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Latest Google+ flaw leads Chocolate Factory to shut down site early

52.5 million accounts at risk, tens of people are worried

Did you know that iOS ad clicks cost more than Android? These scammers did

Malware hides cheap Android clicks as high-end Apple traffic

Nice phone account you have there - shame if something were to happen to it. Samsung fixes ID-theft flaws

If Artem Moskowsky owes you money, its a good time to ask

Privacy, security fears about ID cards?'s digital bod has one simple solution: 'Get over it'

Yeah, how about you work for us...

Bethesda blunders, IRS sounds the alarm, China ransomware, and more

Roundup Plus, US Congress wants more cybersec training, better breach laws

In case you're not already sick of Spectre... Boffins demo Speculator tool for sniffing out data-leaking CPU holes

Analysis First proof-of-concept, SplitSpectre, requires fewer instructions in victim

Identity stolen because of the Marriott breach? Come and claim your new passport

It's the least they could do. Really. The bare minimum

'Say hello to my little vacuum cleaner!' US drug squad puts spycams in cleaner's kit

DEA gets down and dirty with new surveillance kit domain hacked, plastered with trolling, filth and anti-transgender vandalism

Web admin blames public Whois and lack of 2FA

Brit bomb hoax teen who fantasised about being a notorious hacker cops 3 years in jail

So much for the Apophis Squad's Twitter boasts

UK Supreme Court considers whether spy court should be immune to legal probes

Privacy International lays out its case to El Reg

Wow, what a lovely early Christmas present for Australians: A crypto-busting super-snoop law passes just in time

Ring in the new year with some of those backdoors, developers

UK spies: You know how we said bulk device hacking would be used sparingly? Well, things have 'evolved'...

Admit they are upping their use of mass snooping

Windows 10 security question: How do miscreants use these for post-hack persistence?

Black Hat Infosec duo worked out how to remotely set their own answers

More data joy: Email scammers are buying marks' info from legit biz intelligence firms

Black Hat London Blue gang probably has your firm's org chart

Brits' DNA data sent to military base after 'foreign' hack attacks – report

100,000 Genomes Project is secure, insists chair

Pencil manufacturers rejoice: Oz government doesn't like e-voting

Paper's safer, says parliamentary committee

It's December 2018, and a rogue application can still tell your Apple Mac: I'm your El Capitan now

iOS, macOS, tvOS, Safari, and anyone for some reason using iTunes on Windows – get patching

Talk about a GAN-do attitude... AI software bots can see through your text CAPTCHAs

Code to defeat letter-based I'm-a-human tests revealed, major sites left wide open

Adobe Flash zero-day exploit... leveraging ActiveX… embedded in Office Doc... BINGO!

It's like a greatest hits album of terrible security policies

Estonian ex-foreign sec urges governments: Get cosy with the private sector on cybersecurity

Black Hat Marina Kaljurand thinks the days of going it alone are over

Now you, too, can snoop on mobe users from 3G to 5G with a Raspberry Pi and €1,100 of gizmos

Crypto-boffins' paper shows AKA protocol still broken

GOPwned: Republicans fall victim to email hack

NRCC says it was hit in run-up to 2018 mid-term elections

He's not cracked RSA-1024 encryption, he's a very naughty Belarusian ransomware middleman

Dr Shifro pays ransom, gets discount and adds its own margin, says Check Point

Yet another mega-leak: 100 million Quora accounts compromised by system invaders

Passwords should be safe, but reset just in case

Customers baffled as Citrix forces password changes for document-slinging Sharefile outfit

No reason to panic, apparently: Redoing login details to become a regular thing

Container code cluster-fact: There's a hole in Kubernetes that lets miscreants cause havoc

Critical bug brings bevy of patches

Czech yourself, Russia! Prague says its foreign ministry was hacked for more than a year

Report claims that from 2016-2017 the FSB was reading agency's emails

Wanna save yourself against NotPetya? Try this one little Windows tweak

NCC Group discovers network-saving quirk during worm tests

AWS has a security hub, OpenSSL has a new license, London has a problem with cryptocoins, and more

Roundup Plus, South Carolina convicts go catfishing

Warning: Malware, rogue users can spy on some apps' HTTPS crypto – by whipping them with a CAT o' nine TLS

Malicious code can spy on OpenSSL, Apple CoreTLS, etc

Giraffe hacks printers worldwide to promote God-awful YouTuber. Did we read that one right?

Yeah, we don’t know WTF is going on either

It's 'nyet' again, yet again, for Kaspersky: Appeal against US govt ban snubbed by Washington DC court

Appeals judges shoot down Russian vendor's plea

It's nearly 2019, and your network can get pwned through an oscilloscope

Researchers find head-slapping backdoors in lab equipment

Magecart fiends punch card-skimming code in Sotheby's Home website

If you shopped with 'em since March 2017, consider your deets in the haul

Little FYI: Wi-Fi calling services on AT&T, T-Mobile US, Verizon are insecure, say boffins

Subscribers using wireless calls wide open to attack

Marriott's Starwood hotels mega-hack: Half a BILLION guests' deets exposed over 4 years

One of, but not the worst, in history

Q: If Pesky Pepper had a peek at patient papers, at how many patient papers did Pesky Pepper peek? A: 231

Bored secretary at GP fined for sneaky look at medical records

Support whizz 'fixes' screeching laptop with a single click... by closing 'malware-y' browser tab

On Call Nope, no new computer for you. Move along

Here are another 45,000 reasons to patch Windows systems against old NSA exploits

It's 2018 and UPnP is still opening up networks - this time to leaked SMB cyber-weapons

GCHQ pushes for 'virtual crocodile clips' on chat apps – the ability to silently slip into private encrypted comms

Analysis Sliding into your DMs unnoticed, literally

Big Blue shoos Db2 blues before rogue staff turn the screws in hijack ruse (translation: patch your IBM databases)

Buffer overflow flaw could lead to privilege escalation

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