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Results 21 - 30 of about 2012:

Kieren McCarthy / The Register:
ICANN says it spent $2.5M in US lobbying this year, five times more than it has previously admitted to   —  How much has ICANN spent on lobbying US govt this year?  $2.5m  —  Under pressure, DNS supremo publishes political expenses  —  Domain name overseer ICANN has spent $2.5m …
Nov 20, 2015, 1:40 PMIn context
Darren Pauli / The Register:
Researchers demonstrate MITM attack on Samsung Note 4, Galaxy S6, S6 edge, showing phones connecting to a fake base station, enabling call snooping   —  Samsung S6 calls open to man-in-the-middle base station snooping  —  Research duo pop baseband chip in preliminary demo-hack
Nov 13, 2015, 10:50 PMIn context
Darren Pauli / The Register:
Researcher showcases new Chrome exploit that affects all Android versions, compromises device after visiting malicious site; vulnerability not made public   —  Latest Android phones hijacked with tidy one-stop-Chrome-pop  —  Chinese researcher burns exploit for ski trip.
Nov 13, 2015, 6:55 PMIn context
Alexander J Martin / The Register:
US court sentences Russian hacker to four and a half years for operating a Citadel botnet of 7K computers to steal banking information   —  Russian hacker, nabbed in Spain, cops 4+ years for Citadel botnet  —  Should have stayed under the skirt of Mother Russia.  Just a thought
Oct 3, 2015, 9:00 AMIn context
Chris Mellor / The Register:
Cisco ends Invicta storage hardware line, a business it entered with $415M Whiptail acquisition in 2013   —  How to waste two years and lose $415m: Cisco's now-dead Whiptail deal  —  A sorry story of whipped tales, angst and attrition  —  Exclusive + analysis Cisco has confirmed …
Jul 25, 2015, 1:55 AMIn context
Tim Anderson / The Register:
Windows 10 updates will be automatic and mandatory for Home edition   —  Windows 10: You'll get UPDATES LIKE IT or NOT - unless you have Enterprise Edition  —  ‘You agree to receive automatic updates without notice’  —  Microsoft's licensing on the upcoming Windows 10 OS means that most users …
Jul 17, 2015, 10:15 AMIn context
Alexander J Martin / The Register:
High Court rules UK's “emergency” DRIPA surveillance legislation unlawful citing lack of precise rules and court oversight   —  High Court smacks down ‘emergency’ UK spy bill as UNLAWFUL  —  Government has until March 2016 to write new legislation
Jul 17, 2015, 5:35 AMIn context
Darren Pauli / The Register:
Researchers: Major security flaws in iOS and OS X allow keychain, browser, and app password theft, reported to Apple in October 2014, no fix yet   —  Apple CORED: Boffins reveal password-killer 0-days for iOS and OS X  —  Keychains raided, sandboxes busted, passwords p0wned, but Apple silent for six months
Jun 17, 2015, 12:20 PMIn context
Darren Pauli / The Register:
iOS Mail app bug reported in January lets hackers send phishing emails to steal your iCloud password, no fix yet   —  Password-flogging phishing tool pwns EVERY iOS Mail app  —  Cupertino quiet on pop-up of doom  —  Ernst and Young forensic bod Jan Soucek has created a tool capable …
Jun 10, 2015, 9:20 AMIn context
Kat Hall / The Register:
HMRC, the UK's tax agency with staff of 70K, is first large UK gov't department to switch from Microsoft to Google Apps, store official data on servers offshore   —  HMRC ditches Microsoft for Google, sends data offshore  —  Tax doesn't have to be taxing for US firm with inside track
Jun 7, 2015, 7:20 PMIn context

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