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Why hackers won't be able to hijack your next flight - the facts

Defcon 22 Commercial aircraft are safe, for the time being

Crypto Daddy Phil Zimmerman says surveillance society is DOOMED

Defcon 22 We’ve been here before when we defeated slavery and the absolute monarchy

Beware WarKitteh, the connected cat that sniffs your Wi-Fi privates

Defcon 22 Inventor says, despite it all, he’s still not a cat person

Oracle Database 12c's data redaction security smashed live on stage

Defcon 22 Microsoft should school Ellison on safeguarding privates, says infosec bod

Intruder alert: Cyber thugs are using steganography to slip in malware badness

Signature-sniffers WILL be fooled – researcher

Smartcard firm Gemalto slurps SafeNet in $890m securo-boost deal

Crypto tech and license management tech will boost profits, hope firms

'Up to two BEEELLION' mobes easily hacked by evil base stations

Black Hat 2014 videos Android, BlackBerry, and Apple fall to OMA-DM flaw – claim

Yahoo! will! deploy! end-to-end! email! crypto! by! 2015!

Purple Palace also to loose script autobots to verify bug bounties

DON'T PANIC! Satellite comms hacking won't be able to crash an aircraft

Black Hat 2014 Cute idea but it just won't fly

Network hijacker steals $83,000 in Bitcoin ... and enough Dogecoin for a cup of coffee

Wow. Such hack. Very router. So BGP. Wow.

Awooga: August Patch Tuesday incoming – with two remote-code exec bugs in IE, Windows

Good news for Server admins – no critical fixes planned

Microsoft throws old versions of Internet Explorer under the bus

Come 2016, if you're not up to date you're on your own – enjoy your security bugs

Flying United Airlines? If you could just scan your passport with your phone, that'd be great

New trial launch – but pack your paper for the TSA

Americans to be guinea pigs in vast chip-and-PIN security experiment

Black Hat 2014 PSA: If you really want to steal millions – embarrass the banks enough

Hey guys. We've got 1.2 BILLION stolen accounts here. Send us your passwords, 'cos safety

Enraged securo-bods bare fangs over new service

Snowden is FREE to ESCAPE FROM RUSSIA, say officials

But he can stay put for another 3 years if he really wants to

Russia, China could ban western tech if they want to live in the PAST

Top apps and hardware don't appear overnight

Researcher snaps a Zeus hacker's photo through his webcam

Shoddy scammer served security smackdown

Zero-day hits Symantec endpoint products

Soak those connections, download those patches

Cracker takes control of 200 rooms in Chinese hotel

Black Hat 2014 Blinds go up, blinds go down, hotel manager has no idea why

Car hackers build kit to protect you and your motor from fiery death

Black Hat 2014 Turns out IDS is actually useful for something

Now even Internet Explorer will throw lousy old Java into the abyss

Out-of-date, unsafe ActiveX controls to be blocked starting next week

CIA infosec guru: US govt must buy all zero-days and set them free

Black Hat 2014 Destroy the software industry before it destroys the world, says Dan Geer

Android banking apps vulnerable to cash theft by CAS hole hackers

Toolkit Apache Cordova suffers cross-application scripting bug, IBM discovers

CryptoLocker victims offered free key to unlock ransomed files

Plus: One in four CERT cases relate to malware

Edward Snowden's not a one-off: US.gov hunts new secret doc leaker

Poor old Julian Assange – whistleblower went straight to Glenn Greenwald

Watch this Aussie infosec bod open car doors from afar

Homes unlocked now car doors popped

Target tosses US$148m onto data breach barbecue

And even that sum may not hit the spot for hungry sueball-flingers

One in 2900 phone calls is an IDENTITY THIEF

Breached citizen ID numbers used in painful IVR brute force attacks

Hacker crew nicks '1.2 billion passwords' – but WHERE did they all come from?

Updated Russian gang 'audited the internet'

US cyber-army's cyber-warriors 'cyber-humiliated by cyber-civvies in cyber-games'

'They were pretty much obliterated' – report

White Hats splat Black Hat chats: Talks on home alarm flaws and Russian spy tools axed

Three presentations now pulled from hacking shindig

Israel snooped on John Kerry's phone calls during Middle East peace talks

Well, if you will make basic security cockups...

Synology and the NAS-ty malware-flingers: What can be learned

Sysadmin blog 'Security first' gets more NB for little guys

Why no one smells a RAT: Trojan uses YAHOO WEBMAIL to pick up instructions

Badness uses innocent-looking mailer for c&c ops

Multifunction printer p0wnage just getting worse, researcher finds

Konica Minolta, Sharp, Dell, Canon and HP printers spew credentials when probed

Leaked docs reveal power of malware-for-government product 'FinFisher'

Win 8 Pro tip: Govt spyware can't tap Skype's Metro app

Ransomware attack hits Synology's NAS boxen

This is as bad as you think, says Reg sysadmin Trevor

NSA leaker Thomas Drake says Oz security reforms are 'scary'

Australians urged to oppose NatSec laws before they silence whistleblowers

If you ate at one of these PF Chang's restaurants, your bank card is at risk

Pwned payment systems at eateries throughout the US

Crumbs! Holiday phish based on genuine hotel booking surfaces

'The email looked incredibly authentic,' warns scam target

EE rolls out London bus pay-by-bonk app – only fandoids need apply

iPhone-toting customers just don't have the power