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open Another day, another Google cull: Chocolate Factory axes 49 malicious Chrome extensions from web store 7
open Apple: We respect your privacy so much we've revealed a little about what we can track when you use Maps 58
open At least someone's making out like a bandit: Scammers have pocketed $13m in Coronavirus fraud from the US this year 3
open April 2020 and – rest assured – your Windows PC can still be pwned by something so innocuous as an unruly font 44
open Let's authenticate: Beyond Identity pitches app-wrapped certificate authority 23
open Zoom adds Choose Your Own Routing Adventure to keep chats out of China 24
By TRT
open So how do the coronavirus smartphone tracking apps actually work and should you download one to help? 207
open How to make a stranger's insecure 3D printer halt-and-catch-fire – plus more alerts from infosec world 24
open Ransomware scumbags leak Boeing, Lockheed Martin, SpaceX documents after contractor refuses to pay 121
By hayzoos
open Signal sends smoke, er, signal: If Congress cripples anonymous speech with EARN IT Act, we'll shut US ops 69
By Fatman
open Consumer reviewer Which? finds CAN bus ports on Ford and VW, starts yelling 'Security! We have a problem...' 46
open Low-orbit internet banking fraud claim alleged to be a load of space junk 10
By sean.fr
open Cloudflare dumps Google's reCAPTCHA, moves to hCaptcha as free ride ends (and something about privacy) 48
By holmegm
open Microsoft prevents Domain of Danger from falling into miscreants' paws by forking out cash for corp.com 19
By J. Cook
open Please, just stop downloading apps from unofficial stores: Android users hit with 'unkillable malware' 31
open China and Taiwan aren't great friends. Zoom sends chats through China. So Taiwan has banned Zoom 13
open New year, old threats: Malware peddlers went into overdrive in Q1, says Trend Micro 2
open Flaw hunter bags $75,000 off Apple after duping Safari into spying through iPhone, Mac cameras without permission 2
open Atlassian issues advice on how to keep your IT service desk secure... after hundreds of portals found facing the internet amid virus lockdown 9
open Mozilla plugs two Firefox browser holes exploited in the wild by hackers to hijack victims' computers 9
open Roaring trade in zero-days means more vulns are falling into the hands of state spies, warn security researchers 4
By big_D
open Kaspersky cleans up poisoned watering hole, Google presses pause on cookie crackdown 16
By Bck
open British Airways and Marriott UK data protection fines deferred again as coronavirus shutdown hits business 5
By Torchy
open Pan-European group plans cross-border contact-tracing app – and promises GDPR compliance 20
open Watch: Rare Second World War footage of Bletchley Park-linked MI6 intelligence heroes emerges, shared online 42
By Waseef
open Not only is Zoom's strong end-to-end encryption not actually end-to-end, its encryption isn't even that strong 127
open NSO Group: Facebook tried to license our spyware to snoop on its own addicts – the same spyware it's suing us over 21
By stiine
open Zoom vows to spend next 90 days thinking hard about its security and privacy after rough week, meeting ID war-dialing tool emerges 63
open If you use Twitter with Firefox in a shared computer account, you may have slightly spilled some private data on that PC 10
open Why is ransomware still a thing? One-in-three polled netizens say they would cave to extortion demands 17
open Rethinking VPN: Tailscale startup packages Wireguard with network security 11
open Microsoft finds itself in odd position of sparing elderly, insecure protocols: Grants stay of execution to TLS 1.0, 1.1 6
open For the past five years, every FBI secret spy court request to snoop on Americans has sucked, says watchdog 20
open Cloudflare family-friendly DNS service flubs first filtering foray: Vital LGBTQ, sex-ed sites blocked 'by mistake' 95
open Cyberscum target Microsoft SQL Server boxen – and some careless sysadmins were reinfected after cleaning it out 1
open At the Supreme Court, Morrisons pops data breach liability win into its trolley – but it's not a get-out-of-compo free card for businesses 22
open Apple's latest macOS Catalina update mysteriously borks SSH for some unlucky fans. What could be the cause? 18
By Snapper
open Zoom's end-to-end encryption isn't actually end-to-end at all. Good thing the PM isn't using it for Cabinet calls. Oh, for f... 144
open Australian state will install home surveillance hardware to make sure if you're in virus isolation, you stay there 84
By rcw88
open Singapore government scraps physical 2FA tokens for government services 3
By mj.jam
open Epic Games floats $1m bounty to ID source of 'commercial smear' claiming Houseparty chat app has been hacked 5
open Marriott Hotels hacked AGAIN: Two compromised employee logins abused to siphon off 5.2m guests' personal info 27
open Poured your info out on a call to 118 118 Money? Bad luck. Credit provider 'fesses up that hacker nabbed customer service phone recordings 12
open You know all those stories of leaky cloud buckets taken offline? Well, some may still be there, just badly hidden 3
open Yeah, that Zoom app you're trusting with work chatter? It lives with 'vampires feeding on the blood of human data' 67
By Cove
open AMD dials 911, emits DMCA takedowns after miscreant steals a load of GPU hardware blueprints, leaks on GitHub 23
open Hey, China. Maybe you should have held your hackers off for a bit while COVID-19 ravaged the planet. Just a suggestion 42
open If there's something strange in Symantec's neighborhood, who you gonna call? Not Broadcom, it seems: Systems go down, cut off customers 7
open Tupperware-dot-com has a live credit card skimmer on its payment page, warns Malwarebytes 23
open Brit housing association blabs 3,500 folks' sexual orientation, ethnicity in email blunder 52
By Cav

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