News@5: Facebook Places, North Korea Joins Twitter & Cameron Diaz

Security agencies in India are testing methods to help them access and read encrypted e-mails sent by Research in Motion's (RIM) BlackBerry devices. According to Indian telecom officials, RIM has told them that the only way to read an encrypted message sent from BlackBerry is to intercept it when it is briefly stored in an enterprise server.

The North Korean government has created its own account on micro-blogging platform Twitter, despite not allowing its citizens to access the platform. The move follows the launch of a north Korean YouTube channel last month.

Facebook has launched the Facebook Places application, allowing users to share location-based information with their friends. The application, which is currently available only in the US, lets users broadcast their location and make 'check-ins' with nearby places of interest, a function that can also found on Foursquare.

Cameron Diaz is the most dangerous celebrity to search for on the internet, a report by security software firm McAfee has shown. In its annual 'Most Dangerous Celebrities' report, the anti-virus maker has found that one in every ten Google searches made on Cameron Diaz leads the users to a malware laden website.

Microsoft has released the preview version of its Vail Windows Home Server and Aurora Windows Small Business Server. The Aurora Windows Small Business Server is targeted towards small and medium sized businesses and is designed to allow them to integrate traditional methods with cloud computing.