BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) = BAD IDEA!

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Introduction BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is a new trend (maybe the norm in some places by now?) where employees bring their personal computers, phones, USB flash drives, etc. to work and use them for work as well as personal needs. Companies are apparently encouraging BYOD based on the theory that it keeps employees happy [...]

Hacker can shutdown Apple MacBook battery

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A hacker from St. Louis, MO has demonstrated that he can shutdown the battery in an Apple MacBook. Apparently, Apple hasn’t been too smart with the passwords protecting their firmware and he was able to reprogram the battery control chips. More details here:   CNN – Hacker can shutdown Apple MacBook battery  

New Apple iOs Vulnerable to Jailbreak

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Apple has just pushed out the new iOS 4.3.4 and Redmond Pie has published its PWNAGE Tool Bundle that allows jailbreaking of all the Apple devices except the iPad 2.  They have even put together toolsets that are device specific. This is a great example of how quickly hackers are working to get around new [...]