Tag Archive: Steal


Android flaw lets hackers steal our fingerprint data

A security research firm has uncovered a flaw in Android that allows hackers to steal copies of our fingerprints from the Galaxy S5, and possibly other devices. Samsung says it is already investigating the issue, which will be demonstrated at… Read more ›

Well, there goes Alfred. That’s the first thought I had when I saw the new Spotlight in OS X Yosemite. I feared that Apple had basically made my favorite little app launcher obsolete (we nerds call it “sherlockedâ€). I was wrong.… Read more ›

Usually when thieves try to steal an iPhone, it’s by swiping it from your hands, or picking it out of your back pocket. But in Beijing, China, three men tried to steal $ 300,000 worth of iPhones in a very different… Read more ›

Thieves use iPod nano to try and steal cash from ATM

Looking for a use for that old iPod nano you’ve got lying around the house, gathering dust? Why not become a credit card thief? Okay, so that’s probably the worst piece of advice you’ve received today, but it was still… Read more ›

Thieves use iPod nano to try and steal cash from ATM

Looking for a use for that old iPod nano you’ve got lying around the house, gathering dust? Why not become a credit card thief? Okay, so that’s probably the worst piece of advice you’ve received today, but it was still… Read more ›

One of the many, many things that Apple does right is trackpads. Not only is the trackpad hardware that Apple uses in the MacBook lineup the best in the world (seriously, I’ve never used a non-Apple trackpad that even came… Read more ›

When it comes to mobile communication chips, Qualcomm has cemented itself as Apple’s go-to supplier. The San Diego-based semi-conductor company dominates the mobile chips business like Apple dominates tablets, but Intel is ready to steal a large chunk of it,… Read more ›

Blame for the flood of celebrity nude photos that hit the Internet has been rotating from the pervy hackers that ripped the pics, to Apple, to the creator of iBrute, but while the FBI and Apple continue to investigate the… Read more ›

Apple has the best App Store on the planet. Thousands of developers.  Millions of apps. Billions of sales. But no one can find a damn thing. Since 2008 iOS users have downloaded the App Store’s 1.2 million apps over 75 billion times.… Read more ›

Apple might have been planning its entry into health-tracking for quite some time, but it may not have given quite so much thought to the name of its HealthKit platform, as recently announced at WWDC. That’s because an Australian health… Read more ›