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Adobe's naughty Chrome telemetry code had XSS problem

Since patched, but a bad look for Adobe when it can't even get snoopware right

Meet 'Moz://a', AKA Mozilla after it picked a new logo

LOGOWATCHIt woz El Reg wot done it - you picked this one last year

Insecure Hadoop installs next in 'net scum crosshairs

Because MongoDB, Elasticsearch ransomware attacks are sooo last week

NASA fires first shot in plan to bring a chunk of asteroid down to Earth

OSIRIS-REx completes initial big burn on the way to asteroid Bennu

Chrome dev explains how modern browsers make secure UI just about impossible

The 'LINE OF DEATH' between safe content and untrustworthy stuff is receding every year

Microsoft posts death notices for Windows 7 sysadmin certifications

They'll go in mid-2018. Does that support the 'too insecure for business' message?

Linux is part of the IoT security problem, dev tells Linux conference

Does that 'thing' really need to run Linux, given alternatives have smaller attack surfaces?

Zuck off: Facebook's big kahuna sues Hawaiians to kick 'em off their land

UpdatedBillionaire hopes to turf people out of his private paradise

What's the biggest danger to the power grid? Hackers? Terrorists? Er, squirrels

VideoTurns out Mother Nature is a killer for power and people

Britain collects new naval tanker a mere 18 months late

Why? 'Umm, er, cable insulation standards,' mutters MoD

Can all-flash arrays, spinning disks and hybrid really live together?

AFA without tears

ProtonMail launches Tor hidden service to dodge totalitarian censorship

Known oppressive regimes including Egypt, and er... the UK? Oh, the IP Act is law...

Seduced by the Docker side: Microsoft's support could be first shot fired in the Container Wars

Peace, love and Docker or Kubernetes – you must choose

I'll have Fabric, Crashlytics... Google crams Twitter mobile dev tools in trolley

Keep yr Digits for now, fam ... we're good

Trump inauguration DDoS protest is 'illegal', warn securobods down?

Google loses Android friends with Pixel exclusivity

Maybe it doesn't need friends? But it should worry about fragmenting Android further

Korean boffins vow 1,000km-an-hour supertrain

Anything Elon can do…?

Lord of the Dance set to deliver high kicks at Trump’s big ball

Fearless Flatley flouts inauguration boycott

NCC Group's profit hit by contract cancellations

UK security firm's chairman steps down

'Beeeellion-dollar' mastercrooks in hotel, restaurant blitzkrieg

Carbanak: It's not just a caramel-flavoured choc-trocity. It's also malware

Cumulus Networks writes its name on a white box

Badge engineering to make open networking easier for newcomers

Oracle slurps enterprise cloud API wrangler Apiary

Time for REST... and it's only January

IBM, Microsoft, US Govt all to blame for globalisation backlash: Jack Ma

It's your own fault, Trump-friendly tycoon tells Davos

Wintel part deux? Microsoft Azure first for Intel Clear Linux

Stateless Linux data center released into the wilds

Windows 10 networking bug derails Microsoft's own IPv6 rollout

No pressure, peeps: Techies are awaiting a fix from their Redmond coworkers

Deadly Tesla smash probe: No recall needed, says Uncle Sam

Autopilot update cuts prangs by 40 per cent, we're told

Ooops! One in three tech IPOs now trading below their starting price

The technical term for this, in the financial world, is: 'Boned'

SporeStack: Disposable, anonymous servers, via Bitcoin and Python

Code lets developers test applications without a hosting account

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