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Don’t fear the software shopkeeper: T&Cs banning bad reviews aren’t legal in America

DerbyCon Doesn’t stop them trying to put the frighteners, tho

Want to get around app whitelists by pretending to be Microsoft? Of course you can...

DerbyCon ...And here's how

Aw, not you too, Verizon: US telco joins list of leaky AWS S3 buckets

Now is a good time to go check your own Amazon settings. It's OK, we'll wait

NBD: Adobe just dumped its PRIVATE PGP key on the internet

Change the name to A-d'oh!-be

IoT botnet Linux.ProxyM turns its grubby claws to spam rather than DDoS

I don't know which is worse

Finance sector is littered with vulns, and guess what – most can be resolved by patching

But pen-testers have questioned the figures

Ethereum-backed hackathon excavates more security holes

Smart contracts language easy to use and create exploits with

Mini-Heartbleed info leak bug strikes Apache, airborne malware, NSA algo U-turn, and more

Roundup The security week in review

IT plonker stuffed 'destructive' logic bomb into US Army servers in contract revenge attack

He's now facing 10 years in prison for act of spite

Slain: Unions' US OPM mega-hack lawsuit against Uncle Sam

You have to get shafted before you can sue, says court

SEC 'fesses to security breach, says swiped info likely used for dodgy stock-market trading

EDGAR database a veritable goldmine of financial tips

Researchers claim ISPs are 'complicit' in latest FinSpy snooping rounds

Dictators' favourite spyware is working at the top, says report

Equifax fooled again! Blundering credit biz directs hack attack victims to parody site

Tim on the social media team will need a new job

You lost your ballpoint pen, Slack? Why's your Linux version unsigned?

No digital signature on hipster collab app means it's easy to make dangerous fakes

CCleaner targeted top tech companies in attempt to lift IP

Infected Avast tool's payload went after the likes of Microsoft, Intel and Cisco, hit 20 targets

Orland-whoa! Chap cops to masterminding $100m Microsoft piracy racket

Chinese national pleads guilty to running a massive counterfeiting ring

FedEx: TNT NotPetya infection blew a $300m hole in our numbers

File-scrambling malware put a bomb under shipping giant's sales growth

IT fraudster facing four years' bird time for $10k blackmail

Blackmailed former employer, redirected company website for porn portal

Manchester plod still running 1,500 Windows XP machines

Issue 'endemic' across public sector, shriek experts

Lloyds Bank payments glitch frustrates merchants

C'mon, you POS... >:(

More data lost or stolen in first half of 2017 than the whole of last year

That's 1.9 BEEELLION records – and just you wait till GDPR

Equifax's disastrous Struts patching blunder: THOUSANDS of other orgs did it too

Those are just the ones known to have downloaded outdated versions

Inept bloke who tried to sell military sat secrets to Russia gets 5 years

Bumbling fool not so much Jason Bourne as Johnny English

Viacom exposes crown jewels to world+dog in AWS S3 bucket blunder

Updated Passwords, server schematics and encryption keys up for grabs in open file store

What's that, Equifax? Most people expect to be notified of a breach within hours?

Go on, you're the breach expert

European Commission proposes more powers for EU's infosec agency

Cross-border cybersecurity certification scheme planned

Pirate Bay digs itself a new hole: Mining alt-coin in slurper browsers

Would you trade your CPU time and electricity bill for pirated content?

Sexploitation gang thrown in clink for 171 years after 'hunting' kids online and luring them in front of webcams

Youngsters tricked into performing sex acts for pervs

Someone checked and, yup, you can still hijack Gmail, Bitcoin wallets etc via dirty SS7 tricks

Two-factor authentication by SMS? More like SOS

DRM now a formal Web recommendation after protest vote fails

W3C lays out the case for anti-piracy, anti-copying defenses

Downloaded CCleaner lately? Oo, awks... it was stuffed with malware

OK, OK, well the 2.27 million victims were not Reg readers

TfL hackathon showed data can keep transport running and people safe

Sponsored Analytics is about the journey AND destination

Equifax's IT leaders 'retire' as company says it knew about the bug that brought it down

Company tried to find and patch vulnerable systems, but we know what happened next

Equifax UK admits: 400,000 Brits caught up in mega-breach

UK dedicated systems not affected

Equifax mega-breach: Security bod flags header config conflict

Help wanted at Equifax. Badly

NCC hires three Bank of England cyber experts to beef up assurance business

Intros CENTA - that new money smell

Chrome to label FTP sites insecure

It's only 0.0026 per cent of traffic, but it's all in plaintext so deserves a red flag

Another month, another malware outbreak in Google's Play Store

50 apps get pulled as ExpensiveWall malware runs riot in the store

What is the cyber equivalent of 'use of force'? When do we send in the tanks?

Cloudflare Internet Summit Former National Security advisor and CIA deputy head reflect on the online world

Defrosted starter for 10: Iceland home delivery site spills customer details

Something smelled fishy

Protect your business from ransomware robbers

Promo The inevitable kick in the arse

Shoddily-set-up Elastisearch hosting point-of-sale malware

Sigh. Admins of free AWS instances just didn't tick the right boxes.

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