Also, Cisco, Citrix emit patches, US army advises using Signal
Roundup Here comes a summary of this week's computer security news beyond what we've already covered.?
Change your passwords, ye scurvy-free non-landlubbers
The Royal Yachting Association (RYA) has told members that "an unauthorised party" may have pilfered a database containing personal information from 2015.?
Now 29-year-old faces years in the clink after long battle to bring him to justice
A 29-year-old Russian scumbag has admitted masterminding the Cardplanet underworld marketplace as well as a second forum for elite fraudsters.?
Don't want to incriminate yourself? Tough luck, you terrorist
The Government Reviewer of Terrorism Laws has declared that safeguards protecting Britons from police workers demanding passwords for their devices must be watered down.?
Yep, the Verizon that sold subscribers' location data
Verizon has slung out a new, privacy-focused search engine in an effort to win over customers who prefer not to have their browsing habits tracked by ad-slingers and the like.?
Handy FireEye tool roots out indicators of compromise
Citrix and FireEye have released a new security tool to help admins find out if their servers have been hacked via the high-profile CVE-2019-19781 flaw that was disclosed in December but only patched on Monday.?
Rapporteurs call for investigation, technical security report leaks
The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammad bin Salman, has been officially fingered as the man responsible for hacking Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos?s iPhone X, causing a massive stir in diplomatic circles.?
Chocolate Factory boffins doubt Apple can fix it, either
Google security researchers have published details about the flaws they identified last year in Intelligent Tracking Protection (ITP), a privacy scheme developed by Apple's WebKit team for the company's Safari browser.?
Report suggests public interest defences for infosec professionals, academics and journalists
Britain's main anti-hacker law, the Computer Misuse Act 1990, is "confused", "outdated" and "ambiguous", according to a group of pro-reform academics.?
Quickly shuttered partially redacted leaky DB included 'internal notes marked as confidential'
Five identical Elasticsearch databases containing 250 million records of Microsoft customer support incidents were exposed on the internet for all to see for at least two days right at the end of 2019.?