Mobile

Nokia developer network site hacked – personal information accessed

Nokia shuts down its developer network forum after a hacker accessed members’ records.


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Apple hires jailbreaking iPhone hacker Nicholas Allegra

Comex, the creator of the JailBreakMe website which helps iPhone and iPad owners jailbreak their phones, has been given an internship… at Apple.


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Anonymous gets dirty, releases nude photos of BART spokesman Linton Johnson

Partially nude photographs of a man said to be Linton Johnson, the chief spokesperson for the San Francisco’s BART, have been released onto the internet in what seems to be the latest outbreak of hostility between the transport network and the Anonymous hacktivist group.


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More BlackBerry image problems: RIM warns of BES security vulnerabilities

RIM warns that a number of vulnerabilities have been found in its enterprise software (known as BlackBerry Enterprise Server, or BES).

If left unpatched, they could be exploited by malicious hackers.


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BlackBerry blog hacked after London riots

Hackers have defaced the BlackBerry blog, angry at RIM’s announcement that they would help the authorities investigate who was responsible for riots which have hit London.


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Heather Mills claims Mirror journalist admitted phone hacking

The BBC has broadcast a claim by Heather Mills, the former wife of Sir Paul McCartney, that a Mirror journalist hacked into voicemails left by the ex-Beatle on her mobile phone.


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Phone hacking, Piers Morgan and The Sunday Mirror

The BBC has broadcast a report claiming that phone hacking was not just a problem at the Murdoch-owned “News of the World”, but was also common place at its arch-rival “The Sunday Mirror” too.


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Were mobile phones hacked to spread rumour of Taliban leader’s death?

SMS messages spread claiming that the reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar is dead.

Did the United States hack into mobile phones to send the messages, as the Taliban claim?


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JailBreakMe site rings security alarm for iPhone and iPad users

A website is making it easy to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad – but could also be giving a blueprint to malicious hackers on how to infect such devices with malware.


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Goatse hacker pleads guilty to stealing iPad user data

An alleged member of the Goatse Security hacking group, has pleaded guilty to breaking into AT&T’s systems and obtaining the email addresses of iPad users.


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The top 10 passcodes you should never use on your iPhone

Are you one of the many people who is using a dangerously easy-to-guess passcode on your iPhone?

Maybe you should do something about it – sooner rather than later.


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Adobe Flash security update for Windows, Mac, Android, Linux and Solaris users

It doesn’t matter if you run Windows, Mac, Linux, Solaris or even Android.. it’s time to update Adobe Flash.


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How to stop your Gmail account being hacked

Graham Cluley describes what steps you should take to reduce the chances of your Gmail account being hacked.


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Google rolls out silent fix for Android security vulnerability

Good news for any owners of Android devices worried about the recently announced security vulnerability that could allow allow unauthorised parties to snoop on your Google Calendar and Contacts information.


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Security hole could affect 99% of Android smartphones

99% of Android devices might be at risk from a vulnerability which could allow hackers to snoop on your Google Calendar and Contacts information.

Learn more about the problem, and how to protect yourself.


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Emergency alerts from President Obama on your mobile phone?

Mobile phone users could soon find themselves receiving emergency text messages warning them of terrorist attacks and natural disasters, under plans announced in the United States.


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