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Daesh-bag hacker gets 20 years for harvesting US military kill list

Cross-border Kosovan cuffing leads to long stretch inside

Mozilla wants woeful WoSign certs off the list

Backdating SHA-1 certs is just not on

Suspected Russian DNC hackers brew Mac trojan

Ruskie space program doc used as spear phish payload.

Fax machines' custom Linux allows dial-up hack

Don't laugh. Epson printer/fax machines dating back to 1999 have this problem

Patch AGAIN: OpenSSL security fixes now need their own security fixes

Recursion (n): See recursion

Intel, Lenovo officially gone to the dogs – with FIDO fingerprint logins

New authentication for PCs gives passwords the middle finger

Security man Krebs' website DDoS was powered by hacked Internet of Things botnet

Internet of Amazingly Insecure Tat? That's the one

Apple to crunch iOS 10 local backup password brute force hole

Research finds faster cracking flaw

Dev teaches bot to talk spammers' ears off

Crims are so keen to chat they respond to random hipsterisms and send legit discount codes

Google rushes in where Akamai fears to tread, shields Krebs after world's-worst DDoS

600 Gbps traffic flood overwhelmed CDN

And! it! begins! Yahoo! sued! over! ultra-hack! of! 500m! accounts!

Class-action lawsuit in California expected to be first of many in the US

IBM botched geo-block designed to save Australia's census

Bureau of Stats says spooks signed off IBM's plan, but Big Blue mucked something up

Uni student cuffed for 'hacking professor's PC to change his grades'

Someone has been watching Wargames too much

Woo hoo, has unveiled yet another tech creche – for infosec

This one's in Cheltenham. Makes a change from hipsterville East London

OpenSSL swats a dozen bugs, one notable nasty

Denial of service dross dead.

Report: NSA hushed up zero-day spyware tool losses for three years

Investigation shows staffer screw-up over leak

Sad reality: It's cheaper to get hacked than build strong IT defenses

PHBs are applying the Ford Pinto formula to your data

Cops blasted for relying on IP addresses to hunt down suspects

Numerical addresses too vague to be relied on, say activists

Safe browsing checks fail as 16,000 WordPress sites hacked this year

Google's red screen of death marks half of malcious sites, McAfee only 11 per cent

Malware figures out it's running on VMs and refuses to execute

If a PC has just a couple of Word files, crooks figure it's a White-Hat's attack machine

Valid logins to your workplace are on the net, right now

Mega-breaches and spiking smartphones malware mean crims can crack you, yesterday

US Homeland Security launches IoT willy-waving campaign

Our policies are gonna be the best, ignore all the rest

Half! a! billion! Yahoo! email! accounts! raided! by! 'state! hackers!'

Updated Email addresses, phone numbers, hashed passwords, DoBs, security Q&As swiped

DDoS attacks: For the hell of it or targeted – how do you see them off?

Cloud-based DDoS defences introduce delays

SWIFT warns of more 'sophisticated' attacks, readies anti-fraud tool

Haven't hardened? You're still gunna get hacked, says CISO

Google automates Apps OAuth token revocation

Tells devs: 'errors are a feature, not a bug'.

Cisco snaps shut remote pwnage hole in Cloud Services Platform

Flaw allowed hijacking via HTTP snippets

US cities promise to crack down on police surveillance tech

Growing demand for greater oversight of how snoopware is obtained by cops

Wow, RIP hackers ... It's Cyber-Lord Blunkett to the rescue for UK big biz

New system to ensure suppliers are up to scratch on IT security

Victoria Police warn of malware-laden USB sticks in letterboxes

It's called 'junk mail' for a reason people: take the pizza vouchers and ignore the rest

Greybeards beware: Hair dye for blokes outfit Just For Men served trojan

Close shave after WordPress mess was cut off at the roots

BT's Wi-Fi Extender works great – at extending your password to hackers

Got one of these gizmos? Patch its firmware ASAP

10-second hijack hole could kill any Facebook profile

Shame it wasn't used more before Zuck paid $16k to the uni student who found it

Citrix swats Sweet32 bug by just turning off old ciphers

You can even leave out the turning it on again - this bug's not worth its brand, really

CloudFlare offers web encryption up the wazoo

Don't sweat your mixed content, promises web whacker

Mobile review website MoDaCo coughs to data breach

Irate fans air views on firm's forum

Going, going, done: Trio of prolific auction fraud fraudsters jailed

Can't put a price on porridge

Hackers claim they breached Aussie point-of-sale tech firm, try to sell 'customer DB'

Exclusive Claim to have backdoored supplier to Woolworths' pub chain

Online scammers speed up: Hit gold every 15 seconds

Take five to fix fraud

Microsoft lets Beijing fondle its bits in new source code audit hub

New 'Transparency Centre' comes to Asia, more to open in 'coming weeks'

Brits: Can banks do biometric security? We'd trust them before the government

Is that saying much, though?

Microsoft snubs alert over Exchange hole

It only applies to 'compromised' servers, says Redmond