NFC Exploit Can Expose Your Android Smartphone

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A vulnerability has been found by hacker Charlie Miller at the Black Hat USA hacking conference that reveals how select Android and Nokia phones can be hijacked by someone in close proximity to the devices. On more recent Android OS versions, NFC has been used not only for digital wallet and mobile payments through services […]

The Latest iOS Update is Jailbroken – No Such Luck for iPad 2

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Apple’s iOS update that they pushed on Friday, 4.3.4, has been jailbroken (as announced by jailbreaker MuscleNerd) for use with the Redsn0w jailbreak tool. It is a tethered jailbreak (meaning your iDevice needs to hook up to a PC every time it reboots), and the iPad 2 is left out of this one.   As […]

iOS 4.3.4 is Released – Patches Jailbreak Exploit

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Apple just released the latest iOS update, 4.3.4 for all iDevices (iPhone, iPad, iPod touch). As expected, this update “patches the PDF security exploit.” In other words, jailbreakme.com will no longer jailbreak your iDevice if you update your software. The latest jailbreak, from developer Comex, used a hold in Apple’s code when opening PDF files. […]