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Watch live: The home-working horse has bolted – is your organisation yet to adapt?

Tue, 2020-06-30 06:00
This July, explore ways to make our new reality a good one

Webcast No matter how old-school, there’s unlikely to be an IT desk in the world now that’s not slightly relaxed its grip on the daily lives of its users. Putting down the screwdrivers and moving almost full-time to facilitating 24/7 remote working has become the stock-in-trade of maintaining a business’s digital infrastructure.…

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Remember when we warned in February Apple will crack down on long-life HTTPS certs? It's happening: Chrome, Firefox ready to join in, too

Tue, 2020-06-30 03:57
From Sept 1, new TLS certificates valid for more than 398 days will be snubbed

From September 1, Apple software, from Safari to macOS to iOS, will reject new HTTPS and other SSL/TLS certificates that are valid for more than 398 days, plus or minus some caveats.…

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You wait ages for a mid-air collision spoofing attack and along come two at once: More boffins take a crack at hoodwinking TCAS

Tue, 2020-06-30 00:58
Easy to fool safety system, in theory – in practice, well...

Traffic Collision Avoidance Systems (TCAS) are used in aircraft to avoid hitting other aircraft in flight. And like many electronic systems, they weren't designed for security.…

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India bans 59 apps it says have privacy, national security problems. In a massive coincidence, they’re all Chinese

Mon, 2020-06-29 22:21
They may have a point with some of them, though

India has banned the use of 59 smartphone apps it says violate its citizens’ privacy and threaten national security. In a massive coincidence they come from China, and just weeks after border skirmishes between the two nations.…

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Apple: We're defending your privacy by nixing 16 browser APIs. Rivals: You mean defending your bottom line

Mon, 2020-06-29 21:20
iGiant accused of holding back web progress to protect its 30% app cut

Apple has said it has decided not to implement 16 web APIs in its Safari browser's WebKit engine in part because they pose a privacy threat. Critics of the iGiant, including competitors like Google, see Apple's stance as a defense against a competitive threat.…

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Google Cloud partially evaporates for hours amid power supply failure: Two US East Coast zones rattled

Mon, 2020-06-29 20:17
Networking, Kubernetes, storage, virtual machine systems hit by outage

Google Cloud is having a wobbly Monday. Its Kubernetes platform and networking services were partially unavailable for hours today, and its virtual-machine hosting and in-memory storage systems had a limited outage.…

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Oracle opens second Indian cloud region in bid to keep pace in make-or-break market

Mon, 2020-06-29 18:24
Big Red's share continues to border on irrelevance compared to big dogs

Oracle is opening its second cloud data centre in India due to "increasing demand for secure and stable" cloud services in the world's largest democracy.…

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Poetry in lockdown: hiQ to Supremes / Please leave LinkedIn scrape ruling / well enough alone

Mon, 2020-06-29 17:26
Data science firm won previous ruling over pulling data from jobseekers' network

Data science startup hiQ Labs has responded [PDF] to a Supreme Court petition from LinkedIn, urging justices to avoid revisiting the earlier Ninth Circuit appeal court ruling that stated web scraping doesn't contravene federal hacking legislation.…

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University of California San Francisco pays ransomware gang $1.14m as BBC publishes 'dark web negotiations'

Mon, 2020-06-29 16:29
Publicity-hungry crims find new way of pressuring victims

A California university which is dedicated solely to public health research has paid a $1.14m ransom to a criminal gang in the hopes of regaining access to its data.…

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Spare some change, guv? UK's CCTV regulator pitches for £100k budget increase

Mon, 2020-06-29 16:03
8-strong national body asks government for cash to hire 2 more

"A consistent refrain I recite at the many conference speeches, media interviews and workshops I attend is the importance of transparency and openness in the use of public space surveillance," said Surveillance Camera Commissioner (SCC) Tony Porter in his most recent annual report.…

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Come glide with me: Virgin Galactic gives Unity some fresh air, looks forward to rocket-powered flight

Mon, 2020-06-29 14:53
Plus: On-orbit battery replacement and scrub-a-dub-dub, my launch is a dud?

In brief Spaceport America took another tentative step toward actually being a spaceport last week as Virgin Galactic took its SpaceShipTwo for another glide back to the runway.…

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Microsoft has a cure for data nuked by fat fingers if you're not afraid of the command line

Mon, 2020-06-29 13:09
Plus: Windows Forms on Arm64 in .NET 5, Live Events to live on

In brief While not able to undelete Microsoft's shuttered stores, accidentally borked files stand a chance at redemption thanks to the Windows File Recovery tool.…

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Apple said to be removing charger, headphones from upcoming iPhone 12 series

Mon, 2020-06-29 11:58
Trying to reduce waste or funnelling punters into investing in AirPods?

There's no such thing as a free lunch or, indeed, a free power adapter if the latest reports from famed Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo are correct.…

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Yes, Prime Minister, rewrite the Computer Misuse Act: Brit infosec outfits urge reform

Mon, 2020-06-29 11:30
Out-of-date law prevents Britain from fully developing its cybersecurity industry, say campaigners

British infosec businesses are celebrating the 30th birthday of the Computer Misuse Act 1990 by writing to Prime Minister Boris Johnson urging reform of the elderly cybercrime law.…

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Imagination Technologies sued over £27m Russian SoC contract invoice brouhaha

Mon, 2020-06-29 10:45
IMGworks' new owner Sondrel demands £1.4m handed over tout suite

Imagination Technologies is being sued by the buyer of its IMGworks division after allegedly failing to pay an invoice in a £27m contract for Russian customer Elvees RnD Center.…

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Finding SAP hard to swallow? ERP giant says it's working on something more bite-sized

Mon, 2020-06-29 10:00
The PowerPoint presentation is nice and all, but the proof is in the eating

SAP is striving to rid itself of its reputation as a provider of monolithic ERP systems that are highly embedded in the business but difficult to change, plus costly and time-consuming to upgrade.…

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Now <i>that's</i> a train delay Upminster with which London travellers shall not put

Mon, 2020-06-29 09:15
Who are we kidding? TfL's prisoners will just resign selves to 20 hour wait

Bork!Bork!Bork! Welcome to another in the The Register's inexplicably long-running series of sickly signage and distressed displays.…

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UKCloud latest to sign Memorandum of Understanding with ahead of cloud mega framework

Mon, 2020-06-29 08:30
Google, Microsoft already on board. AWS not far behind. Sources say plucky Brit upstart vows never to practise tax avoidance

UKCloud has agreed specified discounts on a range of fluffy white services - public, private and hybrid - under a framework agreement with Crown Commercial Services (CCS), the procurement agency acting on behalf of British government.…

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Continuous Lifecycle Online: Just like our London conference – but in your own home. Grab tickets now

Mon, 2020-06-29 07:00
Containerization, DevOps, compliance, service meshes – there’s so much to discuss in just one day

Event The need to say it seems almost moot but, no, The Register’s Continuous Lifecycle London conference isn’t happening in-person in 2020. Instead, we’ve taken all that scheduled goodness and packed it into one of the busiest and most content-filled one-day virtual events you’re likely to find – and tickets are on sale right now.…

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Finally, a wafer-thin server... Only a tiny little thin one

Mon, 2020-06-29 06:15
The UPS gets its revenge in a tale of fire, fury and farming

Who, Me? Monday is here once more, bringing with it the promise of a clean slate, a fresh week and a mailbox full of problems. Put all that to one side and take solace in another Reg reader's misadventures courtesy of Who, Me?

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