Computer scientists at Rutgers University have shown how a familiar type of personal computer security threat can now attack new generations of smart mobile phones, with the potential to cause more serious consequences. The researchers, who are presenting their findings at a mobile computing workshop this week in Maryland, demonstrated how such a software attack could cause a smart phone [...]
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By Bradley M. Kuhn: Harald Welte knows more about development of embedded systems than I ever will. So, I generally defer completely to his views about software freedom development for embedded systems. However, as you can tell by that opening, I am setting myself up to disagree a little bit with him just this once on the topic. But first, [...]
LiMo Foundation, a consortium dedicated to creating open, hardware-independent, Linux-based operating system for mobile devices, has announced that the LiMo Platform (their equivalent of the Android platform) will be released on schedule in March, 2008, along with the application programming interface (API) specifications.