A simple tool that can turn any iPhone into a credit card machine can also be a simple way for crooks to steal cash, hackers demonstrated this week. Square can eliminate the hassle of money laundering.
Instead of stealing credit card numbers, buying items and then selling those items for cash, Square can deposit money directly into a user’s account. Computer security experts from a firm called Aperture Labs described the process at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas.
By Dave Prochnow
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If youve wanted to experiment with the Parallax Propeller multicore microprocessor, but couldnt find a suitable development board, check the latest Prop Dongle from Spark Fun Electronics. This $70 dev board is self-contained with USB and video connectors.
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