Security

Affected apps include chart toppers in the Google Play store.
Includes fixes for a series of malicious code execution loopholes.
Profits from privacy?
'iBanking' Android spyware found 
ESET finds bot capable of hijacking phone functions.
 
Sharks circle Symantec 
Activists and buyers smell blood in the water.
 
Google will rank encrypted pages higher 
Google seeks to fight spam and boost security by favouring encrypted pages in search results.
 
NSA has not exploited the Heartbleed bug - or so it says 
Security agency claims it was unaware of OpenSSL flaw, but Obama does allow spies to use exploits.
 
Hackers exploit Heartbleed to breach Canada tax agency 
 
Love hurts: 12 networking vendors hit by Heartbleed 
By | Comment Now 
Major vendors from IBM to VMware on full alert.
 
Email breach revealed by ACCC 
Number of exposed addresses unknown.
 
Google Chrome bug enables microphone tapping 
A vulnerability in the browser allows an attacker to stealthily listen in.
 
Top Australian organisations exposed to "Heartbleed" 
Tests find ASX-listed organisations at risk.
 
Heartbleed: don't change all your passwords 
Security experts warn that changing all your internet passwords now could do more harm than good
 
Heartbleed coder: bug in OpenSSL was an honest mistake 
The coder responsible for the Heartbleed flaw in OpenSSL has said the bug wasn't deliberate
 
Heartbleed: 10 passwords you need to change right now 
 
Those vulnerable to 'Heartbleed Bug' race to update 
 
Fortinet grows Australian channel team 
By | Comment Now 
Aiming for "considerable" growth over coming year.
 
American security experts launch Sydney R&D lab 
Arbor's Aussie buyout triggers channel expansion.
 
Malware writers turn to ancient craft to hide viruses 
Using art of steganography to get up to no good.
 
Windows support scam ringleader convicted 
Promised to fix imaginary problems on Windows PCs.
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Issue: 325 | March 2014

CRN Magazine looks in-depth at the emerging issues and developments for the channel, and provides insight, analysis and strategic information to help resellers better run their businesses.