Daily Archives: July 28, 2010

Now that Steve Jobs has admitted to iPhone 4′s antenna issues, three experts voice their opinions in today’s FT Judgment Call column, “Should Steve Jobs be more apologetic?”

Peter Bregman, chief executive of Bregman Partners writes, “Steve Jobs should have handled the bad press more skilfully. By being defensive, he’s the one who drew the focus to himself rather than to his message.” Read more

Joseph Menn

Most of the organised hacking rings aiming at bank fraud these days are stealing login credentials and then taking advantage of the relatively recent opportunities provided by online account access, wire transfers and other means for mis-shipping electronic funds.

But a newly discovered Russian group was using networks of compromised personal computers and techniques for hacking into databases to write $9m in counterfeit checks, thought until now to be the purview mainly of old-time loners. Read more