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Xerox slurps something that isn't HP Inc: Brit managed print services houses Altodigital and ITEC Connect

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Prices undisclosed but you can bet it was cheaper

Xerox might not have been able to prise HP Inc stock from the hands of shareholders yet but it has snaffled British print services specialists Altodigital and ITEC Connect for an undisclosed sum.…

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Brit housing association blabs 3,500 folks' sexual orientation, ethnicity in email blunder

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Please update your contact details in this handy spreadsheet ... oh

A UK housing association blurted 3,500 people's sensitive personal data as part of a bungled "please update your contact details" email exercise, The Register has been told.…

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Online face mask sales scams, 400% uptick of coronavirus phishing reports: Brit cops' workload shifts online along with the nation's

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Criminal scum use pandemic as golden business opportunity

British police are saying coronavirus-related fraud reports have spiked by 400 per cent over the past six weeks as the COVID-19 illness continues its inexorable march through humanity.…

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'Up to 300' UK heads to roll at Brit IT services firm Allvotec, with 200 jobs offshored to Bulgaria in cost-cutting drive

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Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, do...

British IT services provider Allvotec will cut "up to 300" jobs from the UK, offshoring some to Bulgaria in a push to reduce costs.…

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Attention security startup founders: Give your fledgling Brit biz a boost with Tech Nation’s free Cyber 2.0 school

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Sign up now: The UK government's scheme to help new companies grow and scale is back

Promo  If you need your new security company to get noticed, Tech Nation’s Cyber programme is back, opening its doors for another cohort of infosec companies looking to scale at speed.…

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What do Brit biz consultants and X-rated cam stars have in common? Wide open... AWS S3 buckets on public internet

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Exposed: Intimate... personal details belonging to thousands of folks

A pair of misconfigured cloud-hosted file silos have left thousands of peoples' sensitive info sitting on the open internet.…

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Brit banking sector hasn't gone a single day of 2020 without something breaking

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Yorkshire and Clydesdale latest to join ongoing game of TITSUP*manship

It appears the UK banking system is playing a fiscal game of Top Trumps as both Yorkshire and Clydesdale Bank followed yesterday's example set by Lloyds by not processing payments into customer accounts.…

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It's cool for Brit snoops to break the law, says secretive spy court. Just hold on while we pull off some legal jujitsu to let MI5 off the hook...

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They're not 'immune', they just have the 'power' to not be punished

It’s perfectly legal for British spies to break the law, Britain’s secretive spy court has ruled – making a mockery of other laws intended to keep eavesdropping agencies and others under effective control.…

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Pack your bags, you're going to America, Lord Chief Justice tells accused Brit hacker

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High Court throws out Nathan Wyatt's extradition appeal

A Briton once suspected of hacking Pippa Middleton's iCloud account – although he was cleared after a police probe in 2016 – now faces deportation to America.…

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Iran? More like Ivan: Brit and US spies say they can see through Turla hacking group's facade

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Russian-backed cell's Middle East campaign pretended to be of a Persian persuasion

British and US spies have blamed Russian hacker group Turla for masquerading as Iranian hackers to launch recent attacks mostly on government systems in the Middle East.…

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Now Uncle Sam would like a word with Brit teen TalkTalk hacker about a huge crypto-coin heist

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Someone's popular!

One of the teens behind the 2015 hack on UK telco TalkTalk has been indicted in the US over a huge cryptocurrency heist.…

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Eco-activists arrested by Brit cops after threatening to close Heathrow with drones

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Five nabbed over conspiracy to commit a public nuisance

Five people have been arrested by the Metropolitan Police for threatening to fly drones around London’s Heathrow airport this Friday to protest climate change.…

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Brit infosec firms urge PM Boris to reform the Computer Misuse Act

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Let us compete globally, say threat intel outfits

A group of British infosec companies has written to UK prime minister Boris Johnson asking him to reform the Computer Misuse Act 1990, saying the act "has failed to keep pace with technological and market developments, inadvertently prohibiting a large component of contemporary threat intelligence research."…

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Brit events and info biz Incisive Media admits open server port may have left readers deets exposed

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Home of CRN UK, Computing and others warn remaining readers to update their freakin' passwords

UK events and publishing outfit Incisive Media today urged subscribers to change their account passwords after it found an open port on a server had left it exposed to a buffer overflow or another remotely exploitable vuln.…

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Brit spy chief: We need trust or we won't have a 'licence to operate in cyberspace'

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GCHQ U-turns, wants Joe Public onside as well as industry

Cyber UK 2019  GCHQ's director-general has called for more public trust in the controversial British spy agency.…

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Brit Watchkeeper drone fell in the sea because blocked sensor made algorithms flip out

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Report scolds maker Thales for poorly understood software

A British Army Watchkeeper drone stalled itself and crashed into the sea on a bad weather flight test, military investigators have said – though most of the wreckage was never found.…

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Brit hacker jailed for strapping ransomware to smut site ad networks

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6 years in the cooler for cybercrim who made £700k+ from Angler Exploit Kit

A student hacker who used pornography websites' ad networks to deploy the Angler Exploit Kit onto his marks' devices has been jailed for six years.…

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You don't need a PhD to phish a Brit university: Nonprofit claims 100% hit rate is easy peasy

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And if it ain't that, it's hacked-off students firing out DDoSes

British university admin folk are alarmingly easy to phish, according to an academic support body which claims a 100 per cent success rate "within two hours".…

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Brit founder of Windows leaks website BuildFeed, infosec bod spared jail over Microsoft hack

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26 and 24-year-olds slapped with suspended sentences, community work orders

The Brit who ran the BuildFeed website of Windows leaks has been handed a suspended prison sentence – along with a former Malwarebytes bod who hacked into Microsoft's internal OS development networks.…

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Brit founder of Windows leaks website Buildfeed and infosec bod spared jail for hacking Microsoft

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26 and 24-year-olds slapped with suspended sentences, community work orders

The Brit who ran the BuildFeed website of Windows leaks has been handed a suspended prison sentence – along with a former Malwarebytes bod who hacked into Microsoft's internal OS development networks.…

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Huawei savaged by Brit code review board over pisspoor dev practices

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HCSEC pulls no technical punches in annual report

Britain's Huawei oversight board has said the Chinese company is a threat to British national security after all – and some existing mobile network equipment will have to be ripped out and replaced to get rid of said threat.…

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Brit Police Federation cops to ransomware attack on HQ systems

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Sort-of union for bobbies has triggered criminal investigation

The Police Federation of England and Wales (PFEW), a sort-of trade union for police workers, has been battling to contain a ransomware strike on the group's computer systems, it confessed this afternoon.…

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China's tech giants are a security threat to the UK, says Brit spy bigwig

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Times are strange when spies talk about infosec and economics colliding

The world must "understand the opportunities and threats from China's technological offer", GCHQ director Jeremy Fleming said today as he observed that there are "no clear norms or behaviours" for state-on-state cyber-squabbling.…

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Holby damned! We've caught a virus: Brit medical soaps team up for 'cyber' episode

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WannaCry? You will do

BBC "sister" medical drama shows Holby City and the venerable Casualty from which it sprang have announced that they are teaming up for a two-part "cyberattack special". NHS techies, stop sniggering at the back!…

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US man and Brit teen convict indicted over school bomb threat spree

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Roses are ...

A 20-year-old American man who allegedly used the Twitter handle @WantedByFeds has been charged with DDoSing, sending bomb threats and more along with a British teenager who is already in prison.…

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The Iceman cometh, his smartwatch told the cops: Hitman jailed after gizmo links him to Brit gangland slayings

logicfish Security iceman cometh smartwatch told cops hitman jailed after gizmo links brit gangland slayings All http://go.theregister.com   Discuss    Share
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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Brit hacker hired by Liberian telco to nobble rival now behind bars

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Bloke binned at Blackfriars for blasting botnet to bork broadband

A Surrey man has been jailed for 32 months after admitting to launching distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks against an African telco.…


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