Anew flaw has been discovered in apple product.If you’re using your iPhone as your personal Wi-Fi hotspot in a public place, you may want to skip Apple’s offer of creating a makeshift password for you.
Sources report that “researchers at the University of Erlangen in Germany have found a flaw in the automatically generated pre-shared keys that’s been used in Apple’s iOShotspots that could make them easy target to a hacker in under a minute.”
The big issue, the researchers say, is that iOS generates passwords are too predictably for a computation of low random sequence of numbers. As a result, it leaves users vulnerable to hackers who have a list of words that iOS most often gives for temporary passwords.
Essentially, you’re much better off relying on your own complex password when tethering devices to your iPhone than the Apple’s makeshift password system.
Being said that its best of effort to include a long length password string that consists of numeric and non-numeric characters.
PC ,when they have urgent things to look to and ya if there’s an issue of not so friendly type environment then it a really frustrating…(o ya looking at u snoopy neighbor ..taking every opportunity to have a glance at the final work report ) .How easy it would be if the PC would lock or shut it self down when the respective user is not in a given radius.
Voila!! there’s an app just to serve this purpose.
Its an app that works on the simple principle of Bluetooth proximity .Its usually known as Bluetooth proximity lock;the name says it all.
It’s a utility tool that pairs with any mobile device that you usually carry around and have a Bluetooth functionality in it .Just pair it with the PC(desktop ,laptop,tablet etc ) which;obviously should have a Bluetooth functionality.
Set the app as usual along with the normal applications.Make necessary changes in the install menu if required
That’s it you have all setup and ready to go .
Well if the user belongs to the group of geeks who would like to play around with stuff ;well they can tweak this app to their to their hearts content .
As this app provides user to write shell scripts,run files …etc .
And above all its free….:D
Download :Bluetooth Proximity lock