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Wannacry-slayer Marcus Hutchins pleads guilty to two counts of banking malware creation

9 hours ago   |   The Register   |   2 articles

'I regret these actions and accept full responsibility for my mistakes' Marcus Hutchins, the British security researcher who shot to fame after successfully halting the...
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Not one of the 12 steps: Rehab patients' details exposed in publicly visible database

10 hours ago   |   The Register

Researcher disturbed at availability of very personal data More than two years of billing records from a drug and alcohol rehabilitation center were made freely available on...
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20 scaleups join Tech Nation's cyber security growth programme

18 hours ago   |   UKTN

Tech Nation, the UK's leading network for ambitious tech entrepreneurs has announced the 20 fast-growth cyber scaleups accepted onto their first national cyber security growth...
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Old-school cruel: Dodgy PDF email attachments enjoying a renaissance

1 day ago   |   The Register

Let's go back... way back The last few months have seen a big increase in malware attacks using PDF email attachments, according to security firm SonicWall...
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We reveal what's inside Microsoft's Azure Govt Secret regions. wait, is that a black helico

1 day ago   |   The Register

Redmond hopes to lure Uncle Sam's spy agencies, military away from Amazon Microsoft has set up two new Azure cloud regions in the US - dubbed Azure Government Secret regions...
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Smart home sale at Amazon: limited-time savings on August smart locks

Smart home sale at Amazon: limited-time savings on August smart locks

1 day ago   |   TechRadar

If you've wanted to beef up your home security, now is a great time with this offer from August. Amazon has the August Smart Lock Pro and Connect on sale for $211.50. That's a...
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Save 66% on Norton Security Deluxe and get Norton Secure VPN for Free

Save 66% on Norton Security Deluxe and get Norton Secure VPN for Free

1 day ago   |   PC Mag

Norton Security Deluxe offers one-year of protection for five devices, and Norton Secure VPN offers one-year of protection for one device.
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Hackers Are Messing With the 'Web's Phone Book' For Espionage

Hackers Are Messing With the 'Web's Phone Book' For Espionage

1 day ago   |   PC Mag

The suspected government-backed hackers have been infiltrating companies that run the Domain Name System, including internet service providers and web-hosting organizations...
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Epic Games Is Upgrading Your Epic Account Security

Epic Games Is Upgrading Your Epic Account Security

1 day ago   |   PC Mag

Over 250 million people rely on an Epic account for access to Fortnite, the Epic Games store, and the Unreal Engine, so Epic Games is enhancing the security protecting them...
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Supply chain attacks: when things go wrong

Supply chain attacks: when things go wrong

1 day ago   |   TechRadar

With reference to cyber-security, we speak about software supply chain attacks where we see malicious code injections to a provider of third-party code for the purpose of...
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Toyota leads $1B investment in Uber's self-driving tech

Toyota leads $1B investment in Uber's self-driving tech

Enlarge / Uber has been using Volvo XC90 hybrid SUVs as R&D platforms. Soon, we can expect these to be joined by Toyota Siennas. On Thursday, news broke that Toyota, Denso... Read more ...

Samsung's Galaxy S10 camera app adds a dedicated Bright Night mode

Samsung's Galaxy S10 camera app adds a dedicated Bright Night mode

The Bright Night camera feature on the Samsung Galaxy S10 is becoming a dedicated night mode. Previously, Bright Night automatically worked for owners of the Galaxy S10 during... Read more ...

YouTube Music is now available free on Google Home speakers

YouTube Music is now available free on Google Home speakers

Google has given YouTube Music a leg up by making an ad-supported version free on all Google Home speakers. It rather seems like Google is trying to make YouTube Music its... Read more ...

Google lets Android users choose browsers to ease EU antitrust concerns

Google lets Android users choose browsers to ease EU antitrust concerns

In an effort to address EU antitrust concerns, Google has announced that Android users in Europe will now be able to choose between five different web browsers and search... Read more ...

Google and Amazon have made up - YouTube coming to Fire TV, Prime Video to...

Google and Amazon have made up - YouTube coming to Fire TV, Prime Video to Chromecast

Google and Amazon have buried the hatchet and will be putting each other's key streaming apps on their devices. That means YouTube's apps will come to Amazon Fire TV while the... Read more ...

Amazon and Google settle feud, bring YouTube back to Fire TV devices

Amazon and Google settle feud, bring YouTube back to Fire TV devices

Enlarge / The Fire TV Cube is a small Fire TV with an Echo Dot baked into it. It has a shiny black finish around the sides, with a matte black top. Feuding tech giants Amazon... Read more ...

Fortnite: where to find the treasure map signpost in Paradise Palms

Fortnite: where to find the treasure map signpost in Paradise Palms

Where is the Paradise Palms treasure map signpost in Fortnite? After a few seasons without them, treasure map challenges have finally made their return to Epic's battle royale... Read more ...

Samsung's Galaxy Fold Phones Are Already Breaking

Samsung's Galaxy Fold Phones Are Already Breaking

Only two days after review units were sent out, multiple journalists and reviewers are reporting broken screens on the $2,000 experimental folding devices. Not a good look for... Read more ...

This Nintendo Switch deal with Smash Bros is an Easter Sale winner

This Nintendo Switch deal with Smash Bros is an Easter Sale winner

We're not messing about...stock is already running low on this superb Nintendo Switch deal. For just £260.10 you can get a brand new Nintendo Switch and a copy of Super Smash... Read more ...

The CEO of a 19-year-old tech company explains how it totally reinvented...

The CEO of a 19-year-old tech company explains how it totally reinvented itself with a tool that programmers find 'mind-blowing'

Glitch is a browser-based tool for writing code that's winning over developers all over Silicon Valley and beyond - and counts Spotify and Slack among its customers. We talked... Read more ...