Most People Experiencing Homelessness Have Had a Traumatic Brain Injury, Study Finds

The study, published in Lancet Public Health on Monday, is a review of existing research that looked at how commonly traumatic brain injuries happen among people. It specifically included studies that also took into account people’s housing situation. These studies involved more than 11,000 people who were fully or partially homeless at the time and Read more about Most People Experiencing Homelessness Have Had a Traumatic Brain Injury, Study Finds[…]

Sundar Pichai Becomes Alphabet CEO, Larry Page to Step Back

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is adding another responsibility to his job: Pichai will also be the CEO of parent holding company Alphabet going forward, taking the helm from co-founder and longtime CEO Larry Page. Additionally, co-founder Sergey Brin will be resigning from his post as the president of Alphabet. Brin and Page jointly announced the Read more about Sundar Pichai Becomes Alphabet CEO, Larry Page to Step Back[…]

Using LimeGPS to spoof a fake location to any GPS device inside the room

This page details experiences using LimeSDR to simulate GPS. Note, update (Aug 15, 2017) – The center frequency should be corrected below to 1575.42MHz. It would marginally work with the original 1545.42 but 1575.42 is rock solid gps sim performance. These experiments were inspired by the excellent procedure written up here [1]. We want to Read more about Using LimeGPS to spoof a fake location to any GPS device inside the room[…]

All new cell phone users in China must now have their face scanned, as do all US citizens entering or leaving the US (as well as all non-US citizens)

Customers in China who buy SIM cards or register new mobile-phone services must have their faces scanned under a new law that came into effect yesterday. China’s government says the new rule, which was passed into law back in September, will “protect the legitimate rights and interest of citizens in cyberspace.” A controversial step: It Read more about All new cell phone users in China must now have their face scanned, as do all US citizens entering or leaving the US (as well as all non-US citizens)[…]

Vulnerability in fully patched Android phones under active attack by bank thieves – watch out for permissions being asked from apps you have installed

A vulnerability in millions of fully patched Android phones is being actively exploited by malware that’s designed to drain the bank accounts of infected users, researchers said on Monday. The vulnerability allows malicious apps to masquerade as legitimate apps that targets have already installed and come to trust, researchers from security firm Promon reported in Read more about Vulnerability in fully patched Android phones under active attack by bank thieves – watch out for permissions being asked from apps you have installed[…]

123Autoit – NonRoot trial – Apps on Google Play

***** No Root Required, ***** *****Please Look the Following***** ****However need to start a (Backend Service) Per every Boot ***** *****the Install package can be found at the following link***** http://123autoit.blogspot.tw/2016/08/123autoit-non-root-daemon-service.html Please update the backend service for Version 1.3 to use (Speed up mode) ***Daemon Script Install Video*** https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awCz9A_FLk0 It is now supported both ARM Read more about 123Autoit – NonRoot trial – Apps on Google Play[…]

This ‘fix’ for economic theory changes everything from gambles to Ponzi schemes, because people adapt their risks wrt their wealth over time

Whether we decide to take out that insurance policy, buy Bitcoin, or switch jobs, many economic decisions boil down to a fundamental gamble about how to maximize our wealth over time. How we understand these decisions is the subject of a new perspective piece in Nature Physics that aims to correct a foundational mistake in Read more about This ‘fix’ for economic theory changes everything from gambles to Ponzi schemes, because people adapt their risks wrt their wealth over time[…]

TrueDialog leaks tens of millions of US SMS messages and user data

Led by Noam Rotem and Ran Locar, vpnMentor’s research team discovered a breached database belonging to the American communications company, TrueDialog. TrueDialog provides SMS texting solutions to companies in the USA and the database in question was linked to many aspects of their business. This was a huge discovery, with a massive amount of private Read more about TrueDialog leaks tens of millions of US SMS messages and user data[…]

SMS Replacement is Exposing Users to Text, Call Interception Thanks to Sloppy Telecos

A standard used by phone carriers around the world can leave users open to all sorts of attacks, like text message and call interception, spoofed phone numbers, and leaking their coarse location, new research reveals. The Rich Communication Services (RCS) standard is essentially the replacement for SMS. The news shows how even as carriers move Read more about SMS Replacement is Exposing Users to Text, Call Interception Thanks to Sloppy Telecos[…]