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Europol cops lean on phone networks, ISPs to dump CGNAT walls that ‘hide’ cyber-crooks

Plod say crims now too hard to find and catch online

Europol has asked cellphone networks and other internet providers to stop using Carrier Grade Network Address Translation (CGNAT) – because it’s making life too difficult for cops trying to track cyber-villains across the web.…

Posted On: 18 Oct 2017

Oracle Hospitality apps rolled out the Big Red carpet to crims

Brrrt! Brrrt! Brrrt! Big Red’s bug gun targets 252 bugs, and you for not patching fast enough

Hundreds of products, more than 250 vulnerabilities … yes, it’s Oracle’s quarterly critical patch update day!…

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IRS tax bods tells Americans to chill out about Equifax

Your personal data was probably already in crims’ hands

The United States Internal Revenue Service has said that citizens affected by the Equifax breach need not panic, because it probably didn’t reveal anything that hasn’t already been stolen and the agency has tooled up to deal with fraudulent tax claims.…

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Domino’s Pizza delivers user details to spammers

I’ll have a garlic bread, a Supreme and a side of privacy breach by slack partners

Domino’s Pizza’s Australian outpost has blamed a partner for a security breach, after angry customers went online complaining about finding themselves on spam lists.…

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uBlock Origin ad-blocker knocked for blocking hack attack squawking

Block all the things! No, wait, not the XSS security alerts

Top ad-blocking plugin uBlock Origin has come under fire for being a little too eager in its quest to murder nasty stuff on the internet: it prevents browsers from thwarting and sounding the alarm on hacking attacks.…

Posted On: 17 Oct 2017

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