Posts Tagged 'hacker'

Hackers Gain Access Through Chinese Take-Out Menu

chinese-takeout-boxGizmodo reports –

With big companies taking every precaution against malware they can possibly think of, it’s getting increasingly difficult for hackers to wedge their way in. So instead of going after the highly secure company employee accounts themselves, hackers are going after what those employees hold most dear—Chinese takeout.

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How Important Is A Secure Password?

According to TodayIFoundOut –

Today I found out that during the height of the Cold War, the US military put such an emphasis on a rapid response to an attack on American soil, that to minimize any foreseeable delay in launching a nuclear missile, for nearly two decades they intentionally set the launch codes at every silo in the US to 8 zeroes.

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Microsoft Does Customer Relations Right

Wired reports –

Hack a Sony gadget and you might get slapped with a lawsuit. Hack a Windows phone, however, and you might get a free T-shirt and a phone call from Microsoft. That’s the sort of treatment Windows Phone 7 hackers report receiving from Microsoft: warm embrace, a willingness to collaborate and free gear as if they’re part of a new team. In recent weeks, Microsoft representatives have reportedly met with Windows Phone 7 jailbreakers to discuss how they can support “homebrew” apps — third-party software that doesn’t require the approval of Microsoft — in a way that benefits both parties. This friendly approach even managed to impress George Hotz, the youngster who gained fame as the first hacker to unlock the iPhone.

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