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You, Apple Mac fan. Put down the homemade oat-milk latte, you need to patch a load of security bugs, too

The Register - Thu, 28/05/2020 - 16:45
Patch Thursday is for you, Patch Tuesday is for everyone else

Apple has alerted users about a bunch of security fixes for its software on supported versions of macOS that you ought to install as soon as you can.…

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You, Apple Mac fan. Put down the homemade oat-milk latte, you need to patch a load of security bugs, too

The Register - Thu, 28/05/2020 - 16:45
Patch Thursday is for you, Patch Tuesday is for everyone else

Apple has alerted users about a bunch of security fixes for its software on supported versions of macOS that you ought to install as soon as you can.…

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Why zero trust security needs strong hardware foundations

The Register - Thu, 28/05/2020 - 07:00
Intel vPro platform provides hardware level of trust

Sponsored  Sometimes it feels like the hackers and malware creators are in an arms race with the teams tasked with protecting systems and data. New tools and technologies are being deployed on both sides all the time.…

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Why zero trust security needs strong hardware foundations

The Register - Thu, 28/05/2020 - 07:00
Intel vPro platform provides hardware level of trust

Sponsored  Sometimes it feels like the hackers and malware creators are in an arms race with the teams tasked with protecting systems and data. New tools and technologies are being deployed on both sides all the time.…

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26 million logins believed to be stolen from LiveJournal in 2017 pop up on hacker forum

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 19:30
Best change any recycled credentials from your blogging days

Russian-owned blogging service LiveJournal has reportedly suffered a hack affecting 26 million user accounts.…

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26 million logins believed to be stolen from LiveJournal in 2017 pop up on hacker forum

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 19:30
Best change any recycled credentials from your blogging days

Russian-owned blogging service LiveJournal has reportedly suffered a hack affecting 26 million user accounts.…

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Oh cool, tech service prices are plummeting. And by tech services, we mean botnet rentals and stolen credit cards

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 12:02
Supply and demand in action

Crime has never been cheaper to pull off, so long as you're not particular about quality.…

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Oh cool, tech service prices are plummeting. And by tech services, we mean botnet rentals and stolen credit cards

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 12:02
Supply and demand in action

Crime has never been cheaper to pull off, so long as you're not particular about quality.…

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Microsoft blocks Trend Micro code at center of driver 'cheatware' storm from Windows 10, rootkit detector product pulled from site

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 08:14
Twist in drivergate scandal

Updated  Microsoft has blocked a Trend Micro driver from running on Windows 10 – and Trend has withdrawn downloads of its rootkit detector that uses the driver – after the code appeared to game Redmond's QA tests.…

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Microsoft banishes Trend Micro code at center of driver 'cheatware' storm from Windows 10, rootkit detector product pulled from site

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 08:14
Infosec's Drivergate scandal deepens

Microsoft has blocked a Trend Micro driver from running on Windows 10 – and Trend has withdrawn downloads of its rootkit detector that uses the driver – after the code appeared to cheat Redmond's QA tests.…

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Mulled Chrome API shines light on long-neglected privacy gap: Sites can snoop on your find-in-page searches

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 06:04
Naughty JS can watch you hit control+F, start typing, see what's on your mind

Updated  A browser feature being developed for the open-source Chromium platform has raised data-leakage privacy concerns – though the Google engineers working on the project contend the potential benefits outweigh the risks.…

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Mulled Chrome API shines light on long-neglected privacy gap: Sites can snoop on your find-in-page searches

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 06:04
Naughty JS can watch you hit control+F, start typing, see what's on your mind

Analysis  A browser feature being developed for the open-source Chromium platform has raised data-leakage privacy concerns – though the Google engineers working on the project contend the potential benefits outweigh the risks.…

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India said its coronavirus contact-tracing app is perfect... adds bug bounty and open-sources it anyway

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 03:59
As the legalese changes to extend data retention period

India has open-sourced its Aarogya Setu contact-tracing app and announced a bug bounty programme to detect any security issues.…

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India said its contact-tracing app is perfect – adds bug bounty and open-sources it anyway

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 03:59
As the legalese changes to extend data retention period

India has open-sourced its Aarogya Setu contact-tracing app and announced a bug bounty program to detect any security issues.…

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US lawmakers get a second shot at forcing FBI agents to obtain a warrant before they leaf through web histories

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 00:25
Bi-partisan amendment aims to take away easy access to your online life

US lawmakers will get another vote on whether the FBI must get a warrant before agents can search Americans’ search and web-browsing histories.…

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US lawmakers get a second shot at forcing FBI agents to obtain a warrant before they leaf through web histories

The Register - Wed, 27/05/2020 - 00:25
Bi-partisan amendment aims to take away easy access to your online life

US lawmakers will get another vote on whether the FBI must get a warrant before agents can search Americans’ search and web-browsing histories.…

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If someone could stop hackers pwning medical systems right now, that would be cool, say Red Cross and friends

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 20:51
The rules of war that protect hospitals should extend into cyberspace

Following the surge of cyber attacks on medical facilities, the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and more than 40 other international leaders asked the governments of the world to do more to safeguard critical medical organizations amid the coronavirus pandemic.…

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If someone could stop hackers pwning medical systems right now, that would be cool, say Red Cross and friends

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 20:51
The rules of war that protect hospitals should extend into cyberspace

Following the surge of cyber attacks on medical facilities, the head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and more than 40 other international leaders asked the governments of the world to do more to safeguard critical medical organizations amid the coronavirus pandemic.…

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Airline-chasing lawyers leap on Easyjet for £18bn after 9m folks' data, itineraries nicked

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 17:22
No win, no fee. But if they win it's an up to £5.4bn fee

A law firm that is already chasing British Airways now claims it is suing Easyjet for up to £18bn, intending to take a modest £5.4bn cut for itself, after nine million people's data was stolen from the airline's servers.…

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Airline-chasing lawyers leap on Easyjet for £18bn after 9m folks' data, itineraries nicked

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 17:22
No win, no fee. But if they win it's an up to £5.4bn fee

A law firm that is already chasing British Airways now claims it is suing Easyjet for up to £18bn, intending to take a modest £5.4bn cut for itself, after nine million people's data was stolen from the airline's servers.…

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