News@5: Phishing on Firefox, Facebook & Patent Trolls

Firefox creative team leader Aza Raskin has warned users of the new Firefox browser about a new kind of phishing attack that replaces one web page with a fake log-in page of another.

Facebook is set to bow to pressure from users and worldwide regulators by simplifying its personal privacy settings. The announcement was made yesterday at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York.

Adobe Systems has announced the release of its official PDF reader application for Android-based smartphones as the Google I/O developer conference, available as a free download.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has claimed that software piracy in China is affecting thousands of jobs in the US. He also stated that the pirate software market in china has risen to $7.58 billion.

Marc Benioff, chairman and CEO of Salesforce.com, has described Microsoft as a "patent troll" following his company being served with a patent infringement lawsuit by the software giant.