Yahoo has 450,000 Usernames and Passwords stolen

Michael Cloud, Security, TechTalk, Yahoo

  Yahoo has admitted that around 450,000 plain text user names and passwords were stolen by attackers identifying themselves as ‘D333Ds’ Yahoo’s statement – ‘We confirm that an older file from Yahoo! Contributor Network, previously Associated Content, containing approximately 450,000 Yahoo! and other company usernames and passwords was compromised yesterday, July 11,’  This reminds me of a conversation I had yesterday with …

Samsung Galaxy S3 and Microsoft Office 365 connection problem

Michael How To Guides, Mobile, Office 365, Samsung, TechTalk

Recently we have been seeing issues with the Samsung Galaxy S3 connecting to Office 365 and in certain cases, On premise Exchange 2010. Problem: Samsung Galaxy S3 cannot connect to Mail using WiFi but can connect using 3G: The first time you set-up the email, it seems to work  fine but minutes later all communications cease. In some cases all HTTPS (secure) …

Extend your iPhone Battery Life close your apps

Michael Apple, Apple iPhone, How To Guides, Mobile, TechTalk

I get lots of people asking why their iPhone battery does not last long any more. The thing about the iPhone is it never actually closes an application so the longer its on the more you have “sleeping” in the background, unfortunately not all these apps actually sleep, some have a nasty habbit of sleep walking. Whilst it may be fine …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1

Michael Android, Google, Mobile, Samsung

Samsung have release the spec and information on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. This is their press release. The Ultimate Entertainment Experience A 10.1” (WXGA TFT LCD) display with crystal clear resolution (1280 x 800) makes the Samsung GALAXY Tab 10.1 an unrivalled device for experiencing the hundreds of thousands of games and applications available from Android Market™. To compliment the …