Archive for the 'Hack' Category

SERIOUS OpenID and OAth2.0 flaw revealed

Okay folks ANOTHER security issue you should be aware of. A bug has been found in OpenID and OAuth 2.0, two authentication programs that let you log into web sites using your Google, Facebook, and other major accounts. Read here and here too OAuth—and its alternative OpenID—let you log into sites or apps using your […]

Serious OS-X and iOS Security Vulnerability Completely Opens Up Your ALL Your Secure Communications

It had been know for MONTHS that there was a serious security flaw in iOS and possibly the latest version of OS X that could allow attackers to surreptitiously circumvent the most prevalent Internet security protocol – TLS/SSL and and Security Certificate validations. The issue is a “fundamental bug in Apple’s SSL implementation,” This can […]

Zero Day Adobe and Microsoft Exploits

Adobe has released (for the second time this month) an emergency update for its widely used Flash Player to combat active attacks that exploit a previously unknown security bug that hackers are actively exploiting to surreptitiously install malware on end-user computers. Attackers are already exploiting it! Please apply this patch and stay secure. If your […]

BlackPOS breach

So here is a story about the recent MASSIVE thefts at Target Neiman Marcus and other retailers. What is by far the most scary is this line, “…said it was possible for Target and Neiman Marcus to be hacked after the software tried several easy passwords to remotely hack the stores’ registers, and added that […]

Adobe Hacked (again)

Yay another security hack. 🙁 If you have an Adobe Account Please login to their site and change your Password. You may have already received notice to reset them, if so please do! I’d suggest if you have any payment information associated with any Adobe account/login you remove it! You can read from Adobe about […]

Disable UPnP to Protect Yourself from New Security Hole Found in Wi-Fi Routers.

If you don’t know. And most of you probably don’t. There is a major security flaw that has been recently aggressively exploited. It could allow people with malicious intent access your system(s). Mac, Windows PC and Linux, all are vulnerable because this is NOT a OS flaw, but a router flaw! So please don’t think […]

Amazingly Simple One-Click Android root

This is a follow up on my previous post(s) about rooting your android phone. I posted some specifics for my personal phone – Epic 4G Touch (Sprints version of the Samsung Galaxy S2) here Now comes an incredibly simple one click ‘root’ that looks like it will work to ‘root’ a WHOLE BUNCH of Android […]

Epic 4g Touch EL26 Modem/Kernel/ROM – Full Restore – Rooted

Sprint has been trying to ‘push’ a system update to my phone for a couple of weeks – one that is supposed to fix many ‘bugs’ such as LOS (loss of signal) some where having and improve overall performance by updating the phone to Android version 2.6.3. I have already ‘rooted’ my phone as I […]

My adventures in a phone upgrade part 2 the root and apps

I wrote about my phone adventure recently here  so I won’t go into WHY I needed a device that I could ‘completely control’ and have full access to. Suffice it to say I must be able to have complete access to the system I own without artificial limitations from the manufacturer or service provider. I […]

My adventures in a phone upgrade part 1

It all started almost two years ago. I knew it was time to upgrade my phone but I could not find a suitable replacement for my ‘rooted/custom ROM’d’ Windows Mobile 6.5 phone – an HTC Touch Pro2. When I say suitable, I must first explain who I am and what I do. That may help […]