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Secondhand Point-o-Sale terminal was horrific security midden

Not so much backdoors as frontdoors, basically without doors in them
John Leyden, 21 Jul 12:37

Snowden wants YOU – yes, YOU – to build spy-busting tech

Says it's your civic duty to turn our KIDS into SYSADMINS
Darren Pauli, 21 Jul 07:45

Manic malware Mayhem spreads through Linux, FreeBSD web servers

And how Google could cripple infection rate in a second
Iain Thomson, 18 Jul 21:30

Hi-tech Fagin couple used Apple scam cash to fly pickpockets to UK

Heavy jail sentences doled out to phisherfolk - cops
John Leyden, 18 Jul 11:01

L33t haxxors compete to p0wn popular home routers

EFF-endorsed SOHOpelessly Broken challenge will air routers' dirty zero day laundry
Darren Pauli, 18 Jul 07:02

Chromecast hack Rickrolls Google's TV stick

Hacker's gonna tell a lie, hacker's gonna p0wn WiFi, hacker's gonna make you cry
Darren Pauli, 18 Jul 01:58

NUDE SNAPS AGENCY: NSA bods love 'showing off your saucy selfies'

Swapping other people's sexts is a fringe benefit, says Snowden
Iain Thomson, 17 Jul 23:24

NASDAQ IT security spend: $1bn. Finding mystery malware on its servers: Priceless

Probe reveals US banks just as wide open to hacking
Iain Thomson, 17 Jul 19:56

Don't put that duffel bag full of cash in the hotel room safe

Two words: Default passcodes... and there's MORE
John Leyden, 17 Jul 10:01
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Flaws found in Bitdefender enterprise endpoint manager

Hardcoded GravityZone creds to be wiped at month's end
Darren Pauli, 17 Jul 07:28

LibreSSL RNG bug fix: What's all the forking fuss about, ask devs

Blow to bit-spitter 'tis but a flesh wound, claim team
John Leyden, 17 Jul 06:03
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German NSA probe chief mulls spy-busting typewriters

Manual typewriters, too, not fancy electric ones subject to American electrickery
Darren Pauli, 17 Jul 04:11

Opinion

Apple

iDevice gizmo-snatcher Oleg... you must be taking the Pliss

High profile attacker couldn't scam your grandma
Angry Birds

Look, pal, it’s YOUR password so it’s YOUR fault that it's gone AWOL

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Security begins at home... and ends up in someone else’s
Alistair Dabbs, 23 May 11:58
Uncov chronicles the failure of Web 2.0

Today's bugs have BRANDS? Be still my bleeding heart [logo]

Stob Code-slinger Verity reviews the rash of groovy-named open-source security vulns
Verity Stob, 01 May 07:02
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
Alistair Dabbs, 21 Mar 13:59

News

Own a Cisco modem or wireless gateway? It might be owned by someone else, too

Remote code exec in HTTP server hands kit to bad guys
Shaun Nichols, 17 Jul 03:44

Supposed 'leader' of LulzSec pleads guilty to hacking, hubris

Australian Federal Police say 'Aush0k' not international mastermind, just a naughty boy
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Jul 02:45

Skiddies turn Amazon cloud into 'crime-as-a-service' – security bod

AWS is a growing haven for malware in survey of top web providers
Jack Clark, 17 Jul 02:14

UN to Five Eyes nations: Your mass surveillance is breaking the law

And Navi Pillay calls for Snowden to be protected
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Jul 00:59

Crooks fling banking Trojan at Japanese smut site fans

Wait - they're doing online banking with an unpatched Windows PC?
John Leyden, 16 Jul 14:05

UK data watchdog broke data law, says UK data watchdog

ICO probes self in 'non-trivial security incident'
Kelly Fiveash, 16 Jul 12:05

Redmond may buy security company it says is wrong about AD flaw

Israel's Aorato may scoop $200m despite Microsoft rubbishing its claims
Darren Pauli, 16 Jul 07:27

Microsoft: You NEED bad passwords and should re-use them a lot

Dirty QWERTY a perfect P@ssword1 for garbage websites
Darren Pauli, 16 Jul 05:28

Run Oracle? Want to sleep tonight? Then sort these 113 patches

And that's without Heartbleed patches says Big O, urging haste
Simon Sharwood, 16 Jul 02:02

Mandatory data breach laws back on Australian agenda

Financial System Inquiry report wants 'em to stop banks hiding boo-boos
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Jul 00:58

You don't need a HERO, you need a ZERO. From Google

+Comment Crack unit to rid internet of zero-day vulns
John Leyden, 15 Jul 19:09

Hamas hacks Israeli TV sat channel to broadcast pics of Gaza wounded

Tells viewers: 'Prepare yourself for an extended stay in shelters'
John Leyden, 15 Jul 18:15

British data cops: We need greater powers and more money

You want data butt kicking, we need bigger boots - ICO
John Leyden, 15 Jul 15:16
Kronos

'Father of Zeus' banking trojan appears at very reasonable price

Kingpin daddy skips sandboxes, ducks AV and pops browsers
Darren Pauli, 15 Jul 07:27
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Flaw in Google's Dropcam sees it turned into SPYCAM

Researchers find Heartbleed vuln and plenty more holes in Google's IoT eyes
Darren Pauli, 15 Jul 04:31
Airship over NSA datacenter

NIST told to grow a pair and kick NSA to the curb

Lrn2crypto, oversight panel tells US govt's algorithm bods
Shaun Nichols, 14 Jul 23:57
cable

Hackers' delight: Hotel cyber-cafe, er, business centers, apparently – US Secret Service

Arrests in Texas spark under-the-counter alert, we're told
Iain Thomson, 14 Jul 22:15

Will GCHQ furtle this El Reg readers' poll? Team Snowden suggests: Yes

Poll Leaked wiki boasts of mischief-making, propaganda-spreading toolkit
Chris Williams, 14 Jul 21:31
PayPal

XSS marks the spot: PayPal portal peril plugged

Vuln was persistent but small, claims payment firm
John Leyden, 14 Jul 12:41

Popular password protection programs p0wnable

LastPass, RoboForm, My1Login, PasswordBox and NeedMyPassword all flawed
Darren Pauli, 14 Jul 03:58