L0pht luminary Chris Wysopal talks to The Reg
Interview It has been 20 years since Chris Wysopal (AKA Weld Pond) and his colleagues at the Boston-based L0pht* hacker collective famously testified before the US Senate that the internet was hopelessly insecure.…
On the heels of announcing thoughtful updates to its Vivoactive 3 device, Garmin is bringing some of the same, new wearable features to the Fenix line. The new Fenix 5S Plus, Fenix 5 Plus, and Fenix 5X Plus devices finally have Garmin Pay and music storage now, and they include advanced biometric and routing features that serious athletes will appreciate.
The Fenix family represents the upper echelon of Garmin smartwatches, but that doesn't mean they've been the most wearable devices. Over the past couple of years, Garmin has worked hard to keep the integrity of the Fenix design while also slimming it down and making it easier to wear all day long. The Fenix 5 Plus family consists of the most streamlined Fenix devices yet—while some are bigger and bulkier than Vivo devices, they're much lighter and less cumbersome than previous Fenix devices.
Evidence sought on software 'defeat device'
Audi chief executive Rupert Stadler has been arrested in Germany over the software-enabled Dieselgate emissions scandal, according to reports.…
The change means children will no longer see ads for scopes, holsters and other gun accessories.
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Chinese brands have been eyeing Western markets for some time, but in the UK customer inertia means many punters stick with what they know.…
How Shamoon and Stuxnet et al ran riot
BSides Industrial control systems could be exposed not just to remote hackers, but to local attacks and physical manipulation as well.…
There's a new player in the luxury EV market from an unlikely source, and it's putting Tesla on notice, reinforcing the idea that electrification and performance go hand in hand.
Hey, friend. It's not your fault
The DevOps community is focused on this thing called "culture". By this, I always take them to mean the processes, norms, and HR policy that an organization has in place.…
This week among the lucky parents, GridGain, Memblaze and Western Digital. Well done
Storage companies big and small are always announcing something or other big and small, whether that's sick new tech, astonishing customer numbers or an incremental update to software that is going to totally revolutionise the way you stash data.…
Language creator calls proposals 'insanity'
Interview Earlier this year, Bjarne Stroustrup, creator of C++, managing director in the technology division of Morgan Stanley, and a visiting professor of computer science at Columbia University in the US, wrote a letter inviting those overseeing the evolution of the programming language to “Remember the Vasa!”…
The user you really don’t want to mess with is a vigilant loyalty points herder
Who, me? Why hello there Monday! And hello, therefore, to a new instalment of “Who, me?”, The Register’s column in which readers confess to their c*ckups.…
A boy attending a Kansas wedding reception tried to "hug" a one-of-a-kind mosaic artwork, to disastrous results.
There was a whole lotta shaking going on in Mexico City as fans celebrated their national team beating Germany.
If you can't get to a POP yourself, this plan's for you
Google has formally launched its Partner Interconnect product, priced for customers too small to afford 10 Gbps interconnect links.…
Testing dates the fossil's teeth at between 772,000 and 949,000 years old.
Management faces the ghoulish and grisly truth
We smell a cloudy challenge to Citrix and VMware – and maybe Microsoft and Google
AWS looks to be up to something in the end-user computing market.…
First the Rubik's Cube. Next? A bigger Rubik's Cube probably.
The Curiosity Rover looks like a million bucks regardless of the weather. Work it!