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Security Exploit Discovered on LG Android Smartphones

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If you own any of more than 40 different Android smartphones from LG, you might want to a pay attention. A vulnerability has been discovered that could effectively allow a hacker to compromise your device remotely.

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Get the New Web Interface for Google Maps Now

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If you've been itching for the new full-screen experience for Google Maps on the web, you don't have to wait until you get that invite.

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Sony Xperia Z Bug Makes it Easy to Get Past the Lock Screen

The Sony Xperia Z may have recovered from it's random death bug, but now a security bug has surfaced that makes it easy to get past the lockscreen.

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Raytheon Can Track You Via Your Social Media Accounts

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A screencast released by The Guardian shows a principle investigator from Riot demonstrating Raytheon's cyber tracking software.

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Apple iOS 6.1 Jailbreak Right Around the Corner?

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Yesterday Apple released iOS 6.1 update to the masses. iOS 6.1 is a pretty minor upgrade but does include support for LTE carriers around the world. New LTEs in Denmark, Italy and many areas of the Middle East will now be supported, with Apple’s addition of 23 new iPad LTE and 36 new iPhone operators. But the most exciting part of the release is 6.1s open door for hackers.

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Turn your Optimus G to a Nexus 4 with This Rough Hack

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The LG made Nexus 4 is one hell of a phone, with great specs, stylish design (if you like the spangly back) and low-price, but the problem is everyone and their postman knows this: it is near impossible to buy one!

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This iOS 5.0.1 Security Bug Will Help Criminals With Tons Of Patience (Video)

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Apple might be a bit busy preparing for the official launch of their next generation iPad and iOS 5.1. But it appears like they will have to find more time to fix a new bug in iOS 5.0.1 which allows a person to get unauthorized access to the contacts and the calling features of an iPhone.

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IKEA Spoka Lamp Controlled By Android Smartphone (Video)

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From controlling a TV to helping us park our cars, smartphones these days are capable of doing a lot of things that make our lives a whole lot easier. And now you can add the Ikea SPOKA lamp to the list. The image above is not from the set of a new sci-fi movie, it’s a Spoka night lamp from IKEA being hacked for Android automation.

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Amazon Kindle Touch Jailbreak Using An MP3 File [Video]

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You will probably kick yourself after reading this article wondering why you didn’t think about it earlier and enjoy yourself a few minutes of fame. Developer Yifan Lu has managed to jailbreak the Amazon Kindle Touch and he has done so in the simplest of ways, by playing an MP3 file. As you might know, the Kindle Touch isn’t the ...

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iPhone 4 pimped with glowing Apple mod

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From the British iDevice repair service iPatch comes the new iPhone 4 mod, which sets your phone’s Apple logo aglow whenever the screen lights up. This is very much similar to the MacBook logo which also lights up when opened. According to the director of iPatch, Andy Smith, the new feature is a “complete secret” and “very tricky to replicate." He also added that it is impossible to imitate at home unless you have special equipment.

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Chronic Dev Team: Still working on jailbreak for iPad 2

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Remember in May when the Chronic Dev guys promised an iPad 2 jailbreak solution "in a few weeks." Well, we might have to add a few more weeks to that promise, because it's not ready yet.

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Will It Ever Stop? Sony Hacked Again

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So much for the beefed up security. It looked like the PlayStation Network had finally returned early last week, but Sony is still suffering some woes with another attack by hackers, forcing the PS3-touting company to "shut down some operations" in three countries: Canada, Thailand, and Indonesia. What's interesting is that it doesn't really have anything to do with the PlayStation.

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PSN Woes Continue with Password Reset Exploit

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Just when you thought that Sony was finally in the clear, it looks like the PlayStation Network has another gaping hole in its security. Again. A hack has come to the surface, revealing an exploit wherein hackers can change a user's password on them.

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Why You Should Turn Off WiFi Auto-Connect On Your Android Phone

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Uh oh. There's a certain price that you have to pay for convenience and, in this case, it looks like that price is severely reduced security. It turns out that almost all the Android phones and tablets out there are vulnerable to a very easy attack.

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Greenp0ison’s iOS 4.2.1 untethered jailbreak is live

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Not surprisingly, we're once again turning our attention over to the Chronic Dev Team to find the newest version of Greenpois0n for your jailbreaking pleasure.

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