnings of security fail laundry list

'Just use cash', former security staffer warns friends
Darren Pauli, 22 Sep 02:32

CloudFlare ditches private SSL keys for better security

'Sorry, spooks, we can't decrypt this for you'
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Sep 02:01
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella

Blood-crazed Microsoft axes Trustworthy Computing Group

Security be not a dirty word, me Satya. But crevice, bigod...
John Leyden, 19 Sep 12:02
FBI badge and gun

TOR users become FBI's No.1 hacking target after legal power grab

Be afeared, me hearties, these scoundrels be spying our signals
John Leyden, 19 Sep 10:03

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

Russian botnet suspects cuffed over romantic MMS spyware allegs

Avast! Belay that 'RomanticVK' order - there be MONSTERS
John Leyden, 19 Sep 08:32

Google Apple grapple brings crypto cop block to Android

Belike tears of joy to this old seadog's eyes, laddie
Darren Pauli, 19 Sep 07:25

Samsung unlocks Knox at zero bucks

The race to zero in the mobile device management market has begun
Simon Sharwood, 19 Sep 03:03

Google bloke Beer buzzes iOS 8, OS X in bug-busting bonanza bash

Apple's turn to get the drinks in, amirite?
Darren Pauli, 19 Sep 02:14

Home Depot: 56 million bank cards pwned by malware in our tills

That's about 50 per cent bigger than the Target tills mega-hack
Shaun Nichols, 18 Sep 22:39

Snowden's NSA leaks have galvanised the storage world

Vendors raise their game after gov securo-busting revealed
Tom Brewster, 18 Sep 15:33

Early result from Scots indyref vote? NAW, Jimmy - it's a SCAM

Anyone claiming to know before tomorrow is telling porkies
John Leyden, 18 Sep 12:33

China hacked US Army transport orgs TWENTY TIMES in ONE YEAR

FBI et al knew of nine hacks - but didn't tell TRANSCOM
Darren Pauli, 18 Sep 09:57

Jihadi terrorists DIDN'T encrypt their comms 'cos of Snowden leaks

Intel bods' analysis concludes 'no significant change' after whistle was blown
John Leyden, 18 Sep 08:29

Comprehensive guide to obliterating web apps published

Open Web App Security Project releases new app dev opus
Darren Pauli, 18 Sep 06:32

Apple's Cook: We have never allowed g-men access to Apple servers

Only hackers can see your nude selfies, not feds
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 05:31

Spies would need SUPER POWERS to tap undersea cables

Why mess with armoured 10kV cables when land-based, and legal, snoop tools are easier?
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 05:02
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Boffins plot global (browser) cookie crumb trail

Patchwork regulation creates silos of data and worldwide web of data bakers
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 03:59
BitTorrent Chat/Bleep

BitTorrent's peer-to-peer chat app Bleep goes live as public alpha

A good day for privacy as invisble.im also reveals its approach to untraceable chats
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 02:31
Adobe security

Critical Adobe Reader and Acrobat patches FINALLY make it out

Eight vulns healed, including XSS and DoS paths
John Leyden, 17 Sep 12:29
Crime in Russia

UK.gov lobs another fistful of change at SME infosec nightmares

Senior Lib Dem in 'trying to be relevant' shocker. It's only taxpayers' money, after all
John Leyden, 17 Sep 10:28

Citadel Trojan phishes its way into petrochem firm's webmail

Middle Eastern webmail servers popped
Darren Pauli, 17 Sep 05:27
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Credit card cutting flaw could have killed EVERY AD on Twitter

Party-pooper gets $2800 for ad-busting bug
Darren Pauli, 17 Sep 04:02

Cisco sprinkles Sourcefire goodies on ASA firewalls

FirePOWER can be licensed into existing kit

Amazon REINTRODUCES Kindle swindle vulnerability

Malware gives book thief grief
Darren Pauli, 17 Sep 00:58

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

Rejoice, Blighty! UK is the TOP of the WHOLE WORLD ... for PHISHING

Thanks, gullible chumps - now everyone knows we're a soft touch
Darren Pauli, 16 Sep 12:57