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John Leyden / The Register:
Trend Micro: ransomware grew 752% in 2016 and generated $1B in revenue   —  Days of future past  —  Ransomware saw a more than eight-fold (752 per cent) increase as a mode of attack in 2016, according to Trend Micro.  —  The infosec firm estimates file-scrambling malware families such as Locky …
May 27, 2017, 3:35 PMIn context
Thomas Claburn / The Register:
GitHub launches GitHub Marketplace, a store for development tools that assist with tasks like continuous integration, code reviews, and project management   —  Online store will try to make developer tools work better for businesses  —  Social code repository GitHub is making it easier for developers to fetch data and spend money.
May 22, 2017, 4:45 PMIn context
Iain Thomson / The Register:
Hackers exploited SS7, a protocol used by cellphone providers, to intercept two-factor codes sent to online banking customers, letting them empty bank accounts   —  O2 in Germany confirms online thefts from sour krauts  —  Experts have been warning for years about security blunders …
May 4, 2017, 2:35 PMIn context
Kieren McCarthy / The Register:
How Obama's intervention on Title II sparked hyper-partisanship at the FCC, and Ajit Pai's public stance on regulations changed as chance to be chairman opened   —  The answer - because net-neutrality slayer Ajit Pai wants to stay in charge  —  Special report This week, Ajit Pai …
May 1, 2017, 10:15 AMIn context
Iain Thomson / The Register:
Nest camera Bluetooth vulnerability allows hackers to wirelessly stop recording; researcher reported issues in October, company has not yet patched them   —  So far, no patch available to the public  —  Nest's Dropcam and Dropcam Pro security cameras can be wirelessly attacked via Bluetooth to crash and stop recording footage.
Mar 22, 2017, 10:20 AMIn context
Richard Chirgwin / The Register:
Arris to acquire Brocade's Ruckus Wireless and ICX Switch business for $800M in cash following closing of Broadcom's acquisition of Brocade   —  Arris Technologies will buy Ruckus Wireless from Broadcom, for US$800m.  —  Ruckus came to Broadcom when it acquired Brocade in November 2016.
Feb 23, 2017, 12:30 AMIn context
Simon Sharwood / The Register:
Google publishes paper detailing its cloud security strategy, including the deployment of custom chips on servers and peripherals   —  Even the servers it colocates (!) says new docu revealing Alphabet sub's security secrets  —  Google has published a Infrastructure Security Design Overview …
Jan 17, 2017, 3:45 AMIn context
Gavin Clarke / The Register:
Oracle expands audits of Java SE customers and partners over non-payment for Advanced Desktop, Suite, and Advanced layers, issuing some bills upward of $100K   —  Thought Java was “free”?  Think again (and you owe us $$$ in 2017)  —  Oracle is massively ramping up audits of Java customers …
Dec 19, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context
Iain Thomson / The Register:
Galileo, Europe's alternative to GPS, went live last week   —  More accurate than American system and open to all  —  After a long and much-delayed 17-year gestation, Europe's answer to America's GPS system has been switched on.  —  The Galileo network will offer a free service with an accuracy …
Dec 18, 2016, 8:50 PMIn context
Alexander J Martin / The Register:
Web Of Trust browser add-on, downloaded over 140M times, pulled from Mozilla, Chrome, Opera add-on stores after it was caught selling users' browsing histories   —  Did the users consent to this?  Probably not knowingly...  A browser extension which was found to be harvesting users' browsing histories …
Nov 8, 2016, 9:30 AMIn context

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