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Interpol unplugs nearly 9,000 Asian command and control networks

WordPress plug-in bug exploited in eight countries

Samsung Smart TV pwnable over Wi-Fi Direct, pentester says

Sammy says trust-known-MACs code is a feature not a bug

Hyundai app security blunder allowed crooks to 'steal victims' cars'

Remote locate, unlock, and start vehicles – using a fixed encryption key... ouch

Expedia IT bod gets all-expenses-paid trip to prison after hacking execs' emails for profit

Blames pricey SF rent for $350,000 insider-trading scam

After blitzing FlexiSpy, hackers declare war on all stalkerware makers: 'We're coming for you'

App dev ransacked after gang used test/test login, it is claimed

Brit behind Titanium Stresser DDoS malware sent to chokey

20-year-old Herts man slapped with two years' stripey suntan time

Hackers uncork experimental Linux-targeting malware

SSH... it's Shishiga

Kremlin-backed DNC hackers going after French presidential hopeful Macron

Everyone, everything's a target for mysterious APT28 crew

Ex-NSA techies launch data governance tool for future algorithm-slavery

Immuta debuts Projects for machine learning governance, 'interpretability is key' – CEO

Car hacking's dynamic duo offers to save others $1m in research

Miller and Valasek spread the word on hacking archive

HipChat SlipChat lets hackers RipChat

They're going to get plenty of LipChat

Webroot antivirus goes bananas, starts trashing Windows system files

Even automated security tool thinks Redmond's snooping operating system is 'malicious'

Northrop Grumman can make a stealth bomber – but can't protect its workers' W-2 tax forms

'Stolen creds' used to swipe data on aerospace giant's staff

Alert: If you're running SquirrelMail, Sendmail... why? And oh yeah, remote code vuln found

Updated This is nuts

We're 'heartbroken' we got caught selling your email records to Uber, says Unroll.me boss

Not sorry we did it – just sorry you're pissed off

eBay denies claims it's failing to thwart 'systematic fraud'

Man alleges elaborate scam is slapping money out of online souk's pockets

Russian hacker arrested in Spain for bot-herding not election-fiddling

Peter Levashov indicted over Kelihos as Russian carder Roman Seleznev cops 27 years

Teen charged with 'cyberstalking' in bomb hoax case

Hoaxer kept thumb drive of swatting calls

China 'hacked' South Korea to wreck Star Wars missile shield

FireEye fingers Middle Kingdom infiltration teams

Doctor Who-inspired proxy transmogrifies politically sensitive web to avoid gov censorship

Slitheen tool smuggles browsers into cyber-Tardis

LinkedIn U-turns on Bluetooth-enabled 'Tinder for marketers'

Pop-up requested permission to share data with nearby devices even when app not in use

Peer pressure, not money, lures youngsters into cybercrime – report

Are teenage dreams so hard to beat?

Script kiddies pwn 1000s of Windows boxes using leaked NSA hack tools

Vulnerable unpatched systems expose exploitable SMB networking to world+dog

Nuh-uh, Google, you WILL hand over emails stored on foreign servers, says US judge

If you can access them in California, so can the Feds

'We should have done better' – the feeble words of a CEO caught using real hospital IT in infosec product demos

Understatement of the month: 'Mistakes were made'

Trump's self-imposed cybersecurity deadline is up: What we got?

Analysis Quick clue: President Snowflake is a compulsive liar

Online ad scam launders legions of pirates and pervs into 'legit' surfing

Traffic Alchemist turns base metal into gold

Mastercard launches card that replaces PIN with fingerprint sensor

Sweet MFA... but there's no documentation available for users

Flaws found in Linksys routers that could be used to create a botnet

Engineers working on firmware updates

Microsoft shrugs off report that Edge can expose user identities from JS Fetch requests

Updated La la la nothing to patch here la la la

Ambient light sensors can steal data, says security researcher

Not-so-bright API means web pages can use a W3C idea to pop your phone or laptop

We're spying on you for your own protection, says NSA, FBI

Except we're not, of course, because that would be illegal

If you've stayed at a Holiday Inn you may have lost more than a good night's sleep (like maybe your bank card)

Massive malware infection slurps customers' privates

30,000 London gun owners hit by Met Police 'data breach'

Who gave marketing agency access to super-sensitive address database?

UK.gov survey shines light on cybersecurity threats to businesses

Phishing, ransomware remain most pressing concerns

Speaking in Tech: Hacking Microsoft Windows? That's cute

Podcast Hacker whizz and Veracode co-founder Chris Wysopal joins the crew this week to talk secure software

Fixing your oven can cook your computer

Updated Appliance vendor Hotpoint's UK service site is serving malware when you seek repairs

Revealed: Scammers plaster Google Maps with pins to lure punters from honest traders

Research shows how web mapping service can be abused

Oracle patches Solaris 10 hole exploited by NSA spyware tool – and 298 other security bugs

Mega load of updates lands for tons of Big Red gear

Stop asking people for their passwords, rights warriors yell at US Homeland Security

File request under: 'Trash can'

Profit with just one infection! Crook sells ransomware for $175

Nifty dashboard shows the bitcoin rolling in

Large UK businesses are getting pwned way more than smaller ones

But are they just better at sniffing out breaches?

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