Boring! Where are teh 1337 h4x? We want 1337 h4x
The Iranian cybercrime group that was expected to spearhead the rogue Middle East nation's revenge for the US assassination of General Qasem Soleimani has quite the arsenal at its digital fingertips.?
Due dil 101
Today was meant to be Brit security biz Sophos's last day on the London Stock Exchange following its £3bn purchase by a US venture capital company.?
Merging search and address bar means more data for the tech giants
Microsoft Edge and Yandex are "much more worrisome" compared to Brave, Chrome, Firefox and Safari, according to a paper on browser privacy (PDF) published this week.?
Encryption keys forced to zero by chip-level KrØØk flaw
A billion-plus computers, phones, and other devices are said to suffer a chip-level security vulnerability that can be exploited by nearby miscreants to snoop on victims' encrypted Wi-Fi traffic.?
Section 215 more useless than we suspected yet they still want to keep it
The controversial surveillance program that gave the NSA access to the phone call records of millions of Americans has cost US taxpayers $100m ? and resulted in just one useful lead over four years.?
It's 2020 and pre-auth, superuser command injection is still a thing
Zyxel's network storage boxes, business VPN gateways, firewalls, and, er, security scanners can be remotely hijacked by any miscreant, due to a devastating security hole in the firmware.?
Sir Andrew Parker also claims UK spies are not doing bulk surveillance
British spies are once again stipulating that tech companies break their encryption so life is made easier for state-sponsored eavesdroppers.?
Plus birth certificates, job interview data and more
A leak of 10,000 records at a Leicestershire care home provider exposed elderly patients' wishes not to be resuscitated, detailed care plans and precisely how much councils paid for individual patients' care.?
Pair engineer malicious code from public source tweak before official binary releases
Google has updated Chrome for Linux, Mac, and Windows to address three security vulnerabilities ? and exploit code for one of them is already public, so get patching.?
Still not the last word for VirnetX after 10-year fight
The United States Supreme Court has kicked out Apple's attempt to overturn a judgement in one of the cases in its 10-year patent fight with VirnetX.?