Author: Alex Lim

Is Apple collaborating with the NSA?

Apple has been accused of working with with the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on iPhone users, according to a report on TechCrunch. A recently leaked 50-page catalogue that lists all the hacking tools NSA agents have access contains a “DROPOUTJEEP” malware that apparently targets the iOS platform. Security researcher Jacob Applebaum notes that the promised 100 percent success rate implies the cooperation of Apple with the NSA.

Do not call (but) can SMS

January 2, 2014 not only marks the start of a New Year for all of us, but it’s also a new year of not having to endure the disruption caused by cold-callers calling at all hours of the day. This is courtesy to the Do No Call registry spam list that is due to finally come into force. Unfortunately, a catch that has been added at the eleventh hour.