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China's moon rover dies of extreme old age, after two-and-a-half years

Yutu – aka Jade Rabbit – ground to a halt years ago, but is now pining for the craters

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is borking boxen everywhere

Microsoft's response: Have you tried uninstalling it and installing it again?

NTP bug gives IOS a wedgie

Latest Androids have 'god mode' hack hole, thanks to Qualcomm

Nexus users move right along. Everyone else, read on and hope your mobe-maker fixes it

'Nigerian scammer' busted after he infected himself with malware

Researchers able to watch wire-fraudsters operate in real time

Linux 4.8 rc1 lands, with Surface 3 support promised!

10787 files changed, 612208 insertions, 272098 deletions and lots of doc updates

Boffins tweak StreaMon for the NFV era

Monitoring code put through the virtualisation atomiser

.security .TLD .launches

Broken BitBank Bitfinex shaves 36% from all accounts

In the 'sharing economy' you pay when sites get hacked

World's lamest ransomware authors won't answer fake tech support line

Pro-tip: Spend less on SEO and more on scrubbing the universal decrypt key from your code

Again with the cheap internet access in India, Facebook?

This time with Wi-Fi, a state-owned telco on board and maybe the return of Free Basics

Genesys stalks Avaya: report

If you use ‘smart’ Bluetooth locks, you're asking to be burgled

DEF CONThe bad ones send passwords in plaintext, the good ones can't survive a screwdiver

Stealthy malware infects digitally-signed files without altering hashes

Black HatGrinding research finds gold in failed header checks

No supercomputer cash? Time for a systems squeeze

Some advice when you're trading off information for performance

Violence, vandals and vomit: London's naughtiest tech Tube stations revealed

Here's what really goes down at Old Street after dark

Breaking 350 million: What's next for Windows 10?

Time to re-discover the lost art of selling PCs

Sysadmin-waker PagerDuty targets CEOs and Europeans next

Escalate, escalate

NVMe over Ethernet startup flashes 'system' as it preps for decloak

Pavilion Data Systems slowly doffing kimono

Eye of Sauron-themed trojan targets Russia, Sweden

Necromancer-loving author wrote 'tricky' malware at its core

Power cut crashes Delta's worldwide flight update systems

UpdatedThousands flightless after UPS proves pretty interruptible

Brit network O2 hands out free Windows virus with USB pens

Aww, you shouldn't have. No really, you shouldn't have

PCs’ PCs pwned: Irish cops probe mystery malware attack

En garde, An Garda

DD's VE V3 virtually here

Some benefits of digital health to NHS may be delayed by consent model consultation – expert closed

Billion-tonne IceCube: Sterile neutrino does not exist

We're, um, Straight Outta 'fourth' 'trons... 'trinos... you know what we mean – scientists

Walmart buys

Ofcom cans Virgin Media's Premier League live footy match probe

Punters are now getting more matches so we've got better things to do, says regulator

Dear Imation. It's always darkest just before it goes pitch black

Tenth straight loss-making quarter for Nexsan owner as sales plunge 37 per cent

Google Hangouts hangs up

Thermostat ransomware

Mars' 'little green men' buried alive by merciless meteorites – new theory

Organic compounds unlikely to have survived cosmic pummeling, say scientists

AT&T dinged for $7.75m after letting scammers gouge customers (again)

DEA agents stumble onto billing scheme during bust

Say hello to Samsung and Netlist's flash-DRAM grenade: HybriDIMM

Shoving NAND on a DIMM with a DRAM cache to speed access

More VW cheatware 'found'

Big Red alert: Oracle's MICROS payment terminal biz hacked

Shops, hotels worldwide warned after support portal pwned

Uncle Sam set to flog Silk Road's Bitcoins

Previous owners won't be needing them any more

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