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Forget data thieves, data sabotage will be your next IT nightmare

RSA 2016When trust fails, vandals and kibibit fiddlers rush in storage fail causes lengthy outage

UPDATEOne European instance experienced eight-hours PITSTOP incident

Pure pleasure with stonking final fiscal 2016 quarter

Revenues up, loss down, Dietzen delighted, competitors less so

Cisco CTO: Containers will ride to private cloud's rescue. Oh yes!

Cisco Partner SummitTranslation: We're touting services but please don't forget to buy our on-prem kit

Securo-bods snigger into sleeves at Norse Corp as conf sponsor

RSA 2016Rivals cast gibes at struggling company

Hillary Clinton private email server probe winding up – reports

Staffer who set up system gets immunity from prosecution

Hack the planet, er, Pentagon: US Dept of Defense puts bounties on bugs

Just pass the background test

Linode: Major cuts to several submarine cables to Singapore

UpdatedUgly ping times after quake, Telstra confirms comms are knackered

Facebook's Latin America veep set free by appeals court

WhatsApp spat grinds on

There's a courier here says he's got 50TB of cloud data for you

Amazon's Snowball array-for-rent now available for data export

Greybeard monobrow baldies rejoice! Boffins comb out hairy genes

Proof found that going all Gandalf is down to genes, not environment

10 Gbps fibre-to-the-home signed off, ITU eyes 100 Gbps future

Standards bods race to catch up with deployments

Hardcoded god-mode code found in RSA 2016 badge-scanning app

RSA 2016Locked-down Android mobes handed out as scanners face hijack risk

Regular Fast Radio Burst detected outside our galaxy

Probably not ET, but possibly a new way to weigh the universe

Turkish hacker pleads guilty to $55m maniac global ATM heist

One spree alone cost victims $40m

UK biz fails to report two thirds of cyber attacks, says survey

Just under half of firms surveyed know where their data is stored

Dell-EMC Federation, stardate 11254.7: What about the storage?

CommentCaptain's log: Will peace remain among product lines?

Beep, beep – it's our 2016 buzzword detector. We see you, 'complexity'

Sysadmin blogGet ready to soak legacy vendors

Former Brit police IT boss cuffed over bribery allegations

Brian Chant exits Hampshire and TVP tech job, insists innocence

NASA compiles Scott Kelly space photo album

Impressive images grabbed during 340-day ISS stay

Cloudbees draws up qualification plan for worker bees

Jenkins, bring me some qualifications. Now

Sentinel Earth-watching sat delivers first snaps

Fine weather over El Reg Spanish outpost, eye in the sky shows

Dirty data: Tech-heavy Thames Valley scores big in adultery index

The sordid truth about Bracknell and Guildford – as Slough cleans up its act

Baby Ubuntus toddle forth into the big scary world of beta

ReviewMATE, Gnome and chums

BBC telly tax drops onto telly-free households. Cough up, iPlayer fans

Compulsory subscription for iPlayer will become law, vows Minister of Fun

XMA shutters its City pad, will service London from St Albans

Walks away from shoebox

Ad-blockers are a Mafia-style 'protection racket' – UK's Minister of Fun

Culture Sec tries to bang some sense into admen

Raspberry Pi 3: Four days old and already flying

Fruity autopilot fun

Converged PC and smartphone is the future, says Canonical's Mark Shuttleworth

Though 'it's hard to see', adds Ubuntu founder

Watch out, Barclays. Google pilots Hands Free mobile payment

Not enough hands to cough up? There's an app for that

Samsung is now shipping a 15TB whopper of an SSD. Farewell, spinning rust

It's even smaller than the 10TB 3.5-inch version

EU needs a single telco regulator, says Google's top policy wonk

We're regulated even more than traditional telco providers, reckons ad-slinger

OPSEC mistakes spill Russian DDoS scum's payment secrets

$66 a pop, if you're the sort who pays for these things

Google overlord Eric Schmidt to run Pentagon advisory board

RSA 2016Who says Chocolate Factory and State Department are too close?

Feel old? You will now: Blighty's mobile network Three is a teenager

A brief history of Li Ka-shing's feisty challenger network

Android trojan Triada implants itself into older mobes' 'brains'

First time this one's been seen in the wild, says Kaspersky

Sparks fly as HPE and Hortonworks hold hands for data mould

You want batch computations? Step into our database love nest

Third of US banks OK with passwords even social networks reject

Hellooo? Can anyone explain the logic?

Windows 10 Mobile bug fixes come thick and fast as official upgrade nears

Build 10586.122 addresses 'upgrade experience'

Amazon crafts two more voice-controlled gizmos in its Echo chamber

Is the tech robust enough to handle what is being thrown at it?

Good eye, Hubble! Space 'scope spots furthest-ever object

Ancient galaxy beamed its light just after the Big Bang

WANdisco boss: 'We're seeing a humongous movement to the cloud'

+CommentCometh the migration hour, cometh the migration technology

Dwolla dwamned for destroywing defwences: $100k fine for insecurity

UpdatedPayment upstart encouraged people to send passport scans, SSNs in plain email

Facebook: A new command and control HQ for mobile malware

RSA 2016Pretty neat way to smuggle evil code past Apple, Google app store guards

Amazon kills fondleslab file encryption with latest Fire OS update

Well, that's one way to differentiate from Apple

NSW mulls privacy invasion laws

Revenge porn and data leaks both in lawmakers' sights

Cisco stitches default root creds for switches

Patch plugs remote pwning telnet vector for Nexus kit

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