Dennis Fisher talks with Window Snyder of Fastly about her early interest in technology, what it was like meeting the L0pht crew at the MIT Flea as a teenager, her time at @stake, working on XP SP2 at Microsoft, Apple’s security evolution and much more.
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Researchers have discovered a new strain of iOS malware dubbed KeyRaider that targets jailbroken devices and has the ability to steal certificates, private keys, and Apple account information. The malware already has claimed the private Apple account data of more than 225,000 victims. The KeyRaider malware was discovered by researchers at Palo Alto Networks, who[…]
A patched iOS vulnerability can be exploited to allow malicious apps to bypass background restrictions and exploit Apple devices.
Apple pushed out a new version of QuickTime that patched nine vulnerabilities, including a handful of denial of service and code execution bugs.
Apple patched an issue last week in iOS that could have allowed attackers to bypass the third-party app-sandbox protection mechanism on devices and read arbitrary managed preferences via a special app.
Italian researcher Luca Todesco explains how exploiting two vulnerabilities in OS X gain enable root access for a hacker. He won’t, however, say why he went public with details and exploit code before Apple patched.
A publicly disclosed zero day in current version of Apple OS X remains unpatched.
Apple released hordes of patches for OS X, iOS, Safari and iOS Server, including fixes for the DYLD vulnerability disclosed in July.
At Black Hat, researchers are expected to disclose new firmware attacks that work against OS X and self replicated to Thunderbolt peripherals.
OS X security researcher Patrick Wardle is expected at Black Hat to demonstrate how to write advanced Mac malware, including Gatekeeper and Xprotect bypasses, in hopes of raising awareness to the current state of OS malware detection.