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Trojan captures Android.Spy.40.origin Android-smartphones

Domestic company “Doctor Web” reported an outbreak of a new Trojan Android.Spy.40.origin, designed for OS Google Android. So far, he’s seen only in South Korea, but it is unlikely he will be based in this country and beyond. Trojan Android.Spy.40.origin can leak on a smartphone is completely transparent, and even anti-virus system will not sound(…)

How to turn Android-powered device into a tool for pentesting?

The market of mobile phones and tablet computers flooded the millions of devices running Android. Sometimes I wonder, how could Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie imagined that their creation, which is about 44 years old, will affect the core of Linux, Google, Apple and so on. Now we are surrounded by a sea of devices(…)

Code for spoofing APK preserving digital signatures on Android-powered devices

A few days ago, the company Bluebox Security announced that at the Black Hat USA 2013 conference, which begins July 27, 2013, they will talk about the enchanting vulnerability in the security model of the operating system Android, which allows an attacker to modify the contents of the APK file, without changing the cryptographic signature. In other words, any(…)

Linux “stepped over the desktop”

Recently, the Linux community was much discussion of the news that the share of Linux on desktops for the first time broke the one per cent. This magical barrier seemed enchanted, and a free operating system has never showed the market share of more than 1% for all eighteen years of its existence. This situation seemed rather(…)

Hewlett-Packard will release full source code WebOS by September

Hewlett-Packard has announced a schedule for disclosure of the source code of its mobile operating system WebOS, but also said it would continue development of the OS to make it a “truly open operating system.” The company has decided to gradually open the system to smoothly transfer WebOS-open model for community work. According to the decision, HP(…)

100-core processor for Android-tablet

A subsidiary of Creative Technology introduced a 100-core processor that allows you to create 3D-image in Full HD-format on mobile gadgets.The chip is optimized for the platform, Android 4.0. ZiiLABS, a subsidiary of Creative Technology, presented a 100-core multimedia processor ZMS-40 StemCell Media, optimized for devices on the platform Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). The chip(…)

How to remove Carrier IQ from Android, Blackberry and iPhone

It is still not 100% cleared up the situation with who and for what purposes the use of Carrier IQ smartphone users, but all holders of platforms iOS, Android, and now the Blackberry can be manually removed from the mobile’s built-in friend a tracking system. Harvesting Carrier IQ with iPhone: According to Apple, the majority of smartphones on(…)

Announced Android 4.0.3 with many fixes and optimizations

10 most important Open Source projects in 2011

That came to an end for another year. It’s time to step back and evaluate everything that has happened during this period. It turns out that in 2011 became a model in terms of support for open source projects. So select 10 projects have been quite difficult. But what is meant by the word “important”? Obviously, this is not(…)

Smartphone Prada Phone by LG 3.0 – the first official photos