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Australian government doxxed citizens who criticized illegal 'Robodebt' scheme

PLUS: India is the new China for Apple; Sushi licking vid scandalizes Japan; Chinese spy balloon shot down Asia In Brief  Australia's government deliberately released personal information on citizens who protested a welfare payment debt recovery scheme that was linked to multiple suicides and later found to have no legal basis.…

Have we learnt nothing from SolarWinds supply chain attacks? Not yet it appears

From frameworks to new federal offices it's time to get busy The hack of SolarWinds' software more than two years ago pushed the threat of software supply chain attacks to the front of security conversations, but is anything being done?.…

Semiconductor world in for a rough ride as chip bubble bursts

Just don't expect foundry spending to stop anytime soon Analysis  The semiconductor gold rush is all but over, and we've had our fill. Or so the past month of dismal earnings might have you believe.…

Iran crew stole Charlie Hebdo database, says Microsoft

Same gang pestered US voters during 2020 presidential election Microsoft believes the gang who boasted it had stolen and leaked more than 200,000 Charlie Hebdo subscribers' personal information is none other than a Tehran-backed criminal group.…

Microsoft boffins contemplate equipping Excel with AI

Go on, bring on the FLAMEs Sooner or later, everything ends up in Microsoft Excel.…

Musk, Telsa win securities fraud battle over that 'funding secured' tweet

'Wisdom of the people has prevailed' SpaceX supremo beams Elon Musk and Tesla have been found not liable by a jury in a securities fraud trial in which the billionaire and his automaker were accused of misleading investors.…

HeadCrab bots pinch 1,000+ Redis servers to mine coins

We devoting full time to floating under /etc A sneaky botnet dubbed HeadCrab that uses bespoke malware to mine for Monero has infected at least 1,200 Redis servers in the last 18 months.…

Activision-Blizzard pays $35m to send SEC away, Microsoft merger still in doubt

Allegations of stifled whistleblowing and disclosure failures end with no admission of guilt, as usual Rather than face proceedings before the US Securities and Exchange Commission, Activision Blizzard has agreed to pay $35 million to settle charges that it both failed to maintain appropriate misconduct reporting controls over so-called "frat boy culture,"...

Google works on Blink-based iOS browser contrary to Apple's WebKit rule

Chocolate Factory insists project is an internal testing tool, isn't extending middle finger at Cupertino Google's Chromium developers have begun work on an experimental web browser for Apple's iOS using the search giant's Blink engine.…

Microsoft swears it's not coming for your data with scan for old Office versions

Don't mind us, we'll just have a quick look for unsupported installs and then disappear, we pwoooomise Microsoft wants everyone to know that it isn't looking to invade their privacy while looking through their Windows PCs to find out-of-date versions of Office software.…

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