Top 10 most read: Cat B15Q smartphone, Gameover malware warnings, iOS 8 features

Cat B15Q with Android 4.4 Kitkat

V3 readers are clearly keen to avoid the headache, hassle and heartbreak that accompanies the awful moment when you break your smartphone.

The news from Cat that its latest highly rugged smartphone is now available was well read and no doubt of particular interest to those who work in extreme environments and want something that can withstand harsh conditions.

Elsewhere, security reared its head after the FBI and UK’s NCA coordinated a takedown of the dangerous Gameover Zeus malware programme, warning of just two weeks to get machines protected before it would be back up and running. The US also issued an arrest warrant for the man alleged to be behind the scam.

Away from security, Apple was busy showing off a huge array of new software features and functionailities that will be arriving on its iOS 8 and Mac OS 10.10 Yosemite update in the autumn.

For millions of users this will bring a new lease of life to their devices and clearly V3 readers are among those clamouring to find out exactly what this will entail.

Cat B15Q with Android 4.4 KitkatCat unveils B15Q rugged smartphone with Android 4.4 Kitkat and quad-core processor
Rugged phone ready for any environment, firm claims

offlineGameover Zeus malware warning crashes Get Safe Online website
Site deluged by concerned users, making advice unavailable

Evgeniy Mikhailovich Bogachev most wanted page from FBI websiteUS charges Russian over Gameover Zeus malware racket
FBI aims for arrest of cyber mobster

cyber-security-2-webOpenSSL man-in-the-middle flaw found after 16 years
Another major issue uncovered, but no Heartbleed

Security threats - password theftTop 10 data breach survival tips after eBay, Spotify and Office breaches
What to do when things go wrong

The BT Tower in central LondonBT hires ex-GCHQ man for cyber security role
Boosts cyber security division

iOS 8 frontiOS 8 and Mac OS X Yosemite: Top 10 feaures
What to expect from Autumn updates

BlackBerry 10 at BlackBerry Jam Americas 2012BlackBerry commits to enterprise and Internet of Things markets
Struggling device maker pins hopes on two areas

HP Slatebook PC runs Android 4.3 Jelly BeanHP unveils Android-based SlateBook in new laptop line-up
Firm continues to embrace Google platform

The Queen looks at a computerQueen’s Speech reveals plans for hardline approach to cyber crime
Life sentences for those that pose threat to national security

9 June 2014 | 9:59 am – Source:

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