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Have an iPhone? Mac? Just about anything else Apple flogs? Patch now

Massive update addresses iOS, OS X, and Safari security holes

Google flubs patch for Stagefright security bug in 950 million Androids

Update flawed, new one needed for countless gadgets

DNS root zone drama: Follow live the most important dullest ceremony you'll ever see

The Oscars it ain't but the key signing ceremony is vital

Misconfigured Big Data apps are leaking data like sieves

Bank and health info included in more than a petabyte of files left lying around

It's not just antivirus downloads that have export control screening

Yet blocking common tech is 'crazy' says infosec bod

John McAfee launches cert authority but it's got a POODLE problem

BlackCert working on internet-of-thing security bling

Dropbox adds USB two factor authentication for paranoid Chrome users

Advanced phishers leave with still baited hooks.

Cisco network kit warning: Watch out for malware in the firmware

Someone's reverse-engineered ROMMON to craft an admin-level attack

Malvertising set to wreak one BEELLION dollars in damage this year

On the upside, the ROI is amazing if you've an appetite for risky investments

New Docker crypto locker is a blocker for Docker image mockers

Verison 1.8 adds container signing to prevent man-in-middle attacks

Is this the most puzzling DEF CON attendee badge yet on record?

DEF CON 23 Marvel at the mysteries of this playable poser

CAUGHT: Lenovo crams unremovable crapware into Windows laptops – by hiding it in the BIOS

Analysis How Microsoft made it possible, and how to truly purge it

Want Edward Snowden pardoned? You're in the minority, say pollsters

More than half of America leans toward criminal charges for Fast Eddy / hero whistlebower

The Man demands yet more account information from Twitter

Creepy requests for info up by 52 per cent over the previous half year

Cloudflare hiccup nudges Stack Overflow and others offline

El Reg and NewsThump also briefly vanished into the abyss

Symantec’s dismal results show need for Veritas sale

Security firm needs to Caesar the opportunity to grow the business

Wanna harvest a stranger's Facebook data? Get a mobile number and off you go

'EVERYTHING FINE' insists Zuck's ad empire

Rise up against Oracle class stupidity and join the infosec strike

Sysadmin blog Why aren't you, personally, stopping the moronocalypse?

Patching a fragmented, Stagefrightened Android isn't easy

REM had the answer in 1992, Google

Blacklists miss 90% of malware blogged IP love

Correlate all the things.

Apple and Google are KILLING KIDS with encryption, whine lawyers

Ill-informed state PR campaign to kill encryption continues

IoT security is RUBBISH says IoT vendor collective

Online Trust Alliance calls on gadget vendors to stop acting like clowns

Spooks add Uber algorithms to their research wish-list

ODNI would like to tell you things without having to kill you

Thirty five Flash Player holes plugged (and there's one quick fix)

Project Zero makes mince meat of wretched runtime

Doubts cast on Islamic State's so-called leak of US .mil, .gov passwords

Updated 'Hacking Division' dumps 'data' on US govt workers – and a woman in Stockport, UK

Oz carriers to Attorney General Brandis: get OUT of our networks

Telcos speak with one voice on telco security 'reforms'

Hillary Clinton kept top-secret SIGINT emails on her home email server

The Republicans think they've found their smoking gun

Ten years after the sellout, Black Hat is solidly corporate and that’s fine

Analysis DEF CON is hopefully never going to change

It's 2015, and someone can pwn Windows PCs by inserting a USB stick

Patch Tuesday Update Windows, Office, IE, Edge and Adobe Flash – plus OpenSSH

Brit-educated bloke takes Dept of Homeland Security's infosec reins

Cambridge graduate Andy Ozment teams up with one-time HP gros fromage

Oracle pulls CSO's BONKERS anti-bug bounty and infosec rant

Updated Exec opens fire on reverse-engineering and more

Hackers hid Carphone Warehouse breach with DDoS smokescreen – report

Crims aim to cause just enough chaos to get in and out

You'll LITERALLY PAY for getting tricked into visiting these scam sites

Update Invisible self-pushing zombie payment buttons alarm mobe security experts

Bunitu botnet crooks sell your unencrypted VPN traffic for £££

Unknowing proxies help zombie army lurch forward

Jail incompetent council folk who leak our data, thunders furious BBW

Internal slaps on the wrist are no punishment for endangering the public

Intel left a fascinating security flaw in its chips for 16 years – here's how to exploit it

Black Hat In-Depth Howler opens door for SMM rootkits

Dying cipher suites are stinking up TLS with man-in-the-middle vulns

Researchers demo exploit on OS X and Safari to prove aging software is open to attack

Five-star Flash phish filched from Hacking Team targets bigwigs

New attack in old gift wrap

Random numbers aren't, says infosec boffin

Even in our chaotic universe, there's a nasty entropy shortage

BlackBerry can't catch a break: Now it's fending off Jeep hacking claims

QNX Neutrino OS 'unrelated' to vulnerability, say Canucks

Another day, another stunning security flaw in Android – this time hitting 55% of mobes

Video Bug allows ordinary apps to gain control of gadgets

Borg blacklist assimilates Cryptolocker domain name generators

Scrabble dictionary used to out randomly-generated malware-hosting domain names