by Joe Levi | February 21, 2013 1:18 PM
One of the reasons we all love Android is because it can do so many things, especially when rooted. Unfortunately with that comes the ability for bad guys to do many things, especially when rooted. Luckily there is something that we can do to help protect from some of the more popular "attack vectors". SecDroid is an app available from either its XDA thread or the Google Play Store which hardens the Android kernel by disabling certain binaries that have internet access or can be used to hack your device. Some of these include: SSH SSHD Telnet NC (net cat) Ping PM (Package Manager - ...
by Adam Z. Lein | May 31, 2012 8:30 AM
Back around the turn of the century, Windows Mobile had a very large hacking community. This was very important because many stock devices shipped with annoying and frustrating bugs. I remember the HTC Himalaya (XDA II), one of the very first touch screen Windows Mobile phones with functional Bluetooth and an internal antenna. It shipped with a limitation of support for only 32 processes which quickly were used up by most of the built in services thus making multi-tasking practically impossible. This, along with the previous HTC Wallaby Windows Mobile smartphone (originally known ...
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