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Boffins predict web scams with domain registration data

Mid-morning bulk buys signal raids on newly expired domains and evil intent

Australia spending AU$4.8m to do something about revenge porn

Cash for new reporting tool, of which we already have two, plus smuttmeister research

US trade watchdog to probe Cisco's gripes that Arista is still ripping off its router patents

Rival hits back, claims Switchzilla is using courts to crush competition

Linux 4.9rc3 is upon us

50 tech jobs to go at AirServices Australia

Cuts aviation safety IT positions to 265

Obey Google, web-masters, or it will say you can't be trusted

Certificate Transparency for Chrome will ruin phishing spots by Oct 2017

Smartmobe made 'intermittent bright flashes and a hissing noise' in Biz class seat

Crew threw it in a bucket of water before things got nasty

NASA's asteroid orbit calculator spots a hot rock zipping past

'Scout' scope gives us an asteroid-misses-Earth-by-not-much horror story for Halloween

WordPress daddy Matt Mullenweg says Wix.com 'explicitly contravenes the GPL'

Wix admits to code sniff, says it groks the GNU vibe

G-cloud gets Win Server 2016

MPs want Blighty to enforce domestic roaming to fix 'not spots'

Don't fence us in, sings British Infrastructure Group

Royal Horticultural Society's PC is rooted for all to see

Root? Horticulture? Geddit? Okay, on with the BSODs

Google man drags Emacs into the 1990s

Adds double-buffered rendering to stop terminal-era flickering

Boffin's anti-worm bot could silence epic Mirai DDoS attack army

And break every computer crime law along the way

C'mon, it's the current year! Report finds UK gov could save £2bn by modernising IT

Too much 'tinkering round' the edges means transformation yet to happen

Violin switches stock exchanges fast

OTCQX replaces delisting NYSE as its share trading body

KCL out(r)age continues: Two weeks TITSUP, two weeks to go

ExclusiveNow IT bricks it: A 'series of extremely unlikely events'

Shadow Brokers leak systems hacked by NSA – mostly mail and uni servers in India, China

With gibberish encouraging disruption of the US election

Pluck-filled platter-stuff: Bold disk drive makers fatten up

And store more data, of course

CenturyLink set to merge with tier-one provider Level 3 for $34bn

CEOs can hardly contain their delight

Enhanced XP7 plumps up flash while slimming dedupe

HPE adds Hitachi gen 2 VSP features to its XP7 array range-topper

Bristol AI chip upstart Graphcore scores $30m in VC dosh

Silicon for machine learning that it hopes will 'challenge Nvidia'

Trick not treat: 123 Reg down on Halloween, DNS borked by DDoS

In the 21st century, kids can be a real nuisance

LaCie flings out super-glam desktop Bolter drive

With 'I just casually chucked this here' magnetic stand

Seagate has a flash early Xmas present for Xbox gamers

External drive doubles console capacity and loads titles faster

Promoted tweet phish fiddle

F-35 'sovereign data gateway' will stop US reading pilots' personal data? Yeah right

If you believe that, I’ve got a bridge for sale...

Appointments on hold as (computer) virus wreaks havoc with NHS trust systems

Major medical issues diverted to neighbouring hospitals

A successor to Mirai? Newly discovered malware aims to create fresh IoT botnet

Dubbed Linux/IRCTelnet, nasty's source code based on Aidra

Apple rushes out iOS 10.1.1 fix after health data flat lines

Now with less-random information wiping

BRAAA-AI-NS, BRAAA-AI-NS! Boffins unleash zombie-obsessed nightmare neural net

Computer-generated horrors not just limited to Microsoft Exchange updates

Melbourne Cup is 'top op for hacked camera DDoS extortionists'

Bet shops ready for old layer 3 stayers, less for IoT swoopers, says Akamai

America has one month to stop the FBI getting its global license to hack

Lawmakers call for action over Rule 41 changes

Three-commas Thiel expresses love for himself, Trump and downtrodden millionaires

Contrarian blood-sucker continues to confuse

Broadcom to eat Brocade?

ARM draws new Mali GPUs

Google drops a zero-day on Microsoft: Web giant goes public with bug exploited by hackers

Even Adobe pushed its patch faster than Windows giant

WebAssembly: Finally something everyone agrees on – websites running C/C++ code

Native code spec gets buy-in from major browser makers

Cloudflare ordered by judge to help unmask two website owners

UpdatedGuess what it's over? Yep, copyright infringement

Uber, Lyft drivers shamed for 'racial bias' by uni eggheads

Study finds dial-a-car services also tend to overcharge women

FCC backs Google Fiber in Louisville spat

These poles are made for sharing

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