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Unmanned drones to slash NHS delivery times to one-fifth of road 'n' rail transport

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 15:41
Scottish trial will courier PPE and COVID-19 tests to remote hospital

Remote-control drones are to be used to deliver coronavirus testing kits to a remote Scottish hospital – and they're being flown outside of the operators' direct line of sight.…

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Unmanned drones to slash NHS delivery times to one-fifth of road 'n' rail transport

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 15:41
Scottish trial will courier PPE and COVID-19 tests to remote hospital

Remote-control drones are to be used to deliver coronavirus testing kits to a remote Scottish hospital – and they're being flown outside of the operators' direct line of sight.…

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eBay users spot the online auction house port-scanning their PCs. Um... is that OK?

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 13:39
Fraud is a big issue for etailer, but there are privacy and consent concerns too

Updated  Users visiting eBay have spotted that the website runs port scans against their computer, using the localhost address to inspect what may be running on your machine.…

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eBay users spot the online auction house port-scanning their PCs. Um... is that OK?

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 13:39
Fraud is a big issue for etailer, but there are privacy and consent concerns too

Users visiting eBay have spotted that the website runs port scans against their computer, using the localhost address to inspect what may be running on your machine.…

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Galaxy S20 security is already old hat as Samsung launches new safety silicon

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 11:32
Passport-grade chippery to help mobile devices prove their identity

Samsung will launch a new standalone turnkey security chip to protect mobile devices, the company announced today.…

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Galaxy S20 security is already old hat as Samsung launches new safety silicon

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 11:32
Passport-grade chippery to help mobile devices prove their identity

Samsung will launch a new standalone turnkey security chip to protect mobile devices, the company announced today.…

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Contact-tracing app may become a permanent fixture in major Chinese city

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 07:02
Hangzhou wants a 'health and immunity firewall'

One of China's major tech hubs is planning to make a health and movement tracking system developed to fight the COVID-19 epidemic a permanent fixture in daily life.…

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Contact-tracing app may become a permanent fixture in major Chinese city

The Register - Tue, 26/05/2020 - 07:02
Hangzhou wants a 'health and immunity firewall'

One of China's major tech hubs is planning to make a health and movement tracking system developed to fight the COVID-19 epidemic a permanent fixture in daily life.…

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Pre-authentication, remote root hole in call-center software? Thanks, Cisco. Just what a long weekend needs

The Register - Mon, 25/05/2020 - 10:31
This and more bits and bytes from infosec world

Roundup  It's once again time to catch up on the latest happenings from the world of infosec.…

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Pre-authentication, remote root hole in call-center software? Thanks, Cisco. Just what a long weekend needs

The Register - Mon, 25/05/2020 - 10:31
This and more bits and bytes from infosec world

Roundup  It's once again time to catch up on the latest happenings from the world of infosec.…

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It wasn't just a few credit cards: Entire travel itineraries were stolen by hackers, Easyjet now tells victims

The Register - Fri, 22/05/2020 - 19:06
Unsurpisingly budget airline goes cheap: No payout or credit monitoring

Victims of the Easyjet hack are now being told their entire travel itineraries were accessed by hackers who helped themselves to nine million people’s personal details stored by the budget airline.…

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It wasn't just a few credit cards: Entire travel itineraries were stolen by hackers, Easyjet now tells victims

The Register - Fri, 22/05/2020 - 19:06
Unsurpisingly budget airline goes cheap: No payout or credit monitoring

Victims of the Easyjet hack are now being told their entire travel itineraries were accessed by hackers who helped themselves to nine million people’s personal details stored by the budget airline.…

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Forget BYOD, this is BYOVM: Ransomware tries to evade antivirus by hiding in a virtual machine on infected systems

The Register - Fri, 22/05/2020 - 17:00
Like Inception, but expensive and disappointing. So... just like Inception

With antivirus tools increasingly wise to common infection tricks, one group of extortionists has taken the unusual step of stashing their ransomware inside its own virtual machine.…

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Forget BYOD, this is BYOVM: Ransomware tries to evade antivirus by hiding in a virtual machine on infected systems

The Register - Fri, 22/05/2020 - 17:00
Like Inception, but expensive and disappointing. So... just like Inception

With antivirus tools increasingly wise to common infection tricks, one group of extortionists has taken the unusual step of stashing their ransomware inside its own virtual machine.…

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Unlucky for some, GitLab 13.0 is DevSecOps in a box, but will it play nicely with others?

The Register - Fri, 22/05/2020 - 14:00
We're trying, says senior dev evangelist

GitLab version 13.0, the company's major release of 2020, is out today.…

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To test its security mid-pandemic, GitLab tried phishing its own work-from-home staff. 1 in 5 fell for it

The Register - Thu, 21/05/2020 - 21:51
Welp, at least that's better than industry averages, says code-hosting biz

Code hosting biz GitLab recently concluded a security exercise to test the susceptibility of its all-remote workforce to phishing – and a fifth of the participants submitted their credentials to the fake login page.…

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To test its security mid-pandemic, GitLab tried phishing its own work-from-home staff. 1 in 5 fell for it

The Register - Thu, 21/05/2020 - 21:51
Welp, at least that's better than industry averages, says code-hosting biz

Code hosting biz GitLab recently concluded a security exercise to test the susceptibility of its all-remote workforce to phishing – and a fifth of the participants submitted their credentials to the fake login page.…

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Campaign groups warn GCHQ can re-identify UK's phones from COVID-19 contact-tracing app data

The Register - Thu, 21/05/2020 - 16:15
Yes, the app that's not quite working yet

Updated  Campaign groups have written to the UK Prime Minister warning GCHQ and its digital arm, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), will have the capacity to re-identify the phones of people who have installed the nation's coronavirus contact-tracing app.…

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Campaign groups warn GCHQ can re-identify UK's phones from COVID-19 contact-tracing app data

The Register - Thu, 21/05/2020 - 16:15
Yes, the app that's not quite working yet

Campaign groups have written to the UK Prime Minister warning GCHQ and its digital arm, the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) will have the capacity to re-identify the phones of people who have installed the COVID-19 contact-tracing app.…

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Far-right leader walks free from court after conviction for refusing to hand his phone passcode over to police

The Register - Thu, 21/05/2020 - 14:43
British border search law strikes again

The leader of far-right political group Britain First has been handed a judicial slap on the wrist after refusing to give his phone PIN to police at Heathrow Airport.…

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