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Asian mobiles the DDOS threat of 2015, security mob says

Beware traffic from hacked Vietnam, India and Indonesia fondleslabs
Darren Pauli, 19 Nov 07:58

Lame phone dodgers fleece finance's foolish and fat fingered

A hundred top US finance companies targeted
Darren Pauli, 19 Nov 06:02

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

Cries of spies as audit group finds possible 'backdoor' in Bittorrent Sync

Updated: BitTorrent responds Hashes gone AWOL: bugged or just buggy?
Darren Pauli, 18 Nov 07:35

USB coding anarchy: Consider all sticks licked

Thumb drive design ruled by almighty buck
Darren Pauli, 18 Nov 05:02

Three WireLurker suspects arrested in China – reports

Accused of being authors of first non-jailbroken iThing malware
John Leyden, 17 Nov 16:33

Attack reveals 81 percent of Tor users but admins call for calm

Cisco Netflow a handy tool for cheapskate attackers
Darren Pauli, 17 Nov 08:29

Meet OneRNG: a fully-open entropy generator for a paranoid age

Kiwis to seek random investors for crowd-funded randomiser
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Nov 05:55

VXers Shellshocking embedded BusyBox boxen

It's 2014 and some people are still using default user names and passwords
Darren Pauli, 17 Nov 05:02

You really need to do some tech support for Aunty Agnes

Free anti-virus software, expires, stops updating and p0wns the world
Darren Pauli, 17 Nov 01:01

EVERYTHING needs crypto says Internet Architecture Board

Calls for all new protocols to protect privacy, all the time, everywhere
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Nov 22:04

Oi, Europe! Tell US feds to GTFO of our servers, say Microsoft and pals

By writing a really angry letter about how it's harming our cloud business, ta
Jennifer Baker, 14 Nov 21:23
The Blue Mosque in Istanbul

HSBC Turkey WON'T reissue cards despite 2.7 MILLION account details going AWOL

Not enough info stolen to make fraud possible, says bank
John Leyden, 14 Nov 10:59

Poll trolls' GCHQ script sock puppets manipulate muppets

Stop and Thinkst: Is that really the Most Popular story or did haxxors Bash it out?
Darren Pauli, 14 Nov 07:27

Dormant IP addresses RIPE for hijacking

'That's not us spamming, honest' cries hosting firm
Darren Pauli, 14 Nov 05:02

US Marshals commit DIRTBOX INTRUSION on Americans, says report

Mobe-tracking planes deployed across country
Iain Thomson, 14 Nov 03:33

US carder gets nine years in cooler, must pay back $50 MEELLION

Department of Justice goes gangbusters in pursuit of carder.su crims
Darren Pauli, 14 Nov 02:00

Lads from Lagos using 'Predator Pain' on hapless 419 victims

Emails from thieving RATs contain keyloggers
Files

UK.gov teams up with moneymen on HACK ATTACK INSURANCE

+Comment Cover for biz ... but you'll have to jump through hoops
John Leyden, 13 Nov 12:28

Pay-by-bonk chip lets hackers pop all your favourite phones

Think your phone is safe? You've got NFC
Darren Pauli, 13 Nov 06:31

'Chinese hackers' pop US weather bureau, flatten forecast feeds

NOAA hack was COVERED UP yells congressman
Darren Pauli, 13 Nov 02:29