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Java and Python have unpatched firewall-crossing FTP SNAFU

This gets interesting when you find your way into a mail server, says dev who found it

Australia commences critical infrastructure protection consultation

The plan is to build a database of 'stuff we don't want bombed'

You're doing Hadoop and Spark wrong and they will probably fail

Developers want the new shiny, users forget integration and then along come the vendors ...

Drop the F-bomb, get your coding typos auto-corrected

Git, Bad, UglyEl Reg surveys fun stuff that's popped up on GitHub and beyond

Uber hires Obama's attorney-general to review its workplaces

CEO Travis Kalanick uses alternative diversity facts to prove Uber's goodness

European Space Agency slaps CC licences on its pics and vids

Space. The Final Frontier (for copyright). These are the free images and videos of the ESA

Apple to Europe: It's our job to design Ireland's tax system, not yours

Cupertino says no

Mulesoft set to be first tech IPO of 2017? We'd forgotten they existed...

Just over $180m in revenue, it turns out... and gross profit of $138m!? Oh, net loss though...

NASA extends trial of steerable robo-stunt kite parachute

Why chase balloons for hundreds of miles when you can drop the payload outside?

Automated, insight cannot be: Jedi master of statistics was good – but beware the daft side

Hans Rosling is gone, but dashboards and graphs are dangerous to knowledge

Suffering ceepie-geepies! Do we need a new processor architecture?

BackgrounderWell... if machines're gonna learn learn learn learn learn...

EU privacy gurus peer at Windows 10, still don't like what they see

Article 29 has 'concerns' about Microsoft's data slurp

ARM embraces Brit and Swedish upstarts in Softbank NB-IoT push

And they've already got an integrated modem to show for it

TeamSpy hackers get the crew back together after four-year hiatus

UpdatedRemote-control app hijacked for use as snooping tool – again

EE unveils sky domination plans with drones, balloons

Plus emergency response vehicles for ESN backup

Capita swallows £50m blow after writing down historic contracts

A fabulous start to the year!

Big data should be 'part of UK's core national infrastructure' – Civil Service chief exec

There's an app that maps public toilets – how could it not be core infrastructure?

$350m! shaved! off! sale! price! as! Verizon! swallows! Yahoo!

$4.48bn... cheap! (apols to Alfred E Neuman)

Hacking group RTM able to divert bulk financial transfers with malware

Attacks of great concern to Russian financial institutions

These snapshots are Purely Cohesity

Backup data streams and now snapshots flash between firms

Tosh in deeper financial doo-doo as banks crank up the pressure

Push for majority stake sale in memory business

Your next PC is… your 'Droid? Remix unveils Continuum-killer

One device for the next billion, Jide hopes

Meet the chap open-sourcing US govt code – Paul, an ex-Microsoft anti-piracy engineer

InterviewStarting with literally piles of crap (no, not the code)

'Hey, Homeland Security. Don't you dare demand Twitter, Facebook passwords at the border'

Civil liberty groups, security experts, law profs, lawmakers slam looming US policy

Amid new push to make Pluto a planet again... Get over it, ice-world's assassin tells El Reg

Boffins demand rule rewrite to restore glorified moon's dignity

Google rents out Nvidia Tesla GPUs in its cloud. If you ask nicely, that'll be 70 cents an hour, bud

AWS, GCE price war looming?

Big Blue's big blunder: IBM accidentally hands over root access to its data science servers

Private Docker Swarm keys leak into public containers

US Homeland Security is so secure even its own staff can't log in

Nothing like a post-holiday IT cockup

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