New SMS Hack Easily Force Reboots Smartphones

New SMS Hack Easily Force Reboots Some MediaTek-Based Smartphones A newly found and rather simple SMS based hack is said to be affecting some smartphones running on MediaTek processors, rebooting the devices without the user’s consent. The SMS-based hack for the Mediatek-based handsets has been discovered by a blogger named …

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XP ATM hacked to dispense cash SMS

A lot has been said about the increased vulnerability of Windows XP machines, especially with end of life support ending on April 8, 2014. With many Indian – Bangalore  banks still using ATMs powered by Windows XP, the recent discovery by Symantec may be an alarm for Indian businesses. In …

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All India Radio News through SMS

September 9, 2013 17:12 IST: All India Radio on Monday launched a free SMS service to provide important news to subscribers and keep them updated with the latest happenings around. The service was launched by Information and Broadcasting Manish Tewari, who also launched the Bharat Nirman online portal. The service …

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Banks to Charge SMS fee

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank directed banks to charge customers for transaction SMS alerts on the basis of usage, instead of imposing a fixed fee. “Considering the technology available with banks and the telecom service providers, it should be possible for banks to charge customers based on actual usage of SMS alerts,”RBI said in …

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