Archive for August, 2015

Samsung and MIT can make batteries last forever

Brace yourself for if this thing works out with Samsung and MIT then your battery woes would soon become a thing of past! The company in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) claims to have figured out a way to make batteries last “indefinitely”. Batteries traditionally have always used a liquid as an electrolyte. […]

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Android nightmares continue. Yet another flaw hitting 55% mobiles

  I wish this weren’t so. I really do. But since I wrote my post Android is broken. How cautious should firms be with BYOD? there has been a discovery of yet another critical vulnerability dubbed CVE-2015-3825 impacting roughly 55% of Android devices out in the open. Leveraging a flaw in the OpenSSLX509Certificate class of the […]

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Lenovo caught using rootkit like techniques to install bloatware on laptops

Bad Lenovo. Bad bad bad Lenovo. If you are like me the first thing you would probably do after buying a new laptop is to format it to base vanilla Windows image. All manufacturers be it Samsung, Lenovo or anyone else pre-installs loads of bloatware crap on their factory built laptops which either degrades the whole […]

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Microsoft ridicules Google ahem Alphabet

Microsoft seems to be officially having fun at Google’s expense. On the heels of the recent launch of Alphabet the new company headed by Sergy and Larry Microsoft has sent out a rather tongue in cheek message to the communities at large. The official home of Alphabet is http://abc.xyz. Now if you were to hit […]

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Android is broken. How cautious should firms be with BYOD?

A host of rather catastrophic vulnerabilities have been recently discovered in the Android operating system. Perhaps the most scary of those is Stagefright which allows a hacker to remotely execute malicious code by simply sending a MMS to the target device. As a user there isn’t much you can do to not get messed up […]

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