LK-Studios Blog

Newsflash: WhatsApp now with end-to-end-decryption (Thu, 07 Apr 2016)
Since the last week WhatsApp automatically encrypts the users messages with end-to-end Encryption. End-to-end-decryption? End-to-end encryption  is a system of communication where only the people communicating can read the messages. Nobody, not even the company  WhatsApp itself can read your messages.
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Instagram shuts down API access for “Being” (Sat, 27 Feb 2016)
Being, an iPhone app that enables users to see what Instagram looks like through the eyes of another user, launched only eight days ago. Now it appears to be banned by Instagram. According to “The Verge” Being had gained over 40 million user since its release and was also on Apples “featured Apps” page on... Read More
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The nicest botnet I’ve ever met (Fri, 05 Feb 2016)
“Bugat,”  “Cridex” or “Dridex” is a botnet with intent to defraud, damaging computers, wire fraud and bank fraud, it distributes malware as macro inside harmless .word-files attached to phinshing e-mails. Losses caused by “Dridex” in Europe and the US are estimated in the tens of millions of Euro. But suddenly “Dridex” started to spread clean versions of... Read More
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Droneboarding – a new trend? (Sun, 31 Jan 2016)
Drones are cool and as the “hoverboards” many of them were on wish lists Cristmas 2015. But what to do with a drone in the winter? Using sensitive electrical devices in a snowy landscape doesn’t seem like a good idea, does it…? Winter is the season of skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor activities you need... Read More
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Appendix to “Future Mobility” (Fri, 22 Jan 2016)
Two days ago on January 20, 2016 the “Consumer Product safety commision” of the United States published a statement concerning “hoverboards”. The CPSC advises users of “hoverboards” to charge those boards in an open area away from combustible materials, due to the fire hazard caused by the batteries or other electrical components. They refer to... Read More
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