Late News: iCloud Reset on September 22nd, PETA Porn Site, SSL/TLS Encryption Broken

Apple has informed developers that it is planning to reset the iCloud beta on September 22nd, indicating that the launch of iOS 5 and iPhone 5 is very near. The iPad maker said in a note on the Apple developer forum that backing up to the iCloud or restoring data from the iCloud will be available on September 22 till 5PM PDT in the evening.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, simply known as PETA, is all set to officially make its debut in the porn industry in order to promote its cause - to save animals from human cruelty. It’s nothing new for the organisation to send its nearly nude activists into the streets to support its campaigns against the use of leather in the fashion industry, or testing make-up material on animals.

A couple of security researchers have discovered a critical vulnerability that is capable of allowing hackers to break the SSL encryption mechanism used by millions of websites worldwide. The researchers claim to have discovered a flaw in version 1.0 of TLS (Transport Layer Security), which is a cryptographic protocol used by websites when they are accessed using HTTPS (Secure Hypertext Transfer Protocol).

Amazon’s Android app store is open to users outside the United States including those in the UK, Australia, India and Netherlands. According to TechRadar, many Britons are claiming they are available to purchase apps for their Android devices from the Amazon app store.

Cisco Systems is likely to introduce its virtual switch to Hyper-V next year with the launch of the Microsoft Windows Server 8. According to the company, compatibility with Hyper-V will only be applicable to the Windows Server 8, which is equipped with an enhanced ability for the integration of third party modules in comparison to its predecessors.