Shock:Mac’s Sold Before 2014 have a Critical Vulnerability

macIf you though Macs are safer, here something that will scare you. It has been found that Macs sold before middle of 2014 have a vulnerability which gets activated when the system goes into the sleep mode. While in Sleep mode, the underlying UEFI (Firmware interface code) gets unlocked, allowing external malware to take charge of your system BIOS and settings.

The only solution to this vulnerability would be to prevent your Mac from going into the sleep mode, and use Shutdown instead. This was discovered by researcher Pedro Vilaca, who specializes in Mac O/S security issues.

Apparently, Apple did know of this shortcoming in that sequence of Macs and did not patch the vulnerability for that set of devices.

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Miley and her Man Present Together for Supporting AIDS Sufferers

Miley-CyrusMiley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger are dating each other and it seems that they are enjoying each other’s company. Both of them were present last night at the premiere of MAC Cosmetics and MAC AIDS Fund’s HIV/AIDS documentary titled as “It’s Not Over”.
Miley was looking impressively beautiful while she wore a black sweater and ripped jeans. Her man was wearing a white T-shirt and a black jacket and paired it with jeans.
At the function they enjoyed themselves, chatted with friends had drinks. While they were watching the film, both of them were holding hands and whispering in each other’s ears. This documentary is based on the stories of people who are suffering with HIV and AIDS all around the world.
Miley has ealier been the spokesperson for MAC Viva Glam. She participated in raising more than $300 million in for HIV and AIDS affected people.
It is very good to see both of them standing for a good cause.

Iphone 6 To Be A Costly Affair

iphone-6 If rumors are to be believed, tech giant Apple is aiming to eliminate the current headphone jack on the iPhone. If Apple goes ahead with this plan then all the existing headphones would render useless. Ever since the first Walkman was introduced by Sony in 1979 a standard size 3.5mm jack has been used. This move to eliminate the current headphone jack on iPhone 6 will disappoint many customers who are still getting accustomed to the iPhone5. Customers were already upset when then 30 pin input was replaced by a much smaller lightning connector. With this, the expensive chargers, speakers and docking stations suddenly became unusable.
But sources say that this decision has been taken to accommodate a larger battery which can give a better resolution camera and better processing power. As per rumours, the phone will be launched on September, 19th, 2014.