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You stupid BRICK! PCs running Avast AV can't handle Windows fixes

Fix issued, fingers pointed, forums in flames

Sony quietly POODLE-proofs Playstations

Innocuous 'system software stability' update brings no patch, no surf, regime

'New Stuxnet': Government-grade SOFTWARE WEAPON 'Regin' described

'A degree of technical competence rarely seen'

Crypto protocols held back by legacy, says ENISA

EU takes the microscope to security

SandWorm thrived thanks to botched MSFT patch says HP

Issues known and understood for at least two years before Shai-Hulud crawled out of the code

HACKERS can DELETE SURVEILLANCE DVRS remotely – report

Hikvision devices wide open to hacking, claim securobods

CIA crypto-king offers new 'clock' clue to crack Kryptos code

Big structure in full public view unlikely to contain anything important

DoubleDirect hackers snaffle fandroid and iPhone-strokers' secrets

Windows and Linux seem immune from redirection assault

PayPal takes 18 months to patch critical remote code execution hole

Dusty patch paid out

GCHQ and Cable and Wireless teamed as Masters of the Internet™

New Snowden docs show telco was a willing partner in global data vaccuum

Citadel Trojan snooped on password managers to snatch victims' logins

And then vanished into the night

Privacy bods offer GOV SPY VICTIMS a FREE SPYWARE SNIFFER

Looks for gov malware that evades most antivirus

A life of cybercrime, a caipirinha and a tan: Fraudsters love a Brazilian

School of Crooks in South America

Webcam hacker pervs in MASS HOME INVASION

You thought you were all alone? Nope – change your password, says ICO

CAPTCHA rapture as 'thousands' affected by seven year-old bug

Fix committed for JQuery validation plugin demo script

Astro-boffins start opening universe simulation data

Got a supercomputer? Want to simulate a universe? Here you go

CERN's 2014 Xmas gift from the Large Hadron Collider: Two new baryons

Strange beauty a downer for exotic physics

GOTCHA: Google caught STRIPPING SSL from BT Wi-Fi users' searches

Choc Factory to build crypto bridge 'soon'

'Most advanced mobile botnet EVER' is coming for your OFFICE Androids

NotCompatible

London police chief: City bankers, prepare for a terrorist cyber attack. Again

+Comment Fingers ISIS as likely attacker

Asian mobiles the DDOS threat of 2015, security mob says

Beware traffic from hacked Vietnam, India and Indonesia fondleslabs

Lame phone dodgers fleece finance's foolish and fat fingered

A hundred top US finance companies targeted

Hewlett Foundation lays out MEELLIONS on security

Cyber ALL the boffins

SMS pwnage on MEELLIONS of flawed SIM cards, popular 4G modems

Bootkits for everyone!

Patch NOW! Microsoft slings emergency bug fix at Windows admins

Vulnerability promotes lusers to domain overlords ... oops

HALF A BILLION TERRORISTS: WhatsApp encrypts ALL its worldwide jabber

Default set to keep texts from prying eyes

Mozilla, EFF, Cisco back free-as-in-FREE-BEER SSL cert authority

Let’s Encrypt to give HTTPS-everywhere a boost in 2015

Anonymous ‪hacks the Ku Klux Klan after Ferguson‬ threats

#HoodsOFF

Northern Ireland website leaves front door open, spills users' data

No theft necessary, just search ...

Can’t be TRUSTe-d? Online privacy firm coughs $200k to settle 'deception' charges

FTC acts after regulation oopsie

Gee THANKS: Cryptoscum offer a free decrypt in latest ransomware racket

Back up! Back up! Back up! Back up!

Cries of spies as audit group finds possible 'backdoor' in Bittorrent Sync

Updated: BitTorrent responds Hashes gone AWOL: bugged or just buggy?

USB coding anarchy: Consider all sticks licked

Thumb drive design ruled by almighty buck

Three WireLurker suspects arrested in China – reports

Accused of being authors of first non-jailbroken iThing malware

Holy cow! Fasthosts outage blamed on DDoS hack attack AND Windows 2003 vuln

Monday, bloody Monday

State Dept shuts off unclassified email after hack. Classified mail? That's CLASSIFIED

Classified systems 'not affected' - but, is this reconnaissance?

WinShock PoC clocked: But DON'T PANIC... It's no Heartbleed

SChannel exploit opens an easily closed door

Attack reveals 81 percent of Tor users but admins call for calm

Cisco Netflow a handy tool for cheapskate attackers

Meet OneRNG: a fully-open entropy generator for a paranoid age

Kiwis to seek random investors for crowd-funded randomiser

VXers Shellshocking embedded BusyBox boxen

It's 2014 and some people are still using default user names and passwords

You really need to do some tech support for Aunty Agnes

Free anti-virus software, expires, stops updating and p0wns the world

EVERYTHING needs crypto says Internet Architecture Board

Calls for all new protocols to protect privacy, all the time, everywhere