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Roundup IT admins aren't always fond of patching. It's like going to the dentist ? it needs to be done but it can be a pain to do. Sadly, this week there was a lot of patching to be done.?
If you downloaded and installed stuff from Eltima yesterday, you are totally screwed
It's going to be an unpleasant weekend for some Mac users who are facing a complete system wipe and reinstall ? after hackers stashed malware in legitimate applications.?
Spend the money on freezing your brain
Something for the Weekend, Sir? Flee! Flee! It?s the return of the frozen heads!?
Canuck NSA/GCHQ equivalent open-sources 'Assemblyline', to make us all as safe as Canada
Canada's Communications Security Establishment has open-sourced its own malware detection tool.?
An attempt was made
Google is offering cash to those who can find, exploit and report bugs in its Android apps, or similarly hack other programs in its Play Store.?
Mind the gap
The US is starting to fall well behind China in terms of the speed at which organizations are alerted to reported security vulnerabilities, according to a study out this week by threat intel biz Recorded Future.?
Only to be mysteriously restored hours later
The YouTube account of the researcher behind the KRACK WPA2 Wi-Fi vulnerability was restored early on Thursday hours after it was shut down for violating "community guidelines".?
Also, the US negotiates fighter jet purchase contracts on our behalf
Britain?s F-35B fighter jets currently cost around $123m each ? and British officials are quite content that the only engine overhaul facility for the stealth aircraft?s engines is located in Turkey.?
We've got something much more ethical anyway, say devs
Malwarebytes has had enough of Coin Hive's alt-currency-generating browser-side code, and is now automatically blocking it.?
You scratch my PKCS, and I'll scratch yours
The European Commission has proposed that member states help each other break into encrypted devices by sharing expertise around the bloc.?