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Cyber spies whip out 'Machete', stride towards Latin America

¡Ay, caramba! Don't open hot Brazilian XXX.rar
John Leyden, 21 Aug 16:05

Microsoft: We plan to CLEAN UP this here Windows Store town

Paid-for apps that provide free downloads? Really
John Leyden, 21 Aug 13:28

Chinese hackers spied on investigators of Flight MH370 - report

Classified data on flight's disappearance pinched
John Leyden, 21 Aug 10:38

Hear ye, young cyber warriors of the realm: GCHQ wants you

Get involved, get a job and then never discuss work ever again
Jasper Hamill, 21 Aug 09:33

Boffins propose security shim for Android

Hoping Choc Factory wants third-party infosec sweeties
Richard Chirgwin, 21 Aug 07:32

New twist as rogue antivirus enters death throes

That's not the website you're looking for
Darren Pauli, 21 Aug 06:31
Stuxnet

Oi! Rip Van Winkle: PATCH, already

Stuxnet, Sality, Gauss, Flame still infecting your unpatched boxen
Darren Pauli, 20 Aug 23:10

Heartbleed implicated in US hospital megahack

This time superbug has nothing to do with MRSA
John Leyden, 20 Aug 12:32

Opinion

flames_fire_destruction

Synology and the NAS-ty malware-flingers: What can be learned

Sysadmin blog 'Security first' gets more NB for little guys
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

How long is too long to wait for a security fix?

Sysadmin blog Synology finally patches OpenSSL bugs in Trevor's NAS
Trevor Pott, 25 Jul 20:40
Double Facepalm; when one facepalm is not enough.

Stop begging, startup-land, and start YELLING at Catch of the Day

Consumer trust boost from data breach laws would do more for online biz than any subsidy or share scheme
Richard Chirgwin, 23 Jul 22:08

News

Brother, can you spare a DIME for holy grail of secure webmail?

Feature Lavabit man's new project: One of security's thorniest problems
John Leyden, 20 Aug 09:36

Lazy sysadmins rooted in looming Mozilla cert wipeout

CA maintainer warns 'check your infrastructure'
Darren Pauli, 20 Aug 04:32

Cryptolocker flogged on YouTube

Cat video encrypts all the things
Darren Pauli, 20 Aug 01:04

Nuke regulator hacked three times in three years

Phishing emails hooked dozens of staff
Darren Pauli, 19 Aug 07:29

NSW to build federated ID management rig for staff, punters

Oracle code and kit to be tended by NTT
Simon Sharwood, 19 Aug 05:55

e-Borders fiasco: Brits stung for £224m after US IT giant sues UK govt

Defeat to Raytheon branded 'catastrophic result'
Iain Thomson, 19 Aug 05:02

Google to offer special accounts for kids: report

Under 13? You'll be under Google's tender care
Simon Sharwood, 19 Aug 04:21

Think crypto hides you from spooks on Facebook? THINK AGAIN

Traffic fingerprints reveal all, say boffins
Richard Chirgwin, 19 Aug 04:03

Linux kernel devs made to finger their dongles before contributing code

Two-factor auth enabled for Kernel.org repositories
Neil McAllister, 18 Aug 23:44

Tor-rorists get sneaky Aphex Twin album peek in dance guru hypegasm

Come for the music, stay for the surveillance
Iain Thomson, 18 Aug 23:14

'Chinese crims' snatch 4.5 MILLION patient files from US hospitals

Don't worry, says Community Health Systems, we're insured
Iain Thomson, 18 Aug 20:07

Germany 'accidentally' snooped on John Kerry and Hillary Clinton

Dragnet surveillance picks up EVERYTHING, USA, m'kay?
John Leyden, 18 Aug 13:28

Something's phishy: More holiday scam spam flung at real hotel customers

Updated Victims had all made genuine hotel bookings
John Leyden, 18 Aug 11:37

Rupert Murdoch says Google is worse than the NSA

Mr Burns vs. The Chocolate Factory, round three!
Simon Sharwood, 18 Aug 06:26
Privacy image

Irish credit unions in privacy breach

Private investigators duped DSP: reports
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Aug 03:31
Malware

VXer fighters get new stealth weapon in war of the (mal)wares

Foiled traditional systems force white hats to bare metal
Darren Pauli, 18 Aug 02:29
Hacked sarcasm

Boffins find hundreds of thousands of woefully insecure IoT devices

Eeewww! Thousands of connected contraptions share firmware
Darren Pauli, 17 Aug 23:26
blue screen of death

Microsoft cries UNINSTALL in the wake of Blue Screens of Death™

Cache crash causes contained choloric calamity

Time to ditch HTTP – govt malware injection kit thrust into spotlight

Don't touch that cat video, warns Citizen Lab
Iain Thomson, 16 Aug 01:57

Supervalu supermarket stores stung by sneaky sales system scammers

Up to 1,000 stores could have been hacked
Iain Thomson, 15 Aug 22:15

Apple slings fanbois' data at Chinese servers in China Telecom deal

Mandarins won't get encryption keys, Cook & Co promises ... scout's honor
Iain Thomson, 15 Aug 20:31