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Today’s tech: Apple poaches Android users, the best way to develop apps and WikiLeaks releases positive malware

3 hours ago  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: Apple poaches Android users, the best way to develop apps and WikiLeaks releases positive malware
The best of ITProPortal news including: Apple's renewed attack on Android market share, the agile/waterfall debate finally gets settled, and WikiLeaks releases government-owned malware into the wild.

Post breach security: CARM after the storm

5 hours ago  by Graham Jones
Post breach security: CARM after the storm
Data breaches are becoming frequent and increasing in severity, meaning it's a case of when a business will suffer a data breach, not if, writes Graham Jones of Exclusive Networks.

Agile vs waterfall: Which working method is best for app developers?

9 hours ago  by Aatif Sulleyman
Agile vs waterfall: Which working method is best for app developers?
After gathering data from 1,316 applications, consisting of over 700 million lines of code, software analysis firm Cast has concluded that a mix of agile and waterfall produces the best results.

WikiLeaks releases copies of FinFisher ‘weaponised surveillance malware’

13 hours ago  by Darren Allan
WikiLeaks releases copies of FinFisher ‘weaponised surveillance malware’
The malware has been released to help build defences against it, and Julian Assange took the opportunity to question why the 'Merkel government' continues to protect FinFisher.

UK web users 2.5 times more likely to receive phishing scams than US

14 hours ago  by Mark Wilson
UK web users 2.5 times more likely to receive phishing scams than US
Phishing scams are a problem around the world, but research by Proofpoint shows that it is more of a problem in some places than others.

Today’s tech: Governments pester Google for user data, Kindle infiltrated by hackers, Startup Institute gains more partners

16 Sep 2014  by Nathan Chai
Today’s tech: Governments pester Google for user data, Kindle infiltrated by hackers, Startup Institute gains more partners
The best of ITProPortal news including: Google release transparency report detailing the full extent of government snooping, hackers use e-books to steal, and Startup Institute finds more partners.

TechUK launches the "Securing our Digital Future" manifesto as it happened: News, pictures and analysis

16 Sep 2014  by Team ITPP
TechUK launches the "Securing our Digital Future" manifesto as it happened: News, pictures and analysis
TechUK, a trade association supported by over 800 companies in the technology sector, has invited a panel of politicians (and us) to discuss Britain's digital future.

Kaspersky Lab: 19 million Windows systems encounter Stuxnet in just 8 months

16 Sep 2014  by Jamie Hinks
Kaspersky Lab: 19 million Windows systems encounter Stuxnet in just 8 months
Windows XP users in emerging countries including India and Brazil have been hit hardest by the vulnerability that was originally patched up by Microsoft back in 2010.

PayPal ad hits out at Apple Pay’s security following celeb leak

16 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
PayPal ad hits out at Apple Pay’s security following celeb leak
The rival payment platform has run an advertisement in the San Francisco Chronicle questioning Apple’s security, claiming that users “want our money safer than our selfies.”

Kindle security flaw leaves Amazon account details vulnerable

16 Sep 2014  by Barclay Ballard
Kindle security flaw leaves Amazon account details vulnerable
A security researcher has discovered a flaw in Kindle's defences, which allows hackers to access the user's cookies and, hence, their account credentials.

Many IT professionals still not confident of preventing a cyber attack

16 Sep 2014  by Ian Barker
Many IT professionals still not confident of preventing a cyber attack
Despite the number of high profile attacks in recent months, many organisations are still lacking confidence in their ability to prevent a cyber attack or data breach.