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Sueball locked, loaded and pointed at LinkedIn over iOS privacy naughtiness

Company 'aware and reviewing' the lawsuit, not your clipboard. Honest Microsoft's social-media-for-suits tentacle, LinkedIn, has attracted legal fire for allegedly peering at the clipboard of iOS devices.…

Better get Grandma off Windows 7 because zero-day bug in Zoom allows remote code execution on vintage OS

Plus: Kazakh man charged with corporate mega-hack, and more In brief  With world+dog on Zoom these days, news of a zero-day attack against the videoconferencing app would cause a stir, but relax – it's only if you're on Windows 7 or older.…

Trump reveals US cyber-attack on Russian election-misdirection troll farms

Maybe Donald isn’t in love with Vlad after all – but he did just give Russia attribution and maybe a peek at tradecraft US president Donald Trump has revealed that in 2018 he authorized an attack on suspected-to-be-state-sponsored Russian internet trolls intent on disrupting the electoral process during Congressional elections.…

How to make your IT security go beyond your network – and make people your perimeter

Okta to highlight zero-trust security later this month Webcast  So-called zero-trust security architecture is essentially a real-life version of what everybody fails to get right in spy thrillers. While agents carefully check their perimeter, they forget the enemy could be right alongside them the whole time, working within their team for years.…

An email banning our staff from using TikTok? Haha, funny story about that, we didn't mean it – Amazon

Shock TikTok block clocked, unblocked as poppycock amid media aftershock Amazon today said an internal email banning its staff from using TikTok on smartphones connected to their corporate inboxes was sent in "error." The admission – or climb down, depending on how skeptical you are – came after the memo was obtained and leaked by journalists.…

Tony Blair tells Russian infosec conference that cross-border infosec policies need more gov intervention

Just what Vladimir Putin's favourite bank wanted to hear, no doubt Former UK prime minister Tony Blair has declared that governments can't "take 10 years to catch up” with cyber crims – while speaking at an infosec conference organised by Vladimir Putin’s favourite Russian bank.…

TomTom bill bomb: Why am I being charged for infotainment? I sold my car last year, rages Reg reader

Mazda shrugs off ex-owner's bizarre involuntary data retention story A UK man who woke up one morning to discover his bank account being charged for satnav services linked to a car he'd sold months previously has expressed his frustration at Mazda and TomTom over the strange affair.…

Digicert will shovel some 50,000 EV HTTPS certificates into the furnace this Saturday after audit bungle

You've got less than 42 hours to regenerate your certs Digicert says, come Saturday, July 11, it will revoke tens of thousands of encryption certificates issued by intermediaries that were not properly audited.…

FYI: Someone's scanning for gateways containing those security holes Citrix told you not to worry too much about

Hackers hit honeypots hours after CISO downplays risk, proof-of-concept exploit code emerges VIdeo  This week Citrix tried to reassure everyone the 11 security flaws it just patched in its network perimeter products weren't all that bad. Well, we hope they're right because someone's scanning the internet looking for vulnerable installations.…

How to build a cyber threat intelligence program while cutting through the noise

Tune in this month to hear from Anomali – and get a handle on separating good data from clutter Webcast  The advantages of having decent threat intelligence in place are many and various, as the threat landscape continues to widen year-on-year.…

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