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A plethora of patches, Kaspersky hits back, new hope for Wannacry Brit hero – and more

Roundup Everything you also need to know in security

Malware hidden in vid app is so nasty, victims should wipe their Macs

If you downloaded and installed stuff from Eltima yesterday, you are totally screwed

Your data will get hacked anyway so you might as well give up protecting it

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Spend the money on freezing your brain

Canadian govt snoops emit their own malware detection tool, eh

Canuck NSA/GCHQ equivalent open-sources 'Assemblyline', to make us all as safe as Canada

Hack apps, attack code drawbacks for cash stacks, Google yaks

An attempt was made

Make America late again: US 'lags' China in IT security bug reporting

Mind the gap

YouTube sin-bins account of KRACK WPA2 researcher

Only to be mysteriously restored hours later

Yes, British F-35 engines must be sent to Turkey for overhaul

Also, the US negotiates fighter jet purchase contracts on our behalf

Stealth web crypto-cash miner Coin Hive back to the drawing board as blockers move in

We've got something much more ethical anyway, say devs

EU: No encryption backdoors but, eh, let's help each other crack that crypto, oui? Ja?

You scratch my PKCS, and I'll scratch yours

US-CERT study predicts machine learning, transport systems to become security risks

You've been warned

You're doing open source wrong, Microsoft tsk-tsk-tsks at Google: Chrome security fixes made public too early

Redmond wags its finger

Hackers can track, spoof locations and listen in on kids' smartwatches

Norwegian project exposes worrying lack of security

BoundHook: Microsoft downplays Windows systems exploit technique

It's just not a security vulnerability, says Redmond

Ex-TalkTalk chief grilled by MPs on suitability to chair NHS Improvement

From heading one cyber-attack victim to another

Europol cops lean on phone networks, ISPs to dump CGNAT walls that 'hide' cyber-crooks

Plod say crims now too hard to find and catch online

Oracle Hospitality apps rolled out the Big Red carpet to crims

Brrrt! Brrrt! Brrrt! Big Red's bug gun targets 252 bugs, and you for not patching fast enough

IRS tax bods tell Americans to chill out about Equifax

Your personal data was probably already in crims' hands

Domino's Pizza delivers user details to spammers

I’ll have a garlic bread, a Supreme and a side of privacy breach by slack partners

uBlock Origin ad-blocker knocked for blocking hack attack squawking

Block all the things! No, wait, not the XSS security alerts

Watch out for Microsoft Word DDE nasties: Now Freddie Mac menaced

Updated Forget KRACK, good ol' Office malware has biz workers in its sights again

NHS: Remember those patient records we didn't deliver? Well, we found another 162,000

Dealing with backlog could cost 'in the zone of a million'

Release the KRACKen patches: The good, the bad, and the ugly on this WPA2 Wi-Fi drama

Don't panic... whoa, not so fast, Android, Linux users

Crypto-coin miners caught toiling away in hacked cloud boxes

Manic miners don't even pwn you: They just use default creds admins are too lazy to change

Russia tweaks Telegram with tiny fine for decryption denial

FSB wanted keys, messaging outfit said Nyet

Never mind the WPA2 drama... Details emerge of TPM key cockup that hits tonnes of devices

About a third of all crypto modules globally generate weak, crackable RSA pairs

Google isn't saying Microsoft security sucks but Chrome for Windows has its own antivirus

ESET scanning engine now built in – plus other defenses

Here's a timeless headline: Adobe rushes out emergency Flash fix after hacker exploits bug

So much for that security-patch-free October

Brit intel fingers Iran for brute-force attacks on UK.gov email accounts

Russia, you're off the hook

Customers cheesed off after card details nicked in Pizza Hut data breach

Victims reporting fraudulent transactions

Remember how you said it was cool if your mobe network sold your name, number and location?

No? Well, never mind, because it's for your own protection

WPA2 KRACK attack smacks Wi-Fi security: Fundamental crypto crapto

Updated Key handshake shakedown

Linus Torvalds lauds fuzzing for improving Linux security

But he's not at all keen on Santa Claus or fairies

'Open sesame'... Subaru key fobs vulnerable, says engineer

ONE, TWO, THREE, what are we incrementing FOUR? (Don't ask, we don't give a damn)

WPA2 security in trouble as KRACK Belgian boffins tease key reinstallation bug

Updated Strap yourselves in readers, Wi-Fi may be cooked

Sounds painful: Audio code bug lets users, apps get root on Linux

Cisco discusses Advanced Linux Sound Architecture mess before formal CVE release

An oil industry hacker facing jail, a $20m damages bill, and claims of counter-hacking

Analysis Inside the bizarre ongoing Rigzone saga

US Congress mulls first 'hack back' revenge law. And yup, you can guess what it'll let people do

Can you say 'collateral damage'?

IT at sea makes data too easy to see: Ships are basically big floating security nightmares

Updated Experts find maritime computer defenses lacking

Pulitzer-winning website Politifact hacked to mine crypto-coins in browsers

Updated Mysterious malicious code silently chews up CPU cycles to craft cash on visitors' dime

Android ransomware DoubleLocker encrypts data and changes PINs

Nasty activated by home button unless device gets factory reset

More and more websites are mining crypto-coins in your browser to pay their bills, line pockets

Updated No, Chrome isn't slowing down – you're just silently digging up cyber-cash

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