NSA seizes full control of targeted iPhones via DROPOUTJEEP malware

Dec 30, 2013                    Will Conley                                                      The NSA developed in 2008 a software program for iPhones that can selectively and stealthily deliver data from iPhones to the NSA. The program is called DROPOUTJEEP. News of the malware is the latest to come out of the ongoing Snowden document media bonanza.   DROPOUTJEEP can read…

REVEALED: How YOU PAY extra for iPHONES – even if you DON’T HAVE ONE: We pay an Apple tax whether or not we own an Apple product

Everyone is paying for unsold 5Cs right now By Andrew Orlowski 29th November 2013 12:03 GMT Special Report Apple’s secret deals with mobile operators are squeezing smaller companies out of the market and driving up costs even for those who don’t use their products, according to Register sources across the industry. “In my opinion Apple are…

US government “profits” from student loans in 2013 surpassed $41 billion / estimates show more than $1.2 trillion in student loan debt exists in the US

Published time: November 25, 2013 23:33 The US government made enough profit off of student loans in the last year to provide full Pell Grants of over $5,600 to 7.3 million students. But, like many government financial issues, accounting methods complicate the story. The $41.3 billion student-loan profit for the 2013 fiscal year –  which…

Google teams up with Apple chairman to try to extend life

Google has teamed up with Apple’s chairman to launch a new company that will attempt to significantly increase the human lifespan. Google’s chief executive hinted that the new company could look at curing cancer Photo: Bloomberg News <!– remove the whitespace added by escenic before end of tag –> By Andrew Trotman 6:53PM BST 18 Sep…

Your iPhone amazingly uses more energy than your refrigerator

The  majority of the energy is used for cloud services, not  charging the iPhone The  majority of the energy used to power the cloud comes from  coal In the next  two decades, servers will require almost as much energy as  lights By  Ryan Gorman PUBLISHED: 13:35 EST, 18  August 2013 |  UPDATED: 13:35 EST, 18…

We want to put a KILL SWITCH into your PHONE, say Feds

  The only good mobe is a dead mobe By Bill Ray Posted in Security, 14th June 2013 11:44 GMT Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Backup/Recovery US law enforcement is calling for a mandatory kill switch on all mobiles, enabling the shut down of stolen phones in the hope of rendering them worthless. Mobile phone theft keeps…

84th Health Research Report 24 JUN 2010 – Reconstruction

Health Research Report 84th Issue 24 JUN 2010 Compiled By Ralph Turchiano http://www.vit.bz http://www.youtube.com/vhfilm www.facebook.com/engineeringevil http://www.engineeringevil.com  www.healthresearchreport.me  In this issue: 1. Tumor virus is best predictor of throat cancer survival 2. Molecular link between diabetes and schizophrenia connects food and mood 3. Healthy diet could slow or reverse early effects of Alzheimer’s disease 4. Pecans provide neurological…

Microsoft STALKS YOU even more than supermarkets do, says dev

Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2012/11/29/web_tracking/ Hey, get your tracker kit out of my trouser browser By John Leyden Posted in Security, 29th November 2012 12:57 GMT Free whitepaper – Gartner: Secure Web Gateway Malware Detection Techniques Web-tracking is rife on technology vendor websites, with Microsoft among the worst offenders. Tech sites serve up even more trackers than the…

Fears for civil liberties as Apple patents technology that could remotely disable protesters’ smartphones

Technology  would broadcast a signal to automatically shut down smartphone features, or even  the entire phone Apple  claims it would most likely be used to prevent copyright theft or to guarantee  privacy in sensitive areas Civil  liberties campaigners fear it could be misused by the authorities to silence  ‘awkward citizens’ By Damien Gayle PUBLISHED:09:35 EST,…

Barclays traders rigged American electricity prices to boost their own profits and bragged about it in damning e-mails

Critics  said the expletive-ridden correspondence provides further evidence of the  ‘rotten culture of casino banking’ that built up under Bob  Diamond Bank faces  $470million fine for allegedly manipulating energy market in  US By James Salmon PUBLISHED:21:09 EST, 1  November 2012| UPDATED:21:10 EST, 1 November 2012 Barclays traders toyed with electricity  prices at several major power…

The map that Apple HAS to make blurred: Taiwanese government complains new maps app is revealing military secrets

US bases  also appear on the service in high resolution Google has  ‘muzzed’ or distorted military installations By Mark Prigg PUBLISHED:14:51 EST, 9  October 2012| UPDATED:15:03 EST, 9 October 2012 After facing huge criticism for blurred maps,  Apple has received an unusual request – to make its maps MORE blurry. The technology giant came under…