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Late News: BlackBerry Site Hacked, iOS 5 Beta 5 Jailbreak, Android Ice Cream Sandwich Debut

Research In Motion (RIM) having announced its complete support to the Metropolitan Police of London in order to assist in verifying how its BlackBerry free messenger service played a role in fuelling the riots, hackers took over the company’s website and mark their protest.

Software giant Microsoft has released 13 security bulletins has a part of its Patch Tuesday updates pack, which fixes 22 vulnerabilities in its Windows operating system, Internet Explorer and developer tools. Out of the 13 security bulletins that Microsoft released for the month of August, two of them were labelled as ‘critical’, nine were deemed ‘important’ and the remaining two were labelled as ‘moderate’.

The web has been engulfed with a new wave of malware attack that has managed to infect more than 6 million e-commerce web pages in two just weeks. According security company Armorize, the ‘Willysy’ malware, which was discovered last month, spread to infect millions of web pages belonging to e-commerce websites. Interestingly, the malware exploits vulnerabilities that were patched last Autumn.

Search engine giant Google is in a mad rush to deliver the next version of Android codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich before Apple releases iPhone 5. The company was earlier expected to launch the platform and devices for it by the end of this year. Ice Cream Sandwich was announced for the first time in the Google I/O conference earlier this year.

Barely a few days have passed by since iPhone maker Apple Inc. unveiled the beta 5 version of its iOS 5, and the jailbreak of the software has already been made available by the iPhone Dev Team hackers.