Check Point has discovered a weakness that allows hackers to use phishing to carry out man-in-the-middle attacks between iOS devices and mobile device management tools and allow an attacker to push malicious apps to devices.
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Truecaller, an app that specializes in phone call management, has patched a hole that inadvertently leaked user information.
Verizon is in the process of notifying 1.5 million customers of its Enterprise Solutions division that they’ve been breached.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap the week in news, including how the FBI vacated Tuesday’s Apple hearing, a crypto iMessage bug that was patched, and the latest hospital to be hit by the ransomware Locky. The two also preview Badlock and what implications this week’s announcement may have for Microsoft and the rest of the industry.
Threatpost Editor in Chief Mike Mimoso talks to crypto pioneer and security expert Bruce Schneier of Resilient Systems about the early days of the RSA Conference, the integration of privacy and security, and the current FBI-Apple debate over encryption and surveillance.
Experts speculate on who the mystery “outside party” coming to the aid of the FBI may be, and what is their means of cracking a terrorist’s iPhone.
Yahoo’s latest transparency report, published today, reflects a spike in government and law enforcement requests for user data following the Paris terrorist attacks of Nov. 13.
Update: The FBI has filed a motion to vacate today’s scheduled court hearing and showdown over its demands that Apple help unlock a terrorist’s iPhone.
Security experts applaud the FBI’s car-hack warning, but say more needs to be done by the government and car makers to protect drivers.