In its early years, Android was known for being the mobile OS for tinkerers and curious developers. With so much freedom granted, the ROM flashing scene became enormously popular, particularly as a result of stock Android’s fledgling status at the time. Fast forward a few years and you’ll find that stock Android is great on ... Read More »
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Sony’s “My Xperia Theft Protection” is a great feature to have because it protects your device from being stolen and wiped clean for resale. The new version of MXTP (on the Xperia Z3+, Z4 Tablet, C4, and M4 Aqua) is actually quite advanced, including bootloader-level security to best protect your device. Unfortunately, this has consequences ... Read More »
No device is safe from Dan Rosenberg. Most famous for his earlier Motorola DROID exploits unlocking the bootloader of devices previously thought to be unhackable, the man has found another exploit that affects a staggering amount of devices.
At the Blackhat 2014 conference, Rosenberg demonstrated this exploit by unlocking the bootloader of a Moto X ... Read More »