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7th > August > 2014 Archive

CIA infosec guru: US govt must buy all zero-days and set them free

Black Hat 2014Destroy the software industry before it destroys the world, says Dan Geer

Now even Internet Explorer will throw lousy old Java into the abyss

Out-of-date, unsafe ActiveX controls to be blocked starting next week

Car hackers build kit to protect you and your motor from fiery death

Black Hat 2014Turns out IDS is actually useful for something

Gmail gains support for non-ASCII email addresses

Chocolate Factory also reveals kill switch for bothersome listbots

Citrix reveals product design methodology, asks YOU to use it

The old 'X dollars in your audio budget should go on speakers' method gets an airing

Fujitsu takes next-gen HPC chip on the road

Exascale powerhouse on the way

Chinese 'linkfarms' propel Microsoft to web server crown

Apache has more active sites and is growing faster, but IIS leads on hostnames

Facebook wants Linux networking as good as FreeBSD

Help The Social NetworkTM make the kernel better

Cracker takes control of 200 rooms in Chinese hotel

Black Hat 2014Blinds go up, blinds go down, hotel manager has no idea why

True fact: Hubble telescope spots ZOMBIES in SPACE

Dwarf stars survive supernovae (a trick we may need in a few billion years)

Ecuador follows Bitcoin ban with digi-currency proposal

Virtual currency will have state bank backing

Love in the time of the GPS sees chap propose with Google Map

'Writes' proposal using cycling app … and got a YES!

Zero-day hits Symantec endpoint products

Soak those connections, download those patches

Researcher snaps a Zeus hacker's photo through his webcam

Shoddy scammer served security smackdown

Russia, China could ban western tech if they want to live in the PAST

Top apps and hardware don't appear overnight

Supermicro adorns servers with bright and shiny ULLtraDIMMs

Faster flash for speedier servers

UK.gov eyes up virtual currencies, fingers red tape dispenser

'Bitcoin a headline grabber but there’s ... more going on'

Who is Zadara and what does it mean by a Virtual Private Storage Array?

AnalysisWe reckon it's a bit like a VM for servers

This is your chance to help Blighty beat off moneymen's spambots

#cheaploan? FCA wants input on financiers' social media ads

Why do Reg readers deserve the big bucks? Here's why...

Reg RoundtableTop tech managers take control of first Reg Roundtable

Vulture 2 strapped to speeding van before delicate brain surgery

Spaceplane awaits autopilot tuning atop shed-built test platform

Brit kids match 45-year-old fogies' tech skill level by the age of 6

Ofcom paints a picture of upside-town tech Britain

US giant Avnet plots cost slash fest in EMEA enterprise tech arm

Local sales dive in Q4 on flaky component biz as small PC makers miss out of XP refresh

Microsoft OneDrive tip-off leads to arrest over child abuse images

Suspect cuffed

EMC boots Egnyte from partner list after SHOCK software claims

We never tested 'lowest-level member's' integration with VNX

Snowden is FREE to ESCAPE FROM RUSSIA, say officials

But he can stay put for another 3 years if he really wants to

Newly spawned Dixons Carphone leaps onto LSE as £12bn sales org

Welcome to, er, Dix Warehouse

Simian selfie stupidity: Macaque snap sparks Wikipedia copyright row

CommentJimbo Wales versus the little guy

BBC man Linwood 'was unfairly sacked' over £100 MILLION DMI omnifail

Employment tribunal rules Beeb acted unfairly on dismissal

London cops cuff 20-year-old man for unblocking blocked websites

Operation Creative snaps 'Umbrella' site shut

Check your Clungene, Irish women warned

Have a quick shufti, you may not be pregnant after all

Cost-cutting pays off for Symantec as profit lifts

+CommentStill waiting for a new CEO

HTTP-Yes! Google boosts SSL-encrypted sites in search results

Er, what about latency, bro?

Ain't NAND grand? Samsung unveils next-gen SAS SSD

10nm class enterprise drive

Amazon 'adware' laden Ubuntu passes ICO's data smell test

Linux love for Bezos' goods is not illegal, says UK watchdog

Cloudy startup drops unified storage array into YOUR data centre

Wheee... CLUNK: Zadara offers serviced box PAYG option

Hey guys. We've got 1.2 BILLION stolen accounts here. Send us your passwords, 'cos safety

Enraged securo-bods bare fangs over new service

Americans to be guinea pigs in vast chip-and-PIN security experiment

Black Hat 2014PSA: If you really want to steal millions – embarrass the banks enough

Violin strings up cheaper instrument: 17.5TB flash box for $100k + change

And greater capacities – for small to medium biz with holes burning in their wallets

Flying United Airlines? If you could just scan your passport with your phone, that'd be great

New trial launch – but pack your paper for the TSA

Microsoft throws old versions of Internet Explorer under the bus

Come 2016, if you're not up to date you're on your own – enjoy your security bugs

Awooga: August Patch Tuesday incoming – with two remote-code exec bugs in IE, Windows

Good news for Server admins – no critical fixes planned

Network hijacker steals $83,000 in Bitcoin ... and enough Dogecoin for a cup of coffee

Wow. Such hack. Very router. So BGP. Wow.

Submarine cable operator says storms could hit Pacific traffic

Hurricane Julio may drown out all the bits you've loved before

IBM boffins stuff 16 million-neuron chips into binary 'frog' brain

UpdatedCram 5.4 billion gates, million neurons in 28nm CMOS processor

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