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  1. Investigators ask Chocolate Factory to help them connect the geographic dots

    At 1030 on April 27, 2019, four unidentified individuals attempted to rob a Brinks armored truck parked outside of Michaels, an art supply and home decor store at the Point Loomis Shopping Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. To find out who they are, local authorities plan to ask Google.…

  2. Plus, WeLeakInfo? Not anymore!

    Roundup  Welcome to another Reg roundup of security news.…

  3. Congratulations, you've won a secret backdoor

    Hackers exploiting the high-profile Citrix CVE-2019-19781 flaw to compromise VPN gateways are now patching the servers to keep others out.…

  4. One Irishman and one Dutchman both nicked

    Two men have been arrested after Britain’s National Crime Agency and its international pals claimed the takedown of breached credentials-reselling website WeLeakInfo.…

  5. New perspective on FBI, Interpol demands for backdoors

    Vid  Police Scotland to roll out encryption bypass technology, as one publication reported this week, causing some Register readers to silently mouth: what the hell?…

  6. Good news: There is none. Well, apart from you can at least fully patch the Microsoft blunder

    Vid  Easy-to-use exploits have emerged online for two high-profile security vulnerabilities, namely the Windows certificate spoofing bug and the Citrix VPN gateway hole. If you haven't taken mitigation steps by now, you're about to have a bad time.…

  7. Execs don't care to keep things shipshape if they don't see a return.... so let's MAKE them

    Column  On New Year's Eve 2019, the good ship Travelex struck the iceberg of ransomware. That's not a good metaphor, to be honest: when the SS Titanic hit its frozen nemesis, it had the good taste to unambiguously sink in two hours and 40 minutes. Not so Travelex.…

  8. Sign up now: The UK government's scheme to help new companies grow and scale is back

    Promo  If you need your new security company to get noticed, Tech Nation’s Cyber programme is back, opening its doors for another cohort of infosec companies looking to scale at speed.…

  9. Opinion is preliminary, though a good start

    Analysis  In a massive win for privacy rights, the advocate general advising the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has said that national security concerns should not override citizens’ data privacy. Thus, ISPs should not be forced to hand over personal information without clear justification.…

  10. Exposed: Intimate... personal details belonging to thousands of folks

    A pair of misconfigured cloud-hosted file silos have left thousands of peoples' sensitive info sitting on the open internet.…

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