Hackers can exploit ISPs quest for cash by spoofing non-existent web sites

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For a while now, some Internet Service Providers have been taking advantage of unused domain names and subdomains in order to make some cash by displaying advertising when someone types in a non-existent web site address.

A recent study by IOActive security researcher Dan Kaminsky proves there’s a security flaw that could let malicious hackers set up authentic-looking web sites in order to fool Web users…

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Andy MerrettHackers can exploit ISPs quest for cash by spoofing non-existent web sites

iPhone Software Development Kit coming March 6th?

Apple iPhoneApple has called a special event at its Cupertino headquarters next Thursday, 6th March, to discuss the current state of the iPhone and its future.

It’s widely believed that Apple will use this time to launch — or at least provide a decent information update — on the Software Development Kit (SDK). Steve Jobs had originally said that this software, which will allow third-party applications to natively (and officially) run on the iPhone, would be available this month. However, that date slipped.

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Andy MerrettiPhone Software Development Kit coming March 6th?

Hack your old Xbox – turn it into the perfect media player

xbmc_alpha_screenshot.jpgThe old Xbox is a sensational machine. Well, it’s a PC in a box you can put under your TV, which makes it ideal for use as a media player – but you have to hack it open first.

A guide over on Lifehacker goes though the step-by-step means to “softmod” your old Xbox…

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Gary CutlackHack your old Xbox – turn it into the perfect media player