UPDATE–Apple has patched the vulnerability in its Find My iPhone app that likely was used in the attack that led to the publication of private photos belonging to dozens of celebrities over the weekend. The victims of the breach included actors, models and athletes such as Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton. The photos have appeared[...]
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Apple has released a new version of Safari that fixes seven security vulnerabilities, all of which are related to the WebKit framework in the browser. The advisory from Apple is typically bare-bones, with almost no information about the vulnerabilities fixed in Safari 6.1.6 and 7.0.6. Apple said that all of the vulnerabilities in WebKit are[...]
There are a number of undocumented and hidden features and services in Apple iOS that can be used to bypass the backup encryption on iOS devices and remove large amounts of users’ personal data.
Apple quietly began encrypting virtually all of the email flowing in and out of its servers for its iCloud.com, mac.com and me.com domains, a move that throws up an important roadblock for attackers and others attempting to snoop on those transmissions.
Apple acknowledged on Thursday that it has updated its OSX plugin blacklist to reflect a critical vulnerability in Adobe Flash made public earlier this week.
Apple updates Mavericks, iOS, Safari, and AppleTV with a long list of patches for critical security vulnerabilities.
Apple enthusiasts have been poring over the feature list for iOS 8, due out this fall, geeking out over the tighter integration among all iOS devices, the improved mail app and myriad other bells and whistles. But perhaps the most important change is a subtle one hidden beneath the covers that will help prevent much[...]
Open source cryptographic library GnuTLS recently patched a remote code execution and denial of service vulnerability.
No concrete reason for the TrueCrypt shutdown has emerged, giving way instead to speculation that perhaps the developers’ abrupt decision is a warrant canary.
A handful of iPhone, iPad and Mac users, largely confined to Australia, awoke Tuesday to discover their devices had been taken hostage by ransomware.