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Apple iMessage Open to Man in the Middle, Spoofing Attacks

Categories: Apple, Cryptography, Privacy

The Apple iMessage protocol has been shrouded in secrecy for years now, but a pair of security researchers have reverse-engineered the protocol and found that Apple controls the encryption key infrastructure for the system and therefore has the ability to read users’ text messages–or decrypt them and hand them over at the order of a[...]



iOS 7 Plagued By Yet Another Lockscreen Bypass Flaw

Categories: Apple, Privacy

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.



$14k and Counting for iPhone 5S Touch ID Hack

Categories: Uncategorized

A group of researchers, hackers, and other security enthusiast are pooling their money together and offering it as a bounty to the first person that can successfully crack the Touch ID fingerprint authentication mechanism on Apple’s recently released iPhone 5S.


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Apple Fixes 30 Bugs with OS X Mountain Lion, Safari Patches

Categories: Apple, Vulnerabilities

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.



Experts Lukewarm On iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner

If you haven’t heard, Apple unveiled two new iterations of the iPhone at one of the Cupertino company’s typically grandiose product events yesterday. As usual, there was plenty of hype to go around, but the biggest change as far as security is concerned is the addition of a fingerprint scanner on the high-end new iPhone 5S.