shellshock vulnerability in android

shellshock vulnerability in android

  I’ll try to put it as simple as possible to the readers from non information security background, ‘bash shell’ an inevitable part of unix based systems like Unix, Linux, Mac OS  is messed up badly by a easy to exploit  vulnerability that all hell broke loose. Shellshock aka Bashdoor  as it’s fondly called is a series of dangerous security bugs on the bash shell. CVE-2014-6271 The first of these series, which would let anyone execute...

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Android One – what it means for us, vendors and google !

Android One – what it means for us, vendors and google !

Google, yesterday at a event in Mumbai announced new range of smartphones under ‘Android One’ banner which enables domestic handset vendors sell hardwares using google reference design and regular operating system updates from Google directly like it’s nexus line of smartphones but with one key difference – price. Since Android One programme is aimed at countries like India, Philippines, Bangladesh  where smartphone...

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Travelling Sales Person problem, how Quantum computing solves it faster

Travelling Sales Person problem, how Quantum computing solves it faster

I checked out a recent article in BBC on Nasa/Google inducting a new Quantum computer – D-wave Two , what impressed me more was it’s benchmark results based on Travelling Salesman Problem(TSP). It’s been long, I did a math post so thought why not do small, simple demo on TSP for you and explain how Quantum computer like D-wave excels at it.   This demo is for people for whom combinatorial optimisation is new or those who want to...

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Run Whatsapp on pc mac or hackintosh

Run Whatsapp on pc mac or hackintosh

Run Whatsapp on pc mac or hackintosh Whatsapp has proved itself to be an indispensable messaging application mainly due to it’s simple usable interface and multi platform support. The multi platform support of Whatsapp extends only to mobile devices and not across mobile and pc platforms. Most of us spend our maximum time on pc and how cool it would be to send and receive messages in whatsapp over pc to mobile or vice versa when working on...

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Sync iCloud live hotmail and outlook.com email account in Android

Sync iCloud live hotmail and outlook.com email account in Android

If you are like me who having a dozen email id’s, like to keep up a rap sheet on email response time  and want to have all your email accounts synced to your smartphone on the go ? Look no further, as today I’ll show you how to sync iCloud,live,hotmail or outlook.com email in your Android device. Since syncing gmail and yahoo accounts are well documented, I’ll show you syncing iCloud account used in Mac , iOS devices and Microsoft email account...

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Review ASMedia 1042, Cheap USB 3.0 Express card for your Macbook Pro, Hackintosh

Review ASMedia 1042, Cheap USB 3.0 Express card for your Macbook Pro, Hackintosh

I bought a cheap USB 3.0 Express card for my Macbook Pro which did not have a USB 3.0 by default like it’s latest iterations. So I needed an USB 3.0 express card as I wanted to leverage better Data Transfer Rate from my 1Terabyte Seagate Go Flex External HDD with STAE 104 USB 3.0 Adapter. My Go Flex HDD came with a USB 2.0 so I made a gamble by buying the express card first, testing it with USB 2.0 and then moving to USB 3.0. Everything...

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How to enable flash player in jellybean dolphin browser

How to enable flash player in jellybean dolphin browser

Adobe has quit developing Flash Player for mobile devices and it’s last update was for Android Ice Cream Sandwich, luckily this version works for Jellybean too but dolphin browser for Android which supported Flash player plugin till ICS has quit the support for the plugin from Jellybean. I would tell you the work around to enable flash player plugin support in jellybean dolphin browser. Download the official flash player from adobe from...

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