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Three arrested in Three data breach

The UK mobile network, Three, has seen an increasing level of attempted handset fraud in recent weeks. Now, following an investigation by the National Crime Agency (NCA), three men have been arrested in connection with a data breach. Although credit card and bank details weren’t taken, the company …

18,000 Android Apps spy on your SMS messages

Not something we usually consider as mobile phone owners, is that question of “Where did my application come from? What platforms does it use?” Both questions tie into: “What permissions does my applications require?” Sadly we rarely think of any of these questions, therefore we put our trust …

Carphone Warehouse sites hacked. Your data, everywhere.

Ordered anything through OneStopPhoneShop.com, Mobiles.co.uk or e2save.com recently? Yeah. You could have some serious problems. Carphone Warehouse has been hacked pretty badly, and they operate all of those sites. Although overall owners Dixons Carphone state that the “vast majority” of their customers are unaffected, personal details of up …

Security researcher claims responsibility for Apple breach

The Apple Developer Center has been down over the past four days, and it has only recently began to come back online, with the main pages and forums back in operation (although the main members area is still down). Apple’s statement reads as follows: We’ll be back soon. …

O2 issues data breach information

O2 have issued a statement on this morning’s revelations regarding their sending your phone number to every website you browse on a phone connected to O2. There is a link to the statement below, but the key points are: this has been going on since 10th January 2012 …