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60 Sec Security - Atari, Minitel, VAX, ZX Spectrum...and Jimmy Connors! [VIDEO]

The latest episode of our funny-but-serious 1-minute weekly video.

Enjoy.

Beer and Tequila forever! #SophosRetroWeek looks at old-school malware...

Join us on a visit to the past, when malware was...well, different!

Wi-Fi-enabled sniper rifle hacked to change target

Wi-Fi-enabled sniper rifle hacked to change target

Researchers tricked a computer-assisted sniper rifle into firing off-target - specifically, with bulls-eye accuracy at a target they substituted.

SSCC 209 - Can encryption be too good? [PODCAST]

Here's the latest episode of our weekly podcast that turns security news into useful advice...

Zero days! First official Windows 10 patches arrive...

Given its "rolling update" model, you might have been wondering how long after launch the first Windows 10 updates would take to arrive.

The answer? Zero days. (No hyphen.)

Xen fixes another "virtual machine escape" bug

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Last time it was the floppy disk drive that let crooks squeeze out of jail - this time, the virtual CD-ROM is their springboard...

AI and robotics researchers call for a ban on autonomous weapons

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Hundreds of Artificial Intelligence experts have signed an open letter warning that pushing ahead with AI weapons will lead to an arms race that puts the technology in the hands of every army, terrorist and despot.

New Microsoft tool will hide or block unwanted Windows 10 updates

New Microsoft tool will hide or block unwanted Windows 10 updates

Mandatory updates are a promising prospect for keeping the world free of systems full of known holes, but should people be given the choice to select which updates get installed, and when?

Malware on Linux - When Penguins Attack

If you really want to fan the flames of controversy, ask the question, "What about malware on Linux?"

We asked...here's what we found out.

Apple puts a stop to invoice poisoning bug

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The vulnerability posed "a significant risk to buyers, sellers or Apple website managers/developers".

The "Stagefright" hole in Android - what you need to know

Android. Image courtesy of Bloomua / Shutterstock.

Here's what you can do to deal with the much-talked-up "Stagefright" messaging vulnerability on Android

How (not) to pay yourself a $14m bonus - 60 Sec Security [VIDEO]

Our weekly 1-minute security video...news with some fun in it!

Execs face the chop after being hit by data breach

Vacant chair. Image courtesy of Shutterstock.

With the often perceived need to hold someone to account for a data breach, the axe falls to the heads of senior executives.

SSCC 208 - (Cyber)crime and Punishment [PODCAST]

Join us for the weekly Chet Chat!

In this episode: Cybercrime (and punishment), crimeware, the Angler exploit kit, and how the Fourth Amendment applies to social networks.

Artificial Intelligence expert likens AI dangers to nuclear weapons

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Stuart Russell is an award-winning AI researcher and author who says we need to be as careful with AI as we are with nukes.

WordPress 4.2.3 is out, update your website now

Wordpress 4.2.3 is out, update your website now

If you manage a website that utilizes Wordpress - update now! The latest version has been released and includes a fix for a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability that your website could do without.

OpenSSH password guessing attacks may be 10,000 times easier than you thought

An interesting problem with OpenSSH has been publicised on the Full Disclosure mailing list.

Hot Lotto security chief found guilty of scamming his own lottery for $14.3m

Hot Lotto security chief found guilty of $14.3m lottery scam

Eddie Tipton was found guilty on two charges of fraud after rootkitting his way to a massive Hot Lotto win.