Researchers have discovered a rooting application used to attack a Nexus Android device. The discovery forced Google to develop an emergency patch last week.
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Apple’s latest court filing in its ongoing legal tussle with the FBI challenges the constitutionality of the government’s demands that Apple help unlock Syed Farook’s phone.
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.
Apple attorney Marc J. Zwillinger unsealed a response to the court that shows Apple has received a dozen requests to unlock users’ devices since October.
IOActive researcher Andrew Zonenberg said he has carried out previous hardware-based hacks against silicon chips that he believes could by used by the FBI to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5c.
AirDroid releases critical patch to protect 50 million of its users from vulnerability exposing personal data on Android devices.
Security expert Dan Guido wrote that Apple has the technical capabilities to bypass or disable passcode protections on the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone.
Apple chief executive Tim Cook opposes a court order mandating that Apple help the FBI crack an iPhone belonging to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook.
A group of researchers are encouraging any smartphone users who own an L3 G3 to upgrade their devices after coming across a serious security vulnerability in the devices.
Google has patched Android against a critical Linux kernel vulnerability, and said the number of affected Android devices has been exaggerated.