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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

[Italy] UPDATE 1-Marlboro HeatSticks on sale in Milan this week

plans to launch its new iQOS smokeless device and Marlboro HeatSticks in Milan, Italy on Thursday following a better-than-expected launch in Nagoya, Japan earlier this month.
added Nov 24, 2014 12:33

[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

[Australia, UK] The battle for control of the cigarette packet

companies have been finding other ways to give their products a distinctive look and feel...these were meant to be unbranded, but a mysterious three-letter call sign had begun to appear near the filter. For Benson and Hedges, it was LDN. For Holliday, it
BBC Online
added Nov 24, 2014 02:54

[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

Reynolds’s New Cigarette Merely Heats Tobacco ($$)

Revo, is a rebranded version of a product that Reynolds launched two decades ago. That product flopped, but it believes Revo will appeal to smokers who don’t like e-cigarettes but would like an alternative to...
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 19, 2014 15:50

Eclipse set stage for Revo

R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co.'s first national attempt at a heat-not-burn cigarette, Eclipse, came and went in a four-year period —2003 to 2007 — and it struggled to gain traction among smokers. Rather than write it off, Reynolds executives chose to keep fine
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Nov 19, 2014 15:35

Sharecare & American Cancer Society Team Up to Host the Second Annual Great American Smokeout Twitter Chat

The chat, which will also feature the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Sarah Cannon Research Institute, will use the hashtag #quittogether and will allow smokers, their friends and family and anyone interested in the topic to pose que
Business Wire
added Nov 19, 2014 15:34

[UK] Family time and Facebook friends beat drink and drugs for today’s teenagers ($$)

Young teenagers from the “Facebook generation” are more likely to shun risky behaviour such as smoking, taking drugs or drinking alcohol, a study has found. They are also spending more time at home than they did a decade ago, linking up with friends using
Times Of London (uk)
added Nov 19, 2014 13:03
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