Tag: hack

Get Android 3.1 on your Acer Iconia Tab A500 right now with new ROMs

Last week I mentioned that the Acer Iconia Tab A500 would be getting an update to Android 3.1 officially in Germany and a few...

VillianROM 1.0 lands as Samsung Galaxy S II gets first ROM

If you are one of the folks that already has the Samsung Galaxy S II you may want some custom ROM love on the...

Galaxy S II gets root-friendly insecure boot ROM

The Samsung Galaxy S II has only been on the market for a short while - and units are still in high demand -...

Skype takes action, removes vulnerabilities

If you're following the scoreboard, last week we reported that Skype for Android had a vulnerability which allowed a third party to harvest a...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...