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Crooks make US ATMs spew million-plus bucks in 'jackpotting' hacks

If you could keep an eye on miscreants cracking open your boxes, that would be great

Ugly, perfect ten-rated bug hits Cisco VPNs

Patch your Adaptive Security Appliance and Firepower Threat Defense code before they're utterly p0wned

Intel alerted Chinese cloud giants 'before US govt' about CPU bugs

'We certainly would have liked to have been notified of this' says Homeland Security

What do you press when flaws in Bluetooth panic buttons are exposed?

Researcher able to DoS and track personal protection kit

UK infrastructure firms to face £17m fine if their cybersecurity sucks

Oh boy, measures will also cover IT outages

Thar she blows: Strava heat map shows folk on shipwreck packed with 1,500 tonnes of bombs

It could literally blast a hole in a major shipping route

You can't ignore Spectre. Look, it's pressing its nose against your screen

Strap yourself in, this ride won't be over for a long time yet

You publish 20,000 clean patches, but one goes wrong and you're a PC-crippler forever

Malwarebytes pushed a patch, then a patch for the patch

Microsoft works weekends to kill Intel's shoddy Spectre patch

Out-of-band patch may assuage user anger over Intel crudware, closed-club disclosure process

All your base are belong to us: Strava exercise app maps military sites, reveals where spies jog

Fitness fans ignored off-by-default privacy settings, emit sensitive personal info

Crypto-jackers slip Coinhive mining code into YouTube site ads

Trend Micro suggests disabling JavaScript in browsers

Lenovo's craptastic fingerprint scanner has a hardcoded password

ThinkPad owners need to update their software – unless they're using Windows 10

Acronis: Ransomware protection! Get yer free ransomware protection!

Windows-only but sure, thanks

Matryoshki of news: Tech giants flash code to Russia, Dutch hack Kremlin spies, and more

Roundup It's all kicking off

Here we go again... UK Prime Minister urges nerds to come up with magic crypto backdoors

Broken security? More like broken record

Perv raided college girls' online accounts for nude snaps – by cracking their security questions

Personal info obtained to pull off 1,400 password resets. Now he's behind bars

Intel alerted computer makers to chip flaws on Nov 29 – new claim

Total coincidence: That's the same day Chipzilla's CEO sold off his shares

Non-'fiscally neutral' defence review is go, minister tells MPs

Tanks and jets or sexy cyber-warfare stuff?

IT 'heroes' saved Maersk from NotPetya with ten-day reinstallation bliz

4,000 servers, 45,000 PCs and 2,500 apps all rebuilt, while other staff went manual

S for Security is Google owner Alphabet's new favorite letter

The plan is to throw the cloud at data collection and analysis, to produce alerts that matter

libcurl has had auth leak bug since 'the first commit we recorded'

Fixed in 7.58.0

Mobile point of sale gets a PCI security standard

Because crooks salivate when you punch a PIN into a smartmobe at a market stall

SHL just got real-mode: US lawmakers demand answers on Meltdown, Spectre handling from Intel, Microsoft and pals

Pact of silence questioned

Bell Canada Canucks it up again: Second hack in just eight months

Subscriber database plundered by miscreants once again

NHS deploys Microsoft threat detection service on just 30,000 devices

Updated That's only 2% of Blighty's health service PCs

Fresh botnet recruiting routers with weak credentials

With a special HNAP exploit just for D-Link kit

Skype, Slack, other apps inherit Electron vuln

Updated Devs, check your protocol handling, patch if necessary

It's 2018 and… wow, you're still using Firefox? All right then, patch these horrid bugs

OG open-source darling gets security check-up

It's 2018 and your Macs, iPhones can be pwned by playing evil music

Meanwhile, HomePod inches closer to actually shipping, allegedly

Swipe fright: Tinder hackers may know how desperate you really are

Eavesdroppers could be able to peek in on mobile flirts

We're cutting F-35 costs, honest, insists jet-builder Lockheed Martin

Exec tells us they're knocking 14% off the price by 2020

Electronic voting box makers want kit stripped from eBay – and out of hackers' hands

Shmoocon Sellers sent letters demanding auctions are yanked, conf told

Optimus multi-prime is the new rule as OpenSSL transforms crypto policies again

If an algo ain't ratified by standards groups, it won't be welcome

'WHAT THE F*CK IS GOING ON?' Linus Torvalds explodes at Intel spinning Spectre fix as a security feature

Patches slammed as 'complete and utter garbage' as Chipzilla U-turns on microcode

UK Army chief: Russia could totally pwn us with cable-cutting and hax0rs

Speech to think tank will warn of Brit weaknesses in key areas

HMRC dev support team cc blurtfest: Over 1,400 email addresses blabbed

Developers find out who else is testing HMRC's tools

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