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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 13
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
open Stuck inside with nothing to do? Apple fires out security fixes for iOS, macOS, wrist-puters... and something weird called iTunes for Windows 14
open Adobe debuts disk-cleaning tool cleverly disguised as an arbitrary file deletion bug in Creative Cloud on Windows 3
open Got your number? Maybe. 118 118 Money shutters website after spotting an intruder 9
By Kane
open Memcached has a crash-me bug, but hey, only about 83,000 public-facing servers appear to be running it 5
open It's 2020 and hackers are still hijacking Windows PCs by exploiting font parser security holes. No patch, either 27
open It's time to track people's smartphones to ensure they self-isolate during this global pandemic, says WHO boffin 273
open No, the head of the World Health Organization has not emailed you – it's a message laced with malware 6
open Bored during lockdown? Why not try out these data-spilling KrØØk Wi-Fi bug exploits against your nearby devices 6
By TeeCee
open Online face mask sales scams, 400% uptick of coronavirus phishing reports: Brit cops' workload shifts online along with the nation's 24
open Firefox to burn FTP out of its browser, starting slowly in version 77 due in April 41
open What do you not want right now? A bunch of Cisco SD-WAN, Webex vulnerabilities? Here are a bunch of them 8
open Russian state-sponsored hackers have been sniffing Middle East defence firms, warns Trend Micro 3
open Oh-so-generous ransomware crooks vow to hold back from health organisations during COVID-19 crisis 57
By crayon
open Hong Kong makes wearable trackers mandatory for new arrivals, checks in with ‘surprise calls’ too 39
open Forget James Bond's super-gadgets, this chap spied for China using SD card dead drops. Now he's behind bars 53
open Freedom of Information coverup clerk stung for £2k after deleting council audio recording 28
open Small business loans app blamed as 500,000 financial records leak out of ... you guessed it, an open S3 bucket 16
open Pervasive digital surveillance of citizens deployed in COVID-19 fight, with rules that send genie back to bottle 46
open Remember cryptojacking from way, way back (2019)? Site infections are down 99% – thanks to death of Coinhive 1
open Nigerian spammer made 3X average national salary firehosing macro-laden Word docs at world+dog 13
open Vimeo freezes accounts after malware hunts for logins, coronavirus map app infected with evil code, and more 3
open Virtual machines, real problems: VMware fixes bug trio including guest-to-host hole in Workstation, Fusion 1
open US Health and Human Services targeted by DDoS scum at just the time it's needed to be up and running 7
open Health workers are top of phishers' target lists thanks to data value 15
open Your data was 'taken without permission', customers told, after personal info accessed in O2 UK partner's database 17
open Hey, friends. We know it's a crazy time for the economy, but don't forget to enable 2FA for payments by Saturday 32
open Open-source bug bonanza: Vulnerabilities up almost 50 per cent thanks to people actually looking for them 12
open Avast pulls plug on insecure JavaScript engine in its security software suite 6
open Fresh virus misery for Illinois: Public health agency taken down by... web ransomware. Great timing, scumbags 26
open Thought you were done after Tuesday's 115-fix day? Not yet: Microsoft emits SMBv3 worm-cure crisis patch 12
open US Congress: Spying law is flawed, open to abuse, and lacking in accountability – so let's reauthorize it 9
open Russia-backed crew's latest malware has discerning taste – when screening visitors to poisoned watering holes 14
By herman
open Microsoft nukes 9 million-strong Necurs botnet after unpicking domain name-generating algorithm 49
By Aseries
open Secret-sharing app Whisper shared secrets like last known location and actual password tokens in exposed database 33
By jake
open The Reg produces exhibit A1: A UK court IT system running Windows XP 153
open Google: You know we said that Chrome tracker contained no personally identifiable info? Yeah, about that... 78
open Stuck at home? Need something to keep busy with? Microsoft has 115 ideas – including an awful SMBv3 security hole to worry about 23
By Terry 6
open That LVI CPU hole wasn't the only Intel fix: Dozens of flaws patched to stop chips turning into potatoes 9
open California tech industry gets its first big coronavirus hit: RSA Conference attendee infected, in serious condition 30
By eldakka
open Meltdown The Sequel strikes Intel chips – and full mitigation against data-meddling LVI flaw will slash performance 66
open Avast's AntiTrack promised to protect your privacy. Instead, it opened you to miscreant-in-the-middle snooping 11
By eldakka
open AMD, boffins clash over chip data-leak claims: New side-channel holes in decades of cores, CPU maker disagrees 46


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