John Paczkowski

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Apple Patches iOS PDF Vulnerability

Responding to an alert issued last week by Germany’s Federal Office for Information Security, Apple has patched a potentially dangerous PDF-related security vulnerability in MobileSafari. On Friday the company issued iOS 4.3.4, an incremental update that corrects a flaw that could have been exploited by a malicious PDF file.


Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik