* Posts by Reghack Pauli

8 posts • joined 6 Mar 2015

Viral Chinese selfie app Meitu phones home with personal data

Reghack Pauli

Re: Say what … ?

Yep - typo - it is benign. He's saying the app devs could have trojanised it or something similar, but chose to limit it to raiding data for advertising instead.

Reghack Pauli

'fraid so, though it's a selfie put through the app's beautify skin pasting filter and then the 'handdrawn' one which gives it the anime crazy eyes that everyone's posting.

The reality is much worse:

https://pbs.twimg.com/profile_images/810970471189516288/9HAKG0Ez_400x400.jpg

Stealing, scamming, bluffing: El Reg rides along with pen-testing 'red team hackers'

Reghack Pauli

Re: Top stuff

Great idea, I'll run it by Gatford :)

Outed China ad firm infects 10m Androids, makes $300k a month

Reghack Pauli

Re: Android versions?

You're quite right, I've mixed up my candies, my mistake. Does Jellybean even function anymore?

'UnaPhone' promises Android privacy by binning Google Play

Reghack Pauli

Aye, that's the risk with these things. Not even going broke, just going dis-interested in any handset that leaves a retail shelf.

You can load something like Cyanogen to bring non-supported phones back to life but in this case doing so will brick your device.

High-heeled hacker builds pen-test kit into her skyscraper shoes

Reghack Pauli

Re: Somewhat prude?

Just being cautious. For added fun, click here Imgur name and check out here review on 3D body scanner printer things. That is legit NSFW.

Hacking Team hacked: Spyware source code torrent blurts govt customers

Reghack Pauli

That's what their customers will be fearing.

Broadband routers: SOHOpeless and vendors don't care

Reghack Pauli

Re: What is missing from this article is...

Rightly so!

I've asked a couple of intelligent folks for advice and will post something once the data's in.

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