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Want a job that pays at least $90,000 a year? Get into ransomware

Career progression may include very hard time, though

One espresso is not theft, Oz judge rules, it's part of civilization

You've got to FIGHT! For your RIGHT! To COFFEE!

eBay boss joins Thiel critics

Chinese bit-squatter information thieves dupe Taiwan Govt site

Payloads unknown

Flytenow's other wing clipped: second appeal fails

Not an Uber of the skies, just an attempt to bypass general aviation regulations

Facebook to kill native chat, bring opt-in crypto to Messenger

Facebook offers choice between bots and spies, or quiet privacy

Smartphone sales falling

Windows 10 market share jumps two per cent

This doesn't mean the nagware is working: selling PCs running anything is now a slog

'Irongate' attack looks like Stuxnet, quacks like Stuxnet ...

Thankfully it isn't as bad Stuxnet, but Siemens control kit is in theoretical peril

'UnaPhone' promises Android privacy by binning Google Play

Marshmallow-based phone strips out Android's evil bits, devs vet all installed apps

TalkTalk scam-scammers still scam-scamming

UpdatedCustomer targeted by fraudsters seeking remote access of her PC

Mushroom farm PC left in the dark and fed … you know the rest

On-CallFarmer tried turning it off and on again, but didn't know how to do it properly

Would YOU start a fire? TRAPPED in a new-build server farm

This Damn WarWhen the going gets tough, the tough get messy

Storage greybeard: DevOps, plagiarism and horrible wrongness

StorageBodThere's nothing new under the Sun

Computerised stock management? Nah, let’s use walkie-talkies

Something for the Weekend, Sir?If the shoe fits... it’ll be a miracle

BOFH: What's your point, caller?

Episode 7Service within 48 hours... with a smile

Salesforce's data centre team 'fought' AWS cloud outsourcing

AnalysisThe growing cloud platform war takes shape

Unicode serves up bacon emoji

Doner kebab also on the menu for 9.0

Eject button hit: UK overlords of tech distribution split

Arrow gets a Trolle, Wick Hill bigwig retires and Ingram's Brit boomerang returns

Air-gapping SCADA systems won't help you, says man who knows

Faizel Lahkani sounds bleak warning over future Stuxnet-style attacks

Sources! say! Twitter's! after! you! Yahoo!

Meanwhile, Daily Mail actually in talks with beleaguered biz

UK Home Office is creating mega database by stitching together ALL its gov records

ExclusiveAt least it consulted... The public? Parliament? No one? WHAT!

Who's to blame for the NHS drug prices ripoff?

The Times wants to put the horse before the cart

Two plead guilty to stealing personal information of millions

Database theft generated $2m in illegal profits

Fact: Huawei now outspends Apple on R&D

We told you the Chinese were coming. And all you did was make a lousy Watch.

SWIFT threatens to give insecure banks a slap if they don't shape up

Network also says it will impose 'baseline' security standards

Software snafu let EU citizens get referendum vote, says Electoral Commission

Regulator coughs to cock-up, spills the details to El Reg

Home Office staff: Over 100 of our work mobiles lost or pinched last year

Where did you say you'd run those mega-database apps again?

Aquaboffins sink lost Greek city theory

Remains off island of Zakynthos actually natural formations

IDC, IDC, o crystal ball. Who's storage's biggest cheese of them all?

Good news for some, and bad for hyperscaler folk

Outsourcery: We've had offers for our assets (and, er, shareholders might get nothing)

Share trading in troubled AIM-listed cloud biz suspended as fiscal numbers postponed

TeamViewer beefs up account security after rash of PC, Mac hijacks

Stable door settles for bolt long after brief relationship with passing horse

Cisco axes unloved M-Series modular servers two years after launch

ExclusiveNobody wants modules any more, admits Switchzilla

Capitalize 'Internet'? AP says no – Vint Cerf says yes

The great grammatical argument of our age

Farewell, Fadell: Nest CEO Tony quits IoT biz

'Bittersweet' thermostat gadget chief exits after bumpy year

Smart meter gag orders lifted

Allegations of trade secrets exposure

Even in remotest Africa, Windows 10 nagware ruins your day: Update burns satellite link cash

Lives could have been put at risk by pushy upgrade

Blue Coat readies for IPO

'Whites are taking over': Race storm hits heart of Africa's internet body

Former AFRINIC CEO makes shocking claims over Board control efforts

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