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News in brief: Linux advice for Equifax; fired over phish; Security.txt standard proposed

19 Září, 2017 - 19:20
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Apple’s new tracking protection is “sabotage”, claims ad industry

19 Září, 2017 - 14:33
The ad industry is not happy with Apple's latest move to limit how we get tracked around the web.

PyPI Python repository hit by typosquatting sneak attack

19 Září, 2017 - 13:10
Imposters posing as popular packages were found to contain malicious code

DOJ lets itself off the privacy hook

18 Září, 2017 - 20:40
The Department of Justice has excused its insider threat database from multiple provisions of the 1974 Privacy Act

Chrome to brand FTP as “not secure”

18 Září, 2017 - 19:13
With the release of Chrome 63 in December 2017 FTP will be branded "not secure"

Monday review – the hot 24 stories of the week

18 Září, 2017 - 10:04
From Equifax's feeble PINs putting frozen credit files at risk and 4 steps to secure yourself to the latest updates on the breach, and more

Vevo hacked, 3.12 TB of data leaked

17 Září, 2017 - 20:01
The hacking group OurMine says it leaked the data after being told "f*ck off, you don't have anything"

India’s Aadhaar digital ID scheme: what could possibly go wrong?

15 Září, 2017 - 17:43
India's digital ID scheme has enrolled more than 1bn people in under a decade - but there are concerns about its security and potential for abuse

Poisoned WordPress ‘Display Widgets’ plugin finally purged

15 Září, 2017 - 17:01
If you've got the 'Display Widgets' plugin installed, check that you haven't got one of the many malicious versions

Facebook’s Crisis Response hub centralizes help for disaster victims

15 Září, 2017 - 13:24
Pulling all the crisis tools together should help those caught up in a disaster get help, help others and let their loved ones know how they are

News in brief: FTC to probe Equifax; Bitcoin price falls on China move; HBO teases GoT finale news

14 Září, 2017 - 20:08
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news 

Equifax: researchers find leaky customer help portal in Argentina

14 Září, 2017 - 19:13
Researchers pulled thousands of records from site secured by a username and password of 'admin'

Microsoft patches second FinSpy zero-day exploit this year

14 Září, 2017 - 17:22
This week saw a veritable patchwork quilt of updates to Microsoft products - including one zero-day

Equifax felled by a months-old Apache Struts vulnerability

14 Září, 2017 - 17:05
Patching vulnerabilities often means juggling risk and practicality - which can mean gambling with customer data

Equifax: four simple steps to secure yourself

14 Září, 2017 - 13:56
Take these four steps to get through the Equifax breach with your identity and finances intact

DHS faces lawsuit over legality of forced warrantless device searches

14 Září, 2017 - 13:26
Plaintiffs including a veteran, a NASA staffer and a journalist claim that their First and Fourth Amendment rights were breached by searches at the border

News in brief: Cruz’s Twitter blunder; Adobe patches Flash; Target ditches Apple

13 Září, 2017 - 19:51
Your daily round-up of some of the other stories in the news

Governments must fix the digital identity mess, says think tank

13 Září, 2017 - 17:18
Digital identity schemes are surely just around the corner - and they're already in place in India and Estonia. But there are problems to be ironed out

Smart pumps used by hospitals in IV drips vulnerable to attacks

13 Září, 2017 - 16:02
Eight flaws were found in the pumps used to deliver precise doses of drugs - and where a misdose thanks to an attack could be fatal

Fears raised about accuracy of new forensic DNA techniques

13 Září, 2017 - 13:38
Lawyers are challenging convictions in which DNA analysis played a part, claiming that a new tool isn't reliable