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Aussie ATM criminals embrace 3D printers for cashpoint crimes


As you can probably imagine, it didn't take long for controversial uses to emerge for 3D printers, and one of the most newsworthy was the idea of "printing" parts for firearms.

Now, crooks in Sydney are printing their own ATM skimming devices...

Winners of the BH2013 #sophospuzzle - and how to solve it!


Here are all the winners in the recent BlackHat 2013 #sophospuzzle.

And, of course, an explanation of how to solve it.

XKeyScore surveillance, Bradley Manning verdict, LinkedIn hole - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]


What's XKeyScore all about? How did Bradley Manning fare? What about the authentication hole in LinkedIn?

Watch this week's 60 Second Security video and find out more!

Good morning, Las Vegas! Some genuinely serious hints to finish the #sophospuzzle in time!


C'mon BlackHatters! You're way behind the Rest Of World in solving the #sophospuzzle.

There's still time to win that 3D printer!

With these hints, there is no excuse...

Making progress with the BH2013 #sophospuzzle - some early questions answered


I'll try not to give away too much at this stage, but for those of you trying the #sophospuzzle, here are some answers to questions that have been asked more than once each already.

Including, "Why did you choose that programming language?"

Win cool prizes in the BlackHat 2013 #sophospuzzle!


Delegates at BlackHat can enter in person to win a 3D printer from Cubify.

Naked Security readers can enter by email to win a remote controlled tank.

What are you waiting for?

SSCC 113 - Another Android hole, Tumblr forgets encryption, Nintendo under attack [PODCAST]


News, opinion, advice and research: Chet and Duck bring you their unique and entertaining combination of all four in their regular quarter-hour podcast.

Why not give it a quick listen?

SSCC 110 - Skype "surveillance," piracy, small biz and cybersecurity awareness [PODCAST]


For your two-weekly listening pleasure, here's the latest episode of the Chet Chat.

Chet and Duck are back, and once again in fine form...

Monday review - the hot 15 stories of the week

Monday review

It's weekly roundup time. Here's all the great stuff we've written in the past seven days.

Winners of the AusCERT 2013 #sophospuzzle (and how to solve it)


Here's how to solve the #sophospuzzle that was featured at Sophos's conference booth at AusCERT 2013.

And here are the five lucky winners of our prize draw...

Monday review - the hot 21 stories of the week

Monday review

Catch up with everything we've written in the last seven days - it's weekly roundup time.

SSCC 109 - Laptop theft, money mules, LulzSec, Microsoft and more [PODCAST]


Episode #109 of our popular Chet Chat podcast series is out.

Chet and Duck are back with their almost entirely reverent opinions on the latest computer security issues.

AusSHIRT 2013 - the #sophospuzzle instructions in full

The AusCERT 2013 conference has started, so the AusSHIRT 2013 #sophospuzzle is officially live.

See if you can transform the code on the T-shirt and win a prize!

(You don't have to be at the conference to enter.)

Monday review - the hot 24 stories of the week

Monday review

In case you missed any recent stories, here's everything we wrote in the last seven days.

Get ready for the next #sophospuzzle - coming soon to a T-shirt near you

It's almost time for the annual AusCERT conference in Queensland, Australia.

And for everyone who's asked, the answer is, "Yes! There's a #sophospuzzle!"

No, you don't have to be there to join in...

VIDEO: How to solve the Skyfall #sophospuzzle

VIDEO: How to solve the Skyfall #sophospuzzle

By popular demand, here is a video showing you how to solve the Skyfall #sophospuzzle.

In James Bond style: recover a stolen file, decrypt it, use it to identify a famous person, find out where he was incarcerated, and geolocate the prison...

Wall of Fame for the #sophospuzzle - see who solved it and how fast


By popular request, here is the leaderboard for the Skyfall #sophospuzzle.

The solvers are listed in speed order.

Hints on solving the Skyfall #sophospuzzle before it's too late!

Hints on solving the Skyfall #sophospuzzle before it's too late!

Some hints to help you solve the latest #sophospuzzle before the deadline.

If you haven't tried it yet, perhaps this will help convince you that it's solvable after all. Go on - get your virtual secret agent tuxedo on, and give it a go.

Fancy yourself as James Bond? Take on the #sophospuzzle and win a NERF gun...

Fancy yourself as James Bond? Take on the #sophospuzzle and win a NERF gun...

There's a new #sophospuzzle on the go!

This time, the theme is Skyfall and Bond, James Bond. You'll handle a field message from another agent, decode a data file stolen from M's computer, and unravel a secret location - all in a day's work for the world's best-dressed secret agent.

VIDEO: How to solve the AusCERT 2012 #sophospuzzle

Mythbuster meets FPSRussia?

By popular demand, here is a video explaining how to solve the puzzle we published on our AusCERT 2012 conference T-shirt.

44 solvers from 14 countries cracked it in the time allowed - find out how they did it!