Tag Archives: USB

Top 5 benefits of Microsoft Surface tablets

For some time, businesspeople and consumers demanded a media tablet which brings Windows functionality to the touch-screen platform. With the arrival Surface, these hopes have become a reality, and initial sales figures suggest customers like what they see. Here are our top five benefits of a Surface tablet device: Top 5 1. Windows functionality Users […]

Researchers reveal how to hack an iPhone in 60 seconds

Three Georgia Tech hackers have revealed how to hack iPhones and iPads with malware imitating ordinary apps in under sixty seconds using a “malicious charger.” Today at a Black Hat USA 2013 press conference, the researchers revealed for the first time exactly how the USB charger they built can compromise iOS devices in less than […]

USB 3G and 4G modems ‘pose security threat’

The vast majority of 3G and 4G USB modems handed out by mobile operators to their customers are manufactured by a handful of companies and run insecure software, according to two security researchers from Russia. Researchers Nikita Tarakanov and Oleg Kupreev analyzed the security of 3G/4G USB modems obtained from Russian operators for the past […]