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During the Black Hat conference, security specialist Charlie Miller showed some problems with the NFC implementation on the Nokia N9. Miller explained that when NFC is turned on, an N9 will automatically accept all connection requests without prompting the user. He said this opens the device to attackers who can control the device to make calls, send text messages, or download data.
We told you earlier that the Nokia Developer forum was hacked. Nokia addressed the problem immediately and initially stated that only a small number of member records had been accessed. However, a recent email sent to forum members says the number is significantly larger. Nokia has now taken the developer community website offline as a precautionary measure while they conduct further investigations and security assessments.
This past year I’ve had the opportunity to travel a bit more than I had in recent years, giving me a real opportunity to change the way I’ve travelled in the past. By reducing travel clutter, I’m talking about all that paper your wasting printing travel itineraries, rental car or hotel confirmations and endless other items you might print for your trip. Our Nokia devices actually help us with this.