Stewart Mitchell

Recent articles by Stewart Mitchell

Firefox add-on circumvents SOPA blocking

Firefox add-on circumvents SOPA blocking

Technical work around to proposed anti-piracy bill.
Dec 22 2011 9:43AM
Firefox add-on circumvents SOPA blocking

Firefox add-on circumvents SOPA blocking

Technical work around to proposed anti-piracy bill.
Dec 22 2011 8:52AM
Facebook ordered to pick up its privacy act

Facebook ordered to pick up its privacy act

Warnings, but no fines.
Dec 22 2011 8:47AM
UK police arrest six over student loans phishing scam

UK police arrest six over student loans phishing scam

Suspects allegedly net more than $1.5m.
Dec 13 2011 7:09AM
Apple users suffer iOS 5 update problems

Apple users suffer iOS 5 update problems

Slow servers mar Apple's code release.
Oct 14 2011 7:05AM
Ad agency stealing web history

Ad agency stealing web history

Ignores do-not-track requests.
Jul 21 2011 11:33AM
Google launches Facebook rival, Google+

Google launches Facebook rival, Google+

Google's social networking project goes live.
Jun 30 2011 10:21AM
Apple snooping plot thickens - iPhone tracker was patented

Apple snooping plot thickens - iPhone tracker was patented

A 2009 Apple patent reveals in-depth plans to track users' movements via their smartphones
Apr 29 2011 12:08PM
Apple patented iPhone tracker in 2009

Apple patented iPhone tracker in 2009

Snooping plot thickens.
Apr 29 2011 7:32AM
TomTom makes quick U-turn in police data row

TomTom makes quick U-turn in police data row

Satnav maker to rethink providing speeding data, following customer complaints.
Apr 29 2011 7:32AM
FBI fingers China over online bank fraud

FBI fingers China over online bank fraud

The FBI has pointed the finger at Chinese criminals over a spate of phishing and malware attacks.
Apr 28 2011 11:06AM
Sony defends notification delay in data fiasco

Sony defends notification delay in data fiasco

PlayStation maker claims it took a week to investigate seriousness of data theft.
Apr 28 2011 11:05AM
Apple blames iOS4 bug for data retention

Apple blames iOS4 bug for data retention

Insists its smartphones are not tracking customers.
Apr 28 2011 6:41AM
Researchers tout self-healing smartphone screens

Researchers tout self-healing smartphone screens

Smooth away scratches.
Apr 27 2011 6:58AM
Iran threatens legal action after second virus attack

Iran threatens legal action after second virus attack

Iranian military officials have described the latest virus attack to hit central systems as an "act of war".
Apr 27 2011 6:58AM
iPhones, iPads secretly collecting user location data

iPhones, iPads secretly collecting user location data

Device spies ripe pickings for jealous spouses, police, thieves.
Apr 21 2011 10:32AM
iPhones collecting secret location data

iPhones collecting secret location data

Software within the Apple iPhone has been secretly tracking everywhere users go, according to security researchers that have discovered the raw data held on handsets and synchronised computers.
Apr 21 2011 10:24AM
FBI shutdowns spark crisis for online poker

FBI shutdowns spark crisis for online poker

FBI investigators have thrown the online poker industry into chaos after shutting down three market-leading sites.
Apr 19 2011 11:36AM
EU legal adviser rules piracy web blocking illegal

EU legal adviser rules piracy web blocking illegal

Advocate General says filtering and blocking breaches fundamental rights
Apr 18 2011 10:32AM
Skype for Android 'spills personal details'

Skype for Android 'spills personal details'

VoIP software criticised for leaving unencrypted personal data on handsets
Apr 18 2011 10:32AM

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