Articles By John E Dunn

Is there room for another mobile OS?

Is there room for another mobile OS?

LONDON -- Mozilla's Firefox mobile OS for smartphones offers a better proposition than Android on affordable handsets, officials from one...

July 8th, 2012 John E Dunn
Linux central to Higgs Boson discovery, claims physicist

Linux central to Higgs Boson discovery, claims physicist

LONDON -- After Linux was founding wanting over last weekend's leap second server hiatus, some better news - it helped...

July 6th, 2012 John E Dunn
Linux blamed for ‘leap second’ that humbled Internet

Linux blamed for ‘leap second’ that humbled Internet

LONDON -- The company behind the Amadeus Altea airline reservation system used across the world has blamed problems with Linux...

July 3rd, 2012 John E Dunn
Flame was intelligence-gathering tool for Stuxnet

Flame was intelligence-gathering tool for Stuxnet

The Flame cyber-weapon was part of an intelligence-gathering operation designed to aid separate more physically disruptive attacks, the Washington Post...

June 21st, 2012 John E Dunn
DDoS attackers turning to simple ‘booter’ scripts

DDoS attackers turning to simple ‘booter’ scripts

LONDON, U.K -- Internet criminals are sidestepping the need to launch DDoS attack from large networks of malware-compromised bot PCs by...

May 3rd, 2012 John E Dunn
Apple Trojan infection shows weekend decline

Apple Trojan infection shows weekend decline

LONDON - The Flashback Trojan could be on the wane despite infecting as many as 50,000 Apple computers in the...

April 12th, 2012 John E Dunn
Cybercrime dominated by organised gangs: study

Cybercrime dominated by organised gangs: study

LONDON - The criminal possibilities of the online world have primed a "fourth era" of organised crime that is having...

March 29th, 2012 John E Dunn
Nokia surprises with 41-megapixel smart phone

Nokia surprises with 41-megapixel smart phone

BARCELONA and LONDON -- Nokia Corp. caught Mobile World Congress attendees off-guard by announcing the 808 PureView, the first smartphone to feature...

February 28th, 2012 John E Dunn
Imation relaunches Windows on USB stick system

Imation relaunches Windows on USB stick system

LONDON, Ont.-- Imation has relaunched the Stealth Zone embedded Windows on USB stick product it acquired when buying Canadian firm...

February 26th, 2012 John E Dunn
UK wants ISPs, telcos to store subscriber data

UK wants ISPs, telcos to store subscriber data

LONDON -- The U.K. government will require Internet service providers, phone and mobile companies to store details of all subscriber phone...

February 22nd, 2012 John E Dunn