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The NetCAT is out of the bag: Intel chipset exploited to sniff SSH passwords as they're typed over the network

Tue, 2019-09-10 17:00
Chipzilla downplays cunning data-snooping side-channel technique

Video It is possible to discern someone's SSH password as they type it into a terminal over the network, say infosec gurus who have found an interesting side-channel vulnerability in Intel's networking technology.…

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Try to contain yourselves: Google Cloud lights Spark for Kubernetes

Tue, 2019-09-10 16:05
Dataproc service will run Apache Spark on K8s, now in alpha

Google Cloud Platform will soon emit the alpha release of its Dataproc service, specifically for Apache Spark jobs, running on Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE) clusters.…

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Not so easy to make a quick getaway when it takes 3 hours to juice up your motor, eh Brits?

Tue, 2019-09-10 15:37
Not to worry, has put a few pennies into faster 'leccy car chargers

The UK Treasury is making £70m available to fund an additional 3,000 rapid charging points for electric vehicles, doubling the UK total to 5,000.…

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Psst. Wanna brush up your supervillain creds? Get a load of this mini submarine

Tue, 2019-09-10 15:00
Now you too can re-enact the diving scenes from Das Boot

As the world's arms sales folk and protestors alike gather in London's Docklands for the Defence and Security Expo International, one small business has what appears to be the perfect accessory for your Bond-villainesque lair: namely, a mini submarine.…

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India pokes Vikram with a stick, drill-toting robot lands on Earth, UK plans launch site, and more

Tue, 2019-09-10 14:10
Also: A billion lucky smartphone owners can make use of Galileo

Roundup It was a busy last week for space fans as drill-wielding humanoid robot Fedor returned from space, India's Vikram lunar lander failed to return signals from the Moon and the Vega launcher inched closer to a return to flight.…

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Dell seasons PowerMax arrays with dash of FC-NVMe and Optane – but it's not a capacity boost

Tue, 2019-09-10 13:30
It's a performance upgrade

Dell EMC has injected FC-NVMe and Optane storage-class memory (SCM) into its high-end PowerMax arrays with the aim of ramping performance.…

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Huawei thanks Uncle Sam for returning its seized comms kit ... two years later, ya jerks

Tue, 2019-09-10 12:45
Guess we'll drop that lawsuit now then

Huawei has dropped a lawsuit against the US government after the Department of Commerce returned hardware it seized from the company back in September 2017.…

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Enterprise Java spec packs bags, ready for new life under assumed name – Jakarta

Tue, 2019-09-10 12:00
Oops, hope we haven't blown Java EE 8's cover

Enterprise Java, known as Java Enterprise Edition 8 (Java EE 8) under Oracle's implementation of the platform specification, has finally packed up and moved out of Big Red's basement under a new name, so it won't bear the burden of its heritage.…

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Thinking about processing a payment, Sage Group? Biz confirms mulling sale of Sage Pay

Tue, 2019-09-10 11:15
A farewell to merchant services arm?

Shape-shifting accounting software outfit Sage has confirmed it is seeking to offload the Sage Pay division.…

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Alright! Ma time to meet that shag quota! Alibaba chairman steps down at 55 with $38.6bn fortune

Tue, 2019-09-10 10:30
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy

At 55 years old, Jack Ma, boss of Chinese tech giant Alibaba, is stepping down from day-to-day management of the company he founded – with a $38.6bn fortune in his pocket.…

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Live online today: How one of the UK’s largest casino operators won big with edge computing

Tue, 2019-09-10 10:00
We chat to Genting UK and Scale Computing on next-gen infrastructure

Webcast It feels as though everyone's talking about edge computing, and yet, once you've torn through all the hype and bluster, what are you left with? What actually is it?…

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New lows at Bose as firmware update woes infuriate soundbar bros

Tue, 2019-09-10 09:00
The Lexus of speakers does it again. This time, no audio at all

Hoity-toity hi-fi purveyor Bose has inadvertently silenced a bunch of its own soundbars with a recent firmware update.…

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Windows on Arm keeps low profile at IFA as Intel takes swipe at platform's compatibility problems

Tue, 2019-09-10 08:15
Still, Chipzilla's almost everywhere when it comes to Microsoft devices

IFA2019 Is Windows on Arm a thing? Yes, both Samsung and Lenovo had models on display at IFA in Berlin. But it has yet to take off with the great majority of laptops running Intel or AMD chipsets.…

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Geo-boffins drill into dino-killing asteroid crater, discover extinction involves bad smells, chilly weather, no broadband internet...

Tue, 2019-09-10 06:56
Sounds like normal life in the Shetland Islands

Geologists believe they have found rocks that filled the impact crater of the gigantic asteroid that pummeled Earth and killed off the dinosaurs some 65 million years ago.…

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Happy hour with Box: Take a break at the Sibos London exhibition this month with drinks, bites, and cloud bytes

Tue, 2019-09-10 06:00
Content management giant invites Register readers to hobnob in the capital

Promo Attendees at the annual Sibos financial services exhibition are invited to relax and rest their weary feet at an afternoon reception hosted by Box at the end of the first day of the event, in London, on 23 September.…

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eBay eBabe enigma explained: Microsoft bug blamed after topless model slings e-souk's emails at stunned Brits

Tue, 2019-09-10 04:54
Talk about tit for tat

We've all seen some wild bugs, but this one is just baffling.…

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Welcome to The Reg's poetry corner... hiQ once again / beats LinkedIn on web scrape case / more appeals await

Mon, 2019-09-09 23:49
Downloading data / from your public-facing site / ain't hacking, says court

A US appeals court has upheld the 2017 ruling allowing netizens to scrape public profile data from social networking sites, including LinkedIn.…

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Get ready to be probed by the Antitrust Voltron, Google: Attorneys general combine from Texas, New York, Maine, Arizona, Missouri...

Mon, 2019-09-09 23:19
And pretty much everyone else except California, weirdly enough (and Alabama)

The attorneys general of 50 US states and territories are teaming up to probe Google for possible antitrust violations, Ken Paxton, the AG for Texas, announced on Monday.…

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Mozilla Firefox to begin slow rollout of DNS-over-HTTPS by default at the end of the month

Mon, 2019-09-09 21:53
To protect query privacy, browser maker will run everything through Cloudflare

On Friday, Mozilla said it plans to implement the DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) protocol by default in its Firefox browser, with a slow rollout starting in late September.…

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Wunderlist creator asks Microsoft to sell him back his biz as Redmond updates To Do

Mon, 2019-09-09 21:20
Howls from sold-out millionaire, Nadella is unlikely to listen

The former CEO of popular to-do app Wunderlist has publicly pleaded with Microsoft to sell him back his company in despair over what the software giant has done with it.…

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