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Avast blocks the entire internet – again

Updated Now that's cast-iron antivirus

Police watchdog investigates illegal outsourced Indian hackers scandal

Will the whistleblower please identify himself, asks IPCC

LastPass connectivity snafu locks out Brits from password manager

Cause unclear, users told to go through 'offline mode'

Just 99.5 million nuisance calls... and KeurBOOM! A £400K megafine

That'd be 0.4 pence a call – if anyone ever paid it

Oh, great: There's a new Same Origin Policy exploit for Edge

Browser helps attackers by autocompleting passwords

Taiwan government to block Google's public DNS in favor of HiNet's

Claims it's for cybersecurity – but whose security exactly?

Dude hit with $300K bill for faking his hours, hacking boss's website

When your fake invoice strategy is black numbers on a black background, you're gonna fail

Attention, Asus RT wireless router owners: Patch your gear now to squash web hijack bugs

Buggy admin interface – where have we heard that before?

America 'will ban carry-on laptops on flights from UK, Europe to US'

Crackdown coming this week over mid-air bomb blast scares, apparently

Chinese stock traders hacked lawyers, profited from Intel's Altera gobble, now fined $9m

S'wot the SEC told a court

Another IoT botnet has been found feasting on vulnerable IP cameras

Children, please welcome Persirai to the class

Paranoid Android: Antivirus app-makers resolve MitM vulnerability

Attack loophole in Panda app sealed

Secure email service builds newsletter bomb defences after attack pummels their inbox

500,000 junk messages in a week paralysed Tutanota

Crooks can nick Brits' identities just by picking up the phone and lying

No 133t hax0ring needed to hijack accounts, warns fraud watchdog's report

Veritas plugs a bunch of NetBackup vulns

Paranormal bugs in bprd

Android O-mg. Google won't kill screen hijack nasties on Android 6, 7 until the summer

Try not to download anything nasty from the Play Store

FBI boss James Comey was probing Trump's team for Russia links. You're fired, says Donald

President treats America like an episode of The Apprentice

It's 2017 and Windows PCs are being owned by EPS files, webpages

Get patching ASAP as exploits are being used in the wild – and fix Adobe stuff, too

Just so we're all clear on this: Russia hacked the French elections, US Republicans and Dems

And only released Macron, Clinton campaign files – hmm

Cisco patches switch hijacking hole – the one exploited by the CIA

Telnet security flaw fix finally lands – or just use SSH, yeah?

FCC blames DDoS for weekend web lockout

Vid Not down to people trying to file comments on issues rhyming with wetsuit balloty, it insists

Call the fuzz, says Google, get the reward

Chocolate Factory bearing gifts to improve open source projects

Email client lib blown apart by CC: list of death

LibEtPan user? Upgrade to 1.8

'Crazy bad' bug in Microsoft's Windows malware scanner can be used to install malware

Critical update for security engine rushed out the door

Guardian Soulmates users spammed with smut following breach

Updated Emails and IDs exposed, trolls have a field day

Team Macron praised for feeding phishing spies duff info

Campaign planted bogus details on bogus websites but ultimately still got hacked

Realistic Brits want at least 3 security steps on bank accounts

Which breach were your details revealed in, then?

Russian RATs bite Handbrake OSX download mirror

Check your hash, delete the app, change your passwords

Dell to patch AMT-vulnerable systems

BIOS fixes for most boxen promised Friday

Hackers emit 9GB of stolen Macron 'emails' two days before French presidential election

Hmm, who could possibly do such a thing?

Fake invoice scammers slurp $5bn+ from corp beancounters – FBI

Gawd, and we thought El Reg hacks' martini expense claims were bad

Uncle Sam backs down on slurping passwords from US visa hopefuls

State Dept asks public for comment on proposals to probe immigrants' online profiles

How to remote hijack computers using Intel's insecure chips: Just use an empty login string

Code dive Exploit to pwn systems using vPro and AMT

Debenhams Flowers shoppers stung by bank card-stealing tech pest

Cyber florist's supplier Ecomnova fingered after backend systems hacked

FireEye calls Shim-anigans: Bank-raiding hackers switch tactics

Game's the same, just got more fierce, apparently

'A-Team'-style tactics: Legit tool welded to kitchen sink to make off-the-shelf snoop kit

Unlike BA, Face and crew, not accused of crime they didn't commit

Microsoft says: Lock down your software supply chain before the malware scum get in

Stealthy attack code spotted going after payment systems

FYI: World was warned FIVE years ago about flaw exploited in Google Docs phishing phrenzy

Ad giant even paid a developer a bounty for spotting it

HackerOne says 'no' to FlexiSpy stalkerware bug bounty program

Creepy app seller is going to have to QA its own buggy software

Dark-web pedo jailed after FBI and co use vid trick to beat privacy tech

Bloke thought he was safe on anonymizing network. Now he's in the cooler for 13 years

Leaked: The UK's secret blueprint with telcos for mass spying on internet, phones – and backdoors

Real-time full-blown snooping with breakable encryption

Reservation biz Sabre books into the hacked hotel of shame

Don't forget to check your credit and debit cards for unauthorized transactions

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