Still wants to force tech companies to install backdoors to encryption
The US Department of Justice is refusing to give up on its plans to force tech companies to build tools into smartphones and other devices that would allow access to encrypted data in criminal investigations.
Cloudflare got its skates on to fix a bug which could have exposed shedloads of user data.
Cryptojacking attacks grow.
Cryptojackers are starting to hit the operational technology used in critical industrial infrastructure.
Text bomb, text bomb, you’re a text bomb
The brilliant programmers at Apple who have all sorts of problems getting a clock to tell the time have delivered an operating system which can be switched off with a text.
So much for saying that the second one was low risk
After days of saying that there was a "near zero" chance of its chips being hit by the two Spectre bugs, AMD has finally admitted it's vulnerable to both of them.
It has fixed it though
AMD has fixed, but not yet released BIOS/UEFI/firmware updates for the general public for a security flaw affecting the AMD Secure Processor.
Declaring war on wrongful views
Vietnam is deploying a 10,000 strong military cyber warfare unit to combat what the government sees as a growing threat of "wrongful views" proliferating on the internet.
Insists that bug in Keeper could not steal password.
Keeper, a password manager software maker, has filed a lawsuit against a tech reporter and Ars Technica over reporting a vulnerability disclosure in its product.
Firefox browsers might soon indentify sites which do not run HTTPS as insecure.
Vole rushes to patch
Microsoft has posted an out-of-band security update to fix a remote code execution flaw in its Malware Protection Engine.