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open Chrome on Windows turns on Intel, AMD chip-level defenses against malicious websites 3
By s_simp
open JET engine flaws can crash Microsoft's IIS, SQL Server, say Palo Alto researchers 17
open 21 nails in Exim mail server: Vulnerabilities enable 'full remote unauthenticated code execution', millions of boxes at risk 31
open East London council blurts thousands of residents' email addresses in To field blunder 26
By hoola
open Twilio's private GitHub repositories cloned by Codecov attacker, cloud comms platform confirms 3
By HildyJ
open What not to expect when you're expecting: Fertility apps may be selling intimate health secrets 23
open 'Millions' of Dell PCs will grant malware, rogue users admin-level access if asked nicely 50
open Apple patches iOS, macOS, iPadOS, watchOS, kitchen-sinkOS bugs said to be exploited in the wild 19
open Bill to protect UK against harmful foreign investment becomes law 48
open Happy Friday? Darktrace gets 40 per cent boost on London IPO debut 3
open Australia proposes teaching cyber-security to five-year-old kids 16
open Stealthy Linux backdoor malware spotted after three years of minding your business 44
open BadAlloc: Microsoft looked at memory allocation code in tons of devices and found this one common security flaw 52
open Vivaldi update unleashes the 'Cookie Crumbler' to simply block any services asking for consent (sites may break) 84
open Billions in data protection lawsuits rides on Google's last-ditch UK Supreme Court defence for Safari Workaround sueball 35
open 48 ways you can avoid file-scrambling, data-stealing miscreants – or so says the Ransomware Task Force 37
By batfink
open Digital Ocean springs a leak: Miscreant exploits hole to peep on unlucky customers' billing details for two weeks 5
open Ransomware crooks who broke into Merseyrail used director's email address to brag about it – report 19
open Brit MPs and campaigners come together to oppose COVID status certificates as 'divisive and discriminatory' 128
open Here's what Russia's SVR spy agency does when it breaks into your network, says US CISA infosec agency 22
open Washington DC police force confirms data breach after ransomware upstart Babuk posts trophies to Tor blog 19
By Tempest
open HashiCorp reveals exposure of private code-signing key after Codecov compromise 3
open Security vendor Proofpoint snapped up by private equity for $12.3bn but still in search of profit 2
open Scam victims find same fraudulent ads lurking on Facebook and Google even after flagging them up 32
open Ethics isn't a county east of London, but it's the only way to look at security 21
By ThatOne
open GCHQ boss warns China can rewrite 'the global operating system' in its own authoritarian image 121
By s_simp
open India orders takedowns of social media posts it claims harm fight against raging COVID-19 outbreak 4
open Emotet malware self-destructs after cops deliver time-bomb DLL to infected Windows PCs 32
open Homebrew fixes Cask repo GitHub Actions bug that would have let anyone sneak malicious code onto machines 2
open Volunteer-run pirate Manga website attacked, loses hashed passwords, has ‘nobody’ to fix the mess 17
open Computer security world in mourning over death of Dan Kaminsky, aged 42 20
By Cederic
open If you have a QNAP NAS, stop what you're doing right now and install latest updates. Do it before Qlocker gets you 48
By fobobob
open US aviation regulator warns of mid-air collision risk if Garmin TCAS boxes are not updated 23
open MI5 wants to shed its cocktail-guzzling posho image – so it's opened an Instagram account 26
open Apple, you've AirDrop'd the ball: Academics detail ways to leak contact info of nearby iThings for spear-phishing 21
open Asian buyers set for security spending spree to catch up on shabby strategies 1
open Signal app's Moxie says it's possible to sabotage Cellebrite's phone-probing tools with booby-trapped file 38
open Apple supplier Quanta Computer confirms it's fallen victim to ransomware attack 10
By 45RPM
open wants mobile makers to declare death dates for their new devices from launch 102
open Half of Q1's malware traffic observed by Sophos was TLS encrypted, hiding inside legit requests to legit services 15
By petef
open REvil ransomware gang claims it stole top-secret tech designs – including Apple lappies – from Quanta Computer 7
open Japan accuses Chinese military of cyber-attacks on its space agency 4
open China broke into govt, defense, finance networks via zero-day in Pulse Secure VPN gateways? No way 10
open Would be so cool if everyone normalized these pesky data leaks, says data-leaking Facebook in leaked memo 34
open Do you expect me to talk? Yes, Mr Bond, I expect you to reply: 10k Brits targeted on LinkedIn by Chinese, Russian spies 14
open We need to talk about criminal adversaries who want you to eat undercooked onion rings 59
open Bank of England ponders minting 'Britcoin' to sit alongside the Pound 92
open Who knew Uncle Sam had strike teams for SolarWinds, Exchange flaws? Well, anyway, they are disbanded 12
open WordPress core contributor proposes treating Google FLoC as a security vulnerability 29
open Won't somebody please think of the children!!! UK to mount fresh assault on end-to-end encryption in Facebook 122



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