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24th > May > 2016 Archive

Coders crack Oculus DRM in 24 hours, open door to mass piracy

The law of unintended consequences...

Norton bans

Xen says new patch is 'simple and crude' and warns against using it

Bug means log file can grow until it fills your disk

DMA Locker: One time joke, now next big ransomware threat

Exploit kits on board as devs fix crypto flaws and harden up cash-for-data code

Swiss CERT publishes reveals details of defence contractor hack

Crims watched Active Directory closely, then sprung their attack with off-the-shelf malware

Goats boost solar power

Want a better password? Pretend you eat kale. We won't tell anyone

Everybody loves somebody sometime, so 'iloveyou' is easier to guess than 'ilovekale'

Troll seeks toll because iPhones work

Make a phone call, breach a patent

Google security man reveals Allo will encrypt chats - sometimes.

Choose your own adventure: Features and spies, or boring freedom.

Password reuse bot steals creds from weak sites, logs in to banks

If your Netflix password is your banking password, you'll get what you deserve

ENISA / Europol almost argue against crypto backdoors

Malware and keyloggers are better, we think they're saying

Hate Windows 10? Microsoft's given you 'Insider' powers anyway

Redmond's Feedback Hub is now open to all Windows 10 users

Pointless features add to browser bloat and insecurity

83 per cent of browser features are used by under one per cent of top websites

90 days of Android sales almost beat 9 months' worth for all flavours of Win 10

WinPho has 0.7% market share

Committees: Wait! Don't strap on the Privacy Shield yet

Two working parties, ministers galore... but data transfer law remains in limbo

LinkedIn mass hack reveals ... yup, you're all still crap at passwords

'Linkedin'? 'P4ssw0rd'? '123456'? Come on, people

Lost containers tell no tales. Time to worry

Keeping a grip on Docker

Asteroid-sampling spacecraft prepped for September launch

OSIRIS-REx: NASA's greatest improbable acronym

Apache TinkerPop made TLP

Atlassian goes mobile

Don't tell the Cabinet Office: HMRC is building its own online ID system

Just as GDS's Verify goes live

Gillian Anderson: The next James Jane Bond?

The X-Files star in 007 bid

Crappy sandwiches, cantankerous nerds: Put user back in user group

Sysadmin BlogLive from a VMUG? Worth a try...

Atlassian cuts Bamboo from the cloud, lays pipelines into Bitbucket

Saves devs from down-time with mobile JIRA and Confluence... preparing to lob up to £4bn at commodity tech

Mega framework contract notice out ... also calls for open source

Galileo satnav fleet grows an extra pair

Satellites 13 and 14 safely aloft

Google to kill passwords on Android, replace 'em with 'trust scores'

Hello, privilege escalation attacks

Taxmen raid Google in Paris

Urika-ka-ka-ka! Cray unveils open source big data box

HPC shop goes elastic compute and cloud

Booming sales of flippy detachables offers hope to glum PC market

Businesses want in too

UK distributor Steljes goes titsup

Specialist audio visual firm calls administrator as cash flow dries

US 5th graders have a pop at paper plane record

Close to claiming highest launch Guinness World Record

French authorities raid Google's Paris HQ over tax allegations

The Chocolate Factory is 'cooperating fully' with Inspector Clouseau et cie

Nutanix slims down code, chases after small business

Hardware minus big-shops-software bits

Steady as she goes at Softcat, Q3 trading in line with forecasts

No further mention of storm clouds gathering

Insure against a cyberwhat now? How the heck do we crunch those numbers?

Pushing for creation of cyberattack database

Trad software sales type looking for a break? Atlassian shrugs

Old world sales types unlikely to get a taste of young firms

Twitter expands beyond 140 characters

Photos and @username references won't be part of sending limit

Citrix bakes up Raspberry Pi client boxes

Tiny 'puters find a niche in virtual desktops

Facebook claims no bias

Twilio woos developers with add-on marketplace and SIM as a service

Cloudy comms unit joins T-Mobile uncarrier push

SWIFT CEO promises security improvements

Humble piece comes in five slices

NBN raid fallout continues, with Conroy formalising privilege claim

Feds' warrant names the guilty printer

Pepper robot acts like real teenager, gets job at Pizza Hut

No word if paychecks being saved to buy a used Corolla

Apple hires crypto-wizard Jon Callas to beef up security

Preparing for President Trump or Clinton

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