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OpenSSL patches, Apple bug fixes, Hilton's $700k hack bill, Kim Dotcom raid settlement, Signal desktop app, and more

Sat, 2017-11-04 01:25
And Microsoft dude installs Chrome during Azure talk

Happy weekend, everyone, except those of you on call, of course. Let us catch you up on all the IT security bits and pieces besides what's been reported this week.…

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'Qualcomm, we will buy you... for... one HUNDRED... BILLION DOLLARS' – Broadcom

Sat, 2017-11-04 00:13
And Marvell and Cavium also hopping into bed, allegedly

Broadcom is channeling Dr Evil of Austin Powers fame, and considering blowing more than $100bn to buy Qualcomm, it was claimed on Friday.…

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Take off, ya hosers! Silicon Valley court says Google can safely ignore Canadian search ban

Fri, 2017-11-03 22:30
In America, at least

No, funnily enough, US tech monster Google doesn't have to obey a Canadian court order in America, a judge in the ad giant's home turf of California ruled this week.…

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Over a million Android users fooled by fake WhatsApp app in official Google Play Store

Fri, 2017-11-03 20:49
Rap for whack WhatsApp chat app chaps in ad crap flap

Once again Google's Play Store has proved less than excellent at tackling malicious apps, after netizens found a fake version of WhatsApp that was good enough to fool over a million people into downloading it.…

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