list of risky android devices

There are tonnes of really cheap android tablets out there you can get on Black Friday.  Most of them from manufacturers you have never heard of or at least not making Android tablets. This should be clue number one. In a post on bluebox.com,  Andrew Blaich writes that many of the cheap tablets they tested had minor… Read More


The rumors were true. Apple has finally overhauled its UI; and it looks like a combination of Metro and flaticons (Jailbreak).  I guess that says something for the Metro design approach. The redesign is cleaner and more efficient, but somehow it just does not sit well.  It feels like its trapped between Metro and the… Read More


iphone login bypass hack

This is not that big of a deal, and if you are not using a SIM phone, you do not need to worry about it, but just goes to show that your phone is not completely safe. The new lock screen bug was first documented by YouTube user videosdebarraquito, who posted a video demoing the… Read More


In the great OS war between PC and Mac, its seems Mac has the upper hand with the current generation of user who can choose what OS they want to use. In general, those with Macs think they are pretty secure, at least that is what Mat Honan thought. As someone who has loved tablet… Read More


Sigh.  First the passwords from linkedIn, then eharmoney and today we find out passwords from last.fm may have been stolen.  Odds are pretty good that there are a few more sites out there that have had it list of passwords compromised and we do not know yet.. So guess whats its a good time to… Read More


facebook locked

The news has been moving around the interwebs on how Gareth Wright found a security issue with Facebook on the iphone. Seems the key information needed to request and hold a token to Facebook is stored unencrypted in a plist file. Facebook claims that this is not a security risk since its stored in a… Read More


firefox_anime

Firefox will no longer provide security updates for non current versions of their browser. … Read More


As an advocate of web3d and those efforts to make it ubiquitous, I have questioned why Microsoft has not supported WebGL in their Internet Explorer browser when every other browser maker does. Seems the problem for Microsoft with WebGL is over security concerns. A recent set of reports by UK-based Context Information Security, WebGL –… Read More


The news broke out at where 2.0 that if you pull a .db file from your iphone, it has a record of everywhere you have been in the past year.  WOW.  Worse, this file in NOT encrypted. So the question is; why are they collecting this in the first place?  Perhaps the government wants it?… Read More


So many press releases before MacWorld.  This is pretty cool.  You can secure your phone to only allow access behind a firewall if the phone is at pre approved locations.  Nice.  Check out the release.. Mobile Active Defense (M.A.D. Partners, LLC) announces the release of its patent-pending mobile firewall and contents filtering mechanisms that enforce… Read More


I heard about this today at a iphone meet up and now its on digg.  I’ve already fixed the hole on my phone and I recommend everyone else do it too.   The following text is from this article. There’s a huge security problem in the latest iPhone 2.0.2: if you have your JesusPhone password protected,… Read More