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open Forget BYOD, this is BYOVM: Ransomware tries to evade antivirus by hiding in a virtual machine on infected systems 36
By Nifty
open To test its security mid-pandemic, GitLab tried phishing its own work-from-home staff. 1 in 5 fell for it 60
open Campaign groups warn GCHQ can re-identify UK's phones from COVID-19 contact-tracing app data 66
open Far-right leader walks free from court after conviction for refusing to hand his phone passcode over to police 158
open DNS this week stands for Drowning Needed Services: Design flaw in name server system can be exploited to flood machines offline 19
open Zoom continues its catch-up security sprint with new training, bug bounty tweaks and promise of crypto playbook 6
open Remember when Securus was sued for recording 14,000 calls between prison inmates and lawyers? It just settled 7
open UK's Ministry of Defence: We'll harvest and anonymise private COVID-19 apps' tracing data by handing it to 'behavioural science' arm 50
open Houseparty denied it had been hacked... while miscreants were abusing its dot-com domain name infrastructure 3
open Tech's Volkswagen moment? Trend Micro accused of cheating Microsoft driver QA by detecting test suite 46
open Former Labour deputy leader Harriet Harman calls on UK govt to legally protect data from contact-tracing apps 69
open You know this Land of the Free thing, yeah? Well then, why allow the FBI to trawl through America's browsing history without a warrant? 37
open Rogue ADT tech spied on hundreds of customers in their homes via CCTV – including me, says teen girl 71
open Beer rating app reveals homes and identities of spies and military bods, warns Bellingcat 80
By Tom 7
open Easyjet hacked: 9 million people's data accessed plus 2,200 folks' credit card details grabbed 130
open Open letter from digital rights groups to UK health secretary questions big tech's role in NHS COVID-19 data store 15
open AT&T tracked its own sales bods using GPS, secretly charged them $135 a month to do so, lawsuit claims 22
open Magecart malware merrily sipped card details, evaded security scans on UK e-tailer Páramo for almost 8 months 16
open Insider threat? Pffft. Hackers on the outside are the ones mostly making off with your private biz data, says Verizon 11
By HildyJ
open With millions upon millions out of work in the US, here come the scammers claiming victims' unemployment money using stolen info 21
open Attorney General: We didn't need Apple to crack terrorist's iPhones – tho we still want iGiant to do it in future 47
open Apple's MagicPairing for Bluetooth fails to enchant after mischief-making bugs found hiding in the stack 12
open Microsoft gives Office 365 admins the heads-up: Some internal queries over weekend might have returned results from completely different orgs 19
open A real loch mess: Navy larks sunk by a truculent torpedo 169
open Dutch spies helped Britain's GCHQ break Argentine crypto during Falklands War 93
open Cyber attack against UK power grid middleman Elexon sparks in-house IT recovery efforts 59
open You can't have it both ways: Anti-coronavirus masks may thwart our creepy face-recog cameras, London cops admit 137
open Vint Cerf suggests GDPR could hurt coronavirus vaccine development 64
open Brit defense contractor hacked, up to 100,000 past and present employees' details siphoned off – report 5
open Multi-part Android spyware lurked on Google Play Store for 4 years, posing as a bunch of legit-looking apps 33
By DrXym
open 'iOS security is f**ked' says exploit broker Zerodium: Prices crash for taking a bite out of Apple's core tech 37
open There's Norway you're going to believe this: Government investment fund conned out of $10m in cyber-attack 10
open US-CERT lists the 10 most-exploited security bugs and, yeah, it's mostly Microsoft holes people forgot to patch 6
open Now there's nothing stopping the PATRIOT Act allowing the FBI to slurp web-browsing histories without a warrant 51
open Senator demands deep probe into spyware-for-cops after NSO Group touts hacking toolkit to American plod 7
open Stop tracking me, Google: Austrian citizen files GDPR legal complaint over Android Advertising ID 58
By markoer
open Danger zone! Brit research supercomputer ARCHER's login nodes exploited in cyber-attack, admins reset passwords and SSH keys 37
open Sadly, 111 in this story isn't binary. It's decimal. It's the number of security fixes emitted by Microsoft this week 17
By BGatez
open Researchers spot thousands of Android apps leaking user data through misconfigured Firebase databases 8
open India releases data-use protocols for its contact-tracing app... after five weeks and 100 million downloads 4
open Papa don't breach: Contracts, personal info on Madonna, Lady Gaga, Elton John, others swiped in celeb law firm 'hack' 23
open Incredible how you can steal data via Thunderbolt once you've taken the PC apart, attached a flash programmer, rewritten the firmware... 34
open Mama mia! Nintendo in need of a plumber after leak sprays N64, GameCube, Wii code 8
open One malicious MMS is all it takes to pwn a Samsung smartphone: Bug squashed amid Android patch batch 15
open DEF CON is canceled... No, for real. The in-person event is canceled. We're not joking. It's canceled. We mean it 9
open If you miss the happier times of the 2000s, just look up today's SCADA gear which still has Stuxnet-style holes 11
open Bored at home? Cisco has just the thing: A shed-load of security fixes to install, from a Kerberos bypass to crashes 3
open FYI: Your browser can pick up ultrasonic signals you can't hear, and that sounds like a privacy nightmare to some 53
open Senior MP tells UK Defence Committee on 5G security: Russia could become China's cyber-attack dog 44
By Bck
open So you've set up MFA and solved the Elvish riddle, but some still think passwords alone are secure enough 15


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