Posts tagged with: Hacking
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    Even at launch, there was nothing humble about the HTC HD2. With the largest screen ever grafted onto a smartphone, the first-of-its-kind Qualcomm Scorpion SoC, and the heaviest skin ever crafted for a Windows Mobile device (here called "HTC Sense" for the first time), the HD2 was a behemoth – the biggest spec beast ever devised. It married the touch-and-go simplicity of the iPhone with the power of WinMo 6 to produce the best Microsoft-powered smartphone anyone could ask for ... and back in 2009, there was no shortage of asking, with the device selling out repeatedly over its initial ...

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    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 - ...

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    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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