The OnePlus One Experience

 Why OnePlus One?  3100 mAh Battery 3GB RAM Quad-core 2.5 GHz Krait 400 Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 Chipset $350 for 64GB model Full configuration available at GSM Arena.   How to get One? You need an invite. Early supporters and active spammer members on oneplus forum receive shareable invites. You can also buy one at any grey market. OnePlus is also having another preorder on 17th Nov,…

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LinkedIn and Email Address Privacy

Almost all major social networks allow to find friends using “Import/Upload Contacts” feature. While other social networks use email to find and add contacts, LinkedIn does something different. It also creates fake dummy accounts for that email addresses and keep displaying them in suggestions. Even worse, it displays those email addresses clearly. Problems? My GMail contacts contain few secret email addresses, such as…

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Dropbox Hashing and Privacy

Clearly the tweet was misinterpreted. wow. @dropbox DMCA takedown in personal folders . . . this is new to me. — darrell whitelaw (@darrellwhitelaw) March 30, 2014 Dropbox Hashing Function While it may look like Dropbox allowed DMCA check on users private folder, which would be unethical. It did nothing of that sort. Dropbox does takes care of your…

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Code, Web

Analyzing Facebook Trojan spreading via Private Messages

I first received this malware via private message on March 6th, 2014. , I’m guessing it comes in any flavor. While it may look like a zipped image file from a friend, it contains a malicious jar file. Dont make the mistake of executing the jar file. VirusTotal scan gives a detection ratio of 13 / 49. Unpacking Malware…

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