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Silhouette of spy discerning password from code uses a command on graphic user interface

Zero day hole can pwn millions of LastPass users, all that's needed is a malicious site

Remote 'complete account compromise' possible, Google hacker finds

inspector clouseau

Gullible Essex Police are now using junk science lie detectors

And sent Constable Ned Kelly on an 11-week training course to use the things

Microsoft adds useful feature to PowerPoint. Seriously

New non-linear view poses threat to cosmic order

Comically sad tearful man doing fake-looking wail of despair. Photo by Shutterstock

Boo hoo. Brexit to hit Capita's bottom line

Don't worry, outsourcing giant is still doing a roaring trade

Solar Impulse 2

Captain Piccard's planet-orbiting solar aircraft in warped drive drama

505-day trip won't engage much commercial interest

Google Drive trojan fling

Cavium revenue, losses rise

Twitter: $602m into -$107m

Cats and dogs face starvation as PetNet plays dead

Outage ALERT Net failure forces humans to 'manually' feed ravenous pooches and pussies

NATO holds up £2.5bn platter of IT procurement deals: Help yourselves

Alliance is to splurge cash on plethora of new hardware and software

Church organist nabbed for playing glory hole in excelsis

One gift from God (a) man did not want to see

Oh deer.io: Cyberpunks using one-stop DIY web biz shops

You don't even need to know web design to be a baddie

Lowland Scots plunged into panic by marauding ostrich family

Nicola Sturgeon’s home county stalked by angry Struthionforme

Gullible Essex Police are now using junk science lie detectors

And sent Constable Ned Kelly on an 11-week training course to use the things

Heart Internet goes TITSUP again

Total Inability To Support Usual Per... one server?

Boo hoo. Brexit to hit Capita's bottom line

Don't worry, outsourcing giant is still doing a roaring trade

Microsoft adds useful feature to PowerPoint. Seriously

New non-linear view poses threat to cosmic order

Brit chip bods ARM quietly piling up cash. Softbank will be happy

Processor design nets £100m in last quarter for Cambridge-based biz

Saved from ransomware thugs... by rival ransomware thug

Chimera cybercrook competitor hands victims the keys

QLogic boosted profits 700% in a year. What's that chomping sound?

Last quarterly results before the great Cavium slurp commences

Getting comfortable with cloud-based security: Who to trust to do what

You don’t always have to do everything yourself. Really

Speaking in Tech: Just expense it! You know you want to...

Podcast Yahoo, DNC emails and, er, business cards

Why Agile is like flossing and regular sex

The difference between doing it and saying you're doing it

Get yer gnashers round 64-layer 3D NAND, beam WDC and Toshiba

Layered chippery leading to potential SSD capacity doubling

MPs reiterate risks of mega £10bn Aspire contract overhaul

Sure you want to rely on 'digital' to plug slashed jobs?

Explo-Xen! Bunker buster bug breaks out guests from hypervisor

Code dive Explo-Xen ... it rhymes with explosion

NASA puts lenses through a different drill to stare at the Sun

19th century optics gets the 21st century treatment

Zero day hole can pwn millions of LastPass users, all that's needed is a malicious site

Remote 'complete account compromise' possible, Google hacker finds

Osram's Lightify smart bulbs blow a security fuse – isn't anything code audited anymore?

Four unpatched bugs remain after nine found

Cisco busts ransomware rodent targeting bitcoin, cryptocoin subreddits

VXer mass posts to Reddit in sorrowful bid to make a living

Cisco warns responders: Drop ego, assimilate with the IR playbook

Pay your dues, noob, or talk to Dunning and Kruger

VW's first US settlement nearly settled

Nearly US$15 BEEELION set down for 2.0 litre 'dieselgate'

Facebook Surround360 design lands at GitHub

DIY VR cam: only US$30k

Did the Russians really hack the DNC or is this another Sony Pictures moment? You decide

Poll You're Putin me in a tough spot, here

Services income helps Juniper keep Q2 from collapse

Switches moving, routers and security decline

Captain Piccard's planet-orbiting solar aircraft in warped drive drama

505-day trip won't engage much commercial interest

Pokemon GO-ZILLA: Safety fears after monsters appear in Fukushima danger zone

What is it with the Japanese, radiation and made-up creatures?

3D print biz Shapeways hacked, home and email addresses swiped

Hashed passwords exposed, too

What's losing steam at Apple? Pretty much everything

Cook: Hey, we thought it was going to be even worse

Europe gives Privacy Shield one year to work

But privacy watchdogs warn they'll be gunning for it come 2017

Citrix's GoTo goes to LogMeIn in $2bn merger

LastPass owner brags about $1bn-a-year sales

Anti-theft kill switches in smartphones just got a little less creepy

US peeps now get more control over tracking and remote wipes

Verizon blames striking workers for dent in sales

Yahoo! is! going! to! love! it! here!

Intel soundlessly emits Broadwell Xeon E5-4600 v4 quad-socket chips

She's built like an E5 but handles like an E7

Odds are your office is ill-prepared for network-ransacking ransomware

Cisco cybersecurity report points to dangers ahead

BlackBerry snips Alcatel label off a midrange biz 'Droid, sells it for $299

While baking in extra security

It's 2016 and your passwords can still be sniffed from wireless keyboards

KeySniffer – does what it says on the tin

Commvault's growing, even if profits dipped into losses this quarter

A million here, a couple of million there

Dolly the sheep clones have aged well, say scientists

Nottingham's cloning success not usual, though

Ofcom: Legal separation will force Openreach to eat more fibre

Plans for 2 million FTTP connections in next four years 'not enough'

Gridstore deal done: Wrap your mouth around HyperGrid HCIaaS

Does hyperconverger pass the say-it-5-times-fast test?

Calling all hipster... *hic* hip-hip-storians! Craft beer job spotted

Smithsonian on lookout for boozy history buff

Panzura primps file sync 'n' share replication tech

Global compression and dedupe for faster transfer times

EMC insiders say Salesforce has ordered $75m of its kit

Forget AWS (sort of): We've still got skin in the game

TechCrunch defaced by self-professed 'white hat' hackers

'Don't worry we never change your passwords.' Contact us!

Harrison Ford's leg, in the Star Wars film, with the Millennium Falcon door

Disney subsidiary pleads guilty to criminal charges

O2 customer DATA GRAB: Not-a-hack creds for sale on dark web

Are you a login-recycling gaming fan?

Remix chomps Marshmallow, updates its Android for PCs

Who needs Windows or an iPad anyway?

Apple Watch exec Bob Mansfield 'gets into secret Apple car'

Here in iCar, iCan only receive, iCan listen to you...

ClusterStor is clearly alive (but Havant's still closing) – Seagate VP

Ken Claffey clarifies ClusterStor after PR 'no comment' snafu

BlackBerry's new best pals: Microsoft, Google, Samsung

'I cannot buy everything. Or manage everything' ... We need partners – Chen

Data's democratisation: Because there's no doh in Type 0

Handle me with care

UK membership of Council of Europe has implications for data protection after Brexit

Comment Maybe Brits don't need GDPR

Seagate soups up M.2 Nytro flash card

Doubles capacity of its mini NMVe drive to 2TB

Washed out summer? Fear ye not: DVDs for DevOps droogs

Stob Virtual box sets for REAL IT pros

Openreach to split from BT... so they'll be 'Legally Separate'

...kind of (c'mon – you didn't think it would go all the way!)

Failing projects pray blockchain works as 'magic middleware'

And fail anyway, as will you in 'the year of pointless blockchain projects' says analyst

Microsoft stops to smell the roses, creates the Shazam of flowers

Cross-pollination with boffins helps those who can't tell a daffodil from a daisy

Microsoft dangles code candy in front of iOS devs

Objective-C code-checker is Redmond's latest attempt to get app devs into WindowsLand

UK 'leccy car company Ecotricity patches leaky car recharge app

Account takeover is a pushover

Seminal adventure game The Hobbit finally ported to the Dragon 64

Users of obscure Motorola-powered micro can finally see Thorin singing about gold

European privacy body slams shut backdoors everywhere

European Data Protection Supervisor gives crypto-hawks a thumb in the eye

Micron sets a canary to watch over its stock in case of takeover

Poison pill filing sparks speculation about aggressive buy-out action

Microsoft offers admins free Win 10 upgrade lube

New Upgrade Analytics tool offers risk-based driver, app assessments

Boffins snoop on snooping Tor nodes

Honeyed onions - mmmm .... honions - used to plug the HSDir privacy hole

Iraqi government finally bans debunked bomb-finding dowsing rods

Three years, and hundreds of deaths, after fraud uncovered

Florida Man cleared of money laundering after selling Bitcoins to Agent Ponzi

Miami ... Christ

Uber's dud private dick given a hard time by judge in stiff surge case

'The court cannot help but be troubled by this whole dismal incident'

I'm good, I'm fine, solid quarter, real well ... pants Sprint as it limps past, spilling $300m

'Most new customers in nine years'

Euro cops, Intel and Kaspersky slay Shade ransomware

No More Ransom campaign kicks off

Hans off! Ericsson unplugs CEO after gräsliga results

Vestberg pays price

Seagate to dismount and fsck its ClusterStor?

'We're unable to provide any other information at this time'

The very latest on the DNC email conspiracy. Which conspiracy? All of them, of course!

Anti-semitic, Trump-loving Russians battle with Bernie-hating Clinton acolytes

Zen loses its chill: UK biz ISP falls offline for four hours and counting

Updated TITSUP: Total Inability To Support Upset Punters

Seagate's south UK factory hasn't a future but HDDs do (it hopes)

ClusterStor-developing shop closing down as biz develops new disk tech

Alleged hacker Lauri Love will learn his fate in September, says judge

Judgment to be delivered after the summer holidays

Intel's non-volatile memory is firmly in non-growth territory

Analysis Chipzilla SSD revenues diving while it converts to 3D NAND

Systemax flogs German sub to CANCOM

Sound of a group break-up? Nah, just exiting 'our most challenging market'

EMC XtremIO has its quirks but rumours of its death are overblown

Comment An embarrassment of all-flash array riches

Tinder porn scam: Swipe right for NOOOOOO I paid for what?

Dig yourself out of this one, buddy

BlackBerry's licensing strategy looks smart – and a lot like Nokia's

Analysis It's an IP world now

Yahoo! She said yes. Verizon confirms $4.8bn acquisition

Marissa Meyer says she's proud of what she's done

Glassdoor spaffs users' email addresses in bcc fail

Looking for a job on the QT? Well now everybody knows

Not-BT-Openreach' biz CityFibre sextuples pipeline

Seems to be doing a roaring trade

Lenovo: Our gear will be 10% more pricey from 1 August

Exclusive Chinese giant joins post-Brexit vote price bump club

How to make the move from ISDN to SIP

Find the right provider, yes, but before that...

Is digital fraud big in UK? British abacus-botherers finally have some answers

Hacking, malware: the numbers

Data protection biz Arcserve fattens exec ranks with 3 new veeps

All well and good but what's with the CFO slot?

BBC will ‘retain your viewing history’

Imagine an Auntie who never forgets

Crashed and alone in a remote location: When paid help is no help

This Damn War Coping strategies for first-timers

Ofcom should push for fibre – Ex BT CTO

'Aiming for mediocre speeds is such a British attitude'

What's Brexit? How Tech UK tore up its plans after June 23

EU workers, new markets: post-Brexit pressure on May & Co

Security firms team to take down rudimentary ransomware

Script kiddies are doing a terrible job of encryption

I don't like Mondays, Pokemon, Twitter or Facebook – Sir Bob Geldof

RSA Asia Don't hunt digital animals, hunt Trump's idiocy with hacker-proof Nokia 3100

Mobile broadband now cheaper than wired, for 95 per cent of humanity

But the Internet of Things is only working in Fjordland

Verizon wants to replace your net gateways with 'a simple mux'

And then pipe in virtual network functions from all the big bit-movers

Oops: Bounty-hunter found Vine's source code in plain sight

Give you our Docker image? Sure! No, wait …

Eurocrats to pore over Apache, KeePass code

Million-Euro bug-hunt starts

Nintendo to investors: Pokémon Go won't make money come

Facts whack share price, taking the shine off Tokyo launch

Verizon tipped to buy Yahoo! for US$5bn

Carrier becoming the place where 90s media empires go to be recycled into targeted ads

By 2040, computers will need more electricity than the world can generate

So says the semiconductor industry's last ever communal roadmap

No, the VCR is not about to die. It died years ago. Now it's VHS/DVD combo boxes' turn

Japan's Funai sold 750,000 units last year, but parts are hard to come by so it's quitting

PHP flaws allowed God mode access to top smut site

Twin zero days could have seen pr0n users personal stuff sprayed all over the web

US standards lab says SMS is no good for authentication

National Institute for Standards and Technology says tokens, apps should replace TXT

IT boss 'set up fake companies to charge his employers $2.4m'

Everything's bigger in Texas … including the fraud, allegedly

Samsung: You won't settle? Fine, we'll do this the Huawei

South Korean electronics giant countersues in patent spat

WikiLeaks fights The Man by, er, publishing ordinary people's personal information

If you contributed to the Democrats Jan–May, get identity theft protection now

White House to bung electric car industry $4.5bn in loans

Before you buy that Tesla though…

Revealed: How Dell can afford $67bn for EMC – by selling $650k laptops

World exclusive Ambitious finance plan looks to bring big bucks

Silicon Valley's contribution to the US Republican Convention: Gayness

Analysis Peter Thiel – the great contrarian

Microsoft's 3D Jedi phone explored

Ambitious but doomed UX experiment, I see

Diablo conjures up hell of a DIMM: 128GB NAND pretend-RAM summoned

Up to fourfold two-socket server memory space boost

Intel and pals chuck money at another Fibre Channel killer

+Comment We'll start the NVMe over Fabrics FC slaughter, claims firm

Guess who gets hit hard by IR35 tax clampdown? Yep, IT contractors

More tax, no extra benefits. Ta, HMRC

Third time unlucky? HPE in redundancy talks with UK services staff

Volunteers, walk this way

Free Windows 10 upgrade: Time is running out – should you do it?

Some downsides, but most Windows users will be surprised

World religions stake out positions on Pokemon Go

Worried masses cross-check Revelations, Pokedex, take out insurance

Hewlett Packard Enterprise: Brexit, weak pound. A price hike is coming

Exclusive Servers, storage, legacy networking now up 6-10%

Mellanox plans to SoC it to storage speed with Multi-ARM BlueField

NVMe Fabric adaptor chatter overheard in earnings call

BOFH: Free as in free beer or... Oh. 'Free Upgrade'

Episode 10 Even printer salesmen get the blues

Oh dear, Vodafone: Sales dip in UK

Blames shonky billing migration

Ingram Micro and Tianjin Tianhai: Go on, PROBE us

Proposed $6bn merger 'voluntarily' submitted to US Foreign Investment Commish

She wants it. She needs it. Shall I give it to her or keep doing it by myself?

Something for the Weekend, Sir? Those backup passwords aren’t for everyone

Oracle tools up for cloud wars with sales re-org

'Half focus is no focus'

UK employers still reluctant to hire recent CompSci grads

Even social studies graduates have better job prospects

Forget your RTO*: Real world Disaster Recovery needs garbage bags and bubble wrap

On-Call Reader carried servers onto boats and wrangled dodgy cable to escape Thailand's 2011 floods

Salesforce slurps uptime startup Coolan for global infrastructure scale-out

Why Salesforce needs this stuff when it's outsourced to AWS is anyone's guess

Apple, Facebook and Coinbase coughed data to finger alleged pirate king

Kickass Torrents suspect caught when he bought something on iTunes

Gartner's hype cycle turned upside down to assess Brexit

Brexit will hurt, but less than predicted once we reach the Plateau of Pragmatism

Tesla's Model S autonomous mode may have saved a life

Model S slams on the brakes after pedestrian steps onto gloomy road

Please don't upgrade NSX just now, says VMware

Most recent patch is messing up VMs using Distributed Firewall and Security Groups

We're not looking for MH370 in the wrong place say investigators

Glide-path theory debunked by the company that raised it

AT&T: Money? Oh, sure, no I'm fine – I'm doing great (if you ignore my phone business)

Wireless drops bolstered by DirecTV cash

IETF boffins design a DNS for digital money

Interledger uses familiar concepts to connect digi-currency networks

XtremIO heading for the bin? Total BS, thunders CTO Itzik Reich

EMC slams rumors of scaling, availability headaches

Tight-wad Apple repair techs swapped our damaged iGear with used kit – lawsuit

Help! They switched our used phones with...er… used phones

Official: AMD now stands for Avoiding Miserable Death

Officially on El Reg, that is – Mini-chipzilla in the black after strong console chip sales

EFF declares anti-piracy DMCA unconstitutional in new legal showdown

Controversial Section 1201 of US law comes under fire

Apple Watch craze over before it started: Wrist-puter drags market screaming off a cliff

Sir Jony ive's Waterloo

Fear not, humanity – Saint Elon has finished part two of his world-saving 'master plan'

Sustainability and sharing isn't just some 'silly, hippy thing,' says Musk

Bosses at UK infosec biz Quadsys confess to hacking rival reseller

Sentencing set for September

Nope, we can't find dark matter either, says LUX team

The WIMPs theory is still strong though

UK councils refuse to push data into the cloud

More than two data centres each? Perfectly reasonable

Seagate in 10TB drive brand brainstorm

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