Researcher Patrick Wardle of Synack is expected this week at CanSecWest to unveil malicious dylib attacks against Apple’s Mac OS X.
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Apple has patched the FREAK SSL vulnerability, along with a nasty bug that could’ve allowed a remote attacker to restart a user’s iPhone via SMS, with the release of iOS 8.2. The new version of Apple’s mobile operating system contains a number of vulnerability fixes, with the FREAK patch being the most prominent among them.[…]
Signal 2.0 is available from Open WhisperSystems, and brings encrypted messaging to the iPhone.
Google announced that it was adding a 14-day grace period to its 90-day vulnerability disclosure deadline if the affected vendor says it will have a patch ready inside the extension.
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).