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open What happens when holes perfect for spyware are found in the engine room of millions of Qualcomm-based phones? Let's find out 34
By _LC_
open How did you spend your time at university? Pizza, booze, sleeping? This Oxford student is snooping on satellites 12
open Android user chucks potential $10bn+ sueball at Google over 'spying', 'harvesting data'... this time to build supposed rival to TikTok called 'Shorts' 37
open So you've decided you want to write a Windows rootkit. Good thing this chap's just demystified it in a talk 2
By Mahhn
open Chrome Web Store slammed again after 295 ad-injecting, spammy extensions downloaded 80 million times 12
By Snake
open Trump administration labels WeChat, TikTok ‘threats’ to national security, bans transactions with both 66
open Capital One fined $80m for shoddy public cloud security. Yeah, same bank in that 106m customer-record hack 3
open Foreshadow returns to the foreground: Secrets-spilling speculative-execution Intel flaw lives on, say boffins 6
open When it comes to hacking societies, Russia remains the master at sowing discord and disinformation online 41
open Intel NDA blueprints – 20GB of source code, schematics, specs, docs – spill onto web from partners-only vault 32
By aki009
open Think carefully about cyber insurance, says NCSC. But don't worry about buying off ransomware crooks 9
open National Crime Agency says Brit teen accused of Twitter hack has not been arrested 27
open USA decides to cleanse local networks of anything Chinese under new five-point national data security plan 144
open Canon not firing on all cylinders: Fledgling cloud loses people's pics'n'vids, then 'Maze ransomware' hits 16
By Qumefox
open US voting hardware maker's shock discovery: Security improves when you actually work with the community 18
open Ever wonder how a pentest turns into felony charges? Coalfire duo explain Iowa courthouse arrest debacle 32
open America was getting on top of its electronic voting machine security – then suddenly... A wild pandemic appears 12
By DS999
open UK data watchdog having a hard time making GDPR fines stick: Marriott scores another extension, BA prepares to pay 11% of £183m penalty threat 41
open NSA warns that mobile device location services constantly compromise snoops and soldiers 86
open China slams President Trump's TikTok banned-or-be-bought plan in the US 73
open Chinese debt collectors jailed for cyberbullying under ‘soft violence’ laws 12
open Microsoft forked out $13.7m in bug bounties. The reward program's architect thinks the money could be better spent 20
By Blazde
open As the world descends into madness, it's good to see some things never change: Monthly Android patches 16
open They say the tooth will set you free... so Brit dentist trade union tells members: 'Bad news – we've been hacked' 8
open Uncle Sam blames best pal China as Taidoor crew's dirty RAT takes aim at Western orgs, some have their doubts 1
open Doctor, doctor, got some sad news, there's been a bad case of hacking you: UK govt investigates email fail 80
open Leaky AWS S3 buckets are so common, they're being found by the thousands now – with lots of buried secrets 45
open Days after President Trump suggests pausing election over security, US House passes $500m for states to shore up election security 36
open UK Defence Committee chair muses treating TikTok like Huawei: So eyeball its code then ban it from the country? 9
open Linux Foundation rolls bunch of overlapping groups into one to tackle growing number of open-source security vulns 11
open 'We stopped ransomware' boasts Blackbaud CEO. And by 'stopped' he means 'got insurance to pay off crooks' 30
open Who was behind that stunning Twitter hack? State spies? Probably this Florida kid, say US prosecutors 52
open First rule of Ransomware Club is do not pay the ransom, but it looks like Carlson Wagonlit Travel didn't get the memo 56
By Packet
open Burn baby burn, plastic inferno! Infosec researchers turn 3D printers into self-immolating suicide machines 53
open In the market for a second-hand phone? Check it's still supported by the vendor – almost a third sold are not 58
open EU tries to get serious on cybercrime with first sanctions against Wannacry, NotPetya, CloudHopper crews 14
open Fun fact: If you noticed a while ago Zoom's web client going AWOL for a week, it's because someone found a passcode-cracking hole 8
open Twitter says spear-phishing attack hooked its staff and led to celebrity account hijack 19
By Danny 2
open Infosec bod: I've found zero-day flaws in Tor's bridge relay defenses. Tor Project: Only the zero part is right 15
open If you own one of these 45 Netgear devices, replace it: Kit maker won't patch vulnerable gear despite live proof-of-concept code 81
By mego
open DXC says ransomware attack disrupted customer operations at insurance services arm but barely left a scratch 6
open YOU... SHA-1 NOT PASS! Microsoft magics away demonic hash algorithm from Windows updates, apps 7
By Adam 1
open GRUB2, you're getting too bug for your boots: Config file buffer overflow is a boon for malware seeking to drill deeper into a system 32
open Chinese ambassador to UK threatens to withdraw Huawei, £3bn investment if comms giant banned from building 5G 71
By Katy_B
open No wonder Brit universities report hacks so often: Half of staff have had zero infosec training, apparently 32
By bob42
open Japan starts work on global quantum crypto network 8
open Reply-All storm flares as email announcing privacy policy puts 500 addresses in the 'To' field, not 'BCC' 36
open We're suing Google for harvesting our personal info even though we opted out of Chrome sync – netizens 40
By jake
open MI6 tried to intervene in independent court by stopping judge seeing legal papers – but they said sorry, so it's OK 34
open Data-stealing, password-harvesting, backdoor-opening QNAP NAS malware cruises along at 62,000 infections 19
By Sparkus

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