Brace yourselves, Virgin Media prices are going up AGAIN, people

Even students set to feel the wallet burn from August

Cable giant Virgin is once again hiking up the price of its broadband and phone bundles, according to a list of new pricing arrangements seen by The Register.…

Australia’s .au internet registry chair quits amid no-confidence vote

Peculiar goings-on at auDA – we look under the covers and follow the money

Analysis The chair of Australia’s .au internet registry has resigned just days before a vote of no confidence in his leadership.…

Sysadmin Day 2017: Still time to get the beers in

70% of IT workers risk burnout: Don’t let that be you. Pub. Now!

It’s that time of year again, dear readers: it’s Sysadmin Day 2017. Today is that one day a year where employers and coworkers are expected to give a token acknowledgement of the trials and tribulations of their overworked IT staffs and usually fail to do so.…

After we ran our article about the fate of .sk, the nation of Slovakia flew into a rage. And now, here’s part two…

Behind the scenes of a battle to control a ccTLD

Analysis A campaign to convince the Slovakian government to halt the sale of the .sk registry has nothing to do with money or politics, it is claimed.…

Cisco bugs leave network automation vulnerable to attack

Packet snooping, certificate slip, and denial-of-service

A slip in certificate handling is one of three bugs in Cisco’s Autonomic Networking software.…

Cisco bugs leave network automation vulnerable to attack

Packet snooping, certificate slip, and denial-of-service

A slip in certificate handling is one of three bugs in Cisco’s Autonomic Networking software.…

Virgin Media’s profanity warning triggered by chief exec’s name

Cook, Pass, Mockridge

The mere mention of Virgin Media’s chief exec Tom Mockridge is enough to trigger the profanity filter in the firm’s customer forum, El Reg has discovered.…

O2 admits to throttling network bandwidth for EU data roamers

‘Temporary measure’ to cope with demand, apparently

O2 has admitted to deliberately throttling its network as a “temporary measure” to combat the demand of Brits using free data roaming abroad.…

The drinks are on Juniper: Revenue and profits up in Q2 2017

It woz the switches and the cloud wot done it – sales of both soared

Juniper Networks has turned in a solid second quarter, reporting growth in revenue and profitability.…