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Who knew Uncle Sam had strike teams for SolarWinds, Exchange flaws? Well, anyway, they are disbanded

25 min 21 sec ago
Lessons learned and mission accomplished, apparently

The US government's response groups for dealing with recent SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange vulnerabilities have reached the end of the road.…

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'There was no one driving that vehicle': Texas cops suspect Autopilot involved after two men killed in Tesla crash

1 hour 23 min ago
Model S took corner at high speed, left road, and smashed into a tree

Authorities are investigating a Tesla crash in Texas in which two men were killed this weekend. The authorities are probing whether the vehicle was operating in its "Autopilot" mode, with neither occupant in control.…

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WordPress core contributor proposes treating Google FLoC as a security vulnerability

2 hours 26 min ago
Let's opt every WordPress site out of FLoC. Nice idea, but security update? Really?

A proposal by a WordPress core contributor to treat Google's FLoC ad tech as a security vulnerability, and therefore backport an automatic opt-out to previous WordPress versions, shows the depth of community opposition to the technology.…

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Brit Salesforce exec Gavin Patterson becomes transfer target for controversial European Super League

3 hours 23 min ago
Ex-BT boss is familiar with the football lifestyle – being paid millions for doing very little

Gavin Patterson, former boss of BT, is in the frame to lead a proposed European football league at the centre of a storm of criticism.…

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Won't somebody please think of the children!!! UK to mount fresh assault on end-to-end encryption in Facebook

4 hours 8 min ago
Change the record, nobody's fooled by this now

UK Home Secretary Priti Patel will badmouth Facebook's use of end-to-end encryption on Monday evening as she links the security technology with paedophilia, terrorism, organised crime, and so on.…

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Your data warehouse’s future is balanced on the edge – whether you know it or not

4 hours 53 min ago
Looking for the way ahead? Follow the Yellowbrick Summit

Promo The cloud is changing, and how you think about data needs to change too.…

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UK digital secretary Oliver Dowden starts national security probe into proposed Arm-Nvidia merger

5 hours 23 min ago
Share price immediately dips for GPU-maker

The proposed sale of Arm to NVIDIA looks a bit more tenuous today after UK digital secretary Oliver Dowden issued a Public Interest Intervention Notice (PIIN) indicating he may intervene in the sale on national security grounds.…

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Microsoft bows to the inevitable and takes Visual Studio 64-bit for 2022 version

5 hours 52 min ago
When 4GB is just not quite enough

Microsoft is to drag veteran code wrangler Visual Studio kicking and screaming into the modern world with a 64-bit version.…

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Codecov dev tool warns of stolen credentials from compromised script, undiscovered for two months

6 hours 50 min ago
Environment variables full of secrets uploaded to attacker server

Codecov, makers of a code coverage tool used by over 29,000 customers, has warned that a compromised script may have stolen credentials over a period of two months, before it was discovered a few weeks ago.…

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More Linux love for Windows Insiders with a kernel update

7 hours 51 min ago
Rounded corners are nice, but what you really want is Linux 5.10, right?

Windows Insiders have been given a bit of Linux love with the arrival of a freshly updated kernel and an all-important clock fix.…

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Sysadmin for FIN7 criminal cracking group gets 10 years in US prison for managing card slurping malware scam

8 hours 38 min ago
Plus Pwn2Own faces fire and update Chrome immediately

In Brief The former systems administrator for the FIN7 card-slurping gang has been sentenced to 10 years in a US prison.…

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Japanese auto chipmaker Renesas expects to resume full production next month following fab blaze

9 hours 22 min ago
Glimmer of hope on the semiconductor front – for the car industry anyway

Japanese chipmaker Renesas has said it will restore full production capacity at its N3 Naka plant by the middle of next month following a blaze in March that destroyed equipment and contaminated the clean room.…

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Huawei could have snooped on the Dutch prime minister's phone calls thanks to KPN network core access

10 hours 7 min ago
Nobody caught – er, held us responsible, says Chinese firm

Huawei was able to snoop on the Dutch prime minister's phone calls and track down Chinese dissidents because it was included in the core of the Netherlands' mobile networks, an explosive news report has claimed.…

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On a dusty red planet almost 290 million km away... NASA's Ingenuity Mars Helicopter flies

10 hours 54 min ago
NASA’s JPL lab speaks to The Reg

The first human-made helicopter to take flight on another planet, Ingenuity, has hovered in Martian skies after NASA at last launched the device into the air.…

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Oracle cuts support for South African energy biz Eskom in long-running licensing dispute

11 hours 10 min ago
'Eskom should pay the pending dues for the Oracle software that they use'

Oracle has pulled the plug on support for software described as "quite essential" to "crucial operations" at South African energy firm Eskom as part of an ongoing licensing dispute.…

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Plot twist! South Korean telco uses 5G to fight coronavirus via hospital-patrolling robot

11 hours 55 min ago
Modified Keemi disinfects, takes temperatures, tells you off for not socially distancing

South Korea Telecom (SKT) has linked up with Yongin Severance Hospital to commercialise and deploy facility-roaming robots that minimise the need for face-to-face contact, thus supporting reduced COVID transmission.…

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UK Home Office tenders £5m for a supplier to help it greenlight IT projects. Yes, you read that correctly

12 hours 39 min ago
Procurement raises questions over supplier creating its own sales pipeline within govt

The UK's Home Office is tendering to recruit a supplier to help manage the selection of its IT projects, leading to concerns over conflict of interest.…

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Brit authorities could legally do an FBI and scrub malware from compromised boxen without your knowledge

13 hours 14 min ago
Would move for The Greater Good™ actually be good, though?

Comment UK authorities could lawfully copy the FBI and forcibly remove web shells from compromised Microsoft Exchange server deployments – but some members of the British infosec industry are remarkably quiet about whether this would be a good thing.…

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Truth and consequences for enterprise AI as EU know who goes legal: GDPR of everything from chatbots to machine learning

14 hours 23 min ago
Regulations On A European Approach For Artificial Intelligence

One of the Brexit bonuses we’ve been enjoying since January 1st is that we have abandoned our influence within the world’s regulatory superpower.…

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Debian devs decide best response to Richard Stallman controversy is … nothing

15 hours 3 min ago
Two-week vote dismissed options to back or sack controversial FOSS figure

The Debian developer community has decided to say nothing about the new controversy surrounding Richard Stallman.…

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