A handful of iPhone, iPad and Mac users, largely confined to Australia, awoke Tuesday to discover their devices had been taken hostage by ransomware.
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Apple released an update to its Safari web browser that patches 22 vulnerabilities in the Webkit browser engine, including a number of remote code execution and denial of service vulnerabilities.
Apple has released a new version of OS X Mavericks, which includes all of the security fixes it pushed out last month. OS X 10.9.3 includes the patches for the so-called triple handshake SSL vulnerability, as well as fixes for several remote code-execution vulnerabilities. The company also released a patch for iTunes that fixes a[…]
If law enforcement gets hold of your locked iPhone and has some interest in its contents, Apple can pull all kinds of content from the device, including texts, contacts, photos and videos, call history and audio recordings.
Two issues – one that allows the bypass of the iPhone 5’s security lockscreen and one that fails to encrypt email attachments are affecting the most recent build of iOS, 7.1.1.
Apple patched a potentially serious hole in its Developer Center that could have given anyone unfettered access to personal contact information for Apple employees and partners.
Apple has fixed a serious security flaw that’s present in many versions of both iOS and OSX and could allow an attacker to intercept data on SSL connections.
Apple has updated its Safari browser, dropping a pile of security fixes that patch more than 25 vulnerabilities in the WebKit framework.
An email phishing scam uses a realistic-looking Apple login page in order to pilfer Apple ID usernames and passwords before moving on to steal user credit card information.
UPDATE–The iOS platform has been remarkably resistant to malware infections over the years and attackers interested in mobile devices mainly have focused their efforts on Android. But the developer of a little-known bot that has the ability to run on Linux and Windows machines now has a version that apparently can run on iOS as[…]