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OpenBSD bugs, Microsoft's bad update, a new Nork hacking crew, and more

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/07/security_summary/

9 hrs ago

Meanwhile, the DOJ sets its sights on money mules

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Elon Musk gets thumbs up from jury for use of 'pedo guy' in cave diver defamation lawsuit

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/07/elon_musk_defamation/

9 hrs ago

CEO's tweeted taunt totally fine, twelve jurors decide

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Apple: Mysterious iPhone 11 location pings were because of 'ultra-wideband compliance'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/apple_ultra_wideband/

9 hrs ago

NVM, we'll give you a toggle to deactivate UWB... in the future-ture-ture

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Nokia 2.3: HMD flings out €109 budget 'droid with a 2-day battery

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/hmd_nokia_2_3/

9 hrs ago

But get ready to flip your cables cos it's microUSB

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Reasons to be fearful 2020: Smishing, public Wi-Fi, deepfakes... and all the usual suspects

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/security_threats_for_2020_experian/

9 hrs ago

Too soon for New Year Resolutions?

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Here is what is new in Windows 10 version 2004

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/08/here-is-what-is-new-in-windows-10-version-2004/

9 hrs ago

The next version of Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system is Windows 10 version 2004 (formerly known as Windows 10 20H1). While it won't be released for a while, it is more or […]

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VCs find exciting new way to blow $1m: Wire it directly to hackers after getting spoofed

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/05/vcs_tricked_mitm/

23 hrs ago

Who needs an elevator pitch when you have man-in-the-middle attack?

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China fires up 'Great Cannon' denial-of-service blaster, points it toward Hong Kong

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/china_ddos_report/

23 hrs ago

Protest organizers come under fire from network traffic barrage

PointsToward

Doogee Wowser: The S40's a terrible smartphone, but a passable projectile

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/doogee_s40/

23 hrs ago

Comment How the worst mobe I ever used maimed an American teen

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Uncle Sam challenged in court for slurping social media info on 'millions' of visa applicants

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/05/us_government_media_search_suit/

23 hrs ago

Documentary filmmakers lob sue ball to halt practice

SocialMillions

Asteroid Bennu is flinging particles of dust and rock from its surface – and scientists can't work out why

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/asteroid_bennu_particles/

23 hrs ago

Pic Images beamed back from NASA's OSIRIS-REx spacecraft leave scientists baffled

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Someone found a way to bypass Windows 7 Extended Security Updates checks

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/07/someone-found-a-way-to-bypass-windows-7-extended-security-updates-checks/

23 hrs ago

Someone discovered a way to enable Extended Security Updates on all machines running Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system. Support for Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system ends after the January 2020 Patch Tuesday. […]

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How to fool infosec wonks into pinning a cyber attack on China, Russia, Iran, whomever

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/05/fooling_attribution_breadcrumbs/

yesterday

Black Hat Europe Learning points, not an instruction manual

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If you want an example of how user concerns do not drive how software gets made, check out this Google-backed API

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/chrome_app_detection_api_privacy/

yesterday

Comment App detection interface sparks privacy worries

ConcernsSoftware

Icahn and I will force a Xerox and HP wedding: Corporate raider urges HP shareholders to tell board to act 'NOW'

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/05/icahn_warns_he_will_force_xerox_hp_wedding/

yesterday

Billionaire accuses execs of running scared for jobs amid $33.5bn bid

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Necromancer's Dos Navigator is a freeware clone of Norton Commander

https://www.ghacks.net/2019/12/07/necromancers-dos-navigator-is-a-freeware-clone-of-norton-commander/

yesterday

Necromancer's Dos Navigator is a freeware clone of Norton Commander. That's not actually a bad thing, as Norton Commander is still quite popular when it comes to file managers. Let's find out […]

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5 Companies That Came To Win This Week

https://www.crn.com/news/cloud/news/cloud/5-companies-that-came-to-win-this-week-dec-6

2 days ago

by Rick Whiting For the week ending Dec. 6, CRN takes a look at the companies that brought their 'A' game to the channel.

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Tricky VPN-busting bug lurks in iOS, Android, Linux distros, macOS, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, say university eggheads

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/06/vpnbusting_bug_spotted/

2 days ago

OpenVPN, WireGuard, IKEv2/IPSec also vulnerable to tampering flaw, we're told

AndroidLinuxUniversity

Microsoft Enables Azure AD Connect To Join Unconnected AD Forests

https://mcpmag.com/articles/2019/12/06/azure-ad-connect-unconnected-ad-forests.aspx

2 days ago

To bridge scattered Active Directory "forests," Microsoft is introducing a preview of a new "Cloud Provisioning" feature for the Azure Active Directory Connect service.

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Take Sajid Javid's comments on IR35 UK contractor rules with a bucket of salt, warns tax guru

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2019/12/05/observers_question_politicians_ir35_pledges/

2 days ago

What now? A pre-election porky? Heaven forfend…

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