Secret Box of the Talambur

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An anonymous reader writes “In this article, security researcher Nitesh Dhanjani shows how iOS insecurely launches third-party apps via registered URL handlers. Malicious websites can abuse this to launch arbitrary applications, such as getting the Skype.app to make arbitrary phone calls without asking the user. Dhanjani ‘contacted Apple’s security team to discuss this behavior, and their stance is that the onus is on the third-party applications (more…)

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  • An anonymous reader writes ‘In the article entitled Apple vs. Microsoft — A Website Usability Inspect, Dmitry Fadeyev, co-founder of Pixelshell, compares Apple’s and Microsoft’s spiders web sites from a usability outlook, and Apple is the conquering hero. Scott Barnes, PM at Microsoft, agrees with him and suggests the quandary is because different orientation sub-domains force distinct management.’

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