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Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles

A cyber security firm Check Point has detected a malware that is not downloaded due to users’ use but is already present in Android device. According to the company’s blog post last week, the pre-installed malware was detected in 38 Android devices, belonging to a large telecommunications company and a multinational technology company. “The malicious apps were not part of ... Read More »

Business group shows confidence in ICT policy for e-commerce

Minister of State for IT Anusha Rahman while chairing a multi-stakeholder meeting with Michael Evans, president of AliBaba Group, laid out the initiatives and policy measures being undertaken by the government for enabling a broad based digital ecosystem in the country. The focus on achieving full value chain digitisation of the economy have borne immense dividends and the situation is ... Read More »

Building jobs in the Rust Belt: The role of education

When my father-in-law struggled in school in a mill town along the Ohio River, his parents suggested that he head across the bridge and work in the steel mill. It was a path that once created stable lives for many Pittsburghers. But in the 1970s, steel and coal were on the decline in the midwestern and mid-Atlantic “Rust Belt.” Manufacturers ... Read More »

Under Trump, Muslim Book Publishers Are Fighting Against Hate

According to the Southern Poverty Law Center ― an organization that tracks hate crimes and promotes tolerance ― there are currently 101 anti-Muslim groups in America, out of 917 total hate groups. According to The New York Times, anti-Muslim hate crimes were already rising in 2015, which saw a 67 percent increase from the previous year. But add to this ... Read More »

Pre-installed malware stealing data from mobiles

A cyber security firm Check Point has detected a malware that is not downloaded due to users’ use but is already present in Android device. According to the company’s blog post last week, the pre-installed malware was detected in 38 Android devices, belonging to a large telecommunications company and a multinational technology company. “The malicious apps were not part of the ... Read More »

Afghanistan scraps plans for new ultra-conservative girls’ school uniform

President Ghani says it ‘is not is not representative of the culture and tradition’ of his country Plans to force Afghan schoolgirls to wear a “severely restrictive” uniform have been scrapped after they were met with staunch opposition. The proposals, from the country’s Ministry of Education, would have made it compulsory for girls as young as five to wear long tunics ... Read More »

Lawyers: Masajid, Islamic Orgs Should Prepare for Raids, Seizure of Documents

Activist Washington DC based attorneys prepared the following advice for Muslim community leaders. The FBI and other federal agencies raided 19 Muslim entities in Herndon VA in March 2002 as part of ‘Operation Green Quest,’ so there is a precedent for these types of actions. — TML What are we missing? Here it is: the coming storm of law enforcement ... Read More »

Oil world cautious on Trump’s next moveb

LONDON: Oil bigwigs are trying to figure out strategies to deal with the impact that President Donald Trump’s blizzard of plans to boost the US industry will have on the world market. If Trump keeps his promises on lower corporation tax, oil sector deregulation and tax incentives on exports, it could lead to an influx of US crude oil — ... Read More »

Glasgow cinema criticised for cancelling screening of Islam-themed film

A Scottish cinema was criticised for cancelling a screening of the 1977 Islam-themed film The Message, despite receiving fewer than 100 complaints, the Scotsman reported. The Grosvenor Cinema in Glasgow was due to screen Moustapha Akkad’s Oscar-nominated film about the prophet Muhammad and the birth of Islam, next month. But officials decided to withdraw it after receiving an anonymous petition ... Read More »

Prize fight over live-streamed sport will go on long after the final bell sounds

When a Brisbane boxing fan who paid $59.95 for “live and exclusive” viewing of last Friday’s Danny Green v Anthony Mundine boxing match streamed it off his TV through a smartphone and Facebook Live, he landed quite a blow beneath Foxtel’s belt. An estimated 300,000 tuned in via this and another unauthorised stream. This is the latest skirmish over premium ... Read More »