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Firewalls snuffed by 'BlackNurse' Ping of Death attack

UpdatedDestination unreachable plus port unreachable equals router unreachable

CERN boffins see strange ... oh, wait, that's just New Zealand moving 2m north

Two earthquakes hammer South Island

Google BigQuery TITSUP caused by failure to scale-yer workloads

Engineers went head down, bum up but zipped lips gave users the … heebie jeebies

Australia teases binning x86 for Power CPUs in new supercomputer

Replacement for CSIRO's Bragg is required to hit a petaflop for just AU$4m

Boffins find Galaxy making killer radiation, rule out Samsung phone as source

Fast gamma rays and fast radio bursts tracked to same source

Hurrah! Urinals will soon be splash-free

Physicists develop "splash-avoidance" technique

Pythons Idle and Cleese pen anti-selfie screed

VIDEO♬ 'F*ck selfies: All those gits who take selfies just get on my t*ts' ♬

European Commission dangles €374m for low-power exascale research

Processors are going to be everywhere, so they shouldn't be energy hogs

The sharks of AI will attack expensive and scarce workers faster than they eat drivers

Your career is now a game of musical chairs: you need to be ready when the song stops

GitLab to dump cloud for its own bare metal Ceph boxen

'In the long run, it will be more efficient, consistent, and reliable'. And it's cheaper, too

Arkivum's new CEO gets £3m cash boost to play with – now what?

InterviewAaaS steps out of academia into the big bad world

OpenStack brings cloud at the press of a button

HPC BlogClick it and go

Kaminario's Dani Golan reaches for the sky

Former IDF fighter pilot aims high as CEO

WileyFox Swift 2: A new champ of the 'for around £150' market

ReviewSmartphone 'for the brave' with a foxy look

Swedish prosecutor finally treks to London to question Julian Assange

Donald Trump <3s WikiLeaks

IT titan Exertis chows down on AV specialist Medium

Channel convergence and consolidation continue

Siemens to mentor Mentor Graphics in $4.5bn acquisition

German giants are excited by their own seminal move

Samsung flings $8bn at buyout of connected car biz Harman

That's a helluva lot of dosh for headrest screens

Outage-prone Plusnet goes mobile in a bid to become 'quad-play' biz

Hitches ride on BT's EE network – but can they do it better than they do broadband?

Encrypted email sign-ups instantly double in wake of Trump victory

ProtonMail suggests fear of the Donald prompting lockdown

NHS IT bod sends test email to 850k users – and then responses are sent 'reply all'

UpdatedThat's about 1 per cent of the entire UK population

Portable drive, 5TB capacity. Hmm, there's something fishy here

Seagate plops BarraCuda inside external backup

Married man arrives at A&E with wedding ring stuck on todger

Did the doc A) send him home, B) buff the gold, C) use aspiration method?

Pay up or your data gets it. Ransomware highwaymen's attacks on small biz octuple

Unsurprisingly, Kaspersky recommends prevention

Fear of Staxit: What next for ASF's Cassandra as biggest donor cuts back

Fill the DataStax-sized hole with big ideas

Adult FriendFinder users get their privates exposed... again – reports

The sequel

Gotta speed up HPC arrays. Flash or disk, flash or disk. Let's do both – Seagate

Hybrid set-up plus Nytro caching software sends small I/Os to SSD has 18,000 IT contractors on its books due to dearth of skills

And IR35 changes could mean thousands down tools

Hadoop for joy? ODPi 2.0's available, but questions persist

Welcome focus on Hive standards... but how many more components to go?

Origin of the beasties: Mirai botnet missing link revealed as DVR player

CCTV cameras? You've been looking in the wrong place

UK NHS 850k Reply-all email fail: State health service blames Accenture

Cause was system 'bug,' not user error, claims mouthpiece

Cheer up, world! AWS instances just got cheaper

So we've got that going for us, which is nice

PIR saves millions in .org rebid

And sticks with its previous backend operator

Microsoft leaks Visual Studio for Mac, then scrubs the news

Developers committed to C# have something to look forward to

Fake election news meltdown vortex sucks in Google

Never believe what you read online – except this story, obviously

UK Home Secretary signs off on Lauri Love's extradition to US

#OpLastResort hacker suspect on suicide watch

'Ultimate Team' scheme: EA hackers charged for stealing in-game coins

Finally, a FIFA scandal you can't blame on Sepp Blatter

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