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Microsoft Defender ASR rules strip icons, app shortcuts from Taskbar, Start Menu

Happy Friday 13th sysadmins! Techies find workarounds but Redmond still 'investigating'

 
 

OFF-PREM

Microsoft applies coat of Rust to Azure Sphere IoT platform

The hope? To grease the security skids for internet-connected devices – and they need all the help they can get

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Twitter's Singapore landlord says avian network still a tenant, despite eviction reports

This time last year the plan was for lots more hires. Then came Elon

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ON-PREM

Apple just cut Tim Cook's pay by 40%. How ever will he get by on that $50m?

Something something shareholders unhappy with the heft of CEO's package

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Self-driving car computers may be 'as bad' for emissions as datacenters

Oh, great – another source of carbon fumes we forgot to factor in

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SpaceX tells astronomers: Fine, we'll try to stop Starlink spoiling stargazing sessions

Agrees measures to prevent streaks of light across the night sky in time-lapse observations

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Half of environmental claims about products are full of crap, says EU

Draft paper calls out businesses for vagueness

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HPE to face lawsuit for allegedly misleading DXC investors

Failed to persuade a judge to ditch legal spat this week

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Cisco warns it won't fix critical flaw in small business routers despite known exploit

Software support ended in 2021, so we’re relying on SMBs knowing how to block ports

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SECURITY

NSA asks Congress to let it get on with that warrantless data harvesting, again

Also: That Pokemon is actually a RAT, Uncle Sam fails a password audit

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Russians say they can grab software from Intel again

And Windows updates from Microsoft, too

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Canadian owes bosses for 'time theft' after work-tracking app sinks tribunal bid

She hoped to score thousands but laptop app had other ideas

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Microsoft Defender ASR rules strip icons, app shortcuts from Taskbar, Start Menu

Happy Friday 13th sysadmins! Techies find workarounds but Redmond still 'investigating'

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Long data privacy notices aren't foolproof, Euro watchdog tells Meta

As Meta reels from €390 million EU fine, the 'personalized ads' case might not be over, Max Schrem’s legal group says

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This can’t be a real bomb threat: You've called a modem, not a phone

Security was nonetheless very, very, interested in hearing this comms engineer tell his tale

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Euro-cops shut down crypto scam that bilked millions from unwitting punters

If the investment opportunity sounds too good to be true …

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Microsoft fumbles zero trust upgrade for some Asian customers

Enhanced access privileges for partners choke on double-byte characters, contribute to global delays

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AWS adds Superapp Grab's Asia-centric maps to its cloudy location service

PLUS ServiceNow makes Japan a discrete region; Alibaba Cloud’s Singapore hub; US snipes at Korean network policy; and more

Third-party Twitter apps stopped dead with no explanation from El Musko

Sorry, when exactly are you going to sod off to Mars, mate?

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Surely you can't be serious: Airbus close to landing fully automated passenger jets

DragonFly designed to land and taxi when the pilot is incapacitated, or just busy

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NASA overspent $15m on Oracle software because it was afraid an audit could cost more

Houston, we have a problem: Millions wasted on license penalties

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OFFBEAT

Software engineer accused of stealing $300k from employer was 'inspired by Office Space'

We know it's an influential film but that doesn't mean it's an instruction manual

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Ex-Twitter Brits launch legal challenge against dismissal

How to conduct a UK redundancy process: Not the way the US social media company is doing it, say sacked employees

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BOFH: It's 4ft tall, heavyset, has optional fax. No they didn't take the toner!

PFY and Simon do some of their best work: outsmarting thieves, drinking beer and reading the fine print

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