Ex-Huawei man claims Chinese giant is suing his startup to ‘surpass’ US tech dominance

Both parties accuse each other of IP theft
CNEX Labs co-founder and CTO Yiren Ronnie Huang have accused Huawei and its subsidiary Futurewei of engaging in industrial espionage to steal CNEX’s SSD intellectual property.…

F5: Don’t panic but folks can slip past vulnerable firewall servers, thanks to libssh’s credentials-optional ‘security’

Also: AWS on avoiding state machine slips
Updated Network box maker F5 has shipped some firewall gear that is potentially vulnerable to the libssh authentication-bypass bug.…

F5: Don’t panic but anyone can log into our load balancers, thanks to libssh’s credentials-optional security goof

Also: AWS talks how to avoid TLS state machine slips
Network box maker F5 says it has shipped load balancers that are vulnerable to the libssh authentication-bypass bug – meaning anyone who can reach the devices over the network or internet can potenti…

UK Home Office admits £200m Emergency Services Network savings ‘delayed’

Oh, and the £1.1bn Airwave extension hasn’t yet been triggered
The fine minds behind Britain’s bungled Emergency Services Network comms system have admitted that its projected £200m savings might not kick in until 2020.…

Come on, Cisco bug-hunters: No terrifying critical vulns? Are you saving for Halloween?

(It’s good news, really)
Good news, Cisco admins: there are no bugs rated “critical” in this week’s batch of security patches – but there are seven that copped a “high” rating, and four of those are remotely exploitable.…

Emergency Services Network delays to cost public purse £1.1bn, Home Office reveals

Police forces have ‘real anxieties’ about incremental uptake, dodgy 4G coverage
The Home Office has admitted a three-year delay to the rollout of the UK’s new 4G Emergency Services Network will cost £1.1bn – but insisted it will still demonstrate value…

Mobe networks battle to bring comms back after Hurricane Michael smashes US Gulf Coast

‘Unprecedented’ fibre damage from deadly storm, says Verizon
Verizon and AT&T are slowly bringing the Florida Panhandle, and surrounding areas in the US, back online after Hurricane Michael devastated its mobile and fibre networks.…

Virgin Media? More like Virgin Meltdown: Brit broadband ISP falls over amid power drama

Status: TITSUP – Total Inability To Support Users’ Packets
Virgin Media, one of the UK’s largest broadband and TV cable providers, is suffering an outage right now. If you can’t access the internet or watch the telly, then it’s not just you. It’s quite…

Cease and DE-CIX: German internet operator fights spies, IEEE eyes 802.11 future and more

Also: Juniper and the gang plus AI network research tools
Roundup German internet exchange operator DE-CIX has again attempted to block the country’s spy agency from tapping its network – this time by filing a constitutional complaint.…