Hackers have only had a few days to play around with Apple’s latest mobile operating system, iOS 7, but apparently that’s all the time one of them needed to find a flaw that can allow anyone to bypass the lockscreen on phones running the much-buzzed operating system.
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A group of researchers, hackers, and other security enthusiast are pooling their money together and offering it as a bounty to the first person that can successfully crack the Touch ID fingerprint authentication mechanism on Apple’s recently released iPhone 5S.
Yesterday’s iOS 7 update brought a slew of bug fixes, 80 in total, to Apple devices.
Apple pushed a handful of patches late last week and updated its OS X Mountain Lion to 10.8.5, improving “stability, compatibility and security” issues and fixing 30 different vulnerabilities in the operating system.
If you haven’t heard, Apple unveiled two new iterations of the iPhone at one of the Cupertino company’s typically grandiose product events yesterday. As usual, there was plenty of hype to go around, but the biggest change as far as security is concerned is the addition of a fingerprint scanner on the high-end new iPhone 5S.
Packet Storm made public today a proof-of-concept exploiting a known and patched heap buffer overflow vulnerability in Apple’s Safari browser.
A bug in Apple’s Core Text technology is at the core of denial of service conditions on iOS and Mac OS X caused by a string of Arabic text making the rounds online.
Facebook complied with 79 percent of the government requests for user data it received, according to its first transparency report.
Apple claims it will fix a previous disclosed flaw in its mobile operating system that can allow hackers complete access to an iPhone or iPad via a fake USB charger.
Researchers in Germany discovered a weakness in how iOS generates default passwords for mobile hotspots.