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Attack campaign compromises 300,000 home routers, alters DNS settings

Attackers have used a variety of techniques to exploit known vulnerabilities in router models from different manufacturers.

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Deutsche Telekom works with CipherCloud to protect hosted apps

CipherCloud has customized protection for Salesforce.com, Office 365 and Gmail

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Broadcom hopes to help OpenFlow take off with new chip integration

Broadcom is demonstrating the technology with Big Switch Networks

AT&T seeks trials to move all customers off wired phone service

The carrier is seeking FCC approval to run tests that would eventually spell the end of TDM phone service.

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Dish apparently wins $1.5 billion spectrum auction, but probably won't be a carrier

The H Block auction sold potentially valuable frequencies for funds to build a national public safety network.

Wi-Fi 'virus' could be used to attack wireless access points

Researchers used a specially-crafted virus called ‘Chameleon’ to attack access points, which could then spread the malware along wirelessly.

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Vodafone Foundation puts a 2G cell in a backpack for disaster recovery

The Instant Network Mini can carry voice calls and text messages and has a satellite uplink

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EU approves €1 billion funding for broadband, digital services

A reduced budget means limited broadband spending

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FCC brings its free speed-test app to iTunes App Store

Users of iOS devices can now measure their Internet performance and add it to a public data set

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Archos turns to Bluetooth Low Energy to monitor activities in the home

A tablet linked to a range of sensors and control devices allows the programming of simple home monitoring and automation scenarios.

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Deutsche Telekom, Paypal offer carrier billing for digital purchases

Mobile users will be able to pay for digital goods via their phone bill

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Connected car, global SIM offerings drive Jasper Wireless' ambitions

AT&T will use Connected Car Cloud for a new LTE service

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Sierra Wireless customizes Linux platform for machine-to-machine apps

The goal is to make it easier for enterprises to develop M2M applications