Apple extended two-factor authentication (2FA) yesterday to both its iMessage and FaceTime services, adding an extra layer of security to the popular iPhone and iPad apps.
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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[…]
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.
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).
Apple has pulled a batch of security updates for Safari that it initially released yesterday.
Apple has patched 10 vulnerabilities in iOS, including a pair of bugs that allowed arbitrary code execution and one that enables an attacker to run random binaries on a target device.
Apple responds to the Masque vulnerability, saying that it is unaware of any users affected by the vulnerability, which allows hackers to swap out legitimate iOS apps with malicious ones.
A Windows version of the WireLurker malware has been discovered, and like the Mac OS X version, it too is believed to have been shut down.