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open Brave soz about coding snafu that sent search queries to affiliate links but insists practice is 'industry-standard' 6
By Eric.R.
open Singapore to distribute wearable contact-tracing device and won't rule out making it compulsory 10
open Because things aren't bad enough already: COVID-19 is going to mess up election security assumptions too 2
open Huawei launches UK charm offensive: We've provided 2G, 3G and 4G for 20 years, and you're worried about 5G? 90
open Why would someone want to hack Germany's PPE supply chain? We're glad you masked 13
open Smart fridges are cool, but after a few short years you could be stuck with a big frosty brick in the kitchen 283
By jake
open Tycoon malware rages through US schools, LG's boot problem, and QNAP admins had better get busy 4
By big_D
open British Army pulls up its SOC: New regiment to do infosec work even civvies will recognise 21
open Kinda goes without saying, but shore up your admin passwords or be borged by this brute-forcing botnet 19
open UK govt publishes contracts granting Amazon, Microsoft, Google and AI firms access to COVID-19 health data 25
open Signal goes Gaussian to take privacy to the next level: All your faces don't belong to us 16
open OK Windows 10, we get it: You really do not want us to install this unsigned application. But 7 steps borders on ridiculous 104
By Mxm
open Facebook to save US users from ads bought by foreign state-controlled media 23
open Have I Been Pwned breach report email pwned entire firm's helldesk ticket system 77
open Legal complaint lodged with UK data watchdog over claims coronavirus Test and Trace programme flouts GDPR 121
open Sophos puts 100 at risk of redundancy as future of Naked Security blog hangs in balance 16
open Creeps give away money to harass recipients with abusive transaction descriptions on bank statements 21
open Update Firefox: Mozilla just patched three hijack-me holes and a bunch of other flaws 13
open Anatomy of a business email scam: FBI dossier details how fraudster pocketed $500k+ by redirecting payments 7
open $5bn+ sueball bounces into Google's court over claims it continues to track netizens in 'private browsing mode' 35
open Defending critical national infrastructure... hmm. Does Zoom count as critical now? 12
open Tor soups up onion sites with bountiful browser bump: No more tears trying to find the secure sites you want 11
By Timmy B
open Office supplies biz owned by UK council shrugs off ransomware demand for 102 Bitcoin 17
By Tim99
open 'Beyond stupid': Linus Torvalds trashes 5.8 Linux kernel patch over opt-in Intel CPU bug mitigation 96
open Contact-tracer spoofing is already happening – and it's dangerously simple to do 196
open Had a bad weekend? Probably, if you're a Sectigo customer, after root cert expires and online chaos ensues 20
open Get rich quick! Work from home! Earn $100,000 easy – just find a critical flaw in Apple's sign-in system 3
open REvil ransomware gang publishes 'Elexon staff's passports' after UK electrical middleman shrugs off attack 14
By robidy
open UK.gov dangles £400k over makers of IoT Things: Go on, let's see how you'd make a security cert scheme 21
open Cisco hacked: Six backend servers used by customer VIRL-PE deployments compromised via SaltStack 6
open Remember when Republicans said Dems hacked voting systems to rig Georgia's election? There were no hacks 90
By Roo
open Great news. Patch load drops 20% for the first time in 10 years. Bad news: Well, you've heard about coronavirus? 10
open It's not every day the NSA publicly warns of attacks by Kremlin hackers – so take this critical Exim flaw seriously 10
open Got $50k spare? Then you can crack SHA-1 – so OpenSSH is deprecating flawed hashing algo in a 'near-future release' 26
open Cybercrooks tend to prefer Google-branded phishing to Microsoft-flavoured lures 2
open You, Apple Mac fan. Put down the homemade oat-milk latte, you need to patch a load of security bugs, too 6
By 45RPM
open 26 million logins believed to be stolen from LiveJournal in 2017 pop up on hacker forum 3
By J. Cook
open Oh cool, tech service prices are plummeting. And by tech services, we mean botnet rentals and stolen credit cards 2
open Microsoft blocks Trend Micro code at center of driver 'cheatware' storm from Windows 10, rootkit detector product pulled from site 44
open Mulled Chrome API shines light on long-neglected privacy gap: Sites can snoop on your find-in-page searches 17
open India said its coronavirus contact-tracing app is perfect... adds bug bounty and open-sources it anyway 1
open US lawmakers get a second shot at forcing FBI agents to obtain a warrant before they leaf through web histories 15
By MooJohn
open If someone could stop hackers pwning medical systems right now, that would be cool, say Red Cross and friends 29
open Airline-chasing lawyers leap on Easyjet for £18bn after 9m folks' data, itineraries nicked 17
open Unmanned drones to slash NHS delivery times to one-fifth of road 'n' rail transport 31
By jake
open eBay users spot the online auction house port-scanning their PCs. Um... is that OK? 105
open Galaxy S20 security is already old hat as Samsung launches new safety silicon 16
By DCdave
open Contact-tracing app may become a permanent fixture in major Chinese city 14
open Pre-authentication, remote root hole in call-center software? Thanks, Cisco. Just what a long weekend needs 4
open It wasn't just a few credit cards: Entire travel itineraries were stolen by hackers, Easyjet now tells victims 72
By Nifty

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