Hackers have only had a few days to play around with Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 7, but apparently that’s all the time one of them needed to find a flaw that can allow anyone to bypass the lockscreen on phones running the much-buzzed operating system.
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The FBI began warning computer users about the Beta Bot Trojan this week, sounding the alarm about malware that has targeted a variety of online payment platforms and financial institutions over the few last months.
Yesterday’s iOS 7 update brought a slew of bug fixes, 80 in total, to Apple devices.
Developers behind the web framework Django have pushed out a new build of the software that fixes a handful of security issues, including a denial of service vulnerability in the authentication framework.
Apple pushed a handful of patches late last week and updated its OS X Mountain Lion to 10.8.5, improving “stability, compatibility and security” issues and fixing 30 different vulnerabilities in the operating system.
A new email spam campaign is dropping Android malware, in this case FakeDefender, on phones.
The developers behind Bitcoin-QT, a software wallet used to protect and backup Bitcoin currency have pushed out a new version of the client, fixing a critical denial-of-service bug, three security issues and fortifying password security.
Upon further examination, a new banking Trojan called Hand of Thief that targets Linux, may not be as commercially viable as it was thought to be.
Attackers looking to exploit a previously disclosed and apparently still unpatched bug in sudo, a Unix-based Linux command found in most Apple OS X builds have gotten a little more help this week.
Opera has pushed out version 16 of its eponymous browser this week, complete with what it’s calling “tons of bug fixes” and improved performance.