Last week saw the revelation that another open source security issue has come to light, with the Shellshock vulnerability in Bash software uncovered. The fallout was huge, with security experts warning of potentially massive repercussions.
As such V3 readers were clearly keen to keep abreast of the issue, with our initial story and subsequent follow-ups of interest, no doubt with IT managers and those charged with security of their company reading especially closely.
Elsewhere, Apple ran into problems with its new iOS 8 update. Many customers on its older iPhone 4S device were particularly annoyed, claiming the updates was too much for their phone to handle.
In more positive news, key technology industry players flocked to see if they had made the shortlist for the V3 Technology Awards 2014, hoping to secure the prestigious award at the event on 28 November, taking place at the glamarous May Fair Hotel.
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Available as a free download
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