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Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc users complain of cracks issue

09/23/2011, Do you happen to own a Sony Ericsson Xperia Arc? We’re interested to find out whether your handset has experienced a cracking issue, where it normally manifests itself in the form of hairline fractures that tend to appear in the same place –...

Researchers manage to hack mobile data communications

08/10/2011, Researchers are rather stoked to show off their skills and technical know-how in breaking the encryption which was actually put in place to protect information sent over the General Packet Radio Service (GPRS). GPRS is the standard which is commonly used...

PlayStation 3 3.56 cracked and jailbroken!

01/30/2011, Infamous Wii hacker Youness Alaoui (aka KaKaRoToKS) took all of a day to crack and jailbreak the PlayStation 3 3.56 update, which means the 3.56 signing keys are already out, so it shouldn’t come across as a surprise to anyone if they receive an...

Mac App Store apps cracked already?

01/06/2011, Apple’s Mac App Store has only gone live for a few hours and folks out there have discovered how to get apps off it without paying. The trick involves downloading a free app, such as Twitter, from the Mac App Store and copying certain files for it that...

Cracked Version Of Max Payne Distributed Through Steam

05/14/2010, The folks over at Rockstar probably aren’t too happy about this, but it seems that a cracked version of Max Payne 2 was distributed through Steam for a short period of time. While we do know that Rockstar was thinking of removing the DRM from this...

Verayo Touts Unclonable RFID Chips

03/08/2010, When a security company comes out and announces that its next-generation RFID ICs are unclonable, you can be sure that the company will attract a lot of attention, though the question is whether the attention is the desired type (potential customers), or...

3G Network Encryption Cracked

01/15/2010, After the GSM encryption was cracked just a few short weeks ago, it seems that 3G encryption has also been cracked. To make matters worse, the attack only takes a few hours on your typical computer. With this method, you can crack 3G’s KASUMI...

H4rdw4re to crack GSM encryption

12/09/2009, Security firm H4RDW4RE from California aims to crack the A5/1 encryption standard that is used to secure GSM traffic from eavesdropping. As it stands right now, the A5/1 cipher is based on a 64-bit key, which means each handset comes with a 64-bit secret...