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Apple Developer Site Restored

08/11/2013, After a few weeks of outage, Apple has finally restored the developer site post hack. Since the middle of July, a security intrusion of the Apple developer site rendered a slew of tools for both iOS as well as Mac OS X developers inaccessible, and after a...

Satis Luxury Toilet’s Smartphone App Can Be “Hacked”

08/05/2013, Last year, we talked about Satis, a new luxury toilet (only in Japan!) that can be controlled by a smartphone app. Well, considering how smartphone apps are not well known for their security capabilities and does not have a particularly strong and secure...

Smart TV Could Spy On You

08/02/2013, Do you think that with the massive jumps that technology has made over the past years, we seem to live in a world where there is less and less privacy? So much so that anything that comes with a built-in camera could possibly be exploited in a manner...

Magic 8 Ball Hacked To Show Images Instead

08/01/2013, The Magic 8 Ball has been a fair number of things in the past, where among them include a flash prank that we talked about a couple of years back, a rather rectangular version which sullies the namesake of the device, and one with an internal OLED display...

Apple To Fix iOS ‘Power Adapter’ Hack

07/31/2013, Apple has stepped forward to say that they have managed to solve and fix an obscure security flaw which could result in hackers gaining access to data on an iOS device, where this flaw would require the use of a specially-designed custom USB device which...

Developer Modifies Game To Propose To Girlfriend

07/31/2013, Earlier this year you might have heard of how this developer hacked Donkey Kong so that his daughter could play as a female character, a pretty cool move as far as we’re concerned, but it seems that Mike Mika has hacked and modified more than one game...

Fake GPS Signals Send Yacht Astray

07/30/2013, Well, well, it seems that you might want to upgrade your navigational systems on your multi-million dollar yacht after hearing this news – researchers from the University of Texas claimed to have succeeded in generating fake GPS signals, and this...

NES Controller And Laptop Control A Car

07/29/2013, Remember James Bond who used a Sony Ericsson handset to control his BMW 750iL in Tomorrow Never Dies? Well, that was clearly something only the MI6 is capable of coming up with in the movies, but what about real life? I guess life is not all that...

Hackers Exploit Android Master Key In China

07/24/2013, It seems that the Android master key which is said to be able to open up a whole new world for those with the technical know how as well as malicious intent, has been exploited. Symantec shared this bit of information concerning the exploit that has...

Apple Developer Website Update

07/22/2013, Earlier this evening, we brought you word that a Turkish security researcher claimed credit for hacking into Apple’s Developer portal, a story that we covered yesterday, where it proved to be a far more serious event compared to other hacking incidents...

Apple Developer Website Hacked

07/21/2013, It seems that Apple’s developer website was hacked, resulting in some significant downtime along the way throughout the past week. I am quite sure that there was some suspicion of that among those who used the website, but nothing official was shared...

SIM Card Hack A Possible Phone Security Concern

07/21/2013, I am quite sure that many of us value our privacy a great deal, and to hear that there is this PRISM program that has been going on for quite some time is definitely not something that everyone would greet with open arms. Well, apart from the government...

Hackers Get Clever With Google Glass

07/18/2013, With great power comes great responsibility, and I am quite sure that you do know that by now. Sure, not everyone is able to afford a pair of Google Glass, but there are some who do and have done some pretty zany things with it. Case in point, a hack by a...