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Tune in today: Learn lessons from Australia and Singapore – find out how to thwart cyber-crooks probing your IT

The Register - Tue, 08/10/2019 - 23:00
Protect your business with Carbon Black

Webcast  Stop press: there are miscreants out there, and they are looking to break into your computer systems and steal your data. But you knew that, right?…

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A trio of boffins scoop the Nobel Prize in physics for the first exoplanet discovery and big bang model

The Register - Tue, 08/10/2019 - 22:25
James Peebles will get half the prize, whilst Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz share a quarter

Three scientists have won the Nobel Prize in physics for the discovery of how the early universe evolved after the Big Bang and finding the first exoplanet orbiting a faraway star.…

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If you have a security alert, I feel bad for you, son – you got 99 problems but a hack ain't one

The Register - Tue, 08/10/2019 - 20:55
Nearly all admin warnings are false alarms, says Kaspersky, and that's not a bad thing

Just one per cent of all Indicator of Attack (IOA) warnings are actually caused by network attacks.…

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Nix to the mix: Chrome to block passive HTTP content swirled into HTTPS pages

The Register - Tue, 08/10/2019 - 12:55
Warns site owners: Images, audio, video will be barred in gradual process

Google has announced forthcoming changes to the Chrome web browser that will prevent image, audio and video content from loading if they are served over HTTP.…

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That was some of the best flying I've seen to date, right up to the part where you got hacked

The Register - Mon, 07/10/2019 - 18:15
Raytheon has a punt at aviation security with bus software suite

US defence firm Raytheon is punting a security suite that apparently promises to harden military aircraft against "cyber anomalies".…

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A Nord VPN bug, a(nother) bad Microsoft patch, Zynga data farmed out, and more

The Register - Sat, 05/10/2019 - 13:17
Plus, NSA's Ghidra found to contain faulty code

Roundup  Here's the latest security news in handy digest form of stories you may have missed over the last week.…

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Google sounds the alarm over Android flaw being exploited in the wild, possibly by NSO

The Register - Fri, 04/10/2019 - 22:07
Pixel, S-Series, Moto Z3 among vulnerable gear

Google is warning owners of some popular Android devices to keep a close eye on their gear following the release of an exploit for an unpatched flaw.…

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GPS cyberstalking of girlfriend brings surveillance and indictment for alleged American mobster

The Register - Fri, 04/10/2019 - 20:29
20 supposed wiseguys charged because one was possessive

Joseph Amato's attempt to surveil his girlfriend by attaching a hidden GPS device to her car led authorities to surveil the alleged mobster, and ultimately to his indictment by a grand jury.…

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Here we go again: US govt tells Facebook to kill end-to-end encryption for the sake of the children

The Register - Fri, 04/10/2019 - 20:15
Uncle Sam calls on tech giants to open up platforms for government snooping

The US government is renewing its efforts to talk tech firms out of using end-to-end encryption methods that would keep police from snooping on conversations.…

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Iran tried to hack hundreds of politicians, journalists email accounts last month, warns Microsoft

The Register - Fri, 04/10/2019 - 19:33
No confirmation from Trump yet whether he asked them to do it

The Iranian government has attempted to hack into hundreds of Office 365 email accounts belonging to politicians, government officials and journalists last month, Microsoft has warned.…

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Dead simple: Plenty of Magecart miscreants still looking to skim off your credit card deets

The Register - Fri, 04/10/2019 - 16:00
Average breach not even noticed for 3 weeks ... that's a lot of $$$

Infamous card-skimming malware Magecart is still out there – and the latest campaign has affected at least 17,000 domains so far, according to threat intel biz RiskIQ.…

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TalkTalk says WalkWalk if you've got a mouldy Tiscali email address, or pay £50 a year to keep it

The Register - Fri, 04/10/2019 - 13:14
UK ISP gives legacy ex-customers an ultimatum

TalkTalk will start charging £50 a year for its legacy email accounts unless you sign up as a broadband customer of the breach-scarred telco. And if you don't pay, it'll delete your account.…

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