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open Ministry of Defence tells contractors not to answer certain UK census questions over security fears 204
open From Maidenhead to Morocco: In a change to the scheduled programming, we bring you The On Call of Dreams 159
open Encrypted phones biz Sky Global shuts up shop after CEO indictment, police raids on users in Europe 23
open Crims with ties to Tesla and SpaceX 'fess up to computerized conspiracies 6
open Swiss security provocateur who leaked Intel secrets indicted by US authorities 14
open Lord joins campaign urging UK government to reform ye olde Computer Misuse Act 14
By Cederic
open The Roaring Twenties: Future foreign policy will rely on rejuvenated 'cyber' sector, UK government claims 44
open McAfee, the company, says Chinese attackers targeted Asian and US telcos 8
open Mimecast bins SolarWinds and compromised servers alike in wake of supply chain hack 8
open If at first you don't succeed: Engineers power up the computers of NASA's monster SLS core stage once again 9
open Brit college forced to shift all teaching online for a week while it picks up the pieces from ransomware attack 30
By claimed
open PSA: If you're still giving users admin rights, maybe try not doing that. Would've helped dampen 100+ Microsoft vulns last year – report 71
open US Office of National Intelligence says Russia, Iran tried to mess with 2020 elections, China sat it out 12
open Google fails to neutralize lawsuit that complains Chrome's incognito mode isn't very private at all 10
open Apple's app transparency rules: Google's privacy labels for Chrome and Search on iOS highlighted by DuckDuckGo 39
open Ex-asylum seeker with infosec degree loses discrimination claim against UK cyber range provider after storming out 40
open US govt indicted me because I make privacy tools, says crypto-chat app CEO accused of helping drug smugglers 62
open Google's 'privacy-first' ad tech FLoC squawks when Chrome goes Incognito, says expert. Web giant disagrees 10
open Smart doorbells on business premises make your property more attractive to burglars, warns researcher 36
By ThatOne
open Exchange flaws could be much worse than thought: Six hacking groups suspected of using the zero days pre-patch 11
open Biden administration reveals probe into government security has found holes, wants more private sector collaboration as the cure 12
open Australia, India, Japan, and USA create joint critical tech working group 8
open Google emits data-leaking proof-of-concept Spectre exploit for Intel CPUs to really get everyone's attention 44
open No sign of Exchange-related ransomware hitting UK orgs, claims NCSC as it urges admins to scan for compromises 6
open Microsoft's GitHub under fire after disappearing proof-of-concept exploit for critical Microsoft Exchange vuln 36
open This Netgear SOHO switch has 15 – count 'em! – vulns, which means you need to upgrade the firmware... now 23
open ZIPX files that aren't: Keep a weather eye out for disguised malware in email attachments 17
By ortunk
open UK to introduce new laws and a code of practice for police wanting to rifle through mobile phone messages 30
open Å nei! Norway's Stortinget struck by Microsoft Exchange malware 22
open Now it is F5’s turn to reveal critical security bugs – and the Feds were quick to sound the alarm on these BIG-IP flaws 11
open Hacktivists breach Verkada and view 150,000 CCTV cams in hospitals, prisons, a Tesla factory, even Cloudflare HQ 15
By Sabot
open Belgian cops crack down on encrypted phone network Sky ECC in 200 overnight raids as firm denies criminal ties 24
open Brit cybercops issue tender to rip and replace their formerly flaw-ridden CyberAlarm tool 11
By gerdesj
open India pauses blockchain-powered SMS spam-scrubber after it swallows people's one-time login codes 11
open Beware the IDEs of March: Microsoft's latest monthly fixes land after frantic Exchange Server updates 2
open US newspaper's 'Biden will hack Russia' claim: A good way to reassure Putin you'll leave him alone 45
By veti
open European Banking Authority restores email service in wake of Microsoft Exchange hack 6
open So it appears some of you really don't want us to use the word 'hacker' when we really mean 'criminal' 146
open GitHub bug briefly gave valid authenticated session cookies to wrong users 5
open Azure flings out free virtual trusted platform module for cloudy VMs 2
By HildyJ
open Apple emits patches for iOS, macOS, Safari, etc to stop dodgy websites hijacking people's gadgets 6
By Lee D
open Google engineer urges web devs to step up and secure their code in this data-spilling Spectre-haunted world 23
open McAfee to offload enterprise business for $4bn, focus on consumer security 23
open University of the Highlands and Islands shuts down campuses as it deals with 'ongoing cyber incident' 10
open SolarWinds just keeps getting worse: New strain of backdoor malware found in probe 23
open The torture garden of Microsoft Exchange: Grant us the serenity to accept what they cannot EOL 60
open US National Security Council urges review of Exchange Servers in wake of Hafnium attack 14
open Intel CPU interconnects can be exploited by malware to leak encryption keys and other info, academic study finds 29
open EFF urges Google to ground its FLoC: 'Pro-privacy' third-party cookie replacement not actually great for privacy 57
open Oh SITA: Airline IT provider confirms passenger data leaked after major 'cyber-attack' 18
By tiggity


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