Manchester United email servers remain offline amid what is being called a ‘ransomware’ attack
UK infoseccer launches petition asking government not to backdoor encryption
Bzzzzzzt! How safe is that keenly priced digital doorbell?
Privacy campaigner flags concerns about Microsoft’s creepy Productivity Score
Ticketmaster: We’re not liable for credit card badness because the hack straddled GDPR day
Google binned two apps by China’s Baidu, which says researchers got it wrong by linking it to personal info leaks
VMware urges sysadmins to apply workarounds after critical Workspace command execution vuln found
Gift card hack exposed – you pay, they play
Imagine things are bad enough that you need a payday loan. Then imagine flaws in systems of loan lead generators leave your records in the open… for years
Marketers for an Open Web ask UK competition watchdog to block launch of Google’s anti-tracking Privacy Sandbox
Crooks social-engineer GoDaddy staff into handing over control of crypto-biz domain names
Apple’s global security boss accused of bribing cops with 200 free iPads in exchange for concealed gun permits
Penetration testing isn’t enough, you need to activate full offensive operations
US Air Force deploys robot security dogs to guard base
No Xmas office party? Missing infosec pals and colleagues? Want to listen to DJs who also happen to be cyber warriors?
Head thumping, heart racing? Here’s how not to panic when you’re under cyber attack
Manchester United working with infosec experts to ‘minimize ongoing IT disruption’ caused by ‘cyber attack’
IBM Power9 processors beset by Cardiac Osprey data-leaking flaw as Spectre still haunts speculative chips
End to end encryption? In Android’s default messaging app? Don’t worry, nobody else noticed either
Facebook patches Messenger audio snooping bug – update now!
NCSC’s London HQ was chosen because GCHQ spies panicked at the prospect of grubby Shoreditch offices
UK reveals new ‘National Cyber Force’, announces Space Command and mysterious AI agency
You can protect the company from hackers, but can you protect the company from the CEO?
VMware reveals critical hypervisor bugs found at Chinese white hat hacking comp. One lets guests run code on hosts
In 2016 Australia’s online census failed. Preparations for the 2021 edition have been rated ‘partly effective’
US Senate approves deepfake bill to defend against manipulated media
AWS includes open-source Suricata for stateful inspection with Network Firewall service
Cyberup campaign: 80% of infosec pros fear they might fall foul of UK’s outdated Computer Misuse Act
Anti-adversarial machine learning defenses start to take root
Compsci guru wants ‘right to be forgotten’ for old email, urges Google and friends to expire, reveal crypto-keys
China-linked hacking gang ‘APT10’ named as probable actor behind extended attacks on Japanese companies
Heads up: A new strain of card-skimming Grelos malware is on the loose
How AI Is powering a new generation of cyber-attacks
The ones who brought you Let’s Encrypt, bring you: Tools for gathering anonymized app usage metrics from netizens
Test and Trace chief Dido Harding prompted to self-isolate by NHS COVID-19 app
No, the creator of cURL didn’t morph into Elon Musk and give away Bitcoins. But his hijacked Twitter page tried to
Trump fires cybersecurity boss Chris Krebs for doing his job: Securing the election and telling the truth about it
Israeli spyware maker NSO channels Hollywood spy thrillers in appeal for legal immunity in WhatsApp battle
Microsoft brings Trusted Platform Module functionality directly to CPUs under securo-silicon architecture Pluton
A visit to a crafted webpage would have been enough for a bad guy to munch all your Firefox for Android cookies
Legendary hacker and L0pht member Peiter Zatko joins Twitter as security chief
Apple’s privacy pledges: We sent dev checks over plain HTTP, logged IP addresses. We bypass firewall apps
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Micropayments company Coil distributes new privacy policy with email that puts users’ addresses in the ‘To:’ field
Cult videogame company Capcom pays a big round $0.00 to ransomware crooks
Street Fighter maker says soz after ransomware hadoukens servers leaving 350,000 folks’ data at risk of compromise
International infosec rules delivered to make nations and non-state actors behave themselves online
This year’s biggest innovators? Hackers and cybercriminals. Again
Australia to track Coronavirus encounters with payment card records
Stick a fork in SGX, it’s done: Intel’s cloud-server security defeated by $30 chip and electrical shenanigans