Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso discuss the Ghost glibc vulnerability and its repercussions, the Apple iOS and OSX patches, the link between the Regin APT platform and the NSA. Plus Super Bowl predictions!
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Apple has released major security updates for both OS X and iOS that includes patches for a number of bugs that could lead to arbitrary code execution. The release of iOS 8.1.3 fixes a vulnerability that allowed an attacker to bypass the sandbox restrictions in Safari and the OS X update fixes a serious flaw[…]
In addition to patching the three Project Zero vulnerabilities disclosed last week, Apple is apparently readying a fix for the Thunderstrike boot attack as well, something that will purportedly rid all Macs running Yosemite of the issue.
Dennis Fisher and Mike Mimoso talk about all of the zero days that were dropped this week on Adobe and Apple, the Oracle backdoor drama and the upcoming Kaspersky Security Analyst Summit in Cancun. Then, Dennis calls Brian Donohue to talk about the wonders of the Blackhat movie and Brian’s dog makes a special appearance, too!
Three unpatched Apple OS X vulnerabilities were disclosed by Google’s Project Zero research team. Project Zero discloses if a bug is not patched within 90 days of reporting it to the affected vendor.
Researchers describe an attack leverage Siri on jailbroken iOS devices to steal secrets such as credit card numbers or passwords.
At the recent 31C3 event, researcher Trammel Hudson unveiled the first public Mac OS X firmware bootkit that can be delivered over Thunderbolt peripheral devices.
Apple pushed its first automated patch, fixing recently uncovered vulnerabilities in the Network Time Protocol (NTP).
Yik Yak, an application that allows users to share purportedly anonymous status updates with others near them, has fixed a critical privacy vulnerability in the iOS version of its app.
Apple has pulled a batch of security updates for Safari that it initially released yesterday.