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  • Skype Replies to Android Vulnerabilities

    Yesterday, we reported that bloggers had found a vulnerability in the Skype App which allows hackers to harvest data from a user's Android handset with no need to root a phone or gain special permission. The problem was

    April 16, 2011 • Views: 85

  • Skype for Android has flaw that leaks personal data

    If you are an Android smartphone user that has Skype installed a flaw in Skype that exposes your personal information has been found. The issue surfaced over at Androidpolice when they took the new Skype Video app apart to see

    April 15, 2011 • Views: 108

  • Hacktivist app fakes out and then embarrasses pirates

    Generally, I don’t think Trojans and other things that can compromise your phone are funny. This one however is amusing and it's called Android.walkinwat. The app is on file sharing sites where pirates frequently download apps

    March 31, 2011 • Views: 148

  • Android survives Pwn2Own hacking contest

    Each year the Pwn2 Own hacking contest is held to see who can hack various browsers, software and OS' the fastest. There are money award to those that are able to hack the software in some instances. In the latest edition of the

    March 11, 2011 • Views: 340

  • Google fills Android Market XSS hole

    Google has filled a security hole in the Android Market that would allow the installation of apps onto a user's device without the user's consent to the install. The hole even allowed the installation of an app on the user device

    March 8, 2011 • Views: 97

  • Skip the Activation Message on the Sprint Galaxy Tab with this Quick Hack

    If you have a Sprint Galaxy Tab, then you know the activation message every boot up can be quite the annoyance. There are many ways to get rid of it on the other carrier's devices but, for some reason, these all do not work too

    January 19, 2011 • Views: 194

  • Hack Brings Bluetooth to NOOKcolor

    The NOOKcolor is sure a focus of the hacking community, and the most recent hack is unlocking the eReader's Bluetooth capabilities. The NOOKcolor's Bluetooth chip is deactivated out of the box, but now thanks to XDA member Occip

    January 3, 2011 • Views: 112

  • Remove Cell Standby Service From NOOKcolor For Improved Battery Life

    Because the NOOKcolor runs Android, there is quite a few unused software features within the device. Other than minimal storage usage, you would think this isn't a major problem. However, your NOOKcolor running the Cell Standby

    December 31, 2010 • Views: 264

  • CyanogenMod-6.1.2 Released to Support Newer Hardware EVOs

    Cyanogen has just released his latest CyanogenMod for users of the newer EVO 4Gs. Bringing in all of the Cyanogen goodness to some 003 and all of the 004 versions of the device. Continue Reading...

    December 30, 2010 • Views: 123

  • Barnes & Noble Rolling Out Remote Resets on Rooted NookColors

    A bit of a warning for a users of a rooted NOOKcolor, Barnes & Noble has started pushing out software authentication checks, and, if your device fails, they will remotely reset and wipe your device. Continue Reading...

    December 30, 2010 • Views: 280