Online security is getting worse
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IBM warning


Biggish Blue has issued a warning about the poor state of online security and claimed that things are getting worse.

Security breaches increase 86 percent
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Gemalto figures


Beancounters at Gemalto have released the findings of the Breach Level Index revealing that 1,792 data breaches led to almost 1.4 billion data records being compromised worldwide during 2016, an increase of 86 percent compared to 2015.

Spooks were hacking Apple gear for decades
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All the while people were saying it was impossible


The Central Intelligence Agency was bugging iPhones and Macs through-out the period that the Apple users claimed they were safe from intrusion.

Apple insists that Turks cannot bring down its cloud
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But it would say that even if they could

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has reassured its legions of fans in the media that there is no way that Turkish hackers can bring down its entire operation.

UK denies high-tech spying on Trump’s microwave
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Nonsense


In rare move, Britain’s top spooks slapped down allegations that Barack Obama used GCHQ to spy on Donald Trump during the presidential campaign.

Software engineers hassled by airport security
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Prove you are a coder

Trump-empowered border patrol guards are getting sillier and are now demanding that software engineers demonstrate their powers of coding at the airport.

CloudFlare leaked personal details for months
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Problem fixed


CloudFlare, the popular content delivery network used by more than 5.5 million sites, accidentally leaked customers' sensitive information for months.

Wordpress sites under attack
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More than 1.5 million pages defaced


More than 1.5 million Wordpress sites have been defaced after hackers took advantage of a vulnerability in the REST API, patched in WordPress version 4.7.2.

Android pattern security isn't secure
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Can be cracked in five goes


The Pattern Lock system which is used to provide security on millions of Android phones is a doddle to crack.

Iran’s fear of breasts broke the internet in Hong Kong
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World swept into Iran’s battle with the Bazongas

Iran has a big problem with female breasts and one day decided that people on the internet should not be allowed to view them.