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

6 hodin 1 min zpět
Exec tells us they're knocking 14% off the price by 2020

Lockheed Martin aims to knock 14 per cent off the cost of Britain's F-35B fighter jets over the next couple of years, the firm's director of business development told The Register.…

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Electronic voting box makers try to get gear stripped from eBay and out of hackers' hands

11 hodin 16 min zpět
Sellers sent letters demanding auctions are yanked, conf told

Shmoocon  Vendor intimidation, default passwords, official state seals for sale. Yes, we're talking about computer-powered election machines.…

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

12 hodin 37 min zpět
If an algo ain't ratified by standards groups, it won't be welcome

OpenSSL's maintainers have put the squeeze on insecure ciphers, with a raft of changes to how the project's operations.…

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

22 Leden, 2018 - 22:58
Patches slammed as 'complete and utter garbage' as Chipzilla U-turns on microcode

Intel's fix for Spectre variant 2 – the branch target injection design flaw affecting most of its processor chips – is not to fix it.…

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

22 Leden, 2018 - 14:05
Speech to think tank will warn of Brit weaknesses in key areas

The UK needs to invest in up-to-date army tech, including protection from cyber attacks, the Ministry of Defence's chief of general staff will warn today.…

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

22 Leden, 2018 - 12:23
Developers find out who else is testing HMRC's tools

Almost 1,500 software developers registered to use the UK taxman's sandbox or API platform have had their email addresses blabbed in a mass mailing.…

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<i>The Reg</i> visits London Met Police's digital and electronics forensics labs

22 Leden, 2018 - 11:09
Met lab tour throws up issues around storage, encryption and privacy versus security

More than 90 per cent of crime has "a digital element," we were told as The Reg was welcomed into London Metropolitan Police's Central Communications Command Centre, near Lambeth Bridge on the Thames.…

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Dridex redux, with FTP serving the nasties

22 Leden, 2018 - 09:01
Venerable malware is back for another round of phishing phun

Keep your eyes open for yet-another Dridex-based malware attack.…

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Smut site fingered as 'source' of a million US net neutrality comments

22 Leden, 2018 - 07:03
Bad news for the FCC because the site has 55 staff and doesn't hand out email addresses

Shmoocon  An analysis of comments submitted to the United States Federal Communications Commission's consultation on the future of the nation's net neutrality rules has shown the whole process of public comments was fatally flawed.…

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Meltdown/Spectre week three: World still knee-deep in something nasty

22 Leden, 2018 - 05:31
And years away from safety

It is now almost three weeks since The Register revealed the chip design flaws that Google later confirmed and the world still awaits certainty about what it will take to get over the silicon slip-ups.…

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China flaunts quantum key distribution in-SPAAACE by securing videoconference

22 Leden, 2018 - 03:04
Satellite carries keys to Graz

China has revealed more detail of its much-hyped satellite quantum key distribution network.…

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Unlocked: The hidden love note on the grave of America's first crypto power-couple

20 Leden, 2018 - 09:58

Shmoocon  Among the 400,000 graves at the Arlington National Cemetery – a solemn US military graveyard in Virginia – lies the final resting place of cryptography pioneers William and Elizebeth Friedman.…

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America restarts dodgy spying program – just as classified surveillance abuse memo emerges

19 Leden, 2018 - 22:21
There is literally nothing decent in this story

Analysis  The US Senate reauthorized a controversial NSA spying program on Thursday – and then, because it's 2018 and nothing matters any more, embarked on a partisan battle over a confidential memo that outlines Uncle Sam's alleged abuse of surveillance powers.…

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There are other, <i>legal</i> ways to nab Microsoft emails, privacy groups remind Supremes

19 Leden, 2018 - 16:03
Redmond finds allies in Irish data centre spat

Allowing Uncle Sam to seize emails stored in Microsoft's Irish data centre would violate foreign data protection laws and risk setting a damaging precedent, the US Supreme Court has been told.…

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Delve into the hidden corners of security at CyberThreat18

19 Leden, 2018 - 10:19
New event set to infiltrate QEII

Promo  If you are a cybersecurity practitioner who feels on top of the latest developments in your field, CyberThreat18 may make you want to think again.…

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Two things will survive a nuclear holocaust: Cockroaches and crafty URLs like ғасеьоок.com

19 Leden, 2018 - 07:03
Pesky phishing pages using international domain names just won't go away

It's been known for a long while that people can use similar-looking non-Roman characters to create internet addresses that look similar to real ones.…

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You get a lawsuit! And you get a lawsuit! And you! Now Apple sued over CPU security flaws

19 Leden, 2018 - 00:15
iGiant up next in the Meltdown-Spectre-sueball-a-palooza

Add Apple to the list of companies facing a legal backlash in the US over the Spectre and Meltdown CPU security fiasco.…

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Sad-sack Anon calling himself 'Mr Cunnilingus' online is busted for DDoSing ex-bosses

18 Leden, 2018 - 22:23
Electronics tutor's taunts come back to haunt him

An electronics technician pleaded guilty on Wednesday to orchestrating distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on a former employer and other organizations – and to unlawfully possessing a firearm as a former felon.…

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Someone is touting a mobile, PC spyware platform called Dark Caracal to governments

18 Leden, 2018 - 17:00
Hundreds of gigabytes already slurped, say EFF and Lookout

An investigation by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security biz Lookout has uncovered Dark Caracal, a surveillance-toolkit-for-hire that has been used to suck huge amounts of data from Android mobiles and Windows desktop PCs around the world.…

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Investigation outs Dark Caracal, the high-tech spying network for hire to governments

18 Leden, 2018 - 17:00
Advanced surveillance system puts mobile first for stealing data

An investigation by the Electronic Frontier Foundation and security firm Lookout have uncovered Dark Caracal, a highly advanced spying platform sucking huge amounts of data from mobiles and desktops around the world.…

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