A large-scale, complex targeted cyber-attack that collected private data from countries such as Israel and Iran has been uncovered, researchers have said. It is believed that the malware could well have been open for almost two years.
Russian security firm Kaspersky Labs have said that the malware, known as Flame, is ”one of the most complex threats ever discovered”.
Reports in Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper say that Research in Motion, the maker of BlackBerry phones, is preparing for a major restructuring that will see it eliminate at least 2000 jobs worldwide.
And finally there are fresh reports that Facebook will launch their own phone next year. The New York Times cited unnamed sources, including Facebook employees, suggesting that the network had been hiring several smartphone engineers.