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Android vulnerabilities competition

Hacking bounty schemes are getting very popular with all the big names. Uber recently found a number of very concerning privacy issues with their application. This was found in a bounty programme. Well, it is not new news that Android has a number of vulnerabilities and generally the OS …

18,000 Android Apps spy on your SMS messages

Not something we usually consider as mobile phone owners, is that question of “Where did my application come from? What platforms does it use?” Both questions tie into: “What permissions does my applications require?” Sadly we rarely think of any of these questions, therefore we put our trust …

Android Flashlight app ‘deceives’ millions

Federal Trade Commission stated GoldenShores Technologies took ID and location data from the millions using its Brightest Flashlight app. The developer shared the data with ad networks but did not tell users about this practice. To settle the charges, GoldenShores has agreed to give users more control over …

Tango – you’ve been Tangoed [News and Opinion]

Popular video and text messaging app Tango has been hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army. You remember the SEA, they’re the ones who hacked the Sky apps so you couldn’t control your Sky Plus box from your garden. We reported earlier that Viber – an app for making …

Vodafone Sure Signal hack problems fixed

We’ve just had an update regarding the Vodafone Sure Signal hacking. Although Vodafone issued a firmware update last year to stop any possible monitoring or spoofing they’ve now taken the extra step of blocking access to any units which haven’t upgraded to the most recent firmware. In theory …

Do You Have A Sure Signal on Vodafone UK ?

Vodafone UK have been subject to hacking. The Hackers Choice (THC) have been experimenting with the Femtocell’s (Sure Signal) that Vodafone distribute to it’s customers who live in a poor coverage area or those customers that buy one for a small fee. Since 2009 THC have been researching …