Bittorrent has released the latest addition to its suite of sharing apps in the form of BitTorrent Shoot.
The mobile app is designed to make it easy for users to send photos and documents across different phone platforms quickly and simply with an emphasis on spontaneity.
As many as 600 million Samsung phones may be vulnerable to attacks that allow hackers to surreptitiously monitor the camera and microphone, read incoming and outgoing text messages, and install malicious apps, a security researcher said.
Sweden asked U.K. and Ecuadorian authorities to allow prosecutors to interview WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange at Ecuador’s embassy in London before a statute of limitations in the sexual-assault case runs out this year.
Sweden’s Director of Public Prosecution Marianne Ny submitted a request for assistance to U.K. authorities and a request to Ecuador for permission to interview Assange at its London embassy during June or July at a“time that would be suitable for all parties,” according to a statement Monday.
Technical obstacles that interfere with the ability of IT to offer modern services to end-users. For example, allowing users to access all corporate services from mobile devices or providing them with sophisticated analytics tools can be difficult when the legacy infrastructure requires bolt-on products, patches, and workarounds. The CEO of Pegasystems, Alan Trefler, calls this the Frankenstack; similarly, the CEO of Workday, Aneel Bhusri, refers to it as Frankensoft, based on observations from ZDNet's Brian Sommer.
The Sunday Times reports that Russia and China de-encrypted files stolen by the former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, forcing the UK intelligence service MI6 to pull officers out of live operations in hostile countries.
"Western intelligence agencies say they have been forced into the rescue operations after Moscow gained access to more than [1 million] classified files," The London paper, citing senior UK officials, reports.