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Flash bang walloped: Toshiba, Western Digital sign peace treaty over memory chip fabs

Dare we say it... Tosh won

I, Robot? Aiiiee, ROBOT! RSA TLS crypto attack pwns Facebook, PayPal, 27 of 100 top domains

Two-decade-old hole lets hackers unlock encrypted data

Intel to slap hardware lock on Management Engine code to thwart downgrade attacks

From version 12 onward, ME-equipped chips will defend against patch rollbacks

Put down the eggnog, it's Patch Tuesday: Fix Windows boxes ASAP

IE haunted by ghosts of past bugs – plus remote-code exec holes that'll chill your blood

SEC sends ICO for restaurant app Munchee back to the kitchen

Rules that offering was a cryptocurrency speculation, not real attempt to fund app

India sets up second new CERT in a year, this time for government

Seeing as India has biometric national ID, this seems like a pretty sensible idea

Lights, camera, 802.11ax-ion!

Marvell claims it'll have the first chipsets for new 10G WiFi ready for products in H2 2018

NASA says New Horizons' next stop might have a moon

Remember that 747 with an open door and a telescope? It spotted a moon-esque blip

Up to 'ONE BEEELLION' vid-stream gawpers toil in crypto-coin mines

Come for the free movies, stay to dig Monero for a stranger

One per cent of all websites probably p0wned each year, say boffins

Automated account-creator used bad passwords to detect when sites go bad

'Suspicious' BGP event routed big traffic sites through Russia

Google, Facebook and Microsoft routed through PutinGrad, for no good reason

Transaction Processing Performance Council to deliver AI benchmark

GPU-makers aren't members of the TPC. Will they join?

Nasuni straps APIs and encryption to nippier Edge Appliances

Smartens up software act with raft of improvements

At Christmas, do you give peas a chance? Go cold turkey? What is the perfect festive feast?

True meaning of the season is all about how you overindulge

Hello, Dixons Carphone? Yep, we're ringing from a 2015 handset. Profits down 60%, eh?

Store closures on the way? Did someone mention Brexit? told: Your frantic farming of pupils' data is getting a little creepy

Plans to extend slurping to why kids quit mainstream education

Sweet Liberty: Cable & Wireless CEO John Reid steps down

No replacement named for bossman who oversaw £3.5bn takeover by US giant

The North remembers: York scraps Uber's licence over data breach

But taxi biz can restart work in Sheffield

How fast is a piece of string? Boffin shoots ADSL signal down twine

Metaphor wrought in flesh

Brit banks told to publish details of major incidents that stop punters' payments

Bad news for regular TITSUP* offenders, good news for consumer choice

Former ZX Spectrum reboot project man departs

Retro Computers Ltd director hits back: So? We binned him

No one saw it coming: Rubin's Essential phone considered anything but

Paltry 50,000 sold, according to camera app download stats

Barclays bank bod in the cooler for aiding Dridex money launderers

Six years' porridge. Dridex not laundry soap – it's a Trojan

FREE zero-day for every reader: AT&T's DirecTV kit has a root hole – and no one wants to patch it

echo "Bot herders will love"; cat /etc/passwd #

Auto auto fleets to dodge British potholes in future

Happy with this Utopian vision of the driverless future? Tell the Highways Agency

Australian central bank says 'speculative mania' and crime fuel Bitcoin

Why use a slow expensive risky currency when you can do real-time bank-to-bank transfers?

IBM reminds staff not to break customers in pre-Xmas fix-this-now rush

Australian tentacle has mucked things up at bank and border security agency

Critical US mass spying program scrutiny lost amid partisan nonsense

AnalysisBuh buh buh buh buh buh buh but her emails! And those texts!

Google lies about click-fraud refunds and tried to destroy us – ad biz

Web giant accused in court of withholding money

OK, OK, MIRA-I DID IT: Botnet-building compsci kid comes clean

Jha rule-breaker and pals confess IoT gadget hack crimes, now facing the slammer

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