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Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013

Symantec Reports: Phishing Attacks Have Been Setting Twitter Aflutter

Symantec Reports: Phishing Attacks Have Been Setting Twitter Aflutter

Twitter recently announced that the details of around 250,000 users may have been compromised before it was discovered and stopped an attack on their network. Over the past few months, the Symantec response team has observed one particular attack taking place on Twitter.

Monday, 18 Feb 2013

LG to Display 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro Device at MWC 2013 (Update)

LG to Display 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro Device at MWC 2013 (Update)

According to PhoneArena, LG is preparing for a 5.5-inch device that looks set to beat its competition out of the water while bearing extremely close physical resemblance to the popular Galaxy Note II. More importantly, it will be the first phone to use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 600 chipset.

Thursday, 14 Feb 2013

FIDO Alliance Officially Launched with Aim to Replace Passwords

FIDO Alliance Officially Launched with Aim to Replace Passwords

The FIDO (Fast Identity Online) Alliance has been officially launched with the aim to establish an open standard for online authentication in order to create a seamless and stronger system for users. Its pioneering members include major corporations like Lenovo and PayPal.

iFixit Posts Teardown of Microsoft Surface Pro

iFixit Posts Teardown of Microsoft Surface Pro

iFixit has posted a full teardown of Microsoft's latest Surface Pro tablet, finding inside, the 'Cadillac of batteries' but at the same time criticizing its repairability.

Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013

Google May Pay Apple More Than US$1 Billion To Remain Default iOS Search Engine

Google May Pay Apple More Than US$1 Billion To Remain Default iOS Search Engine

According to a new report from Morgan Stanley, Google could pay Apple more than US$1 billion in 2014 to remain the default search engine on iOS. In 2009, Google paid about US$82 million for the same privilege.

Marissa Mayer Discusses Yahoo's Apps and Search Deal with Microsoft

Marissa Mayer Discusses Yahoo's Apps and Search Deal with Microsoft

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer talked about the company's apps and search deal with Microsoft at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference.

Friday, 8 Feb 2013

Adobe Emergency Security Updates for Flash Player Released

Adobe Emergency Security Updates for Flash Player Released

Adobe has just released emergency security updates for the company's Flash Player to address two vulnerabilities which are being exploited in the wild.

Thursday, 7 Feb 2013

Pink Galaxy Note II Spotted on Samsung's Taiwanese Website

Pink Galaxy Note II Spotted on Samsung's Taiwanese Website

Samsung has yet to announce the Note II's pink smartphone and thus far, it has only been featured on Samsung's Taiwanese website.

Google Working on Touchscreen Chromebook Pixel?

Google Working on Touchscreen Chromebook Pixel?

There's a video of a sexy new hi-res touchscreen Chromebook floating around on the web, except it might not have come from Google. However, there are some clues which seem to point to Google having a hand in the creation of this concept Chromebook.

Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013

Trend Micro Advises Against Cybercriminals Capitalizing on Windows 8's Popularity

Trend Micro Advises Against Cybercriminals Capitalizing on Windows 8's Popularity

Trend Micro has discovered some sites which are offering their own dubious version of free 'Windows 8 Activator' upgrade. With the adoption rate of Windows 8 increasing by more than 30% in January 2013, cybercriminals are hoping to ride on Windows 8's popularity.

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