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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

Google boffins beat own Captchas

The StreetView numbers game
Richard Chirgwin, 22 Apr 02:02

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

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

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

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
Phil Muncaster, 15 Apr 06:30

Pakistan mulls cyber security bill to keep NSA at bay

Calls for founding of National Cyber Security Council

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

Canadian taxman says hundreds pierced by Heartbleed SSL skewer

900 social insurance numbers nicked, says revenue watchman
John Leyden, 14 Apr 15:37