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Syrian Electronic Army in news site 'hack' POP-UP MAYHEM

Gigya redirect exploit blamed for pop-rageous ploy
Jasper Hamill, 27 Nov 13:31

Home Depot hacker hosing cost a wallet-draining $43m (so far)

Card firms might make claims against hardware giant, it warns
Darren Pauli, 27 Nov 12:59

Home Office: Fancy flogging us some SECRET SPY GEAR?

If you do, tell NOBODY what it's for or how it works
Kat Hall, 27 Nov 12:01

Stop selling spyware to despotic regimes, beg MEPs

... we've enough trouble with Regin as it is
Jennifer Baker, 27 Nov 10:19

Bitcoin laid bare: Boffins beat anonymity

Up to 60 per cent of transactions can be linked to IPs
Richard Chirgwin, 27 Nov 06:32

Adobe Reader sandbox popped says Google researcher

Yet another reason to make sure you've patched promptly and properly
Darren Pauli, 27 Nov 04:03

Hacker dodges FOUR HUNDRED YEARS in cooler for SCANNING sites

Junk filled forms and auto-bot Acunetix scams showcases absurd computer crime laws
Darren Pauli, 27 Nov 03:26

Siemens issues emergency SCADA patch

Remote exploits plugged in WinCC
Richard Chirgwin, 27 Nov 03:01

Australia to conduct national cyber-security review

Business and individual security to be tested by panel including Cisco security supremo
Simon Sharwood, 27 Nov 02:39

Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...

FYI this isn't just going to target Windows, Linux and OS X fans
Iain Thomson, 26 Nov 06:21

Privacy bods Detekt FinFisher dressed as bookmark manager

Government spyware-spotting project Detekt scores in first week of release
Darren Pauli, 26 Nov 05:26

Security seals clobbered ahead of Black Friday bonanza

Hackers' delight as vendors certify phishing sites
Darren Pauli, 26 Nov 02:06
Adobe security

Second time's a charm: Adobe has another go at killing Flash hijack flaw

It's not December already – out-of-band patch today must be installed
Shaun Nichols, 25 Nov 22:12

Opinion

Naked and afraid: that's how Telstra's Wi-Fi security makes you feel

All it takes is 1 angry teen with Wireshark and root access
Mark Pesce, 29 Oct 21:16
Internet of Things

Greedy datagrabs, crap security will KILL the Internet of Thingies

Opinion IoT still lacks definition, for one
Andrew Orlowski, 13 Oct 15:10
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?
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 05:02

News

Who's been writing in my apps? Googlilocks builds new apps-tracker

Google offers new dashboards for Work and frees Zix crypto
Darren Pauli, 25 Nov 08:02

Craigslist pushes punters to YouTube, hacker site

FLUSH US OUT of your system, says flesh and furniture site
Darren Pauli, 25 Nov 05:04

Google's elves work on Santa to rein(deer) in grinchware

Unofficial app sorts niceware from naughtyware
Simon Sharwood, 25 Nov 01:58

Sony Pictures in IT lock-down after alleged hacker hosing

Data caches uploaded as hackers deface internal staff boxes
Darren Pauli, 25 Nov 00:56

How secure is Docker? If you're not running version 1.3.2, NOT VERY

UPGRADE NOW to fix vuln found in all previous versions
Neil McAllister, 25 Nov 00:01

Regin: The super-spyware the security industry has been silent about

NSA fingered as likely source of complex malware family
Iain Thomson, 24 Nov 22:18

You stupid BRICK! PCs running Avast AV can't handle Windows fixes

Fix issued, fingers pointed, forums in flames
Simon Sharwood, 24 Nov 08:32

Sony quietly POODLE-proofs Playstations

Innocuous 'system software stability' update brings no patch, no surf, regime
Darren Pauli, 24 Nov 07:28

'Regin': The 'New Stuxnet' spook-grade SOFTWARE WEAPON described

'A degree of technical competence rarely seen'
Darren Pauli, 24 Nov 05:58

Crypto protocols held back by legacy, says ENISA

EU takes the microscope to security
Richard Chirgwin, 24 Nov 03:05

SandWorm thrived thanks to botched MSFT patch says HP

Issues known and understood for at least two years before Shai-Hulud crawled out of the code
Simon Sharwood, 23 Nov 23:04

HACKERS can DELETE SURVEILLANCE DVRS remotely – report

Hikvision devices wide open to hacking, claim securobods
John Leyden, 21 Nov 18:06

CIA crypto-king offers new 'clock' clue to crack Kryptos code

Big structure in full public view unlikely to contain anything important
Jasper Hamill, 21 Nov 15:05
Hacker image

DoubleDirect hackers snaffle fandroid and iPhone-strokers' secrets

Windows and Linux seem immune from redirection assault
John Leyden, 21 Nov 12:33

GCHQ and Cable and Wireless teamed as Masters of the Internet™

New Snowden docs show telco was a willing partner in global data vaccuum
Darren Pauli, 21 Nov 05:02
Sean Connery in Dr. No

Privacy bods offer GOV SPY VICTIMS a FREE SPYWARE SNIFFER

Looks for gov malware that evades most antivirus
John Leyden, 20 Nov 18:04
Photo by Heather Sorenson / sxc.hu

Webcam hacker pervs in MASS HOME INVASION

You thought you were all alone? Nope – change your password, says ICO
John Leyden, 20 Nov 11:27
Kill Captchas

CAPTCHA rapture as 'thousands' affected by seven year-old bug

Fix committed for JQuery validation plugin demo script
Darren Pauli, 20 Nov 07:41
Galaxy simulation

Astro-boffins start opening universe simulation data

Got a supercomputer? Want to simulate a universe? Here you go
Richard Chirgwin, 20 Nov 06:02