Remains of the Day: Chips and dip

A new species of malware wants you to “like” it, the earliest iPhone is positively prehistoric, and the latest Apple TV packs a tiny surprise. The remainders for Monday, March 11, 2013 are served.

Many Watering Holes, Targets In Hacks That Netted Facebook, Twitter and Apple (The Security Ledger)

The malware used to compromise Facebook’s security was a Mac-based Trojan horse that was designed to bypass Mountain Lion’s Gatekeeper system. I guess even electronic gatekeepers need to take coffee breaks?

Exclusive: super-early iPhone prototype had 5″x7″ screen, serial port (Ars Technica)

Ars got their hands on an early prototype iPhone with a large 5 x 7 inch display, clear and incontrovertible proof that Apple invented the phablet.

Tweaked Apple TV Contains Die-Shrunk A5 Chip, Not A5X (MacRumors)

The latest revision of the Apple TV does not contain the company’s A5X chip, as previously thought, but rather a smaller version of the A5. Which obviously just leaves more room for the 1080p support.

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