Tag Archive: Hacking


Justice Department may be forced to disclose iPhone hacking secrets

The U.S. Department of Justice briefly gained the upper hand over Apple this week when it made it clear that it was in no rush to reveal how it hacked the iPhone at the center of the San Bernardino shooting case — thereby stopping Apple from plugging that particular vulnerability. However, it seems that Apple’s […]

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Counterterrorism expert says FBI isn’t being honest about iPhone hacking

The guy that warned George Bush about an imminent al-Qaida attack before 9/11 is taking Apple’s side in the company’s fight against the FBI over whether it can be compelled to break into the San Bernardino terrorist’s iPhone. Richard Clarke, who served as the senior counterterrorism official in the US for nine years, sat down […]

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Attorney general defends iPhone hacking on Stephen Colbert’s show

With a growing number of people siding with Apple in its privacy standoff with the U.S. government, United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch attempted some damage control last night by appearing on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to defend the FBI’s position. Check out her appearance below. Among other topics, Lynch discussed whether or not Apple […]

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We rounded up some of the very best apps for Hacking your Mac [Deals]

Beneath the keyboard of your Mac lies a vast ocean of untapped potential. We’ve assembled some of the best deals on the most powerful apps for drilling deep into those hidden reserves of functionality. From productivity-enhancing programs. to comprehensive hard-drive maintenance and unlocking hidden Mac OS functions, these app bundles are power-packed and priced to […]

Learn Top Techniques for Wi-Fi Hacking and Penetration Testing for 80% Off [Deals]

Learn to think like a hacker with the Wi-Fi Hacking & Penetration Testing from Scratch course. For just $ 29 on Cult of Mac Deals, you’ll get access to over 47 lectures and 5 hours of content from industry professionals. Learn…

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Hacking group says photos could be used to fool Touch ID

Europe’s largest collective of hackers, the Chaos Computer Club, claims to have come up with a way of reproducing fingerprints using only a handful of photos (no pun intended) showing your fingers. Speaking at the 31st annual Chaos Computer Club…

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Conan O’Brien spoofs iCloud hacking in YouTube video

Jimmy Kimmel is the talk show host most likely to chime in on an Apple-related topic, but with the recent news about dozens of celebrity nude images being leaked thanks to iCloud hacking, Conan O’Brien has also chipped in with…

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Hacking Filco’s Tenkeyless Majestouch 2 To Work With The Mac [Review]

Majestouch 2 Tenkeyless by Filco Category: Keyboards Works With:Anything Price: $ 140+ I’m typing this review on the Filco Majestouch 2 Tenkeyless keyboard. It has blue Cherry MX switches, and a standard ISO layout with UK English markings. It is the…

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NBC Report On Instant Hacking In Sochi Is Utter Bullsh*t

Did you watch that? It’s total crap. The security expert quoted in the piece, Kyle Wilhoit, has just written a blog post that calls out the report, essentially saying that the hacks shown in the video can happen anywhere, and…

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LA School District Didn’t Plan On Students Hacking iPads In Class

la-1512925-me-0827-ipad-01-rrc-jpg-20130827The Los Angeles Unified School District is in the process of rolling out iPads to all of its students in 47 K-12 schools. It’s a huge educational partnership for Apple, and the goal is to have students use the iPads to help learn the curriculum. Apparently LAUSD didn’t anticipate that students would be able to easily […]

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