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'Exclusive swag' up for grabs as GitLab flings bug bounty scheme open to world+dog

4 hodiny 55 min zpět
Don't worry, there are cheques, too

DevOps outfit GitLab has opened its bug bounty scheme to world+dog, having paid out $200,000 last year and fixed "nearly 200 vulnerabilities reported to us".…

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Taylor's gonna spy, spy, spy, spy, spy... fans can't shake cam off, shake cam off

7 hodin 38 min zpět
Swifties' faces scanned against DB of 'known stalkers' at US gig – reports

Spotify's one-time nemesis Taylor Swift has reportedly used controversial facial recognition tech on fans while they've been getting down to her sick beats.…

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UK white hats blacklisted by Cisco Talos after smart security code stumbles

13 hodin 1 min zpět
Cisco gracefully says it won't charge for the privilege

UK security training company Hacker House briefly had its site blocked after being mistaken for malware by Cisco's security wing Talos' smart "threat intelligence" software.…

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It is with a heavy heart that we must inform you hackers are targeting 'nuclear, defense, energy, financial' biz

12 Prosinec, 2018 - 22:37
Sharpshooter takes aim at critical infrastructure

Hackers are targetting critical infrastructure providers, including nuclear power and defense agencies, in what may be a state-sponsored attack that's hiding behind North Korean code.…

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Bulk surveillance is always bad, say human rights orgs appealing against top Euro court

12 Prosinec, 2018 - 17:30
Liberty and pals seek to prove intrusive spy powers can never be justified

A band of human rights organisations have appealed against a top European court's ruling on bulk surveillance, arguing that any form of mass spying breaches rights to privacy and free expression.…

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Britain approved £2.5m of snooping kit exports to thoroughly snuggly regime in Saudi Arabia

12 Prosinec, 2018 - 16:30
Who was Jamal Khashoggi, anyway?

British ministers have approved the export of more than £2.4m worth of telecoms snooping gear to Saudi Arabia, in spite of its very obvious human rights problems, according to a report.…

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Ticketmaster tells customer it's not at fault for site's Magecart malware pwnage

12 Prosinec, 2018 - 11:15
Uh, hello? Didn't you put third-party Javascript on a payment page?

Ticketmaster is telling its customers that it wasn't to blame for the infection of its site by a strain of the Magecart cred-stealing malware – despite embedding third-party Javascript into its payments page.…

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It's December of 2018 and, to hell with it, just patch your stuff

12 Prosinec, 2018 - 02:15
Windows, Office, Acrobat, SAP... you know the deal

Microsoft, Adobe, and SAP are finishing up the year with a flurry of activity, combining to patch more than 140 CVE-listed security flaws between them.…

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Equifax how-it-was-mega-hacked damning dossier lands, in all of its infuriating glory

11 Prosinec, 2018 - 21:37
'Entirely preventable' theft down to traffic-monitoring certificate left expired for 19 months

Updated  A US Congressional report outlining the breakdowns that led to the 2017 theft of 148 million personal records from Equifax has revealed a stunning catalog of failure.…

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25% of NHS trusts have zilch, zip, zero staff who are versed in security

11 Prosinec, 2018 - 20:16
Not like there's been a major incident recently to kick them into gear or anything

A quarter of NHS trusts in the UK responding to a Freedom of Information request have no staff with security qualifications, despite some employing up to 16,000 people.…

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Lenovo tells Asia-Pacific staff: Work lappy with your unencrypted data on it has been nicked

11 Prosinec, 2018 - 13:22
That's thousands of employees' names, monthly salaries, bank details

Exclusive  A corporate-issued laptop lifted from a Lenovo employee in Singapore contained a cornucopia of unencrypted payroll data on staff based in the Asia Pacific region, The Register can exclusively reveal.…

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Texas Instruments flicks Armis' Bluetooth chip vuln off its shoulder

11 Prosinec, 2018 - 11:32
Yeah, we've patched that one, adds Cisco

Texas Instruments has rather feebly slapped down infosec researchers' findings on a so-called Bleedingbit Bluetooth Low Energy vulnerability after a more detailed explanation of the chipset's weakness emerged.…

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Latest Google+ flaw leads Chocolate Factory to shut down site early

11 Prosinec, 2018 - 01:36
52.5 million accounts at risk, tens of people are worried

Google says it will be speeding up the dismantling of its Google+ social network following the discovery of a new security bug that affected 52.5 million users.…

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Did you know that iOS ad clicks cost more than Android? These scammers did

10 Prosinec, 2018 - 22:44
Malware hides cheap Android clicks as high-end Apple traffic

An enterprising malware writer has been masquerading infected Android devices as Apple gear in order to make a few extra bucks.…

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Nice phone account you have there – shame if something were to happen to it: Samsung fixes ID-theft flaws

10 Prosinec, 2018 - 21:41
If Artem Moskowsky owes you money, it's a good time to ask

A recently patched set of flaws in Samsung's mobile site was leaving users open to account theft.…

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Privacy, security fears about ID cards?'s digital bod has one simple solution: 'Get over it'

10 Prosinec, 2018 - 14:20
Yeah, how about you work for us...

Digital minister Margot James reckons Brits need to "get over" their concerns about privacy and cyber security and let the government assign them with ID cards.…

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Bethesda blunders, IRS sounds the alarm, China ransomware, and more

8 Prosinec, 2018 - 10:04
Plus, US Congress wants more cybersec training, better breach laws

Roundup  This week, we saw Linux get pwned, a teen hacker go down, and Julian Assange vowing to stay right where he is.…

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In case you're not already sick of Spectre... Boffins demo Speculator tool for sniffing out data-leaking CPU holes

8 Prosinec, 2018 - 00:59
First proof-of-concept, SplitSpectre, requires fewer instructions in victim

Analysis  You've patched your Intel, AMD, Power, and Arm gear to crush those pesky data-leaking speculative execution processor bugs, right? Good, because IBM eggheads in Switzerland have teamed up with Northeastern University boffins in the US to cook up Spectre exploit code they've dubbed SplitSpectre.…

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Identity stolen because of the Marriott breach? Come and claim your new passport

8 Prosinec, 2018 - 00:35
It's the least they could do. Really. The bare minimum

Hotel-chain turned data faucet Marriott says it will help some customers cover the cost of replacing stolen documents.…

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'Say hello to my little vacuum cleaner!' US drug squad puts spycams in cleaner's kit

7 Prosinec, 2018 - 23:29
DEA gets down and dirty with new surveillance kit

Next time you're closing a big drug deal you may want to watch the cleaner. Or more specifically their vacuum cleaner.…

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