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Hackers Could Easily Target GSM Phones
2011-12-27 10:23:45

A German security expert this week said a vulnerability in a widely used wireless technology could allow hackers to gain access to cellphones remotely, causing them to send text messages or make phone calls. Hackers could use the vulnerability in the GSM network technology, which is used by billions of people in about 80 percent of the global mobile market, using them for their scams, said Karsten Nohl, head of Germany´s Security Research Labs. Similar attacks on a smaller scale...

2011-09-02 17:30:00

American Company Supplies Libyans with Wireless Equipment in Their Battle for Freedom Columbia, MD, USA (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 Tecore, a global supplier of multi-technology 2G, 3G and 4G mobile network infrastructure, revealed today that is has been supplying the Libyan liberation effort with telecommunications equipment, and the necessary training, to aid in their struggle for freedom. Tecore started assisting the liberation effort in April of 2011 after the wireless networks were...


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The History of Mobile Phone Technology
2014-07-14 13:56:38

Smartphones and feature phones are as common now as traditional landline phones were for decades. These handheld devices are so popular that many homes now only use mobile phones, increasingly pushing landline devices into the obsolete category. But while the popularity of mobile connectivity is vast today, it is still a very young technology when compared to its landline counterparts, which have been in existence since the mid-1800s. To be clear, the history of the mobile phone focuses on...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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