Category: Android

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Metaphor Stagefright Exploit Released

Hanan Be’er, security researcher for Israeli firm NorthBit, has developed the fully functional exploit that leverages the Stagefright vulnerability to compromise Android devices.

The exploit was crafted on top of other partial exploit code released by both Zimperium, the company that discovered the Stagefright vulnerability, and by Google.

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Marvel Future Fight

In the near future, a strange phenomenon have started and it is causing massive dimensions to collapse. A dying Nick Fury have send back Jocasta, his robotic aid, with a message informing the player to get a group of heroes to restore the balance.

Ultron attacks the Stark tower just after you recruited Captain America, Black Window and Iron Man. While fighting, Jacosta noticed something peculiar and “off” about them. War Machine armor started to appear and was being self-controlled without anybody wearing it. An evil and hostile Vision joins in the battle claiming he was never in the side of humanity.

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Cool New Features of Android Marshmallow

The new Android Operating System Marshmallow packs new and cool features from Doze (sleeping android), finger print recognition hardware support, built-in support for the reversible USB Type C, customizable permissions on a case per case basis and many more.

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Microsoft’s ‘Arrow’ Launcher in Google Store

Microsoft have decided to release ahead of time its Garage spare time development project dubbed as Arrow.

Arrow is a project to showcase Redmond’s love for other people’s platforms and perhaps a way to spread his influence far beyond windows. It was first release as a Beta project from July and now officially lost the “beta” badge

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Facebook Hangs Droid Phones

The Android version of Facebook is in face of heated complains from its users. The fury of people started when Facebook started to crash without any reason and sometimes uninstall itself after successfully installing the update. The update seems to trigger the uninstall sequence. One of the major problems that Facebook faces is its hidden ability to “Hang Android Phones”. Phones that are prone on hangs are mostly Jelly Bean and below that is rooted. If the phone won’t hang, the App will repeatedly crash. Mystery updates “What’s new” text has stated the same changes for several updates. If an...

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Facebook Optimizes Android Bytecode

In order to improve the mobile performance of its social network, Facebook, exert more focus on their Redex project in order to optimize the applications DEX file. Dex stands for Dalvik Executable. Facebook engineers Marty Greenia, Bert Maher, and Shane Ney emphasized a responsibility to “keep things fast, particularly in developing areas where devices stay in the market longer.” At the beginning of our optimization project, we decided that the best place to do our optimizations was after the .dex files were created and before assembling the .dex files into an APK. The advantage of doing our optimizations at the...

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Smart Launcher for Minimalist

Tired of your bloated and slow launcher? Here is one sleek and fancy launcher that I was using for years which offer fast interface and a very small footprint and memory usage. Things can be easily set up on the home screen for fast launch or even double tap action. The app drawer breaks down your apps into “category drawers” for you. Unlike any other launchers out there that resets your app drawer each time they restart or even lacks the ability to let you reorder your apps, Smart launcher remembers your setting and offers you full freedom on how...

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New Stagefright Bug Found

There’s a new round of Stagefright vulnerabilities that allows attackers to execute malicious code on more than one billion phones running ancient as well as much more recent versions of Google’s Android operating system. Stagefright 2.0, as it’s being dubbed by researchers from security firm Zimperium, is a set of two bugs that are triggered when processing specially designed MP3 audio or MP4 video files. The first flaw, which is found in the libutils library and is indexed as CVE-2015-6602, resides in every Android version since 1.0, which was released in 2008. The vulnerability can be exploited even on newer...