About three years ago Ars Technica has pointed out the Facebook flaw where the photos deleted by its users still exist in the cloud, and accessible via direct links after months or even years. And still there are no improvements done by Facebook to resolve the issue.
According to Facebook’s spokesman:
“Facebooks’s older systems for storing uploaded content did not always delete images from content delivery networks in a reasonable period of time even though they were immediately removed from the site, whereas company is working for new systems which will make the deletion process quicker.”
Access to hundreds of thousands of Facebook accounts may have accidentally been leaked because of a flaw in some applications.
Security firm Symantec discovered that programs were inadvertently sharing access tokens which could be used by advertisers.
It estimates that, as of last month, 100,000 applications were still enabling leaks.
Facebook said that it was improving authentication methods.
“We have been working with Symantec to identity issues in our authentication flow to ensure that they are more secure,” Facebook’s Naitik Shah wrote in a blog post on Tuesday.
Apple just released iOS 4.0.2 for iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPhone 3G, iPod Touch 3G and iPod Touch 2G. You can download iOS 4.0.2 from iTunes now!
iPad users have also got the same fix as iOS 3.2.2 firmware update for iPad WiFi and iPad 3G.
For now, the only changes we know are that the PDF flaw which enabled JailbreakMe to jailbreak all iOS devices has now been patched. DO NOT update to this iOS 4.0.2 for iPhone/iPod Touch and iOS 3.2.2 for iPad if you want to retain your jailbreak and unlock!
Download iOS 3.2.2 for iPad Firmware Update Links
You can download it from iTunes, or use the following [...]
iOS 4.0.2 update is now available for download from the iTunes store. Download iOS 4.0.2 is available for iPhone 4, iPhone 3G and iPhone 3GS and you all those who have factory unlocked devices (and not-jailbroken) can update it.
The iPhone Dev Team has asked everyone not to updatew it and wait for further details on if it is safe to update to the latest iOS 4.0.2 firmware update or not.
As rumoured, this update will most likely carry a fix for the PDF flaw found i nthe previous iOS release.
Download iOS 4.0.2 for iPhone 4/3G/3GS
Direct Download Links for iOS 4.0.2 (Official from Apple)
Yesterday, we wrote that security firms are reporting about iOS security flaw which allows hackers to enslave the iDevices including iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad remotely and Apple’s spokeswoman said we’re investigating the issue.
The iOS security breach actually observed while users visit a web link through Safari mobile and click on PDF files having malicious hidden code in text, which causes a stack overflow and gives the control to hackers.
According to security experts this iOS exploit is quite dangerous which makes very easy for hackers to steal users data from their iDevices.
Now, according [...]
It’s $50. But in an age when Apple was just selling fanboys Livestrong bracelets for $30, I don’t think we can complain about that point too much.
Have you tried Air Display yet? It’s wonderful. The only real flaw with the app is something you realize about 1 minute into its use: You’re gonna need a stand to use your iPad as a second monitor.
Innopocket’s HexaPose stand completely obliterates that issue with utter design overkill.
Their solid aluminum and polycarbonate stand mimics the iMac right down to the hole for cords, all while supporting portrait and landscape [...]
I’ve been hunting for the best Bluetooth earpiece for some time. Most have some kind of deal-breaking flaw, or are just generally unremarkable. After using Aliph’s Jawbone Icon for the past few weeks, however, I’m prepared to declare it the best wireless earpiece I’ve ever used.
A patch is on the way to fix up that ancient Virtual DOS Machine flaw.
Last month we reported that Tavis Ormandy, a security researcher at Google, discovered a security flaw in the Virtual DOS Machine that can allow a nefarious user to inject code into the kernel and possibly install malware.
The flaw spanned iterations of Windows operating system over the last 17 years, including:
Windows Server 2003
Windows Server 2008
According to the BBC, Microsoft will be rolling out a fix to this bug in a February Security Update. The update will fix five [...]