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Hackers Can Use Snapchat to Disable, Crash Phone

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February 8, 2014
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A security researcher has discovered a flaw within Snapchat's app that could allow an attacker to disable or crash a phone. Video provided by Newsy


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Newsy (Dec. 27, 2013) Two Snapchat exploits and the app's API were published Tuesday. The exploits allow hackers to match names to phone numbers and create fake accounts.
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4.6M Snapchat Accounts Exposed in Hack

4.6M Snapchat Accounts Exposed in Hack

Newsy (Jan. 1, 2014) A group of hackers used a recently published exploit to gather and leak 4.6 million Snapchat usernames and phone numbers.
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Smart Phone Case Makers Believe We Want to Get Our Phones Wet

Smart Phone Case Makers Believe We Want to Get Our Phones Wet

TheStreet (Jan. 10, 2014) The Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas was flooded with waterproof solutions for your smart phones. Apparently smart phone case makers think we all want to take our phones deep sea diving or at least take them with us in the surf. The solutions ranged from waterproof cases to air tight bags. The goal of each device is to hear your phone ring and answer it all while under water. No tips on not drowning while talking under water or whether the other party can understand your water-muffled talk.
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New Challenges in the Battle to Keep Kids Safer Online

New Challenges in the Battle to Keep Kids Safer Online

MultiVu (June 15, 2012) A new survey of Internet use by tweens (10 to 13 year olds) revealed that parents are doing a good job monitoring their children's online behavior, including talking to them and setting guidelines and restrictions for Internet use on home computers. Yet there is room for improvement, especially when it comes to keeping tweens safer when they use mobile and other connected devices.
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