Lack of funding exposes US federal agencies to high data breach...

Budget cuts and other restraints are hampering the government from effectively protecting itself against cyberattacks.

Man removes feds’ spy cam, they demand it back, he refuses...

Camera believed to be part of “Operation Drawbridgerdquo; effort to monitor the border.

uTorrent file-swappers urged to upgrade after PC hijack flaws fixed

Don't say we didn't warn you Users of uTorrent should grab the latest versions of the popular torrenting tools: serious security bugs, which malicious websites can exploit to commandeer PCs, were squashed this week in the software.…

Hey, you. App dev. You like secure software? Let’s learn from...

API holes would let miscreants spy on sexting lovers App developers should take a long, hard look at how they use Facebook's Account Kit for identifying users – after a flaw in the system, and Tinder's use of the toolkit, left shag-seekers open to acco...

Australia’s Notifiable Data Breaches scheme is now in effect

Within the first 100 days of the Netherlands scheme, the Dutch Data Protection Authority received 1,000 data breach notifications. Will Australia see the same impact?

GitLab fixes security issue that let anyone hijack custom domains

A security researcher hijacked 700 domains and subdomains in less than a minute.

Ex-Google engineer: I was fired for being too liberal

Tim Chevalier sues Google, claims only employees "who represent the majority" speak.

Guys, you’re killing us! LA Times homicide site hacked to mine...

And they say there's no money to be made in newspapers A Los Angeles Times' website has been silently mining crypto-coins using visitors' web browsers and PCs for several days – after hackers snuck mining code onto its webpages.…

Guess who else Spectre is haunting? Yes, it’s AMD. Four class-action...

Punters not happy with handling of vulnerability confessions It's not just Intel facing a legal firestorm over its handling of the Spectre and Meltdown CPU design flaws – AMD is also staring at a growing stack of class-action complaints related to the ...

Australian government still pushing decryption magic bullet

Seven months after Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull told ZDNet the laws of Australia will trump the laws of mathematics, Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton has discussed looming legislation that would force companies to help the government access co...

Intel ships (hopefully stable) microcode for Skylake, Kaby Lake, Coffee Lake

All 6th, 7th, and 8th generation Core processors now have microcode available.

Prehistoric Europe much like a game of Civilization, according to ancient...

The people who built Stonehenge were completely replaced by Central Europeans.