Android users are being warned to switch off the MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) features on their phone following the discovery of the Stagefright exploit that has left up to 95 percent of all Android devices open to attack by hackers. Simon Mullis, global technical leader at FireEye, told V3 that the flaw is very serious […]
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Facebook and Google have challenged the authority of the European Commission and the jurisdiction limits of EU countries this week in an interesting step which would seem to bring giant US tech megacorps into conflict with the bureaucratic of the European Union machinery. Facebook may not prevent its users from using fake names, a German […]
Frustrated Cabinet Office to probe Atos deals The government has committed to review £500m worth of contracts with controversial outsourcing company Atos, following a major IT failure. Click here to read the full story…
GCHQ is losing the cyber security war, according to director of cyber security at CESG (Communications-Electronics Security Group) Alex Dewedney, who admitted that, despite a £1bn spend over the past five years, “the bottom line is it hasn’t worked”. Click here to read the full story…