Apple on Tuesday patched Java for the aged OS X Snow Leopard and tweaked Safari to give users more control over what websites they let run the vulnerability plagued Oracle software.
Oracle on Tuesday shipped an update for Java 6 and Java 7 to patch up to 42 bugs -- the number depends on the version and platform -- for Windows and OS X. Because Apple maintains Java 6 for OS X -- unlike Java 7, which Oracle handles -- it followed with its own update.
If you've ever taken your MacBook or iMac in for repair, you've probably wondered exactly what the heck those Apple technicians are doing behind closed doors. Over on Tested, they talked with an Apple repair tech to figure out what happens, and what it really takes for Apple to refuse a warranty repair.
The process of diagnosing a repair includes a few toolkits, diagnostics, and even a dent inspection tool. What's interesting is what Apple technicians have to prove in order to say they won't do a repair:
A Chinese group which has made it its mission to take a bite out of Apple’s iTunes revenue share is at it again, launching a full web version of its iOS app store jam-packed with pirated content.
Chinese language app Kuayiong was originally launched at the tail end of last year to fill the gap left by the equally dodgy jailbreak app Installous.
L33tdawg: HD video from all talks / presentations at #HITB2013AMS will be released on the HITBSecConf YouTube Channel.
Last week, we attended the 4th edition of Hack in the Box Amsterdam. During the security conference, the members of the world-renowned Evad3rs team, the ones responsible for developing iPhone jailbreaks, held a press conference.
We’ve filmed the entire press conference, so if you’re interested in learning what the guys said, check out the video.
We may see a jailbreak before iOS 7 after all, according to Pod2g, the French hacker who is responsible for the discovery of various exploits used in iOS jailbreak tools.
Some of the most noteworthy names on the iOS jailbreak scene are present at the Hack in the Box 2013 conference in Amsterdam, including David Wang (@planetbeing), Nikias Bassen (@pimskeks), and the hacker famously known as Pod2g (Cyril).