PARIS (Reuters) – France’s three biggest mobile operators have signed up 1 million customers each to new superfast mobile services, although a hoped for boost in margins from such 4G technology looks unlikely to materialize because of a price war.
Source Reuters – Technology News
Whilst several vulnerable backdoors in various DSL (broadband) modems were revealed by security researchers last year, would-be hackers required relatively unfettered direct IP access to the device to carry out an attack.
Now a French researcher has discovered a series of wireless flaws on DSL modems from Linksys, Netgear and other vendors, which effectively gives attackers administration level access by simply resetting the modem’s configuration settings, so bypassing the firewall settings of the unit.
Source Hack in the Box
MIAMI, Florida (Reuters) – A Miami man returned from a New Year’s Eve celebration to find his prize French bulldog and two litters of puppies, valued at $80,000,
stolen from his home, police said.
Source Reuters – Oddly Enough
Niemandshand (paywall) [De Volkskrant via @hansaarsman]
Source Boing Boing