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Thursday, August 28, 2008

Hacking Online Accounts Through Password Reminders

If you ever forgot your password for your online account like MSN or yahoo or facebook, you almost always have the option of clicking on the 'Forgot your password' option below the user name and password text boxes.

What many people don't realize it this option can be also used to hack into your account and reset your password. So be careful what information you provide people with on internet sites such as facebook. A pet's name for example is one of them. To learn more about this issue you can read the article below:

‘Forgot your password?’ may be weakest link

Friday, August 15, 2008

Why you shouldn't hardware SIM unlock your iPhone 3G!

The baseband chip in the iPhone 3G is:
designed around SIM-based hardware hacks, and so any attempt at them must use fake identifiers. This information is said to "leak" into cellular networks, generating errors.


Therefore, these errors are stored in the operator's network and might be considered as tampering with the mobile phone network.

In countries like Germany, as a result, a person could allegedly face up to three years in prison, and in the US, it may fall under legislation designed to combat terrorism.


For more information, follow the link:

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