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No extra charge for 4G from Three

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Mobile phone provider Three says it will not charge a premium rate to use the 4G data network...
No extra charge for 4G from Three

Facebook takes in-app payments mobile with implementation of carrier billing in the USA, UK and Germany

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Signing a deal earlier in February to power the company’s mobile payment solutions, Bango has today rolled out its carrier billing platform to users in the US, UK and Germany, with the view to expanding it in more countries worldwide by the end of the year. In a filing with...
Facebook takes in-app payments mobile with implementation of carrier billing in the USA, UK and Germany
Rogers, Bell, and Telus sued by Canadian Competition Bureau for misleading ads

McAfee: Mobile Malware Explodes, Increases 1,200% In Q1 2012

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Security and anti-spam firm McAfee today reported that it saw a massive uptick in mobile malware last quarter. Mobile malware has “exploded,” the company said (PDF), “with a significant increase on Android devices. In addition, McAfee also found a slight increase in malware targeting the Mac, but the report notes...
McAfee: Mobile Malware Explodes, Increases 1,200% In Q1 2012

Facebook TV Vote Slip-Up Earns Warning For Channel 5

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The UK’s media regulator will consider the reliability of social networks as premium-rate TV interaction mechanisms, after Britain’s first ever use of Facebook Credits to engage with a TV show left some viewers out of pocket. Seven viewers of November’s live final of Channel 5’s Big Brother complained to...
Facebook TV Vote Slip-Up Earns Warning For Channel 5

Symantec Warns of Android Trojans That Mutate With Every Download

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Researchers from security vendor Symantec have identified a new premium-rate SMS Android Trojan horse that modifies its code every time it gets downloaded....
Symantec Warns of Android Trojans That Mutate With Every Download

Sophos confirms more job cuts as it looks to refocus on 'highest growth' areas of its business

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Security software developer Sophos is preparing for another round of job cuts as it looks to shift resources to its “highest-growth” and “most strategic” business endeavors. The Register reports that 150 people will lose their job as a result of the restructuring exercise, although a company spokesperson wouldn’t confirm the...
Sophos confirms more job cuts as it looks to refocus on 'highest growth' areas of its business

Sophos declares 2012 the year of Android and Mac malware, as cybercriminals look beyond Windows

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Sophos on Tuesday released its Security Threat Report 2013 which, much like how newly released cars are named, was actually put together this year. The 40-page document is extensive, but only one takeaway is really worth noting: 2012 is the year of new platforms and modern malware, meaning the once...
Sophos declares 2012 the year of Android and Mac malware, as cybercriminals look beyond Windows
The Next Generation Of Android Malware

Popups push malware using warnings for fake Chrome, Firefox, IE, and even iPhone updates

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In November alone, Chrome 23 was released, Firefox 17 launched, and an IE10 preview for Windows 7 arrived on the scene. Cybercriminals have decided to take advantage of these updates by pushing popups with warnings of fake browser updates in order to push malware. A new securebrowserupdate.com domain popped up...
Popups push malware using warnings for fake Chrome, Firefox, IE, and even iPhone updates

Android users targeted in Angry Birds malware scam

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Company fined £50,000 after nearly 1,400 people in UK were hit by fake apps that sent premium-rate text messagesNearly 1,400 UK Android smartphone users have been hit by premium-rate phone scams that cost them up to £15 when they opened fake versions of game apps including Angry Birds, Assassin's Creed...
Android users targeted in Angry Birds malware scam

Warning over new text 'scam'

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Watchdog PhonepayPlus is warning people to be careful of a new type of premium rate text message scam....
Warning over new text 'scam'

Crackdown on web ads that trick people into paying for free helplines

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Calling NHS Direct and many other helplines should be free, but numbers advertised on sites such as Google and Gumtree can cost up to £1.50 a minuteRegulators are to clamp down on adverts on Google, Gumtree and other websites which trick people into paying £1.50 a minute to ring free...
Crackdown on web ads that trick people into paying for free helplines

In The Security World, Android Is The New Windows

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For decades, Microsoft Windows was the computer platform of choice -- not just for the overhwelming majority of computer users, but also for a growing legion of malware creators. As the dominant computing platform, it offered the fattest, most lucrative target, and some of its fundamental architecture decisions made it...
In The Security World, Android Is The New Windows

'Typosquatting' prize firms fined

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The UK's premium rate telephone watchdog fines two Dutch firms £100,000 each for misleading competitions....
'Typosquatting' prize firms fined

F-Secure: Android SMS dialler uses obfuscation

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A piece of Android malware that sends premium rate text messages uses code embedded in a picture file to hide its......
F-Secure: Android SMS dialler uses obfuscation

Beware the rip-off NHS Direct phone numbers

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A Google search points you straight to a website and a phone number which will cost at least £1.53 to callIs this the most breathtakingly cynical business around? Some quite literally sick-minded individuals have thought up a way of cashing in on people who have fallen ill and urgently want...
Beware the rip-off NHS Direct phone numbers

Video Network Blip Drops '.tv', Picks Up $12 Million

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Another signal of the growing attention being paid to the streaming video sector, and specifically the growing emphasis on made-for-web content: online video network Blip.tv announced a $12-million round of funding, and a rebranding. Now it’s known simply as “Blip.” The round of funding includes participation from Bain Capital...
Video Network Blip Drops '.tv', Picks Up $12 Million

Symantec warns of Android Trojans that mutate with every download

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Researchers from security vendor Symantec have identified a new premium-rate SMS Android Trojan horse that modifies its code every time it gets downloaded in order to bypass antivirus detection....
Symantec warns of Android Trojans that mutate with every download
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