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Are you making good progress with Kubernetes? Cybercriminals are progressing faster

The Register - Wed, 06/10/2021 - 20:00
Protect your deployment from ransomware attacks with Kasten by Veeam

Sponsored  Who do you consider the most innovative, agile tech team out there? Sadly, it’s probably the cybercriminal community, particularly those who specialise in ransomware attacks.…

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Running a recent Apache web server version? You probably need to patch it. Now

The Register - Wed, 06/10/2021 - 17:28
Unless you want to leak like a sieve

The Apache Software Foundation has hurried out a patch to address a pair of HTTP Web Server vulnerabilities, at least one of which is already being actively exploited.…

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Things that are not PogChamp: Twitch has its source code, streamer payout data leaked

The Register - Wed, 06/10/2021 - 15:27
MonkaS

Updated  Links to torrents that contain 128GB of data seemingly pulled from the Amazon-owned Twitch streaming service have been posted to 4chan.…

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Element celebrates The Great Facebook Outage with a Signal bridge for Matrix

The Register - Wed, 06/10/2021 - 11:27
Kudos given to Signal. Not so much for Facebook and Whatsapp

Interview  Matrix-based communications and collaboration app Element has continued its mission to make bridges into the decentralised network a little more commercially acceptable with connectivity for Signal.…

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Google to auto-enroll 150m users, 2m YouTubers with two-factor authentication

The Register - Wed, 06/10/2021 - 01:54
Uh, cool?

Google is going to automatically enroll 150 million users and two million YouTube creators into using two-factor authentication for their accounts by the end of the year, it announced on Tuesday.…

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Telegraph newspaper bares 10TB of subscriber data and server logs to world+dog

The Register - Tue, 05/10/2021 - 14:37
Poor securing of Elasticsearch cluster strikes again

Updated  The Telegraph newspaper managed to leak 10TB of subscriber data and server logs after leaving an Elasticsearch cluster unsecured for most of September, according to the researcher who found it online.…

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Lawsuit claims hospital ransomware infection cost baby her life

The Register - Mon, 04/10/2021 - 20:28
Plus Russia arrests security boss, two Chrome flaws exploited

In Brief  A hospital that continued to admit patients during a ransomware attack has been sued over claims that a baby died after doctors and nurses failed to spot there was a problem due to networks being shut down.…

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UK's £5bn National Cyber Force HQ to be sited in Lancashire beside Defence Secretary's constituency

The Register - Mon, 04/10/2021 - 16:37
How convenient for influx of potential new voters

Britain's National Cyber Force will be based in Lancashire, the government has said – though despite obvious clues neither the Ministry of Defence nor BAE Systems will confirm the force's planned new location.…

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Ukrainian cops cuff two over $150m ransomware gang allegations, seize $1.3m in cryptocurrency

The Register - Mon, 04/10/2021 - 15:44
Was it REvil? We don't (yet) know for sure

Ukrainian police have reportedly arrested two members of a ransomware gang – and while some have fingered REvil, no firm details have been published by cops from multiple countries.…

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee and the BBC stage a very British coup to rescue our data from Facebook and friends

The Register - Mon, 04/10/2021 - 09:30
Terms and conditions apply, and that’s a good thing

Opinion  Personal data is the oil of the internet. The great engines of Facebook and Google pump it relentlessly, burning it at will to power their marketing monetisation magic. The pollution it creates in broken privacy, shattered politics and the corrupting force of hidden agendas, is out of control.…

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Firewalls? Pfft – it's no match for my mighty spares-bin PC

The Register - Mon, 04/10/2021 - 08:30
You say 'temporary', they hear 'permanent'

Who, Me?  Start your week with a warning about those temporary emergency hacks that all too often end up permanent in today's edition of Who, Me?

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Internet Archive's 2046 Wayforward Machine says Google will cease to exist

The Register - Fri, 01/10/2021 - 21:03
Stop cheering, you're meant to think this is a bad thing

The Internet Archive has launched a campaign against tech regulation by setting up a Wayforward Machine, semi-parodying its famous Wayback Machine archiving site.…

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Sure, you can do Kubernetes at scale. But can you do it securely too?

The Register - Fri, 01/10/2021 - 19:00
Learn how to do both at KubeSec Enterprise vSummit

Sponsored  Doing cloud native at enterprise scale is no mean feat, but doing it securely is the real challenge.…

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That 'anti-NSO Pegasus spyware' download is actually a Trojan – so don't touch it

The Register - Fri, 01/10/2021 - 17:28
Cisco Talos spots early-stage campaign targeting low-info users

A malware peddler has created a fake website posing as Amnesty International to serve gullible marks with software that claims to protect users against NSO Group's Pegasus malware. In fact it's a remote access Trojan (RAT).…

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IKEA: Cameras were hidden in the ceiling above warehouse toilets for 'health and safety'

The Register - Fri, 01/10/2021 - 14:28
Spytech removed after staff outrage

IKEA has removed hidden security cameras from its warehouse in Peterborough, England, after an employee spotted one in the ceiling void while using the toilet.…

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