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20th > November > 2017 Archive

Brocade undone: Broadcom's acquisition completes

Regulators happy. Now investors get to see if buying Fibre Channel was a good idea

Some 'security people are f*cking morons' says Linus Torvalds

Linux Lord fires up over proposal to secure Linux by shutting down wonky processes

User experience test tools: A privacy accident waiting to happen

Researchers watch publishers watching you, ignore privacy settings, run over mere HTTP

F5 DROWNing, not waving, in crypto fail

Bleichenbacher, the name that always chills cryptographers' blood

DNS resolver 9.9.9.9 will check requests against IBM threat database

Group Co-founded by City of London Police promises 'no snooping on your requests'

Weekend dealbook: Cavium to Marvell, Toshiba denies ASUS

Chipmakers could merge to take on BroadQual, Toshiba says its PCs aren't for sale

It's 2017, and command injection is still the top threat to web apps

Open Web Application Security Project updated 'top-ten risks' lands on Monday, but we found a late, late draft

Chainmail tires re-invent the wheel to get future NASA rovers rolling

'Shape memory alloys' mean tires can roll over sharp objects without permanently deforming

MPs draft bill to close loopholes used by 'sharing economy' employers

Shafting economy, more like...

iPhone X: Bargain! You've just bagged yourself a cheap AR device

If you take the Apple shaped pill, you'll see things different(ly)

Container ship loading plans are 'easily hackable'

Look! A pic that's not a metaphor

Nouvelle niche: Datos IO adds distributed app fragment recovery

+CommentWho are the RecoverX rivals again? Nice gig

ICO probes universities accused of using private data to target donation campaigns

Students allegedly screened for wealth, tendency to give money

How is 55 Cancri e like a Sisters of Mercy gig? Astroboffins: It has atmosphere

*No, mate. Just no* New model throws spanner in exoplanet debate

The Independent 'live streamed' space vid recorded in 2015

'We naturally regret the human error that led to the mistake'

Whew... Toshiba rustles up $5.4bn to avoid delisting

Weakens WD position on blocking flash biz sale

UK.gov told to tread carefully with transfer of data sets to NHS Digital

It’s almost as if it doesn’t have a great track record on patient info and IT projects...

OnePlus 5T is like the little sister you always feared was the favourite

ReviewThis time, the flagship challenger gets it right

Who has 2,000 tickets to the gun show? Cisco's HCIA platform HyperFlex

+CommentIn 18 months, Switchzilla has established itself in hyperconverged market

Another UAV licence price hike? Commercial drone fliers rage over consultation

Why bother paying, ask some law-abiding operators

Nathan Barley blamed for global GDP slump

Clueless freelancers and the productivity puzzle

UK.gov 'could easily' flog 6m driver records to private firms this year

DVLA could bring in £15m from fine-wielding corporates

Liberty and MXC jump into bed, light up joint venture

Want to consolidate fragmented market

UK.gov to chuck an extra £2.3bn at R&D ahead of Budget

No. 10 promises billions (in a few years), doesn't address Horizon 2020

Germany slaps ban on kids' smartwatches for being 'secret spyware'

Hands up, whose parents are listening in on this class?

It was El Reg wot won it: Bing banishes bogus Brit bank banner ad

Link to fake TSB site canned after we help raise alarm

Open-source defenders turn on each other in 'bizarre' trademark fight sparked by GPL fall out

Special reportTempest in a teapot scalds FOSS world

Uber slapped with $9m fine for letting dodgy drivers pick up punters

Super Cali goes – oh no, wait, this is Colorado

Cops jam a warrant into Apple to make it cough up Texas mass killer's iPhone, iCloud files

Here we go again…

Intel finds critical holes in secret Management Engine hidden in tons of desktop, server chipsets

Bugs can be exploited to extract info, potentially insert rootkits

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