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GCHQ boffins quantum-busted its OWN crypto primitive

'Soliloquy' only ever talked to itself

Google will see other clouds and raise them a PCI certification

Chocolate Factory's cloud now cleared for credit card crunching

Fort Lauderdale websites DDoSed after Anonymous threats over feeding ban

Turns out the whole thing was pointless anyway

Iranian CLEAVER hacks through airport security, Cisco boxen

Plausibly-deniable Iranians suspected of Stuxnet reprisal attacks

An alleged 27GB Sony Pictures data dump. 65 PlayStation web servers. One baffling mystery

What were those EC2 cloud instances doing torrenting files?

US parking operator: YEP, hackers got your names, credit card numbers, secret codes...

DOH! Card expiration dates too

FBI warns of disk NUKE malware after Sony Pictures megahack

This thing could spread, say g-men

Brits conned out of nearly £24m in phone scams IN ONE YEAR

Folks keep handing out financial data to cold callers

Device fingerprinting tech: It's not a cookie, but 'cookie' rules apply

EU: You can't 'secretly identify or single out users'

Silver-tongued phish bait lures execs, hooks M&A deals

Swindlers savvy with corporate comms

Australian Government funds effort to secure wearable data pulses

Skipping hand-in-hand with government and insurance company databases

OpenVPN plugs DoS hole

VPN providers patch! Everyone else relax.

Feds dig up law from 1789 to demand Apple, Google decrypt smartphones, slabs

We're sure the Founding Fathers would approve

E-cigarettes fingered as source of NASTY VIRUS

Not the mouth-hole kind, says IT support bloke

Ex-GCHQ boss: Hey, UK.gov, have you heard how crap iPhone biometrics are?

Comment Last year in El Reg? Hmmm, OK. Did I mention I now flog mobile biometrics kit?

Pay with your credit card at station kiosk? 'Dare Devil' is targeting YOU

Please collect your ticket and change (& ta for the card data)

EVIL researchers dupe EVERY 32 bit GPG print

Keys fall in four seconds

Weather Channel forecast: Bleak, with prolonged XSS

A billion visitors exposed to scripting storm

IETF takes rifle off wall, grabs RC4 cipher's collar, goes behind shed

Vulnerable cipher is about to go to crypto heaven

Author fined $500k in first US spyware conviction

100,000 creeps buy mobe-watching wares

Did North Korean hackers nobble Sony Pictures?

Massive attack stung film studio ahead of The Interview release

Sony employees face 'weeks of pen and paper' after crippling network hack

Megastars' details may have been pinched – report

That sub-$100 Android slab you got on Black Friday? RIDDLED with holes, say infosec bods

You get what you pay for

World's best threat detection pwned by HOBBIT

Forget nation-states, BAB0 is the stuff of savvy crims

Edward Snowden: best ... security ... educator ... EVER!

Study finds those aware of leaker-at-large harden up and surf smarter

Cryptocurrency cruncher cranks prime number constellation

Riecoin distributed miner claims world record for prime sextuplet generation

Leaked Syrian log files reveal attempts to starve rebels of information

Users self-censor to avoid arrest

Syrian Electronic Army in news site 'hack' POP-UP MAYHEM

Gigya redirect exploit blamed for pop-rageous ploy

Home Depot hacker hosing cost a wallet-draining $43m (so far)

Card firms might make claims against hardware giant, it warns

Home Office: Fancy flogging us some SECRET SPY GEAR?

If you do, tell NOBODY what it's for or how it works

Stop selling spyware to despotic regimes, beg MEPs

... we've enough trouble with Regin as it is

Bitcoin laid bare: Boffins beat anonymity

Up to 60 per cent of transactions can be linked to IPs

Adobe Reader sandbox popped says Google researcher

Yet another reason to make sure you've patched promptly and properly

Hacker dodges FOUR HUNDRED YEARS in cooler for SCANNING sites

Junk filled forms and auto-bot Acunetix scams showcases absurd computer crime laws

Siemens issues emergency SCADA patch

Remote exploits plugged in WinCC

Australia to conduct national cyber-security review

Business and individual security to be tested by panel including Cisco security supremo

Zero-day hacking group resorts to UNICORN SMUT-SLINGING

Playboy ploy not beneath APT3

Why did it take antivirus giants YEARS to drill into super-scary Regin? Symantec responds...

FYI this isn't just going to target Windows, Linux and OS X fans

Privacy bods Detekt Hacking Team code nasty dressed as bookmark manager

Spyware-spotting project scores hit in first week of release

Security seals clobbered ahead of Black Friday bonanza

Hackers' delight as vendors certify phishing sites

Second time's a charm: Adobe has another go at killing Flash hijack flaw

It's not December already – out-of-band patch today must be installed

Who's been writing in my apps? Googlilocks builds new apps-tracker

Google offers new dashboards for Work