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Blood-crazed Microsoft axes Trustworthy Computing Group

Security be not a dirty word, me Satya. But crevice, bigod...
John Leyden, 19 Sep 12:02

TOR users become FBI's No.1 hacking target after legal power grab

Be afeared, me hearties, these scoundrels be spying our signals
John Leyden, 19 Sep 10:03

Russian botnet suspects cuffed over romantic MMS spyware allegs

Avast! Belay that 'RomanticVK' order - there be MONSTERS
John Leyden, 19 Sep 08:32

Google Apple grapple brings crypto cop block to Android

Belike tears of joy to this old seadog's eyes, laddie
Darren Pauli, 19 Sep 07:25

Samsung unlocks Knox at zero bucks

The race to zero in the mobile device management market has begun
Simon Sharwood, 19 Sep 03:03

Google bloke Beer buzzes iOS 8, OS X in bug-busting bonanza bash

Apple's turn to get the drinks in, amirite?
Darren Pauli, 19 Sep 02:14

Home Depot: 56 million bank cards pwned by malware in our tills

That's about 50 per cent bigger than the Target tills mega-hack
Shaun Nichols, 18 Sep 22:39

Snowden's NSA leaks have galvanised the storage world

Vendors raise their game after gov securo-busting revealed
Tom Brewster, 18 Sep 15:33

Early result from Scots indyref vote? NAW, Jimmy - it's a SCAM

Anyone claiming to know before tomorrow is telling porkies
John Leyden, 18 Sep 12:33

China hacked US Army transport orgs TWENTY TIMES in ONE YEAR

FBI et al knew of nine hacks - but didn't tell TRANSCOM
Darren Pauli, 18 Sep 09:57

Jihadi terrorists DIDN'T encrypt their comms 'cos of Snowden leaks

Intel bods' analysis concludes 'no significant change' after whistle was blown
John Leyden, 18 Sep 08:29

Comprehensive guide to obliterating web apps published

Open Web App Security Project releases new app dev opus
Darren Pauli, 18 Sep 06:32

Apple's Cook: We have never allowed g-men access to Apple servers

Only hackers can see your nude selfies, not feds
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 05:31
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

Opinion

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?

Got your NUDE SELFIES in the cloud? Two-factor auth's your best bet for securing them

Infosec made simple: 2FA, its good points and bad points
Stuart Burns, 16 Sep 16:32
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Synology and the NAS-ty malware-flingers: What can be learned

Sysadmin blog 'Security first' gets more NB for little guys
Trevor Pott, 05 Aug 10:01
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

News

Boffins plot global (browser) cookie crumb trail

Patchwork regulation creates silos of data and worldwide web of data bakers
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 03:59

BitTorrent's peer-to-peer chat app Bleep goes live as public alpha

A good day for privacy as invisble.im also reveals its approach to untraceable chats
Richard Chirgwin, 18 Sep 02:31

Critical Adobe Reader and Acrobat patches FINALLY make it out

Eight vulns healed, including XSS and DoS paths
John Leyden, 17 Sep 12:29

UK.gov lobs another fistful of change at SME infosec nightmares

Senior Lib Dem in 'trying to be relevant' shocker. It's only taxpayers' money, after all
John Leyden, 17 Sep 10:28

Citadel Trojan phishes its way into petrochem firm's webmail

Middle Eastern webmail servers popped
Darren Pauli, 17 Sep 05:27

Credit card cutting flaw could have killed EVERY AD on Twitter

Party-pooper gets $2800 for ad-busting bug
Darren Pauli, 17 Sep 04:02

Cisco sprinkles Sourcefire goodies on ASA firewalls

FirePOWER can be licensed into existing kit
Richard Chirgwin, 17 Sep 01:29

Amazon REINTRODUCES Kindle swindle vulnerability

Malware gives book thief grief
Darren Pauli, 17 Sep 00:58

Got your NUDE SELFIES in the cloud? Two-factor auth's your best bet for securing them

Infosec made simple: 2FA, its good points and bad points
Stuart Burns, 16 Sep 16:32

Rejoice, Blighty! UK is the TOP of the WHOLE WORLD ... for PHISHING

Thanks, gullible chumps - now everyone knows we're a soft touch
Darren Pauli, 16 Sep 12:57

Israeli spies rebel over mass-snooping on innocent Palestinians

'Disciplinary treatment will be sharp and clear' vow spy-chiefs
John Leyden, 16 Sep 09:24

THREE QUARTERS of Android mobes open to web page spy bug

Metasploit module gobbles KitKat SOP slop
Darren Pauli, 16 Sep 06:32
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'Speargun' program is fantasy, says cable operator

We just might notice if you cut our cables
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Sep 05:02
The actor playing a young Julian Assange in the telemovie Underground

I saved Bitcoin and the PERFECT DRAFT OF HISTORY, says Assange

Heat:kitchen equation saw WikiLeaks decide not to accept BTC donations until currency could flourish
Simon Sharwood, 16 Sep 02:59
That 419 shirt artwork in full

Bank IT bod accused of stealing $40 MEEELLION from employer

Turns out there may actually be a Nigerian 'prince' out there with cash
Iain Thomson, 16 Sep 02:02
Privacy image

Chinese 'Sogou Explorer' browser sends URLs to parts unknown

APNIC sniffs the digital exhaust and finds 1 in 400 'net users have stalkers
Richard Chirgwin, 16 Sep 00:58
Flytrap

Yawn, Wikileaks, we already knew about FinFisher. But these software binaries...

Latest Assange leakgasm includes full copies of spyware
Chat from the #opaustralia IRC channel

Freenode IRC users told to change passwords after securo-breach

Miscreants probably got in, you guys know the drill by now
John Leyden, 15 Sep 10:27
Arrow quiver

Hey, scammers. Google's FINE with your dodgy look-a-like apps

Google Apps scripts could fool ANYONE, warns engineer
Darren Pauli, 15 Sep 09:31
Doom printer hack

Infosec geniuses hack a Canon PRINTER and install DOOM

Internet of Stuff securo-cockups strike yet again
John Leyden, 15 Sep 08:26