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Comment: Not really, a licensing deal for their Nokia brand (Score 1) 60

I think that the story has a misleading content, as it is not the Nokia itself, it is just some OEM from China with a license to use Nokia brand.

From their press [1] release:

"The N1 will be brought to market in Q1 2015 through a brand-licensing agreement with an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) partner responsible for manufacturing, distribution and sales."

"The OEM partner is responsible for full business execution, from engineering and sales to customer care, including liabilities and warranty costs, inbound IP and software licensing and contractual agreements with 3rd parties"


+ - Nokia paid millions of euros for stolen signing keys

Submitted by jppiiroinen
jppiiroinen (2664019) writes "I find it very odd that back in the days 2007-2008 when Nokia had a huge market share with Symbian devices, that they did not disclose the information that somebody had stolen their encryption keys. Being a listed company after all. They did even ended up paying millions of euros and the local Finnish police manage to fail to investigate who was behind it.

The blackmailer had gotten hold of the Symbian encryption key used for signing. The code is a few kilobytes in size. Had the key been leaked Nokia would not have been able to ensure that the phones accept only applications approved by the company.


+ - What will happen today with the developing story of North Korea?

Submitted by jppiiroinen
jppiiroinen (2664019) writes "In this developing story of tourists can not enter N.Korea, China's new president Xi has stated that "No one should be allowed to throw a region and even the whole world into chaos for selfish gains" and South Korea has raised surveillance alert level, among with all the related activity by Japan and US.

What will happen today?"

+ - OAuth Flaw Allowed Access to Any Facebook Account->

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Orome1 writes "A flaw in Facebook's OAuth system that allows the communication between applications and users has allowed web application security specialist Nir Goldshlager to gain full control of any Facebook account. The exploit worked on all browsers, and would even work on accounts that have 2-step verification enabled. Luckily for all of us, this flaw has already been patched by Facebook, but Goldshlager says that he found a couple of more and Facebook is still working on fixing them."
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