Android malware pandemic by year’s end

Interesting news article from Cnet. I guess this risk is bound to happen to any open environment.
Maybe instead of an approval system for apps we could instead have a developer registration program, this way you know at which door to knock if there is problem.

Security firm: Android malware pandemic by year’s end
Trend Micro warns that cyberattacks and malicious apps targeting Android smartphones are higher than previously expected.
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New toy

Just got an android phone just for the fun of it, I got a cheap Samsung Galaxy 550.

I mainly use my Ipad and will still do so, but I thought it could be interesting to see what is on the other side after all theses years of using apple’s product.

So far I am impressed with what this little 98$ phone gives. Android itself is o.k. but it is no ios. I think it is easier to work with an iPhone/iPad, you can still get a lot done if not more with Android, but you will need to be a geek to do so.

Will keep you updated on how is life with this.

What does it have to do with nuclear?

Why for some everything end up an excuse for violence, you want to get rid of nuclear so you destroy an hospital?

Anti-nuclear mob ransacks hospital in India
A mob opposing a government plan to build a nuclear plant in the western Indian state of Maharashtra ransacks a hospital and sets buses on fire during a protest strike.

 

 

Tories reintroduce ISP intercept bill

Tories reintroduce ISP intercept bill
The federal Conservatives have reintroduced legislation that would allow police and intelligence officials to intercept online communications and get personal information from internet service providers about their subscribers without first obtaining a warrant.

First International Space Crew Reunites for Mission’s 35th Anniversary – Yahoo! News

Just sad that this reunion feel like a giant advertisement from Omega watches.

“First International Space Crew Reunites for Mission’s 35th Anniversary – Yahoo! News”

http://news.yahoo.com/s/space/20100716/sc_space/firstinternationalspacecrewreunitesformissions35thanniversary