Michael Lee

Journalist

A Sydney, Australia-based journalist, Michael Lee covers a gamut of news in the technology space including information security, state Government initiatives, and local startups.

Michael holds minimal interests/investments in the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Google, Telstra, Symantec, Bitcoin, Litecoin and Dogecoin.

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Backdoor found in ZTE Android phones

Backdoor found in ZTE Android phones

Two mobile phones, developed by Chinese telecommunications device manufacturer ZTE, have been found to carry a hidden backdoor, which can be used to instantly gain root access with a password, that has been hard-coded into the software.

May 14, 2012 by in Mobility

Are devs turning users into risky pirates?

Are devs turning users into risky pirates?

Call me Gen Y for thinking so, but if people want something badly enough, they're going to find a way to get it. While that usually sets off the piracy alarm bells, what if it's not because you're a cheapskate, and the product is actually free?

May 11, 2012 by in Mobility