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[UK] Could your computer catch a virus from your e-cigarette? Security alert over gadgets that charge from USB port

Experts have warned that computers can be infected by the gadgets, many of which can be charged from a computer's USB port. One user even claims to have had his machine infected by malware - and experts say the problem could become bigger in the future.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 24, 2014 15:00

[UK] Health warning: Now e-cigarettes can give you malware

electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software, according to online reports. Many e-cigarettes can be charged over USB, either with a special cable, or by plugging the cigarette itself directly into a USB port. That might be a
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 24, 2014 03:00

[Asia, India] Beware! E-cigarettes can give your PC malware

A new study has revealed that electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software that can be transmitted to computers. A report on social news site Reddit suggests that at least one "vaper" has suffered the downside of trusting th
Asian Age (in)
added Nov 24, 2014 02:56

[UK] Gambling sales rep Christopher Ames stole £38,000 from employers Imperial Tobacco, court told

Christopher Ames worked in the van sales team supplying outlets such as petrol stations in an area including Huddersfield, Leeds, Batley and Dewsbury. He started working for the company in September last year and would check stock levels at the outlets,
icHuddersfield / The Huddersfield Daily Examiner (uk)
added Nov 21, 2014 12:00

[UK-Scotland] Sick crooks push cheap cigarettes on Facebook laced with potentially life-threatening chemicals

The anonymity of the internet and its reach means authorities are now faced with tackling a new front in the war on cheap counterfeit cigarettes and rolling tobacco. Earlier this month, the Record revealed how fake cigarettes laced with radioactive mate
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Nov 20, 2014 21:23

[UK] JTI removes gantries from two London retailers over illicit tobacco sales

The tobacco manufacturer removed the display equipment from Stones Newsagents in Lewisham and Little Health Supermarket in Greenwich after it discovered both stores had been prosecuted and fined for supplying the illegitimate products.
The Grocer (uk)
added Nov 20, 2014 11:57

[UK] Revealed: the £2m illegal tobacco baron from Rochdale on Crimestopper's Most Wanted list

The man behind a £2.2m cigarette smuggling operation has been revealed as one of 10 people from Manchester on the Crimestoppers most wanted list. Ahmed Salim Khezri, from Freehold, Rochdale, is a member of an organised crime group which supplied non-UK d
Manchester Evening News (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 13:00

[UK] Tobacco companies feel the heat as emerging markets burn out

there are doubts about whether growth in developing markets can continue to be a panacea for the tobacco industry. “Emerging markets are never again going to represent for the industry an uncomplicated source of growth,” says Shane MacGuill, analyst at E
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 16:32

Weekly Tobacco Note: What Do Massachusetts, Europe and Asia Have In Common?

Last week we wrote articles on the impact of illicit cigarettes on the revenues of the Marlboro brand in three geographies, Massachusetts, Europe and Asia… In this weekly tobacco note, we summarize our results from these three articles.
added Nov 18, 2014 11:26

[Belgium, Europe, UK] Big Tobacco Fined for Fueling Black Market in U.K.

Companies use bogus smuggling claims to fight tobacco control measures, then foster black markets themselves... Incidents like the U.K. fine on BAT show policymakers that the tobacco industry is not a credible voice in conversations about illicit trade o
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 17, 2014 13:36
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