BMW fixes security flaw in its in-car software

German luxury carmaker BMW has fixed a security flaw that could have allowed hackers to unlock the doors of up to 2.2 million Rolls-Royce, Mini and BMW vehicles, it said on Friday. BMW said officials at German motorist association ADAC had identified the problem, which affected cars equipped with the company’s Connected Drive software using…

Finnish company set to help state build cyber army

The Gujarat Forensic Science University (GFSU) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Finnish company to be able to train and raise a “cyber army” to combat “cyber terrorism”. The technology will eventually also be used to secure critical infrastructure, industrial control systems and other smart-city initiatives in the country. The GFSU signed…

Obama: Noam’ste with tough note

Barrack Hasuain Obama—US President on his second visit to India said all that needed to be said in Delhi Town Hall, his audience young and vibrant—the generation next of India. Though, what he did say might not have sounded music to some sick, sclerosed minds of aging generation, weaving hatred. The minds that rate humans…

China further tightens control over Internet

Jing Yuechen, the founder of an Internet start-up here in the Chinese capital, has no interest in overthrowing the Communist Party. But these days she finds herself cursing the nation’s smothering cyberpolice as she tries — and fails — to browse photo-sharing websites like Flickr and struggles to stay in touch with the Facebook friends…