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  • OS Flaw Leaves Android Wide Open for App Hack Attacks

    22 August 2014, 5:11 pm by: Richard Adhikari

    A flaw in Android's GUI framework let university researchers hack into applications with up to 92 percent success. They tested apps from Gmail, H&R Block, Newegg, WebMD, Chase Bank, Hotels.com and Amazon. "Changes in the shared memory side channel allow an…
  • Security Researchers Lay Bare TSA Body Scanner Flaws

    22 August 2014, 3:06 pm by: John P. Mello Jr.

    The U.S. Transportation Security Administration, part of the Department of Homeland Security, has spent more than a billion dollars on full-body scanners designed to strengthen airport security. It turns out that at least one model of scanner in use for four…
  • 'iWatch' Could Be Late for a Very Important Date

    22 August 2014, 10:28 am by: Chris Maxcer

    Apple may be forced to postpone the launch of the hotly anticipated "iWatch" or health band, perhaps pushing it back to 2015. It apparently is facing wide-ranging production issues involving components, system design, manufacturing, and integration between…
  • Hack Day Produces Oculix, a Mind-Blowing Trip Through the Netflix Catalog

    21 August 2014, 9:23 pm by: Richard Adhikari

    A team of Netflix programmers merged the company's videos with the virtual reality capability offered by the Oculus Rift headset as a fun project on Netflix Hack Day. The Oculix media app lets users browse a floating 3D Netflix video catalog using head turning…
  • Nook Redux: Is B&N Shooting Itself in the Foot?

    21 August 2014, 7:23 pm by: Chris Maxcer

    After Barnes & Noble bled serious cash trying to create its own Nook e-reading tablets to compete with Amazon's Fire and Apple's iPad -- eventually, scrapping most of the Nook-building unit -- I figured it was pretty much down for the count. Letting Samsung…
  • Is Open Source an Open Invitation to Hack Webmail Encryption?

    21 August 2014, 2:21 pm by: John P. Mello Jr.

    In a move influenced by Edward Snowden's revelations about the NSA's email snooping, Yahoo and Google last week announced that they were cooperating on end-to-end encrypting their webmail products. While the open source approach has proven its value over and…
  • Close Your Eyes and Rest Easy - Blink Is Watching the House

    21 August 2014, 8:00 am by: Chris Maxcer

    One of the most troubling issues with home security and remote-monitoring products is the complexity and cost to set them up. Blink, a new Kickstarter project, is different. It promises to be astoundingly easy, and it's inexpensive, too. Backers can get a…
  • Barnes & Noble Thrusts Nook Into Samsung's Galaxy

    20 August 2014, 6:12 pm by: Richard Adhikari

    Barnes & Noble and Samsung on Wednesday jointly announced the Samsung the Galaxy Tab 4 Nook. It is essentially the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 tablet, rebranded and preloaded with B&N's content. The move immediately sparked a not-quite-favorable comparison to Amazon.…

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