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Downtime, outage

Secret IBM script could have prevented 11-hour US tax day outage

Two chances missed to swerve mainframe drive array bug

MacOS Mojave

Apple's dark-horse macOS Mojave is out (and it's already pwned)

Wardle claims to topple privacy protections in new OS – which comes with security fixes

Cookie clutter: Chrome saves Google cookies from cookie jar purges

Privacy bod says 'remove all' function not living up to its name – netizens stay logged into Chocolate Factory

watchdog

America cooks up its flavor of GDPR – and Google's over the moon

But Uncle Sam has already ruled out any actual laws and fines for breaking rules

United Nations building photo Arnaldo Jr via Shutterstock

While the UN laughed at Trump, hackers chortled at the UN's lousy web application security

Jobseekers' files follow internal records leaking online

US government use of AI is shoddy and failing citizens – because no one knows how it works

The AI Now Institute's report ain't pretty

Crypto-jackers' best pal Monero resets the 'days since a critical bug' counter back to zero

It's been a rough September for the digital fun-bucks

Salesforce dogged by protests, leaked emails, and guerrilla blimps on first day of Dreamforce

Oh, and the last shreds of Metallica's credibility disappearing on stage

NSA dev in the clink for 5.5 years after letting Kaspersky, allegedly Russia slurp US exploits

Bloke sent down after spilling Uncle Sam's cyber-weapons

While the UN laughed at Trump, hackers chortled at the UN's lousy web application security

Jobseekers' files follow internal records leaking online

How to thwart rogue employees: Tune in this month to our live insider threat webcast

Broadcast Experts brief Reg readers on how to keep bad actors at bay

Internet be nimble, internet be QUIC, Cloudflare shows off new networking shtick

So is it goodbye, TCP?

Have I been pwned, Firefox? OK, let's ask its Have I Been Pwned tool

Mozilla's Firefox Monitor makes a hash of email queries

Cookie clutter: Chrome saves Google cookies from cookie jar purges

Privacy bod says 'remove all' function not living up to its name – netizens stay logged into Chocolate Factory

America cooks up its flavor of GDPR – and Google's over the moon

But Uncle Sam has already ruled out any actual laws and fines for breaking rules

Microsoft flings features at Teams to close the Slack gap

StaffHub takes one for the Teams

MI5: Gosh, awkward. We looked down the sofa and, yeah, we *do* have intel on privacy bods

Snoops cop to shady 'Workings' where data retention rules don't apply

Open-source software supply chain vulns have doubled in 12 months

Hackers 'mainlining' vulns into projects – report

XtremIO nixes noisy neighbours, adds cloud-based array analytics

Dell EMC's all-flash platform may have finally caught up with NetApp and HPE's

Office 2019 lumbers to the stage once more as Microsoft promises future releases

Office 365 seen lurking in the wings, sharpening an axe

Secret IBM script could have prevented 11-hour US tax day outage

Two chances missed to swerve mainframe drive array bug

Aggregate this: NewsNow has spilt a bunch of 'encrypted' passwords

Updated But no one will take the trouble to decipher them, right?

Nameless Right To Be Forgotten Google sueball man tries Court of Appeal – yet again

Can he make it to 12 months without telling anyone his real name?

Mac users get to join the OneDrive Files On-Demand festivities

Because there ain't no party like a cloud storage party

Turns out download speed isn't everything when streaming video on your smartphone

Someone should tell mobile industry. Oh, here we go

DWP CIO and chief digi officer Mayank Prakash quits

Exclusive Joins growing list of senior civil servants leaving public sector

Linux kernel's 'seat warmer' drops 4.19-rc5 with – wow – little drama

Except that Eric S Raymond doesn't like codes of conduct

Braking bad: Mitsubishi recalls 68k SUVs over buggy software

US Outlanders need upgrade, no word on other countries yet

WWII Bombe operator Ruth Bourne: I'd never heard of Enigma until long after the war

Interview 92-year-old Wren tells us about life cracking German codes

Ooof! Cisco Webex has been down for 7 hours – and counting

Updated It's back up again – can't work in your undies any more

Contractors slam UK taxman's 'aggressive' IR35 tax reforms

HMRC urged to adjust plans after losing case against one of its own former freelancers

Bug? Feature? Power users baffled as BitLocker update switch-off continues

Microsoft claims issue confined to older kit

That scary old system with 'do not touch' on it? Your boss very much wants you to touch it. Now what do you do?

Analysis Migrating dusty mission-critical systems 101

How do some of the best AI algorithms perform on real robots? Not well, it turns out

Machine learning finds reality a whole different ball game

Cisco sneaks hardcoded secret root backdoor into vid surveillance kit

Who watches the watchers? Anybody who has the login

Good news: Sub-surface life on Mars possible, moons from big impacts. There is no bad news

Yippee, it's a double whammy of Red Planet research

Microsoft has a digital coworker it wants in your business: Cortana

Ignite Windows maker talks up AI and cloud stuff for Ignite show, while knifing passwords

Amid Trump-China tariff tiff, Cisco kit prices to resellers soar up to 25%

Exclusive The price rises Chuck Robbins warned us about are coming

Apple's dark-horse macOS Mojave is out (and it's already pwned)

Wardle claims to topple privacy protections in new OS – which comes with security fixes

Microsoft 'kills' passwords, throws up threat manager, APIs Graph Security

Ignite Cloud lineup gets security overhaul with 2FA and new monitoring tools

Whoa – oh no, Zoho: Domain name no-show deals CRM biz, 40m punters a crushing blow

Customers locked out after registrar switches off dot-com

Brexit campaigner AggregateIQ challenges UK's first GDPR notice

Canadian biz faces massive fine for allegedly exploiting personal info from Facebook

Facebook sued for exposing content moderators to Facebook

Updated Endless series of beheadings and horrible images take mental toll, US lawsuit claims

Still holding out on Windows 10? Microsoft tempts upgrade with virtual desktop to Azure

Ignite Still great pals with Citrix, but users will find the Windows 7 offer enticing

Open-source alt-droid wants to know if it's still leaking data to Google

Challenge accepted? You can download /e/ now

Microsoft adds delayed gratification to the Surface Hub 2 line

Ignite S version set for Q2 '19 debut, but full tiling pleasure on the X delayed

Baddies just need one email account with clout to unleash phishing hell

Outsiders realised uni was hacked before uni did

Microsoft's globally distributed data shack Cosmos DB shoots for sky. Or at least 5 nines

Ignite Lower latency, better availability and Cassandra. What's not to like? Maybe the price

Dell's hokey cokey IPO takes new turn – VMware in, VMware out....

Investor roadshow delayed as Mick D considers alternative plan

HMRC contractor scores IR35 payout after yet another taxman blunder

CEST tool gets it wrong – for its own creators

That syncing feeling when you realise you may be telling Google more than you thought

Chrome gets a bit less shiny with auto sign-in

Barclays and RBS on naughty step: Banks told to explain service meltdown to UK politicos

Treasury Committee infuriated at latest TITSUPs*

UKIP doubled price of condoms for sale at party conference

Give the punters what they want until they can hardly stand or afford it

As one Microsoft Windows product hauls itself out of the grave, others tumble in

'Twas the night before Ignite and the October 2018 Update is stirring

UK.gov won't Airwave bye for another 3 years, plans to phase in ESN services

Hello Moto: Cops, ambulance, fire to get data services next year, voice to follow

Some credential-stuffing botnets don't care about being noticed any more

They just take a battering ram to the gates

Juniper's Contrail gets edgy, Cloudflare joins BGP club, and an $Important announcement

Listen up, it's the weekly network roundup

Missed out on MCubed early bird tickets? Here's good news…

There’s an AI cure for the summertime blues

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