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Don't log too much, nor keep the files for too long, to stay on right side of Euro privacy rules Sysadmins: while you're busy getting ready for the GDPR-regulated world, don't forget what your servers are storing in their logfiles.…

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NATO exercise offers the chance to test full chain of cyber-defence command NATO and assorted partners have unleashed a massive cyber-attack on the fictional country of Berylia to test their ability to defend critical infrastructure against outside attacks.…

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Live-traffic gives information-centric networking a boost Information-Centric Networking (ICN) over IP has taken another step towards deployment, with a trial conducted at the end of 2017 declared a success.…

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Partner-penned post said SAP might be as good as Google or IBM ... one day Well this is awkward: SAP appears to have canned a blog post that appeared on SAP.com and said the company is struggling to win subscription revenue and is not yet the natural choice to house cloudy ERP.…

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New version turns Meltdown mitigation into a feature The Xen Project last week sent the first release candidate of Xen 4.11 down the slipway, ahead of a few weeks’ testing and a planned release on June 1st, 2018.…

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Rules nixed by US state court over First Amendment fears A Texas appeals court last week ruled that the US state's Relationship Privacy Act, which prohibits the disclosure or promotion of intimate images without the consent of those depicted, is unconstitutional.…

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Zuck: Creepy data-harvesting was for YOUR own good Stop us if you've heard this one before: Facebook is trying to 'set the record straight' after it was once again caught flogging the ability to violate the privacy of its users.…

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You'll have to wait until, well, next month, for the end of the internet as we know it Today, Monday April 23, 2018 is 60 days since the FCC's net neutrality repeal rules were published in the Federal Register and so it is the END OF THE INTERNET FOREVER!…

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Researcher reveals demo attack code, full release in June Security researcher Kate Temkin has released proof-of-concept code to launch an exploit chain called Fusée Gelée, which relies on an as-yet-undisclosed vulnerability in past versions of Nvidia's Tegra system-on-a-chip.…

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Researcher reveals demo USB attack code, full release in June Security researcher Kate Temkin has released proof-of-concept code to launch an exploit chain called Fusée Gelée, which relies on an as-yet-undisclosed firmware vulnerability baked into Nvidia's Tegra system-on-a-chips.…

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Hold your nose, it smells exactly like what you think it does Scientists have solved a pressing mystery about our Solar System. Does Uranus smell like farts? Yes, yes it does.…

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Space, the rhinal frontier. These are the voyages of the Starship Trivialize... Scientists have solved a pressing mystery about our Solar System. Does Uranus smell like farts? Yes, yes it does.…

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Relax, it's not a bug, just a feature. Really Updated  Google has confirmed that it is possible for spammers to create spoofed emails that appear in a user's 'sent mail' folder.…

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Federal judge slams brakes on class action gravy train A federal judge has approved a $33m class action lawsuit against fitness tracker Fitbit but put the brakes on a massive $8.25m lawyer award claim.…

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Animals can sue, but don't have the ability to file copyright cases An American appeals court has upheld a lower court's decision that a monkey can't own copyright.…

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Show us your data says Euro Commish The European Commission is causing Apple more angst by probing its acquisition of Shazam.…

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Open casket or open phone? Detectives from Largo, Florida, visited a funeral home in nearby Clearwater and tried, unsuccessfully, to unlock a phone with the hand of its deceased owner to aid an investigation.…

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We're off the team and everything is awful A letter to science minister Sam Gyimah MP has outlined the impact of Brexit on the UK space sector, and it doesn't make for happy reading.…

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No surprise really Silicon Valley has historically been at war with Hollywood, so Amazon and Netflix's membership of a studio-dominated anti-piracy alliance may raise eyebrows. But it shouldn't: Amazon and Netflix are big studios now in their own right, and Apple is expected to join them.…

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Everything's fine, says NVMe-over-fabrics array startup NVMe-over-fabrics array startup Pavilion Data Systems has laid off more engineers just a month after a previous cull during which co-founder Kiran Malwankar departed.…

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Plans to hook up 500k Londoners to 1Gbps speeds in 4 years Community Fibre has won £18m from the UK government's broadband fund – the first outfit to do so since the cash pot was announced back in 2016.…

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Complaints up 24% as horrible humans rake in the readies Microsoft has released stats showing that tech support scams are on the increase, with 153,000 complaints received and 15 per cent of complainants losing cold, hard cash.…

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Data, digital or tech knowledge 'not essential' for £66,665 role The UK government appears to be under the impression that knowledge of data policy or the tech sector isn't a pre-requisite to become the head of data strategy in its digital department.…

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Repeated misuse of consumer champion's mugshot leads to defamation sueball Consumer champion Martin Lewis, Britain’s Money Saving Expert, has declared he is suing Facebook for defamation over fake adverts featuring his face that repeatedly appear on the under-fire social network.…

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Sales won't rise for until 2020 says new broom. Share price rises Britain's fave outsourcing badass Capita today reported a £513.7m pre-tax loss for 2017 and tapped investors for £701m in a rights issue that it will use to fund restructuring and toward paying down debts.…

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