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Assange fails to delay extradition hearing as date set for February

1 hour 56 min ago
Wikileaks founder said to be frail, labours to confirm name and date of birth

An emotional and clean-shaven Julian Assange has appeared in court to request more time and resources to prepare his defence against extradition to the US on espionage charges.…

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SAP and Microsoft pucker up, prepare for public cloud love under Project Embrace

2 hours 41 min ago
New three-year agreement to pull S/4HANA customers into Azure

SAP and Microsoft have linked arms as part of SAP's "Project Embrace", a collaboration with Azure, AWS and Google Cloud Platform aimed at migrating the German firm's customers to the public cloud.…

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No one would be so scummy as to scam a charity, right? UK orgs find out the hard way

3 hours 40 min ago
Research blames 'culture of trust' for weak fraud protections

UK charities are misjudging the risks of fraud, according to research from the Charity Commission and the Fraud Advisory Panel.…

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Rocket Lab plans to send small satellites to the Moon with Photon

4 hours 41 min ago
Only really, really little astronauts need apply

With launchpads in New Zealand and (soon) the US, small-sat flinger Rocket Lab toasted a ninth successful launch of its Electron rocket by taking aim at destinations beyond Low Earth Orbit.…

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Ow-wei, says Huawei as Chinese giant admits US sanctions smacked it right in the phone biz

5 hours 26 min ago
Missing Google already?

Huawei has admitted that US sanctions are hurting its mobile phone business as it struggles to find alternatives to Google's software suite.…

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We read the Brexit copyright notices so you don't have to… No more IP freely, ta very much

6 hours 11 min ago
Buried on Friday PM, just before pub o'clock

Among the daily two-dozen or so government updates on Brexit progress slipped in as everyone went to the pub on Friday were a bunch considering the impact on copyright and intellectual property.…

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Trend Micro would like you to fall in line and become a victim of Cloud Conformity

6 hours 56 min ago
Security biz to slurp Aussie compliance outfit

Infosec giant Trend Micro is buying Australian compliance biz Cloud Conformity for $70m to help customers check the configuration of their fluffy white services – one of the major causes of cloud security breaches.…

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If there were almost a million computer misuse crimes last year, Action Fraud is only passing 2% of cases to cops

7 hours 37 min ago
You know my stats don't lie and I'm starting to feel it's wrong

Action Fraud (AF) is referring fewer computer misuse cases to police investigators despite official statistics showing nearly a million offences were reported last year.…

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Traffic lights worldwide set to change after a Swedish engineer saw red over getting a ticket

8 hours 38 min ago
Mats Järlström's fight shows you never cross an engineer

A Swedish engineer's umbrage at a traffic ticket has led to a six-year legal fight and now a global change in the speed with which traffic light signals are timed.…

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Iran? More like Ivan: Brit and US spies say they can see through Turla hacking group's facade

9 hours 35 min ago
Russian-backed cell's Middle East campaign pretended to be of a Persian persuasion

British and US spies have blamed Russian hacker group Turla for masquerading as Iranian hackers to launch recent attacks mostly on government systems in the Middle East.…

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Samsung on fridge cert error: Someone tried to view 'unsavoury content' in middle of John Lewis

10 hours 35 min ago
At least it'll wipe clean

Update Readers anxious for an update on the health of the wobbly Samsung smart fridge currently squatting in UK retailer John Lewis's Oxford Street store will be interested to learn that a culprit has been fingered.…

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Google ads from the po-po can prevent vengeful gamer nerds going full script kiddie – research

11 hours 40 min ago
'At the exact moment you get curious about getting involved in cybercrime, you get a little tap on the shoulder'

What's the best way to stop young gamers slipping into a life of cybercrime? Google ads from the cops, apparently.…

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Don't look too closely at what is seeping out of the big Dutch pipe

12 hours 39 min ago
'I wonder what our users are surfing for… Oh'

Who, Me? Welcome to Who, Me?, The Register's weekly confessional of sins, smut and surfing from the seemingly infinite pool of reader misdeeds.…

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Don't fall for the hype around OpenAI's Rubik's Cube playing robot, Berkeley bans facial recognition, and more

13 hours 11 min ago
All in a week's work

Roundup Just in case you're addicted to the world of AI, here's more news beyond what we have already covered this week.…

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Silos of paper scans, photos, forms, and other unstructured data blight today's corps. How are you tearing them down?

13 hours 41 min ago
Help us understand your day-to-day challenges and triumphs with this reader poll

Survey So much of the misery inflicted on customers by financial institutions is caused by disjointed systems and clumsy hand-offs between departments.…

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Malware hides as iOS jailbreak, Sucuri is insecuri, and China is about to get even worse

14 hours 37 min ago
Plus, new allegations in Iran and American hacking war

Roundup Here's your Register security roundup to kick off your week.…

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Guess what's on the receiving end of more NASA dollars for SLS?

Sat, 2019-10-19 14:02
Hint: It rhymes with 'throwing' as lawmakers baulk at lobbing an unknown amount of cash into the 2024 lunar bonfire

NASA brought a smile to faces of Boeing shareholders this week with the announcement that it would be ordering 10 Space Launch System (SLS) core stages from the US aviation giant for Artemis rocket launches to the Moon. Although paying for the things could be tricky.…

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Deus ex hackina: It took just 10 minutes to find data-divulging demons corrupting Pope's Click to Pray eRosary app

Fri, 2019-10-18 22:28
Vatican coders exorcise API gremlins but, we must confess, they missed one little monster....

Exclusive The technology behind the Catholic Church’s latest innovation, an electronic rosary, is so insecure, it can be trivially hacked to siphon off worshipers' personal information.…

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Guess who's dreaming of facial-recog body cams now? US border cops: AI tech sought to scrutinize travelers

Fri, 2019-10-18 20:39
Always-on, always-recording, always-analyzing gear mulled

America's border cops are considering adding facial-recognition technology to body cameras worn by agents.…

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Good guy, Microsoft: Multi-factor auth outage gives Office, Azure users a three-day weekend

Fri, 2019-10-18 19:58
Sign-on so secure, nobody can get in

Microsoft is battling to fix its knackered multi-factor authentication system that today blocked customers from logging into their Microsoft 365 and Azure services.…

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