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Leaked Windows 10 build hints at peer-to-peer patching

Downloading OS updates from random PCs? What could possibly go wrong with that?

Yahoo! spaffs! out! plugin! to! bring! crypto! to! everyone's! email!

Purple Palace pitches painless PGP protection at prosaic punters

Help! Virgin Media FORGETS to renew its security certificate on contact page

Cable firm caught in embarassing balls-up

Gamers! Ransomware will scramble your save files unless you cough up $1,000

Actually, it's about ethics in data kidnapping

Telly chef Jamie Oliver in embarrassing infection double shocker

Celeb cockney cook stung by half-baked security

Hurry shipmates - the black hats have hacked our fire control system

Infosec younglings stave off cyber-assault on WWII cruiser

Microsoft RE-BORKS Windows 7 patch after reboot loop horror

Twice-issued fix still giving world+dog massive headache

OpenDNS snags network monitoring service BGPmon

Don’t go messing with my net traffic flows

'Get your privacy policy down to one page': AVG CEO throws glove down

Interview Scammy download sites? Government snooping? Run of the mill for Gary Kovacs

Google tells world where Apps users live after WHOIS SNAFU

Registration bug saw WHOIS privacy switch flicked to OFF after domain renewals

Security vendor's blog post pinched to make HMRC phish look legit

TrustWave fights off attack of the poison .PNG from the past

Cisco FREAKs out, starts epic OpenSSL bug-splat

Happy weekend, network admins

Patch Flash now: Google Project Zero, Intel and pals school Adobe on security 101

9 remote-code execution holes to fix before hackers grab them

Forget viruses: Evil USB drive 'fries laptops with a power surge'

'It's like an atomic bomb: cool to have, but can not be applied'

UK says comms metadata can kill personal privacy

Post-Snowden Parliamentary inquiry calls for tighter safeguards on spooks' access to metadata

Bulk interception is NOT mass surveillance, says parliamentary committee

GCHQ dragnet lawful, but law needs greater transparency

Kaspersky claims to have found NSA's 'space station malware'

Super-complex code collection had 116 spooky plug-ins

104 Australian orgs report breaches to privacy commissioner

First reporting under new laws reveals plenty of complaints, but also reform under way in government

$1.3 million survelliance systems fights Logan bogans

'Nothing to hide, nothing to fear', people

Mattel urged to scrap Wi-Fi mic Barbie after Register investigation

Won't someone think of the children? asks pressure group

Clinton defence of personal email server fails to placate critics

Analysis Admits it 'might have been smarter' to use two accounts

Australians! Let us all rise up against data retention

Comment State surveillance will force us to build privacy tools that degrade our polity

Panda antivirus labels itself as malware, then borks EVERYTHING

Spanish security firm in baffling tail-chasing auto-immune kerfuffle

PayPal pays $60m for Israeli predictive security start-up

Precog spookery merchants obviously knew it was coming

Faux ‪pro-IS Facebook‬ shot down within hours of launch

World spared pics of cats with Kalashnikovs

Android SDK nonce flaw lets hackers fiddle with your Dropbox privates

Users of Microsoft Office Mobile, other apps should update

Cyber-whizs partake in mass eye-roll event over latest leaks: CIA spies 'spying on iPhones'

Plot to subvert Xcode to insert backdoors into apps mulled

Ad bidding network caught slinging ransomware

Advertisers cry 'f**k AdBlock'

CloudFlare launches nameserver DDoS shield

Hosed and hapless hosters to hide from hackers

Malware uses Windows product IDs to mix mutex

Indicators of compromise dealt a blow

Stuxnet Redux: Microsoft patches Windows vuln left open for FIVE YEARS

That patch from 2010? Yeah, about that...

Redmond's Patch Tuesday to kill off the Windows FREAK show

IE update, Server fixes come in massive flaw fix

Hackers' delight? New Apple wrist-puter gives securobods the FEAR

Can biz trust Apple Watch enough to strap it to its BYOD?

Pro-ISIS script kiddies deface Dublin Rape Crisis Centre site

FBI investigates related low-rent attacks on US WordPress installs

ALL comp-sci courses will have compulsory infosec lessons –

Colleges to become spook incubators

Bulk comms spying is not mission creep, insists UK foreign sec

Govt will ‘draw a line under debate’ with future laws

UK Gov SciTech advice bureau suggests keeping Tor alive to reduce street crime

Embracing anonymity may be easier than fighting it

Attackers targeting Elasticsearch remote code execution hole

Devs ring patch alarm bells, drop shell code

Yes our NAS boxen have a 0day, says Seagate: we'll fix it in May

Just don't run it anywhere near the internet, m'kay?

OpenSSL audit kicks off for post-Heartbleed strengthening program

We can rebuild him. We have the technology. We can make him better...stronger...faster

Ouch! Google crocks capacitors and deviates DRAM to root Linux

'Rowhammer' attack flips bits in memory to take control of the kernel

White-listed phish slip through Google Apps

Patch kills admin from sent addresses