Browsing Category: Mobile Security


iOS 7 Bug Could Allow Background Monitoring

Categories: Apple, Mobile Security

It’s only been a few days since Apple fixed the nasty certificate-validation “goto fail” vulnerability in iOS and OSX and now word comes that another bug, one that could allow an attacker to monitor keystrokes on iOS 7 devices without the user being any the wiser, also exists.


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Apple Fixes Certificate Validation Flaw in iOS

Apple on Friday quietly pushed out a security update to iOS that restores some certificate-validation checks that had apparently been missing from the operating system for an unspecified amount of time. Apple released iOS 7.06 on Friday and the only content in the update was a small security fix that the company said addressed a[...]


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Researchers Find SSL Problems in WhatsApp

Security researchers did a limited assessment of the iOS and Android versions of WhatsApp and discovered a number of issues around the way the app uses SSL.


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First AT&T Transparency Report Shows 2,000+ NSL Requests

AT&T, in its first transparency report, said that it received at least 2,000 National Security Letters and nearly 38,000 requests for location data on its subscribers in 2013.


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Researchers Find Serious Flaws in WeMo Home Automation Devices

Researchers at IOActive found a series of vulnerabilities in the WeMo home automation products built by Belkin that enable them to gain remote control of connected devices, provide malicious firmware updates and gain access to the internal LAN.


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Facebook Fixes Instagram CSRF Vulnerability to Keep Private Profiles Private

Facebook has fixed Instagram to remedy a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability that could’ve put some photos users thought were private, out in the open.