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Counsel suggests issues with staff evaluation behind women being passed on for promotion US District Judge James Robart had some challenging questions for lawyers representing a group of female ex-Microsoft staff for gender discrimination in a Seattle District Court yesterday.…

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Subtle attack thwarts macOS code-signing process A recently discovered security vulnerability in Apple's "code-signing" process potentially made it easier to trick macOS users into running malicious third-party code.…

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'Systemic failures' put Brit users' personal info at risk Yahoo!'s UK limb has finally been handed a £250,000 fine for the 2014 cyber attack that exposed data of half a million Brit users.…

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Bath-based firm offloads fluffy white assets, eyes up VoIP, broadband future Gradwell Communications yesterday emailed clients - mostly fellow small businesses - to let them know that it has offloaded the cloud services "assets".…

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Civil liberties committee votes: US has until Sept to comply The deal governing transatlantic data flows doesn't properly protect European Union citizens and should be suspended unless the United States complies with its terms, MEPs have said.…

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Manufacturer promises update The recently released ‪OnePlus 6‬ smartphone allows the booting of arbitrary images, security researchers at Edge Security have discovered.…

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Learn the tenets of the AWS Well-Architected Framework’s Security pillar Promo  The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Well-Architected Framework is designed to assist organizations in building secure, resilient, performant and efficient infrastructure able to optimally support their applications.…

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A jury wouldn't have convicted her, rules judge A Crown court judge accused of a Computer Misuse Act offence after browsing digital documents in a case where her daughter was a witness has been discharged from court.…

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We're paraphrasing Pointy-Haired Bosses* are splashing AI about their organisations without a clue about why they're doing it, says a senior Gartner analyst.…

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So how did that April 2018 Update go for you then? Champion of consumer rights and closer of customer email services Which? has taken a hobnailed boot to Microsoft's beleaguered Windows 10 operating system with research that will make for unpleasant reading at Redmond.…

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Company goes from rogue security risk to bargaining chip US president Donald Trump did the deal to keep telco kit provider ZTE in business as a favour to Chinese president Xi Jinping.…

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She claims it was gift from Apollo veteran Neil Armstrong A woman has sued NASA, claiming to be the rightful owner of a small vial of moon dust supposedly given to her by Neil Armstrong.…

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Owner can’t find anyone to fly the thing profitably On October 25th, 2007 Singapore Airlines flight SQ380 departed Changi Airport bound for Sydney, Australia, marking the first commercial flight of the Airbus A380. But the plane that made that flight won’t ever take to the air again and will instead be broken up for parts.…

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Switchzilla's annual gabfest goes over old ground on day one Cisco Live  CEO keynotes at big vendors' annual gabfests are evangelical events, and Cisco's Chuck Robbins didn't disappoint on that score as he opened this year's Cisco Live. But if customers expected a big reveal of new products or strategies, they would have come away disappointed.…

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Missing input sanitisation fixed after hacker spat If you're a developer relying on GnuPG, check upstream for an update that plugs an input sanitisation bug.…

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Eighteen of ‘em all around the world. Perhaps this is a sign of Big Blue’s cloud surge? IBM’s added availability zones to its cloud.…

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Open source luminary and former Debian leader Bruce Perens gives it a big thumbs up Systemd-free Linux distro Devuan has released its stable Version 2.0.…

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Australian criminologists suggest Grand Theft Auto is more fun and less risky than stealing a real car Crime rates in the Australian State of New South Wales have dropped markedly in recent years and researchers think technology might be a big reason why.…

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AirWatch Cloud Messaging to lose remote file-wrangling functions VMware’s warned that the agent used by its AirWatch mobile device management product has a vulnerability that could allow remote control of mobile devices running Android or Windows Mobile, so will deprecate the features that allowed the attack.…

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Have you tried turning it off and.. err… off again? Holdouts to Windows 7, 8.1, and 8.1 RT won't be able to ping Microsoft's own forums for tech support from the company anymore.…

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If you want to mine, do it in someone else's cloud Apple has revised its App Store rules to place restrictions on cryptocurrency mining, storage and payment across apps it distributes.…

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If you want to mine, do it in someone else's cloud Apple has revised its App Store rules to place restrictions on cryptocurrency mining, storage and payment across apps it distributes.…

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Embedi and ERPScan find themselves on blacklist An expansion of sanctions on companies connected with Russian government cyberattacks has pulled in two US tech companies.…

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Social networks move to invalidate design claims Facebook and Snap are pushing to have the patents behind Blackberry's massive infringement suit invalidated and thrown out.…

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Social networks move to invalidate design claims Facebook and Snap are pushing to have the patents behind Blackberry's massive infringement suit invalidated and thrown out.…

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