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  1. Glitch is spilling private data and there's not much Apple users can do about it

    An improperly implemented API that stores data on browsers has caused a vulnerability in Safari 15 that leaks user internet activity and personal identifiers.…

  2. And for last week's digital graffiti operations, too

    After last week's website defacements, Ukraine is now being targeted by boot record-wiping malware that looks like ransomware but with one crucial difference: there's no recovery method. Officials have pointed the finger at Belarus.…

  3. 'Malicious activity on our network' spotted, says CEO, as some contractors say they've still not been paid

    Umbrella company Parasol Group has confirmed why it shut down part of its IT last week: it found unauthorised activity from an intruder.…

  4. Plus: FIFA 22 players lose their identity and Texas gets phony QR codes

    In brief  Thieves operating for the North Korean government made off with almost $400m in digicash last year in a concerted attack to steal and launder as much currency as they could.…

  5. Cybercrook gang has 'ceased to exist' says Putin's military service

    Russia's internal security agency said today it had dismantled the REvil ransomware gang's networks and raided its operators' homes following arrests yesterday in Ukraine.…

  6. Contractors say they haven't been paid, and are in the dark too

    Contractors employed via umbrella company Parasol Group are increasingly nervous about a multi-day outage of some IT systems used to process payroll, with several suspecting a security attack as the root cause.…

  7. Despite threatening messages nothing's been leaked, say victims

    A "massive" cyber attack on Ukraine caught the world's eye this morning as the country's foreign ministry said its website, among others, had been taken down by unidentified hackers.…

  8. This webinar shows how throwing up barricades isn’t enough anymore

    Webinar  It’s a truism that your data is your organisation's most precious asset. Here’s another. Once data is backed up, many organisations tend to forget about it.…

  9. Customers shouldn't need to wait seven days before being told

    The US Federal Communications Commission is considering imposing stricter rules requiring telecommunications carriers to report data breaches to customers and law enforcement more quickly.…

  10. Those critical AWS flaws that exposed data and broke tenant separation? All fixed!

    Two serious security vulnerabilities were recently found in AWS services, but because they were responsibly reported and the cloud biz responded quickly, no harm appears to have been done.…

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