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Crims pull another SWIFT-ie, Indian bank stung for nearly US$2m

City Union Bank now reckons it has ‘adequate enhanced security’

A year after the SWIFT international bank transfer system enhanced its security, another breach has emerged: an Indian bank has confirmed that criminals gained access to its systems and made transfers totalling US$1.8 million.…

Australia's new insta-pay scheme has insta-lookup of any user's phone number

PayID operator says it's a feature that sends money to the right person. It's a bug that harvests data, say others

Updated  The brand-new app implementing Australia’s New Payment Platform (NPP) system has a user enumeration flaw, but the organisation responsible for it considers it to be a feature.…

nbn™'s HFC fix will see connections tested from March to July 2018

Writes to residents to announce on-site inspection

nbn™, the company building and operating Australia's national broadband network (NBN), has advised households connected to its hybrid fibre-coax network to expect a visit between March 7th 2018 and July 27th 2018.…

Hands up who HASN'T sued Intel over Spectre, Meltdown chip flaws

Chipzilla says class-action lawsuit tally stands at 32

Intel says it is facing 32 separate class-action lawsuits following the revelations it shipped millions of processors with security design flaws dubbed Meltdown and Spectre.…

Oi! Verizon leaked my fiancée's nude pix to her ex-coworker, says bloke

Intimate photos somehow ended up on some other guy's mobe, lawsuit claims

A bloke is suing Verizon Wireless in the US because, he claims, personal pictures from his Verizon phone, including intimate snaps of his fiancée, turned up on the phone of another subscriber – who happened to know her.…

Qualcomm rejects Valentine's Day takeover love-in with Broadcom

Cheapo merger terms wouldn't get past regulator, it says

Fresh from telling us all how its “highly qualified” board would see off a hostile takeover from Broadcom, chip biz Qualcomm is now getting around the table with its buyout-happy rival.…

Helicopter crashes 'after manoeuvring to evade DJI Phantom drone'

Incident reported to local cops and Federal Aviation Authority

A helicopter has crashed after reportedly manoeuvring hard to avoid a "DJI Phantom quadcopter", in what could be the first confirmed aircraft accident involving a drone.…

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