Threatpost Editor Mike Mimoso talks to Synack director of research and well-known OS X hacker Patrick Wardle about the discovery of an OS X malware dropper that likely was developed by the Hacking Team.
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Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the week in news, including how Amazon is backtracking on encryption when it comes to their devices, a new set of alleged passcode bypasses for iOS, and the new OS X ransomware KeRanger.
The Justice Department took off the gloves in its latest volley against Apple and its refusal to comply with a court order to unlock a terrorist’s iPhone.
Apple’s head of software engineering cautions that the FBI wants to turn back the clock on iPhone security, while the San Bernardino DA says a cyber pathogen may be dormant on shooter Syed Farook’s phone.
Apple has yet to patch a series of bypass vulnerabilities in iOS that could let an attacker sidestep the passcode authorization screen on iPhones and iPads.
Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook recap RSA 2016, the pervasiveness of the FBI vs. Apple debate, OpenSSL two years after Heartbleed, and why hacking back is always a bad idea.
An amicus brief filed on behalf of well known past and present Apple hackers asks the government to vacate its order asking Apple to unlock a terrorist’s phone.
The massive DROWN vulnerability resurrects fears over lingering export-grade cryptography
NSA Director Admiral Michael Rogers spoke at RSA Conference about public-private cooperation and sharing, but failed to touch on the agency’s silence around the Apple-FBI debate.
The annual Cryptographers’ Panel at RSA Conference took on the FBI-Apple debate head-on, and could not arrive at a unified conclusion.