Posted by A Ocean on May 6, 2013 ·
The European Commission had made a preliminary antitrust finding against Google’s Motorola Mobility,it has sent Motorola, a list of complaints on how it had abused its market position by seeking and enforcing a patent-related injunction against Apple.
The EU Commission takes step to ensure that companies with huge patent chest do not prevent competitors from using technologies that are crucial [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 29, 2013 ·
After hacking the Twitter account of the Associated Press and tweeting out a fake news tweet that The White House had been bombed and President Obama hurt, Syrian Electronic Army has now targeted the The Guardian.
According to a blog post by the Syrian Electronic Army , 11 Guardian accounts were compromised over the weekend. Guardian’s Guardian Business and Sustainable Business had [...]
Posted by A Ocean on April 23, 2013 ·
The twitter feed of news agency Associated Press (AP) was hacked, and “reported” that there was an explosion at The White House, injuring US President Barack Obama. The tweet came around 5 pm BST.
The tweet was identified as fake as no other news agencies are reporting any situation at the White House. The false tweets had it repercussions, the US stock market briefly tanked. The Dow Jones [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 19, 2013 ·
Starting today Microsoft will begin rolling out Windows 7 SP1 automatically through the pre-installed Windows Update to Windows 7 users who still are running the RTM (release to manufacturing) version without SP1 installed.
Microsoft posted more details on it’s Blog.
Starting tomorrow, Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1) will begin rolling out automatically on Windows Update. Updating customers [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 8, 2013 ·
PayPal has announced a new mobile SDK today to try to make it easier for developers to accept payments in iOS apps.
“Developers should have the freedom to focus on innovating for their customers, not spending time worrying about handling the complex task of payments. As one of the largest, most trusted online payments service around the globe, nobody can grow with a developer’s business the [...]
Posted by A Ocean on March 7, 2013 ·
Android’s share of mobile malware has increased by almost double in the last quarter, and now pegs in at 96 percent of the mobile malware market, according to a recent report by F-Secure
Android users may be wondering If android is vulnerable to attack due to it been the the most popular smartphone OS currently, or is it because it’s just fundamentally easier to attack. Whatever the reason, [...]
Posted by A Ocean on February 14, 2013 ·
Apple’s mobile iOS 6.1 has plethora of issues including connection issues and battery problems and now a security flaw discovered in iOS 6.1 lets people bypass the lock screen of your iPhone.
It was first reported by videosdebarraquito, the process is to make and immediately cancel an emergency call and then hold down the power button twice.
It doesn’t seem to be all that easy to reproduce, [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 31, 2013 ·
Apple has sent a notification to it’s European Distributors and Retailers that it will stop selling the current version of the Mac Pro in Europe due to the fact that it doesn’t meet current legislation according to 9to5Mac. Resellers can continue to sell off any remaining stock of the Mac Pro and that Apple will cease taking orders for the Mac Pro after February 18.
Apple sent the following [...]
Posted by A Ocean on January 12, 2013 ·
A major security vulnerability has been discovered in Java 7 security making billions of computers susceptible to a serious flaw. The threat is serious enough that the US Department of Homeland Security has warned users to disable or uninstall Java software on their computers, ZDNet informs.
The zero-day flaw affects not only the Java 7 plug-in, but all versions of the java plugin for web browsers. [...]
Posted by A Ocean on October 8, 2012 ·
Ransomware “Dorkbot,” which has previously attacked both Twitter and Facebook, through messages that use social engineering tactics lead users into clicking on links has not infected Skype according to reports from Trend Micro and other security firms, as well as from a forum thread on Skype.com.
Affected users receive messages from friends in their Skype contact lists with some variation on [...]