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Dean Procter

Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

iPhone fingerprint scanner broken by Chaos

22 September 2013  |  3025 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

The new biometric security 'feature' if the Apple iPhone has already been breached using a simple photograph & common everyday items. It took members of the renowned Chaos Computer Club the blink of an eye to defeat the iPhone 5s secured with TouchID. Here is a short video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HM8b8d8kSNQ Bumometrics. You may as well...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Thank you Andrew Haldane

31 October 2012  |  4646 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

While we never expected the BofE to be thanking the #occupy movement Andrew just drop me a line if you would like some sensible legislation supported. Initial budget was about $1000, 2 people. Protests in 2400+ towns & cities. Startlingly effective, don't you think? There's definitely something to be said for social media eh? ;) BTW before...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

There's no security like no security.

16 June 2011  |  6927 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I have been known to mention it. Now it seems pretty hard to refute. Even the CIA can't keep their website up. After Congress, hacktavists have embarrassed the public face of the CIA. See the SMH for ...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Mistakes made in wikileaks case

12 December 2010  |  2667 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

If anyone thinks that the newspapers of the world aren't going to print embarrassing secrets and that disgruntled observers of dishonourable behaviour won't be compelled to reveal it then stop readi

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Wikileaks

07 December 2010  |  3026 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

No doubt at this end of town the banking expose to come is on many a mind. It may be larger and more far reaching than anticipated. Anarchy is the description I've heard bandied about by some of the m...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Encryption used in most GSM networks cracked and available

31 December 2009  |  4106 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

I didn't get to wait until the New Year for those GSM mobile phone conversations and phone banking sessions to become even more accessible to criminals (it is unlawful to intercept mobile communicatio...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Spam and the Phishing Opt Out

16 November 2009  |  2740 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

Given my fairly loud views about green browser bars and snake oil (in case you haven't read them - basically I put them on a par with the guys who sell those pills alleged to make one's parts bigger)....

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Just a little note for writers or those who hesitate

03 November 2009  |  2080 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

The US has been drafting laws covering internet copyright, libel, protection of sources etc. The UK libel laws are somewhat fierce but I don't know whether the finextra.com gives any protection. There...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Microsoft Sidekicks Customer Data Into Evaporator

11 October 2009  |  2117 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Announcement - looks like some a$$ kicking to follow.. Sidekick customers, during this service disruption, please DO NOT remove your battery, reset your Sidekick, or allow it to lose power. Updated: ...

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Dean ProcterTransinteract - Sydney

Government ID-iot Card DNA Database Back By Stealth

09 October 2009  |  3909 views  |  5  |  Recommends 0

The lurking danger of the DNA database and Government ID card systems. Governments are courting disaster. At a time when we're all even more concerned about governments wasting money they are trying t...

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