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Defcon Hackers Say Encryption Has Nothing on Them

Defcon Hackers have revealed a problem with Android’s native encryption service installed on all phones on Android 3.0 and up. The irony, however, is not in the code itself, in fact the hackers say the “encryption is good.” The problem lies within the user. To clarify, the encryption uses the same password that the user creates to unlock the phone,… Read more

Jelly Bean Ups Security Measures

Google has been hard at work to create their most secure platform to date.  With the release of Jelly Bean 4.1, the company has taken strides against malware and viruses installed by hackers that can lead to “leakage, buffer overflows, and memory vulnerabilities”. What makes this operating system superior to its predecessors is the introduction… Read more

Sony Releases Xperia S Source Code

ROM developers can breathe easier. Sony has just released the source code for its newest flagship handset, the Xperia S. The code is based on Android 4.0.4 and covers the recently updated v6.1.A.0.452 ICS firmware. While this release may not be initially important for everyday users, hackers should start seeing more functional and stable ROMS in the… Read more