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Hacker grabs $600m in cryptocash from blockchain company Poly Networks

Wed, 08/11/2021 - 11:57
Where have all the cryptocoins gone? Will we ever get them back?

Home and small business routers under attack – how to see if you are at risk

Tue, 08/10/2021 - 11:14
Practical advice for homes and small businesses, following news that a recently disclosed router bug is actively being exploited by crooks.

S3 Ep44: Unreported holes, retro computing, and tech support for malware [Podcast]

Sun, 08/08/2021 - 10:34
Latest episode - listen now!

Conti ransomware affiliate goes rogue, leaks “gang data”

Fri, 08/06/2021 - 08:52
Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more...

“Cobalt Strike” network attack tool patches crashtastic server bug

Thu, 08/05/2021 - 12:01
Ahhhh, the irony! Red-team network attack tool has its very own bug for Blue Teams to counterexploit.

BazarCaller – the malware gang that talks you into infecting yourself

Tue, 08/03/2021 - 10:12
Calling someone back feels safer than clicking an unknown link... but it isn't! Remind your friends and family.

Microsoft researcher found Apple 0-day in March, didn’t report it

Wed, 07/28/2021 - 20:20
Ut tensio, sic uis! Does twice the bug pile on twice the pressure to fix it?

Apple emergency zero-day fix for iPhones and Macs – get it now!

Tue, 07/27/2021 - 08:39
You're probably expecting us to say, "Patch early, patch often." And that is EXACTLY what we're saying!

Windows “PetitPotam” network attack – how to protect against it

Mon, 07/26/2021 - 07:10
A cute name but an annoying and potentially damaging attack. Here's what to do.

US court gets UK Twitter hack suspect arrested in Spain

Fri, 07/23/2021 - 11:40
O, what a tangled web we weave/When first we practise to deceive!

S3 Ep42: Viruses, Nightmares, patches, rewards and scammers [Podcast]

Thu, 07/22/2021 - 09:38
Latest episode - listen now!

Windows “HiveNightmare” bug could leak passwords – here’s what to do!

Wed, 07/21/2021 - 10:58
Windows "hives" contain registry data, some of it secret. The nightmare is that these files aren't properly protected against snooping.

Apple iPhone patches are out – no news if recent Wi-Fi bug is fixed

Tue, 07/20/2021 - 09:04
Remember that weird iPhone Wi-Fi bug from a week or so ago? Let's hope this update patches it!

S3 Ep41: Crashing iPhones, PrintNightmares, and Code Red memories [Podcast]

Sun, 07/18/2021 - 19:13
Latest episode - listen now!

More PrintNightmare: “We TOLD you not to turn the Print Spooler back on!”

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 10:56
The PrintNightmare continues. So does our advice, even though it stops your printer working.

Want to earn $10 million? Snitch on a cybercrook!

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 09:58
Will going after the big guns help to discourage and disrupt the rest of the cybercrime ecosystem? Have your say...

The Code Red worm 20 years on – what have we learned?

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 11:57
"It was 20 years ago today..." that we learned a few lessons that are well worth revisiting!

Home delivery scams get smarter – don’t get caught out

Wed, 07/14/2021 - 11:16
We've said it before, and we'll say it again: don't be in too much of a hurry for those home deliveries you're expecting!

Don’t get tricked by this crashtastic iPhone Wi-Fi hack!

Mon, 07/12/2021 - 11:58
Learn how the trick works so that you can avoid it in case someone thinks it's a joke to catch you out.

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