Tag: Security

Corellium Responds to Apple’s Lawsuit, Claims It Has Been Helping Apple Find Bugs

Apple had filed a lawsuit against Corellium, a mobile device virtualization company. Apple accused the company of copyright infringement for copying the iPad and iOS operating system. Corellium has now filed the response and claims that Apple owes them $300,000. Corellium insists that its software allows Apple’s security researchers to hunt iOS bugs. Meanwhile, Apple […]

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iOS 13 iTunes Security Flaw Is Allegedly Leaking Credit Card Information

iOS 13 arrives with a slew of new features and performance improvement. Apple released the iOS 13 last week and reports about security issues have already cropped up. iOS 13 users have shared some peculiar security issues on Reddit. Apparently the iTunes payment method is displaying credit card information about other users. Typically, we tend […]

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iOS 13 Exploit Lets Anyone Bypass Lockscreen and Access Contact Information

A security researcher has unearthed an exploit that allows hackers to bypass the lockscreen on iOS 13.  The exploit not only allows you to bypass lock screen but also gain access to all the contact information on the iPhone. If left unchecked the exploit will potentially allow anyone to access your private information without unlocking […]

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Apple Disputes Google Project Zero Findings, Issues Statement Highlighting iOS Security

Recently Google’s Project Zero unearthed several websites that injected malware on iPhones. According to the security analyst, it was one of the largest attacks against the iPhone. Now, Apple has published its rebuttal and says some of the claims made by Google are false. According to Google’s report, the malware was “primarily focused on stealing […]

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Bluetooth Security Vulnerability Fixed by Updating Core Specifications, Apple Issues Patch

Bluetooth SIG has deemed a recently found flaw a serious threat to security and has promptly fixed the same. As part of the solution, the Bluetooth specifications have been changed. The Bluetooth vulnerability allowed attackers to break into the encryption setup and reset the encryption key to something that is much shorter. The attackers could […]

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Apple Opens its Bug Bounty Program to All Security Researchers, Increases Payout, Adds iCloud and macOS Support

At the Black Hat conference today, Apple announced that it is vastly expanding its bug bounty program. Up until now, the program was only available to iOS and to selected security researchers who were invited to be a part of the program. However, the company is now opening the program to cover all the platforms […]

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Deceptive Browser Extensions Found Usurping Browsing History and Private Data

Popular browser extensions have found to be usurping your data. A Washington Post Investigation has unearthed several extensions that are collecting and selling your data. The data includes pages you visit and the photos you have seen. The list of extensions includes HoverXoom, SpeakIt!, SuperZoom, SaveFrom.et Helper, FairShare Unlock and PanelMeasurement. All the extensions are […]

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