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Last week: 'OpenVPN client is secure!'
This week: 'Unpatched bug in OpenVPN server'

And it's a nasty one if the user you crack has admin rights

Java Daddy James Gosling goes to work for Amazon Web Services

He left Oracle years ago so this is no biggie, but clearly cloud is where big brains want to roost

How good are selfies these days? Good enough to fool Samsung Galaxy S8 biometrics

Iris-scanner defeated with a camera in night mode, a contact lens, and a printer

What's got a vast attack surface and runs on Linux? Windows Defender, of course

Penguinistas, rejoice: Tavis Ormandy lets you fuzz Windows

Bluemix gives users two months to adopt new rolling deployment tool

Active Deploy binned in favour of Kubernetes and/or Cloud Foundry

Dodge this: Fiat-Chrysler gets diesel-fuelled sueball from DoJ

Emissions software scandal flares anew

Google wants to track your phone and credit card through meatspace

World's biggest advertising company needs to prove ads are worth the money

India makes biometrics mandatory for all e-gov projects

Cloud's just 'recommended', for now, as local industry plans 50 per cent growth by 2025

LinkedIn finds friends to join its 'Open19' data centre standards effort

Stacks up against Open Compute with one design for data centres of all sizes plan

Google starts enterprise support for Chrome, including top SaaS apps

Lobs deployment tools at sysadmins, complete with Silverlight and ActiveX support

EU ministers approve anti-hate speech video rules

Facebook, Google, Twitter and friends face clampdown

GPU-flingers' bash: Forget the Matrix, Neo needs his tensors

HPC blogWhat's a tensor? Glad you asked...

Network-sniffing, automation, machine learning: How to get better threat intel

When two 'innocent' events on the network are anything but

Britain's on the brink of a small-scale nuclear reactor revolution

Sure, there are hurdles, but no £18bn hole on the other side like Hinkley Point

Channel luvvie Martin Hellawell set to check out of Softcat. Sort of

IPO? Ticked. 1,079% growth in 11 years? Ticked. Lost the tightness? Nah

Facebook shares own tools to trap bugs before they break code

Test management and debugging at scale become a bit less daunting

PAH! Four decades of Star Wars: No lightsabers, no palm-sized video calls

Star Wars New Hope @ 40Sort of. Leia's a New Hope

8 out of 10 cats fear statistics – AI doesn't have this problem

Use and abuse of figures

AI-powered dynamic pricing turns its gaze to the fuel pumps

AnalysisShopping as a constant poker game

'Odour' from AnalTech ramming leads to hazmat team callout

Some might say this is fake news. It isn't

64-bit malware threat may be itty-bitty now, but it's only set to grow

Upgrade and they will come

WDC flashes the cash in in Tosh Memory biz bid: 2 treeellion yen

+CommentPartners with state-backed Japanese funds

Dixons Carphone: Brexit not a factor as Brits' gadget lust holds strong

Gloom and doom? Consumers still shopping with us, trills CEO

Are telcos' customers expecting too much of IoT connectivity techs?

Also, here's why LTE-M gained ground over NB-IoT in Europe

Google now mingles everything you've bought with everywhere you've been

(And everything you've seen) Welcome to 'Closing the Loop'

HPE's Nimble Secondary Flash Array uses... disk?

AnalysisWhat are they banging on about?

Huawei missed memo that PC's dead – so here are three new notebooks

Hands OnTouchscreens? Who needs 'em?

Hitachi exits mainframe hardware but will collab with IBM on z Systems

Big Blue's big iron to be loaded with Hitachi's OS software

HPE flashes out 3PAR, Nimble and MSA kit

Joins Dell EMC, NetApp, Pure to upgrade all-flash arrays

Costs v sales agent? Not just yet, judge tells Retro Computers Ltd

ZX Spectrum-themed game console firm didn't quite win court order, either

Twilio packages code boilerplate to woo devs

Call proxy service aims to appeal to businesses with mobile workers

Intel pitches a Thunderbolt 3-for-all

Chipzilla says USB standard will be open to the world

Schiaparelli probe crash caused by excessive spin, report concludes

Lander exercise was 'very close' to a success

Feeling Locky, punk? Ransomware grew eight-fold last year

Days of future past

Democracy-minded DEF CON hackers promise punishing probe on US election computers

Voting machine hacking could turn very ugly

FCC revised net neutrality rules reveal cable company control of process

AnalysisWe take a look inside the campaign to undermine the internet

Google, Lyft, IBM mix microservices into management mesh

Kubernetes cluster cat herding, brought to you by Istio

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