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3 Ago/10

The web attack that leads hackers straight to your home

The web attack that leads hackers straight to your home

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Is it possible, is there such a thing as an attack that can tell a hacker where you live?  The BBC has revealed that a specially booby-trapped website can tell a hacker where you are to only a few metres. The attack was dreamt up by security expert Sam Kamkar who demonstrated at the Black Hat hackers conference a website exploiting common shortcomings in a router to reveal it’s real-world location. He tricked the router...

5 Lug/10

Google fixes YouTube xxx spam flaw

Google fixes YouTube xxx spam flaw

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); YouTube owner Google has been forced to act quickly to fix a flaw on it’s YouTube video sharing website that allowed hackers to bombard users with pop-up messages, redirecting them to adult websites. The code was placed in the comments section of targeted videos and would run automatically when people watched the clip. Google says the problem was fixed within only two hours of being reported, according to the BBC. “We...

14 Giu/10

AT&T Sends apologies to security breach iPad owners

AT&T Sends apologies to security breach iPad owners

After last week’s security breach in which the email addresses of iPad owners were harvested by hackers, AT&T has now sent letters to apologies to the customers concerned, as reported by Engadget who have a full copy of the letter. Hackers were able to intercept the email addresses because they were sent unencrypted when the iPad’s were connecting to AT&T’s network.  The mobile phone company says the flaw in it’s network that allowed this has now been...


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11 Giu/10

Adobe release ‘critical’ Flash patch

Adobe release ‘critical’ Flash patch

Adobe have today released a patch to sort out the critical vulnerability in Flash that was discovered last week, which is a quick turnaround. The patch, released through version 10.1 of the Flash player is available now from www.adobe.com and there is also a new version of Adobe Air as well. The company may have managed to shoot itself in the foot with this patch however as you’ll see from the amusing screenshot below, where the news story about the patch in the new version of the...

31 Lug/09

Fai da te low cost? Ikea hacking

Fai da te low cost? Ikea hacking

Oggi vi parlo di un blog che è un misto di risparmio, hacking e nerdaggine. Quindi il link ideale da pubblicare su questo blog. Tutti conoscerete Ikea, quella catena di capannoni quadrati tanto amati dalle vostre consorti (e un pò anche da voi ammettetelo), ma non tutti pensate e immaginate che i mobili e gli accessori venduti […] Post correlati: Assolutamente fantastico: stampante 3d low budget chiavetta da 1gb in cambio di un link? Google Hacking Database Continua a leggere...

16 Mar/09

Replace the New iPod Shuffle’s Headphones [DIY]

Replace the New iPod Shuffle’s Headphones [DIY]

The new iPod shuffle has controls wired right into the cable of the headphones. What if you don’t dig Apple’s standard earbuds? This video tutorial offers a simple way to swap in your preferred pair. As he advises in the video, make sure to note which wires go where and go slowly if it’s your first time soldering. That said the technique shouldn’t be a challenge, even for a novice warranty-voider. Have your own earbud hacks to share? Sound off in the comments below...

15 Gen/09

Windows 7 Beta’s Many Free and Legit Themes [Screenshot Tour]

Windows 7 Beta’s Many Free and Legit Themes [Screenshot Tour]

Customizing the look and feel of Windows is a cinch with themes—problem is, Microsoft generally offers so few supported themes. That’s changed in Windows 7 Beta: Microsoft is already offering 20 fresh themes. Here’s a closer look. In previous releases of Windows, if you wanted to choose from more than a small handful of “Royale”-named themes, you had to do some legwork so you could install custom themes. With Windows 7, Microsoft may actually offer several...

21 Dic/08

Self-Aware Daydreamers More Creative, Study Shows [Mind Hacks]

Self-Aware Daydreamers More Creative, Study Shows [Mind Hacks]

While much creative insight happens while your mind wanders, the key is being able to interrupt your daydreams in time to notice, scientists say. News site Boston.com tells the story of how Arthur Fry dreamed up the multi-million dollar idea of Post-It Notes while daydreaming in church. Many scientists argue that daydreaming is a crucial tool for creativity, a thought process that allows the brain to make new associations and connections. Instead of focusing on our immediate surroundings...