Hackers: $50,000 to keep Symantec source code private

February 7, 2012

Hackers: $50,000 to keep Symantec source code private On ZDNet, Steven Musil reports on the extortion attempt. ” However, after weeks of discussions regarding proof of code and how to transfer payment, talks broke down and the deal was never completed. A group called AnonymousIRC tweeted this evening that it would soon release the data. ‘#Symantec software source codes to be released soon. stay tuned folks!!! #Anonymous #AntiSec #CockCrashed #NortonAV,'” he writes. What’s your opinion?

Microsoft releases dynamics CRM mobile for iOS, Android On The VAR Guy, looks at the offering. ” Anytime a company focuses on a ubiquitous, high-quality cross-platform mobile experience, it’s simply a good thing. It means all users have a chance to get at the data they need in a way that’s familiar, comfortable and productive for each individual user. Microsoft is smart to continue to develop for the iPad and Android, even though those products compete with Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7. It shows Microsoft’s commitment to giving its customers what they want rather than being hard-headed about brand loyalty,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

U.K. parliament ponders £400,000 iPads-for-MPs plan On The Register, Caleb Cox reports on the possibility of the plan. “House members have been testing the Apple tablet throughout the past 12 months in a bid to modernise the Mother of Parliaments and save print costs. Now the cross-party Administration Committee has recommended a “rapid roll-out” of iPads to issue all 650 MPs with ‘suitable mobile tablet hardware’, the Press Association reports,” he writes. What’s your opinion?

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