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Charging Station Easily Hacks Into Apple's Famously Secure iPhone
2013-06-03 15:29:57

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Next time you´re hanging around the labs of Georgia Tech and need a place to charge your iPhone, you should steer clear of the clunky, 3-inch job they have laying around. Billy Lau, Yeongjin Jang, and Chengyu Song have found a way to hack into the famously secure iOS using a piece of hardware that plugs directly into the iPhone´s only port. They´re calling it “Mactans,” and according to the security...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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