Posts Tagged ‘nokia’

Best SIP/VOIP Client for your Blackberry ??

Monday, May 28th, 2012

Migrating from Nokia to Blackberry left me in an urgent need for a SIP/VOIP client for my new Blackberry. It came to me as a disappointment to find non. My Nokia E61i has this functionality built in and integrated in the phone. All you had to do is enter your SIP phone providers’ settings and off you go.

Not so easy with the BB. All clients that I managed to found were tied to a certain provider. And the generic ones had a terrible audio call quality.

Until I stumbled upon VMOBILE, which offers generic SIP/VOIP clients for BB, iPhones and Android smart phones. The client is small, easy to use and has a great call quality over WIFI and 3G.

Go check it out, it has a 14 days free trial with great support.

NOKIA Developer Discussion Forum Security Breach

Tuesday, August 30th, 2011

The discussion forum was offline and under maintenance for sometime now, only for Nokia to officially announce that the forum had had a security breach. I quote :

During our ongoing investigation of the incident we have discovered that
 a database table containing developer forum members' email addresses 
has been accessed, by exploiting a vulnerability in the bulletin board 
software that allowed an SQL Injection attack. Initially we believed 
that only a small number of these forum member records had been 
accessed, but further investigation has identified that the number is 
significantly larger.

The database table records includes members’ email addresses and, for 
fewer than 7% who chose to include them in their public profile, either 
birth dates, homepage URL or usernames for AIM, ICQ, MSN, Skype or 
Yahoo. However, they do not contain sensitive information such as 
passwords or credit card details and so we do not believe the security 
of forum members’ accounts is at risk. Other Nokia accounts are not 

Official announcement can be found here :