Plus, Safari security foiled by? a finger swipe?
Roundup This week we wrangled with alleged Russian election meddling, hundreds of millions of username-password combos spilled online, Oracle mega-patches, and cliams of RICO swap-gangs.?
Killer jailed for life after fitness kit data tips off plod
Avid runner and hitman Mark Fellows was this week found guilty of murder after being grassed up by his Garmin watch.?
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Russian hackers attempted to infiltrate the Democratic National Committee (DNC) just after the US midterm elections last year, according to a new court filing.?
No customer data visible but hell's bells, Redmond, what have you borked now?
Exclusive Alarmed Microsoft support partners can currently view support tickets submitted from all over the world, in what appears to be a very wide-ranging blunder by the Redmond-based biz.?
We'll know for sure when Huawei reveals a shoe-shaped smartphone
Something for the Weekend, Sir? The name's McLeod. Alessandro McLeod. I am a spy for the secret services.?
Azure DevOps Services invites hackers to test its limits
There's more money to be made from bug hunting in Microsoft code after Redmond announced its 10th active bug hunting reward scheme, the Azure DevOps Bounty Program.?
Out of 284 flaws, 33 are rated critical. Big Red admins have big patches ahead
Oracle admins, here's your first critical patch advisory for 2019, and it's a doozy: a total of 284 vulnerabilities patched across Big Red's product range, and 33 of them are rated ?critical?.?
Open-source CMS gets a pair of critical fixes
Drupal has issued a pair of updates to address two security vulnerabilities in its online publishing platform. The vulns are a little esoteric, and will not affect most sites, but it's good to patch just in case you later add functionality that can be...
Cock-up went unnoticed for two Olympics, one World Cup, an EU referendum, and a US presidential election
Twitter has fessed up to a flaw in its Android app that, for more than four years, was making twits' private tweets public. The programming blunder has been fixed.?
Prof Maureen Baker told tribunal info security and clinical safety are two separate things
The founders of medical symptom-checker app Your.MD knew that a number of key medical information databases were "open to anyone who knows the URL", emails seen by a London tribunal have revealed.?