Belden buys Tripwire for $710m: Will keep network burglars out of Internet of Things things

Belden buys Tripwire for 0m: Will keep network burglars out of Internet of Things things, , http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/10/belden_buys_tripwire/, Firm hopes to fatten bottom line Signal transmission firm Belden has agreed to buy security tools...

Taxi app Uber plugs ‘privacy-threatening’ web security flaw

Taxi app Uber plugs ‘privacy-threatening’ web security flaw, , http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/10/uber_xss_security_bug/, Forget VW, watch out for the XSS bug Updated¬† A potentially nasty XSS vulnerability discovered on the website of...

‘Critical’ security bugs dating back to 1987 found in X Window

‘Critical’ security bugs dating back to 1987 found in X Window, , http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/10/x_window_system_bugs/, 27-year-old flaw and others slain in open-source patch batch X.org, which develops the open-source X Window System...

CoolReaper pre-installed malware creates backdoor on Chinese Androids

CoolReaper pre-installed malware creates backdoor on Chinese Androids, , http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/18/coolreaper_android_backdoor/, This a lot worse than just bloatware, say analysts Security researchers have discovered a backdoor in Android...

Security holes in iOS? We’ve heard of them, says Apple (as it fixes vanishing ringtones)

Security holes in iOS? We’ve heard of them, says Apple (as it fixes vanishing ringtones), , http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/10/upset_about_your_iphone_losing_its_ringtones_good_news/, Still, the jailbreakers are happy with new 8.1.2 update Apple...

TorrentLocker ransomware pestilence plagues Europe, bags $500k

TorrentLocker ransomware pestilence plagues Europe, bags 0k, , http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/18/torrentlocker_ransomware/, Too many people still running random .exe files in spam attachments TorrentLocker, one of the most widespread pieces of...

Microsoft lets YOU kill POODLE in Protected Mode sites

Microsoft lets YOU kill POODLE in Protected Mode sites, , http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/11/redmond_lets_you_kill_poodle_in_protected_mode_sites/, Christmas gift to be default by Feb Microsoft has granted sysadmins the ability to kill exposure to...

Merry Xmas, Neohapsis, here’s your Cisco-dollars

Merry Xmas, Neohapsis, here’s your Cisco-dollars, , http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/11/merry_xmas_neohapsis_heres_your_ciscodollars/, Advisory service borged Cisco is beefing up its security intelligence-gathering, snapping up privately-held...

Blu-ray region locks popped by hardware hacker

Blu-ray region locks popped by hardware hacker, , http://go.theregister.com/feed/www.theregister.co.uk/2014/12/11/bluray_region_locks_popped/, ODM firmware allows code to run from USB sticks Scores of Blu-ray players from the biggest names in the industry contain security...
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