Goatse Security researcher Andrew Auernheimer, also known as “weev” recently won his appeal regarding the 2010 AT&T “iPad 3G Account Slurper” hack in which he was convicted for exploiting a vulnerability in the carrier’s website to collect email addresses of iPad users. In November of 2012, he was sentenced to serve 41 months.
For the past week, the big buzz around the Internet has been the discovery of Heartbleed. This widespread security bug has caused a large number of victims an immeasurable amount of suffering. Not only are websites scrambling to fix the hole, but everyday people who put their trust in these companies are at risk of having personal data stolen, or even money swiped right out of their bank accounts.
In an effort to rescuer your personal identity across the web, experts recommend that you change your password for any website that might have been vulnerable to the attack.
We used our PadGadget Apps Tracker to find these great deals and we’ll continue to look for the best app deals as they pop-up. Some of these apps are up to 86% off, several are even free, so be sure to check them out because they are on sale for a limited time.
The hidden objects genre is a perfect match for gaming on the iPad. Instead of having to click around with your mouse, you can tap an object the moment you find it on the screen. The category has seen some brilliant submissions to the App Store and games have grown in style and features.
Apple Rumored to Launch Hi-Res24-Bit Tracks on iTunes with Upcoming Remastered Led Zeppelin Catalogue
Apple may have the largest source of downloadable music in the world, but music trends are moving toward paid subscriptions to streaming services. In order to keep up with where the industry is moving, the company needs to do something to stand out from the rest. Music blogger Robert Hutton claims that Apple is going to introduce 24-Bit iTunes song downloads sometime in the next few months.
By now, you’ve probably already heard of Heartbleed, but if not, it is the single largest security bug to infect the Worldwide Web. In an effort to remind everyone how important it is to have strong, unique passwords, AgileBits has announced a Heartbleed Sale with both the iOS and OS X versions of 1Password on sale for half off.
Fans of historical real-time strategy games will be excited to know that one of the most popular empire building games is finally going to make its way to iOS. Instead of porting the online version of Age of Empires, Microsoft, in collaboration with the game’s development team KLab, will launch a brand new chapter called World Domination.
In the late 1980s and early 1990s, there was this simulation baseball league video game that would let players take part in a career-long fantasy baseball experience using real members of the Major League Baseball (MLB) association. I have a friend that still talks about the game to this day. He reminisces about running home after school every day to catch up on his league’s activities. This week, MLB.com launched a revised version of the game that sticks to the tradition of the original, but is much more than a port of a 20-year old game.
Last year, when Apple unveiled the iPhone 5s and 5c, one of the big new features to improve security was the addition of Touch ID. Of course, we all thought that the fingerprint recognition software would be included with the next generation of iPad. When Apple unveiled the iPad Air, it was completely redesigned with a new look, but was missing the additional security feature that Apple gave the iPhone 5s with no explanation why.
According to KGI Security analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, Touch ID is coming this year to the second-generation iPad Air, as well as the iPad mini with Retina.