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16th > January > 2018 Archive

Bad benchmarks bedevil boffins' infosec efforts

'Benchmark crimes' understate true performance impact of security controls

Canada charges chap alleged to run stolen data-mart Leakedsource

Unlike similar services, this one sold purloined passwords

China's first space station to – ahem – de-orbit in late March

Tiangong-1 is out of control and can't keep it up any more

Developer plots server virtualization comeback for XenServer

Plans open source revival of XCP, to go places Citrix won’t

Drone perves defeated by tinfoil houses

Boffins figure out when drones are watching, without decrypting the video stream

Airbus warns it could quit A380 production

Needs to make six to eight a year, predicts it can get back to 25 a year once airlines wake up

ServiceNow unleashes its 'Kingston' release

Company's journey from the heart of IT to the rest of the business continues

Veeam buys AWS EC2 instance backup and recovery biz

Swallows N2WS so it can stick oar deeper in Amazon cloud

Capita's UK military recruiting system has 'glitches' admits minister

DRS still letting the armed forces down big time

Hey Europe, your apathetic IT spending is ruining it for everyone

Gartner predicts buyers ready to splash 4.5% more cash globally in 2018

Causes of software development woes

ResearchReg readers point the finger at ambiguous requirements

Amount of pixels needed to make VR less crap may set your PC on fire

Wow, this is incredib- BLEEUUURGHGHGH

New Mirai botnet species 'Okiru' hunts for ARC-based kit

Researchers: Code designed to hit Linux devices

Frenchman comes eye to eye with horror toilet python

'I could very well have been bitten in a sensitive place, if you know what I mean'

DXC execs: Here's another deadline for skills profiling

Staff got until 26 January to load bullets on employment gun

Xiaomi the money: China's latest IPO star tastes of bubble tea


UK's Just Eat faces probe after woman tweets chat-up texts from 'delivery guy'

ICO to investigate allegations of driver delivering side order of creepy

Wave Tata, Capita: You've lost mega-contract to rival outsourcer

Man from Pru tears up £722m deal five years ahead of time

Drone crashes after operator failed to spot extra building site crane

UK govt's air prang watchdog publishes first UAV incident of the year

Facebook, Schrems case cost Irish data watchdog €2m – reports

But don't worry, it got €4m budget boost this year

Private submarine builder charged with murder of journalist

Peter Madsen ruled fit to stand trial, but denies allegation

Android snoopware Skygofree can pilfer WhatsApp messages

Sophisticated nasty also able to listen in based on location

Upset Equation Editor was killed off? Now you can tell Microsoft to go forth and multiply: App back from the dead

Micro patch rejuvenates abandoned Office add-on

Butt plugs, mock cocks, late pay and paranoia: The world of Waymo star Anthony Levandowski… by his kids' nanny

This is a work of fiction, says engineer's lawyer

US senators vow to filibuster FBI, er, NSA's domestic, errr, foreign mass spying program

UpdatedWho's up for warrantless surveillance?

Oracle says SPARCv9 has Spectre CPU bug, patches coming soon

Big Red finally delivers patches for its x86 boxes – and 230-plus other problems

Hospital injects $60,000 into crims' coffers to cure malware infection

Medics say they couldn't wait for backups to be pulled as ransomware ransacked kit

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