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Late News: Google+ Vulnerability, Nexus Prime Plans Disclosed, Mac OS X Lion LDAP Bug

A security expert has discovered certain flaws in Google’s server which can allow hackers to mount massive distributed denial of service (DDOS) attacks. Simone Quatrini, a penetration tester with Italy-based security firm AIR Sicurezza Informatica, revealed that vulnerabilities in Google’s server allow hackers to use the search engine as a proxy to retrieve content for them.

Tech savvy smartphone lovers have long wanted to hear some official announcement coming from Google, regarding whether the rumours revolving around the company’s forthcoming product Nexus Prime actually hold any ground, or they are just plain myths resembling those about the Big Foot and Werewolf!

New reports have shed light into the shocking ‘fact’ that the iPhone maker Apple Inc.’s latest version of the Mac OS X is plagued by some grave security risks, particularly for businesses which use it to communicate with a particular form of centralised network. According to the reports, almost anyone who logs in to the Mac OS X 10.7, more popularly known as Lion, get instant access to restricted resources by typing in any random passwords with the help of the massively popular authentication technology LDAP.

iPhone maker Apple has forced Samsung to delay the launch of Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia as a part of its global legal assault on the South Korean giant. According to AFP, Samsung has decided to delay the launch of the tablet device in Australia till the Federal court announces its verdict on the case, which is due to be heard towards late September.

ViewSonic has announced the UK launch date and price for its upcoming ViewSonic 7x Android based tablet PC device. The device will come with a 7-inch 1024x600 10-point multi-touch capacitive display screen and Android 3.2 installed.