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  • Job Seekers Get Help Finding Employment with Mobile Apps - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Job Seekers Get Help Finding Employment with Mobile Apps

    In a competitive market, many job seekers have found it’s not always enough just to browse the newspaper’s job section or online job boards. New job-themed apps for mobile devices or iPads aim to do just that: give an edge to those looking for employment. Many use innovative ways to search: WorkDigital’s Real-Time Jobs scans […] More

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    NASA Launches New App for iPad

    The space agency has unveiled NASA App HD, a new mobile application for the iPad providing videos, stories and NASA information all in one place. The application is free, and a smaller-screen version can also be downloaded for the iPhone and iPod touch. The customizable application features launch information and countdown clocks, mission information, a […] More

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    Apple Kills JailBreakMe Exploit

    Following the recently revealed exploits by JailbreakMe.com, Apple has released a patch to kill off the exploit which allows the jailbreaking of iPhones, iPods and iPads. “The iOS 3.2.2 (for iPad) and iOS 4.0.2 (iPhone and iPod Touch) updates correct two flaws “” a stack buffer overflow in FreeType's handling of CFF opcodes, and a […] More

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    Blackberry Ist Verboten: Germany Advises Ministers Against Smartphone Use

    The German government has advised its ministers to avoid using smartphones like Blackberry and iPhones because of “a dramatic increase of attacks against“ the government’s networks. Additionally, a ban on the use of smartphones in several government ministries is also under consideration, Federal Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière told Handesblatt. Instead, senior civil servants and […] More

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    iPhone Cracking Software Retrieves Passwords

    A Russian password-breaking company have released software it claims can retrieve passwords stored on the latest version of the Apple iPhone. The technique allegedly does not modify the device or any of the data stored on the device. ElcomSoft of Moscow claims the iPhone Password Breaker software can recover encrypted keychains used by the iPhone […] More

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    Jailbreak Exploit for iPhone Targets PDF

    Following the recent ruling by the Library of Congress’ Patent Office,  an app called JailbreakMe 2.0 has become available that enables users to jailbreak the iPhone and iPod touch. The app uses a PDF exploit for approximately 20 different combinations of hardware and software, according to security researchers at F-Secure. Charlie Miller of Independent Security […] More

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    iPhone Jailbreak App Released

    Following a recent ruling by the Library of Congress’ Patent Office, an app which allows users to run non-Apple approved applications on iPhone 4 has been released. The app, called Jailbreakme 2.0 works for all iPhones and iPod touches operating iOS4, the app’s developers said. However, some users are reporting issues such as losing FaceTime […] More

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    Citigroup Tells Customers Not to Use iPhone App

    Citigroup is advising its customers that use an iPhone to conduct online banking to immediately upgrade the application to the newest version as the old one contains security flaws which may put them at risk. In a letter to customers, the U.S. bank said the Citi Mobile app actually saved user information in a hidden […] More

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    iPhone Thief Found by GPS

    A 31-year-old man who stole and iPhone was arrested recently because police were able to track the GPS function of the phone. Horatio Toure rode a bicycle to a woman and grabbed her iPhone. However, the woman was carrying the iPhone used to demonstrate a real-time GPS tracking program, according to the San Fransisco Chronicle. […] More

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    Lynn Announces Plans to Facilitate IT Procurement

    Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn announced plans to facilitate the faster procurement of IT products for the Department of Defense. During the U.S. Strategic Command Cyberspace Symposium, Lynn announced the formation of a task force to speed the procurement process. The newly formed task force will include DoD experts in acquisition, logistics and technology. […] More

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