Dutch cops hope to cuff ‘hundreds’ of suspects after snatching server, snooping on 250,000+ encrypted chat texts

More from: | The Register | 0 BlackBox IronPhones’ IronChat app convos intercepted Dutch police claim to have snooped on more than a quarter of a million encrypted messages sent between alleged miscreants using BlackBox IronPhones. The extraordinary claim was made in a press conference on Tuesday, in which officers... Read more

That Saudi oil and gas plant that got hacked. You’ll never guess who could… OK, it’s Russia

More from: | The Register | 0 FireEye reckons it’s fingered the miscreants behind nasty cyber-infection at industrial complex A malware infection at a Saudi petrochemical plant last year was likely the work of a Moscow-based research operation backed by the Russian government. Security shop FireEye says this week it... Read more

You patch my back(up) and I’ll patch yours… Arcserve bugs burrow remotely exploited holes in UDP storage systems

More from: | The Register | 0 Updates urged for serious web services vulnerabilities Companies running Arcserve Unified Data Protection to manage their backups and archives are being advised to update their software after bug hunters discovered four remotely exploitable security vulnerabilities. Researchers with Digital Defense identified this month four... Read more