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Nokia Developers site hacked

0. phoneArena posted on 23 Aug 2011, 07:41

Nokia’s Developers portal, the gateway for Symbian/QT/future Windows Phone programmers, has been defaced by Indian hacker “pr0tect0r AKA mrNRG” and for a couple of hours…

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posted on 23 Aug 2011, 07:54 2

1. snowgator (Posts: 3604; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)

Thankful this hacker was more into the sport of it than in it to do actual harm. This kind of back door may be more likely to happen as they transition to W7 and are preoccupied with that. At least Nokia owned up to it - always the best way to keep the bad press to a low roar.

posted on 23 Aug 2011, 08:10

2. iKingTrust (banned) (Posts: 716; Member since: 27 Jul 2011)

Its crazy how people can hack.

posted on 23 Aug 2011, 12:58

3. Mobile-X-Pert (Posts: 565; Member since: 20 Dec 2010)

That hacker will probably be hired by Nokia to work on the security of future websites. I've seen it happen before.

posted on 23 Aug 2011, 13:28

4. afsdg (unregistered)

We can only hope they don't take the Sony route. Geohot was the first to hack the PS3 and released his code online which got him sued by Sony, instead of spending all that time and money they could have hired him to work on their system software. Stupid companies.

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