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IT plonker stuffed 'destructive' logic bomb into US Army servers in contract revenge attack

He's now facing 10 years in prison for act of spite

Cisco puts UCS director on death row, to be replaced by cloudy 'Intersight'

The Borg assimilates the infrastructure-as-code message

Java SE 9 and Java EE 8 arrive, 364 days later than first planned

Now that all the unpleasantness is behind us, let us code

NASA, wait, wait lemme put my drink down... NASA, you need to be searching for vanadium

Bio-boffins urge Red Planet life search to hunt for weird metal

Cloud washes Dell off perch atop storage market

Backup appliance sales go off a cliff, traditional array vendors just aren't growing

First big Privacy Shield review has ended – and yep, it's great! Just don't ask about mass spying

Surprise – a thumbs up to private info flying over the Pond

Red Hat pledges patent protection for 99 per cent of FOSS-ware

Company has trove of 2,000 patents and won't enforce any of them if you licence right

Sysadmin tells user CSI-style password guessing never w– wait WTF?! It's 'PASSWORD1'!

On-CallSysadmin hated making it look so easy, but didn't mind being a hero for saving a payroll run

Microsoft and Facebook's transatlantic cable completed

In 2018 'MAREA' will move ads and Azure from USA to Spain at 160 terabits per second

You forgot that you hired me and now you're saying it's my fault?

Something for the Weekend, Sir?Just install the trial software on 1,000 PCs and I'll be on my way

Mini-Heartbleed info leak bug strikes Apache, airborne malware, NSA algo U-turn, and more

RoundupThe security week in review

Database biz MongoDB files to go public, hopes to raise a cool $100m

Revenues are up, but NoSQL firm still burning through cash

The award for worst ISP goes to... it starts with Talk and ends with Talk

Two other big brands, Sky and BT, also in the naughty corner

HPE sharpening the axe for 5,000 heads – report

All part of CEO Whitman's 'long-term ops and financial blueprint'

Shock: Brit capital strips Uber of its taxi licence

That could mean 40,000 drivers out of work

How Apple is taming the ad biz. Just don't expect Google or Zuck to follow

Inside ITP, Safari's third-party cookie zapper

Ethereum-backed hackathon excavates more security holes

Smart contracts language easy to use and create exploits with

Kebab and pizza shop owner jailed for hiding £179k from the taxman

What a carve-up!

Microsoft reveals details of flagship London store within spitting distance from Apple's

Neighbours, everybody needs good neighbours

Finance sector is littered with vulns, and guess what – most can be resolved by patching

But pen-testers have questioned the figures

UK.gov lays down rules for cross-Whitehall data slurps

Consultation opens on codes of practice for Digital Economy Act

IoT botnet Linux.ProxyM turns its grubby claws to spam rather than DDoS

I don't know which is worse

If you need to replace anything other than your iPhone 8's battery or display, good luck

And things are looking even worse for the X

Super Cali goes ballistic, Gatorade app is bogus: Even the sound of it is something quite atrocious

And who's going to stand up for the Arnold Palmer?

NBD: Adobe just dumped its private PGP key on the internet

UpdatedChange the name to A-d'oh!-be

Aw, not you too, Verizon: US telco joins list of leaky AWS S3 buckets

Now is a good time to go check your own Amazon settings. It's OK, we'll wait

For Facebook, ignorance is the business model: Social net is shocked – SHOCKED – that people behave badly

AnalysisSee no evil, hear no evil, speak of no evil

Want to get around app whitelists by pretending to be Microsoft? Of course you can...

DerbyCon...And here's how

Facebook U-turn: React, other libraries freed from unloved patent license

Hybrid BSD pact will be replaced by MIT deal for some projects

Don’t fear the software shopkeeper: T&Cs banning bad reviews aren’t legal in America

DerbyConDoesn’t stop them trying to put the frighteners, tho

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