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News Scan: Cloud, IoT make cybersecurity more critical than ever; Tech reps, DHS meet on embedded security efforts; More

The top news stories for Oct. 8, 2014.

The trials and tribulations of a mobile worker

Are you a mobile worker, or travel for work often? Here are some of the challenging experiences that I've encountered. 

Mobile users dominate China's Internet traffic

Mobile Internet users in China totaled around 500 million, or 81 percent of all Internet users in the country, in 2013, according to a report by the China Internet Network Information Center.

Peplink Pepwave MAX 600 mobile router

Most businesses looking to provide ad-hoc Internet access while at conferences or exhibitions probably make use of a USB mobile dongle or MiFi wireless router for Internet access. While convenient,

Egypt's last Internet service provider goes offline

Noor Group, the last Internet service provider in Egypt that was still operating in the wake of a government-mandated shutdown, has suspended its service. This completes the shutdown of the country's

How Egypt disconnected the Internet

Since the government of Egypt shut off the country's Internet connectivity to the rest of the world Thursday amid violent anti-government protests, there has been a great deal of speculation in the

New Trojan stymies cloud-based antivirus security

A new Trojan has been spotted by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) researchers in China that neuters antivirus products there that rely on cloud-based technology. Called Bohu, the malware employs social

iOS 4.3 beta offers mobile hotspot capabilities, new features

Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) released a beta of iOS 4.3 to developers mid-week that gives the platform mobile hotspot capability, among other new features. Assuming support by carriers, its eventual release

Comcast hit by major outage over the weekend

Comcast was hit by a major outage on Sunday that apparently affected subscribers from Boston to Washington, D.C. Depending on location, the outage lasted several hours, though it is understood from

Using Connectify to create a Wi-Fi access point on-the-go

Ever paid the exorbitant access charges for Internet use in a hotel, only to realize that the single-user login means you have to take turns using the Internet with your roommate? Enter Connectify, a