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Box Resuscitation 2: clean-up and updating BT5

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Now that we recovered passwords and we're in, it's time to do a little clean up of this older Win XP / BT5r1 box.

Box Resuscitation 1: password recovery

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We recently needed an older computer and discovered we had forgotten a login password. Our development server for designing and testing a website will most likely reside on an older laptop running in dual boot with Windows XP SP 3 and Backtrack Linux 5.

Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod in-app purchasing cracked

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A Russian hacker has managed to crack the authentication for in-app purchases on the iOS platform, which means that customers can now get a free ride on apps that previously used to charge an arm and a leg..