U.S. Deputy Attorney General and other top cyber policy makers warn the use of strong encryption hobbles law enforcement’s ability to protect the public and solve crimes and is a serious problem.
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The FBI can keep details around how much it paid and which company it hired to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone 5C in 2016 secret, the court ruled over the weekend.
Researchers at Duo Security are expected today at Ekoparty to reveal data and a paper that shows Mac users are not receiving EFI firmware updates at expected.
Apple said that macOS’ native Gatekeeper security feature would protect against a Keychain attack disclosed this week, but researcher Patrick Wardle said that won’t help against Mac malware signed with an Apple certificate.
Researcher Patrick Wardle has discovered a critical vulnerability that allows an attacker to dump passwords in plaintext from the macOS Keychain. The vulnerability is in macOS High Sierra, Sierra and El Capitan, and has yet to be patched.
Apple released a number of patches, including a security update for iOS 11, which is available today.
An obscure Apple kernel extension patched in iOS 10.3.3 was originally built without security measures in place, according to the researcher who privately disclosed the flaws.
Despite yesterday’s leak of the Apple iOS Secure Enclave decryption key, experts are urging calm over claims of an immediate threat to user data.
A hacker identified only as xerub published the decryption key unlocking the iOS Secure Enclave Processor.
The impending demise of Adobe Flash will create legacy challenges similar to Windows XP as companies begin to wean themselves off the vulnerable code base.