Apple rushed an emergency iOS update that patches three zero days being exploited in spyware sold to oppressive governments to monitor human rights activists and journalists.
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France’s and Germany’s Interior Minister are urging the EU to consider implementing a law to get companies to decrypt encrypted communications.
Researchers develop WiKey technology that can sniff out keystrokes with 97.5 percent accuracy using an off-the-shelf Wi-Fi router and a $200 laptop.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week, including the Shadow Brokers debacle, the VeraCrypt audit, Pokemon ransomware, and a browser address bar vulnerability.
Attackers are pushing Pokémon GO-themed ransomware and SMS spam messages to entice players to visit malicious websites.
Researchers at Lookout said that 80 percent of Android devices remain vulnerable to a critical Linux vulnerability disclosed last week.
Researchers claim a hack of Volkswagen’s keyless entry systems leave millions of cars vulnerable to attack by an “unskilled adversary.”
Competing zero-day acquisition programs pay out much more than Apple’s new bug bounty program, but researchers used to submitting bugs gratis to Apple aren’t complaining much.
Researchers at Check Point said the Quadrooter flaw that leaves 900 million devices open to attack will not be fixed until September.
Apple patched a critical iOS memory corruption vulnerability privately disclosed by jailbreak specialists Pangu Team.