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SAN DIEGO, Calif.: Cubic Corporation has announced that Chris Bellios has been appointed senior vice president of National Intelligence, Mission Support Services. He will report to Bill Toti, president and general manager of Cubic Mission Support Services.

BSI, the business standards company has revised PAS 5748, Specification for the planning, application and measurement of cleanliness services in hospitals. Sponsored by the Department of Health, the specification was first published in 2011 as a means of helping acute, community and mental health hospitals in England demonstrate that plans were in place to keep their premises clean and safe for patients.

However, over three quarters of businesses in the UK, France and Germany admit they have no policy for managing the impact of wearables joining the network.

LONDON, UK: Ipswitch has announced the results of a European online survey of IT professionals* to determine the readiness of businesses for wearable technology in 2015. The results demonstrate that a large number of wearable devices will be introduced to workplaces over the next 12 months and connect to the corporate IT infrastructure. However, very little thought has been given to the impact this will have on network performance and security, with only 13 percent of organisations saying that they have a policy in place to cover managing the impact of wearable technology.

"The aim of phishing is normally to get full access to the machines and this attack is no different. However, because FIN4 doesn't actually drop malware onto victims machines, instead mimics normal user behaviours, it will make this type of activity incredibly hard to detect.

Wargaming has announced the Android version of World of Tanks Blitz has gone live worldwide. The free-to-play mobile action MMO is now available on Android devices and has been updated alongside iOS version with a host of new content including the British tank line, crew skills, new map and cross platform functionality.

Recently, Trend Micro came across a high-risk Android app known as ANDROIDOS_STIP.A in Chile, which is making it possible to hack RFID payment cards. The app is seemingly distributed through blogs and forums and can be used to hack into the user’s RFID bus transit card in order to recharge the credits.

Another hacking group – nicknamed FIN4 - has been identified and apparently consists of native English speakers with "deep familiarity with business deals and corporate communications, and their effects on financial markets." FIN4’s targets seem to be top executives, legal counsel, and others who may have insider knowledge about possible acquisitions and mergers.