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Sat comms kit riddled with backdoors for hackers – researcher

Right, shipmate, identify yourself. LOL? What's your meaning?
John Leyden, 23 Apr 09:34

Think-tank to infosec: You're doing it wrong

Cyber risks 'similar to 2008 crash'
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Apr 06:32

Japan airport staff dash to replace passcodes after security cock-up

Haneda employee drops key codes ahead of Obama visit
Phil Muncaster, 23 Apr 04:29

Cisco kicks off security kit/software/cloud combo

Realtime protection, apparently
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Apr 04:01

Kill dodgy RNG says NIST

But you already knew that, right?
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Apr 03:02

Patch iOS, OS X now: PDFs, JPEGs, URLs, web pages can pwn your kit

Plus: iThings and desktops at risk of NEW SSL attack flaw
Shaun Nichols, 22 Apr 23:31

OpenBSD founder wants to bin buggy OpenSSL library, launches fork

One Heartbleed vuln was too many for Theo de Raadt
Neil McAllister, 22 Apr 19:53
Gold iPhone 5s, in'it?

Reddit users discover iOS malware threat

'Unflod Baby Panda' looks to snatch Apple IDs
Shaun Nichols, 18 Apr 20:03

Netcraft adds Heartbleed sniffing to site-scanning browser tool

Checks if sites were vulnerable and what they've done about it
Neil McAllister, 18 Apr 00:42

Arts and crafts store Michaels says 3 million credit cards exposed in breach

Meanwhile, Target investigators prepare for long process in nabbing hackers
Shaun Nichols, 18 Apr 00:40

Opinion

BB_PLAYBOOK_RIM_DOWN_TOILET

They want me to install CCTV to see what YOU did in the TOILET

Something For The Weekend, Sir? Anti-social social media - it's for winners

Reg HPC man relives 0-day rootkit GROUNDHOG DAY

HPC blog Okay, campers, rise and shine, and don't forget your booties...
South Korean spam

Spam, a lot of it: Bubble tea is the Seoul of wit

Something for the Weekend, Sir? South Korea’s Hall of Shame
Alistair Dabbs, 14 Feb 12:03

Speaking in Tech: The Snowden Effect... Why 2014 will be the year of PRIVATE cloud

Podcast Plus: SSD pioneer Violin... OMG - Don's gone
Team Register, 25 Dec 13:12

News

Putin tells Snowden: Russia conducts no US-style mass surveillance

Gov't is too broke for that, Russian prez says
Neil McAllister, 17 Apr 19:01

Heartbleed mega-bug clean up shrinks Tor network by an eighth

And that's before they look at all the nodes and what version of OpenSSL they're running
Simon Sharwood, 17 Apr 01:02

Mounties always get their man: Heartbleed 'hacker', 19, CUFFED

Canadian teen accused of raiding tax computers using OpenSSL bug
Shaun Nichols, 16 Apr 21:54

Burnt out on patches this month? Oracle's got 104 MORE fixes for you

Mass patch for issues across its software catalog
Shaun Nichols, 16 Apr 20:33

French hard-drive maker LaCie cops to YEAR LONG card data leak

And it didn't find out until the FBI broke the news
John Leyden, 16 Apr 16:57

OpenSSL bug hunt: Find NEXT Heartbleed, earn $$$ – if enough people donate cash

Quarter of a million dollars could be up for grabs
John Leyden, 16 Apr 16:03

Lost your credit card PIN? No worries! Get a new one - over SMS

Mobe firm gets PCI DSS green light for text-crypto service
Simon Rockman, 16 Apr 07:02

Snowden-inspired crypto-email service Lavaboom launches

German service pays tribute to Lavabit
Phil Muncaster, 16 Apr 05:28

Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint scanner hacked in just 4 DAYS

Sammy's newbie cooked slower than iPhone, also costs more to build
Phil Muncaster, 16 Apr 03:42

Eugene Kaspersky: Ukraine conflict hurts enterprise security

With governments occupied, criminals could capitalize
Shaun Nichols, 16 Apr 01:12

Oracle working on at least 13 Heartbleed fixes

Big Red's cloud is safe and Oracle Linux 6 has been patched, but Java has some issues
Simon Sharwood, 16 Apr 01:02
Kaspersky Lab logo

Kaspersky's Security for Virtualization pushed to XenServer and HyperV

Platform looks to slim down security protections in virtual instances
Shaun Nichols, 15 Apr 23:52
Former DHS Secretary Tom Ridge

Tom Ridge: Private sector lagging in cybersecurity

Former US Homeland Security boss scorns enterprise security efforts
Shaun Nichols, 15 Apr 20:05
Screaming kid

Parent gabfest Mumsnet hit by SSL bug: My heart bleeds, grins hacker

Natter-board tells middle-class Britain to purée its passwords
John Leyden, 15 Apr 10:43
The Moon

German space centre endures cyber attack

Chinese code retrieved but NSA hack not ruled out

Pakistan mulls cyber security bill to keep NSA at bay

Calls for founding of National Cyber Security Council
Phil Muncaster, 15 Apr 04:31

VMware reveals 27-patch Heartbleed fix plan

Go buy your vSysadmins a big choccy egg: their Easter is in peril
Simon Sharwood, 15 Apr 04:01

Feds indict nine for making millions from Zeus malware

But cops only have two of them in custody
Iain Thomson, 14 Apr 18:58