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 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 23:32:36 GMT Microsoft's Jet crash: Zero-day flaw drops after deadline passes

Don't click on the link, people – well, people using the database on a vulnerable installation

The Zero Day Initiative has gone public with an unpatched remote-code execution bug in Microsoft's Jet database engine, after giving Redmond 120 days to fix it. The Windows giant did not address the security blunder in time, so now everyone knows about the flaw, and no official patch is available.…

 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 22:25:53 GMT Developer goes rogue, shoots four colleagues at ERP code maker

Shooter dead and now named by cops, one worker in critical condition, two serious

Cops have named the programmer who went on a gun rampage at WTS Paradigm – a US maker of enterprise resource planning software – this week. He shot four colleagues, leaving one in a critical condition.…

 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 21:59:12 GMT In a race to 5G, Trump has stuck a ball-and-chain on America's leg

China tit-for-tat tariff tiff a terrible thing, warns FCC Commissioner

Comment President Donald Trump's trade war with China may come with a serious cost to America's next-generation cellular networks, a federal regulator has warned.…

 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:55:42 GMT Remember when Apple's FaceTime stopped working years ago? Yeah, that was deliberate

Class-action lawsuit over iOS 6 snafu allowed to move ahead

Apple is accused of deliberately shafting people who didn't upgrade their iPhones and iOS, in a class action lawsuit over its FaceTime video-conferencing software.…

 Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:45:07 GMT NSS Labs sues antivirus toolmakers, claims they quietly conspire to evade performance tests

Alleges CrowdStrike, Symantec, ESET, Anti-Malware Testing Standards Org collusion

NSS Labs has thrown a hand grenade into the always fractious but slightly obscure world of security product testing – by suing multiple vendors as well as an industry standards organisation.…