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Facebook spam canned

Microsoft extends bug bounty to cover Edge remote code exec

$1,500 up for grabs for those bold enough to bash browser

Apple joins the bug bounty party with $200,000 top prize

Black HatCupertino will match bounties if hackers donate them to charity

How the HTTPS-snooping, email addy and SSN-raiding HEIST JavaScript code works

Black HatNo middleman required to ding sites for info

iOS update kills jailbreak

Google racks up its first contributions to Open Compute Project

Describes high-efficiency 48v racks it offers as Open Rack 2.0 standard

Rackspace sale imminent?

Fortinet axes two per cent of workforce, chops 100 sales, ad staff, execs

Just a re-alignment of talent, no need to panic, move along, nothing to see here ...

Samsung Electronics reportedly ponders buying Fiat parts

Parts-maker to the stars Magneti Marelli could power Exynos-powered Tizen-mobiles

Bug bounty for in-flight entertainment units

Hackers unleash smart Twitter phishing tool that snags two in three users

Black HatJust. Don't. Click. On. Dodgy. ShortURLs. People.

Azure courts DaaS with embiggened GPU-powered instances

Microsoft's hostility to cloud desktops eases a little, at least for graphics-heavy apps

Phisherfolk phlock to Rio for the Olympics

Virtually, that is. Zeus trojan ported to bash Brazil banks

Private moonshot gets the green light from US authorities

Moon Express' MX-1E lander cleared for 2017 missions

The developer died 14 years ago, here's a print out of his source code

On-CallReader scores shonky NetWare support job where he had to share monitors

Kazakhstan accused of hacking journos, activists by EFF

Black HatMalware Learnings Make Hideous Detriment People of Kazakhstan

Game over, security researchers – DARPA’s AI bug hunters are coming for your jobs

DEF CONFirst 'Cyber Grand Challenge' shows software can eat itself

Bimodal IT: Let the backlash begin

WTF is... oh there's no such... but it works, right?

And now for a lazy Fri…d'oh! Two VMware patches just landed!?

Arbitrary code execution and XSS messes may need to be done before the weekend

Springpath will return Simplivity's sueball serve with gusto

IP infringement case defense to include non-infringement and invalidity aspects

Quip away, but Microsoft Excel 365's REST APIs win the day

Even Salesforce knows the score here

Render crashing PCs back to their component silicon: They deserve it

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Fremen knows, I'm miserable now

NVMe too: DDN stashes Toshiba flash in IME14K burst buffer box

OCZ Z-Drives live on as furiously fast NVMe flash drives

Yahoo! is! not! killing! Messenger! today!, just! the! desktop! client!

Service is still running, but you need an app for it now

Virgin signs up record ultrafast broadband subs

Revenue up in Blighty, but still playing catch up with BT on triple play

Seagate coats SATA flash in Nytro, waits for explosion

It's a power-sipper, apparently

Amazon launches its own plane line. Sort of

Meanwhile Apple seeks to plug its declining phone profits with new markets

You know what would really make your metamaterial pop? 6th century Japan tech

Science by a 1,000 cuts: Power of kirigami adds 3D

Break out the Elder Scrolls: Skyrmion characters seek storage possibilities

Durham Uni-based adventurers given gold* for their efforts

Continuous Lifecycle 2017 call for papers is open

Get on stage with us on May 17 to 19, 2017

Microsoft: You liked Windows 10 so much, you'll get 2 more in 2017

No new features until then, apparently

Hortonworks losses deepen despite growth in subscription sales

Unprofitable firm still down on market expectations

Classic Shell hackers: We infected FossHub so ransomware couldn't (and yeah, also for fun)

Peggle Crew speaks out on hard drive nuke stunt

BlackBerry: Forget phones, Lawsuits In Motion is back – and it's firing off patent claims

AnalysisCanadian mobe biz sues Avaya

AdBlock Plus blocked in China: 159m forbidden from stripping adverts

Builders bemoan browser-based banner buster being blatantly banned

Email proves UK boffins axed from EU research in Brexit aftermath

Scientists bundled out of labs despite reassurances Blighty can still get at Euro funds

US military's fake chips battle

Three times as bad as malware: Google shines light on pay-per-install

New paper from academics and ad giant highlight size of problem

How many zero-day vulns is Uncle Sam sitting on? Not as many as you think, apparently

DEF CONThanks, Obama

Canadian govt to cloud providers: Want our business? Stay local, eh

If only they were this protective of their hockey teams

How to make Xen, Qubes cry

'New CERN particle' a fluke

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