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Cellphone kill switches kill cellphone snatchers

Mobes no longer worth stealing, San Francisco DA declares

Enumeration bug offers five-finger discount on Woolworth Australia loyalty points

Points redemption apps are off their trolley - they accept random card numbers

USA to screen tablets,
e-readers and handheld games before they fly

Ten US airports already do it, the rest will follow soon, foreigners may be spared

This is the Dell security team. We have you surrounded. Come out with a purchase order

RSA/VMware/Dell pincer movement to sell all the cybers

Apple exits music player biz by killing iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle

The iPod Touch is all that remains now and it's had two models axed

After we ran our article about the fate of .sk, the nation of Slovakia flew into a rage. And now, here's part two...

AnalysisBehind the scenes of a battle to control a ccTLD

Inside the ongoing fight to stamp out govt-grade Android spyware

Black HatChrysaor, Lipizzan are state surveillance tools, not Pokemon, surprisingly

Ransomware scum straighten ties, invest in good customer service

Word of mouth matters when you're taking users' cash

Sysadmin jeered in staff cafeteria as he climbed ladder to fix PC

On-CallLife lesson: don't display messages on screens if you don't know who'll see it!

vSphere scales up, if you're willing to ditch a switch or server

Update 1 for v. 6.5 gets 90% of the way to heaven on the client

BOFH: Oh go on. Strap me to your Hell Desk, PFY

Episode 10Special tables with special chairs for special people

The ultimate full English breakfast – have your SAY

Forget Brexit, lets use grease and dead things to heal a gaping political chasm

Virgin Media mulls ditching 1 in 3 UK facilities, starts £20m spend audit

Exclusive'Staff in uproar' as relocation suddenly on the cards

Should you stay awake at night worrying about hackers on the grid?

AnalysisWatt's all this about cyberspy threat leaks... Analysts weigh in

Profits plunge 40% as BT coughs up £225m to avoid court battle

Also appoints EE chief exec Marc Allera as consumer boss

Pre-order your early-bird pre-sale product today! (Oh did we mention the shipping date has slipped AGAIN?)

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Or just wait and buy it when it's ready

Latest Windows 10 preview lets users link an Android to their PC

Cortana, turn off my computer!

Box labelled best collaborator ... of content – Gartner mages

That's biz file sync and share, but rebranded, natch

Sysadmin Day 2017: Still time to get the beers in

70% of IT workers risk burnout: Don't let that be you. Pub. Now!

Nest security camera captures landlord's romp on tenants' bed

Including post-coital clean-up

Everything you never knew about mail: The Postal Museum opens

Plus: We take a sneak peek at London's other tube network, Mail Rail

MCubed: Early bird tickets offer ends on Monday

Real savings on artificial intelligence

How's that transformation coming, Teradata? Numbers down as org morphs

'We're not naive about work to be done,' as revs drop 14%

Facebook's freebie for poor people under fire again

No internet better than Facebook's internet, say NGOs

Flash, aaaaaah! Western Digital waggles sales in nemesis Seagate's face

How's business on the other side of that $2.4bn void?

London cops bust fake Cisco hardware chain

More than 1,000 pieces of networking hardware seized

Flaws in web-connected, radiation-monitoring kit? What could go wrong?

Black HatRipe target for ne'er-do-wells...

Disaster-proofers merge: Axcient enclosed by eFolder

DRaaS-tic times call for DRaaS-tic measures

Wallet-snatch hack: ApplePay 'vulnerable to attack', claim researchers

Black Hat USAAre you using payment system over public Wi‑Fi?

Yeehaw! And welcome to another rootin'-tootin' storage pony wrangling

Bring some Vaseline because you're gonna have a rawhide

UK waves £45m cheque, charges scientists with battery tech boffinry

Attempt to make Blighty an innovator in the field

Virgin America workers reset passwords after hacker's crash landing

I picked a hell of a day to quit sniffing packets

Amazon 'mulls' deeper health tech invasion with stealth skunkworks

AnalysisE-marketplace giant looks to levy Alexa success for consumer healthcare

Boffins throw Amazon Alexa on the rack to extract hidden clues

Investigators can look forward to better thumbscrews for making digital assistants squeal

Malware? In my Docker container? It's more common than you think

Black HatResearchers say software prisons can hide nasty attack payloads

Systemd wins top gong for 'lamest vendor' in Pwnie security awards

Black HatEpic fails and l33t pops celebrated by hackers

What's the price for flinging your workers' private info at crooks? For Seagate, it's $6m

That was one expensive email for the storage specialist

Chess champ Kasparov, for one, welcomes our new robot overlords

DEF CONI’d like to remind them that as a trusted TV personality, I can be helpful in rounding...

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