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North Korea likely behind Taiwan Swift cyber heist: BAE

17 Oct 2017BAE Systems has previously linked Lazarus to last year's $81 million cyber heist.

BAE cyber intelligence chief Adrian Nish says he expects the group to continue to target banks.

Researchers uncover flaw that makes WiFi vulnerable

17 Oct 2017CERT NZ strongly recommends disabling WiFi when it isn't required.

Finnish security firm says experts have long been cautious about WiFi's ability to withstand security challenges of the 21st century.

Adobe warns of hackers exploiting Flash

17 Oct 2017Kaspersky's assessment of BlackOasis shows it is targeting Middle Eastern politicians and UN officials.

The malware, FinSpy or FinFisher, is a commercial product typically sold to nation states and law enforcement agencies to conduct surveillance.

Facebook buys teen app tbh

17 Oct 2017Over 5 million people have downloaded the tbh app.

The app allows users to anonymously answer multiple choice questions about friends.

US Supreme Court to decide on MS e-mail privacy dispute

17 Oct 2017The US Supreme Court will decide on the Microsoft e-mail privacy dispute.

Prosecutors say a ruling in favour of Microsoft could undermine a range of criminal investigations.

Netflix adds more subscribers than expected

17 Oct 2017Investors have been bullish on Netflix's ability to keep signing up customers despite new rivals.

The video streaming service has projected third-quarter growth in line with Wall Street forecasts.

Facebook offers US food order, delivery service

16 Oct 2017Users will have to go to the \

The social network partners with restaurants to launch a service through which its US users can order food for take-away or delivery.

Uber begins legal challenge to retain London licence

16 Oct 2017Uber will defend its London business at a hearing due on 11 December.

The e-hailing business lodges a court appeal against Transport for London's decision not to renew its private hire licence.

Female ride-hailing apps grow in Brazil

16 Oct 2017Taxi driver Priscila Galante in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

E-hailing start-ups that cater solely to women are catching on in Brazil, reflecting safety concerns.

Qualcomm files lawsuits in China to ban iPhones

16 Oct 2017Apple says it has always been willing to pay fair rates for the patents it uses.

Qualcomm confirms it has filed lawsuits in China, seeking to halt the manufacture and sale of Apple's iPhones in the country.

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