Microsoft will block SHA-1
Published in News
Thursday, 05 November 2015 11:44

Microsoft will block SHA-1


Shutting out the spooks and other criminals

Software Giant Microsoft has joined Mozilla and will consider blocking the SHA-1 hashing algorithm on Windows to keep the US spooks from using it to spy on users computers.

Wales wants Apple to stop selling iPhones in UK
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 14:05

Wales wants Apple to stop selling iPhones in UK


Scotland does not care

Wackypedia leader Jimmy Wales has suggested that Apple should stop selling its popular iPhone line in the UK

EQT flogs Vertu to mysterious security outfit
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 04 November 2015 11:34

EQT flogs Vertu to mysterious security outfit


Secret phone for a price 

The Bentley of phone makers Vertu has been flogged to a mysterious Hong Kong security firm by its Swedish private equity group EQT.

Apple rejects security app because it mentions Apple insecurity
Published in News


Chaos shows that Apple TV will be as slanted as Fox

It is starting to look like Apple TV will be heavily censored to conform Jobs’ Mob marketing.

LTE networks have evil bugs
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 11:43

LTE networks have evil bugs


Structure is floored by unfixable bugs


Carnegie Mellon University's CERT security vulnerabilities database has issued an alert regarding the status of LTE (Long-Term Evolution) mobile networks.

IBM allowing Chinese government to look at source code
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Nothing to hide

Biggish Blue is hoping to get the Chinese government onside by showing it its source code.

Apple's faith-based security by obscurity failing
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Running away from that bunny


Malware writers are finally getting around to writing code for Apple gear and needless to say it is falling over fast.

Cisco nets fishy botnet
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Wednesday, 07 October 2015 12:44

Cisco nets fishy botnet


Angler fished out of the system


Researchers at Cisco have stopped the spread of a massive international exploit kit which is commonly used in ransomware attacks.

Chinese Malware can hit any iPhone
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Monday, 05 October 2015 15:29

Chinese Malware can hit any iPhone


Vaults over the Jobs' Great Wall 

iOS malware capable of attacking both non-jailbroken and jailbroken iPhones has surfaced making Jobs' Mob's walled garden defences null and void.

Worldwide security spending growing
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Wednesday, 23 September 2015 11:43

Worldwide security spending growing


Reaching $75.4 billion in 2015


Beancounters working for Gartner claim that spending on information security will reach US$75.4 billion in 2015, an increase of 4.7 per cent over last year.