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SSL handshake weakness leaves MacOS, iOS devices open to MitM attacks

SSL handshake weakness leaves MacOS, iOS devices open to MitM attacks

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A fundamental fault in the SSL handshake could allow hackers to use subvert MacOS and iOS devices and recruit them into a DDoS attack.

Black Hat Las Vegas: Apple offers bug bounty programme

Black Hat Las Vegas: Apple offers bug bounty programme

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Apple is offering up to $200,000 to researchers reporting critical security vulnerabilities in Apple software, including its underlying operating system.

WhatsApp chats aren't getting deleted completely

WhatsApp chats aren't getting deleted completely

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Researcher finds that WhatsApp leaves traces of all chats in the database of iOS devices, leaving the user vulnerable should the phone be forensically examined.

FireEye report identifies iOS security storm-in-a-tea-cup

FireEye report identifies iOS security storm-in-a-tea-cup

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FireEye researchers have released a report which details potential security issues with software used to dynamically patch iOS apps.

Researcher revisits issue of insecure iOS mobile banking apps

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Problems and vulnerabilities are still abound in mobile banking apps despite improvement over the last two years.

Jailbroken iPhones again victimised, this time by TinyV

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Jailbroken iPhones are being hit with a new iOS trojan called TinyV, according to several industry experts.

Too many apps leak personal data to third parties, report finds

Too many apps leak personal data to third parties, report finds

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Researchers call on tech companies to improve security measures to protect data from mobile apps falling into the wrong hands.

Exploring Android insecurities

Exploring Android insecurities

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Nearly 88 percent of Android devices have been exposed to at least one critical vulnerability, according to research from the University of Cambridge.

Updated: YiSpecter malware targets non-jailbroken iOS devices

Updated: YiSpecter malware targets non-jailbroken iOS devices

Iphone malware around for ten months and over 100 apps compromised

Researcher finds new, wirelessly exploitable vulnerability in iOS and OS X

Researcher finds new, wirelessly exploitable vulnerability in iOS and OS X

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A new vulnerability has been discovered in the iOS and OS X supported AirDrop function, allowing attackers to wirelessly infect devices.

New malware discovered internationally on 14 Cisco routers

New malware discovered internationally on 14 Cisco routers

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SYNful Knock, a new kind of malware has been found on Cisco routers around the globe. Cyber-security experts say this represents a threat previously thought only theoretical.

KeyRaider infects 'jailbroken' Apple iPhone users in 18 countries

KeyRaider infects 'jailbroken' Apple iPhone users in 18 countries

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As many as 225,000 Apple iPhone users have had their account details hacked in what is said to be the biggest attack of its kind against the firm's user base.

Apple fixes bad case of Ins0mnia in iOS 8.4.1

Apple fixes bad case of Ins0mnia in iOS 8.4.1

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iOS 8.4 could have a hard time making apps go to sleep, according to security researchers at FireEye.

Does Adblock Plus weaken Mac OSX security?

Does Adblock Plus weaken Mac OSX security?

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By downloading an exception text file that is inserted into the ad blocker configuration files, the Genieo adware variant approach could be used to perform other actions that you don't want, not just allowing adware.

Flaw in managed app configuration on iOS devices puts corporate data at risk

Flaw in managed app configuration on iOS devices puts corporate data at risk

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"Quicksand" sandbox vulnerability could enable rogue apps

Cybercriminals crack open security on Apple devices.

Cybercriminals crack open security on Apple devices.

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Hackers have discovered a way of attacking iOS devices, allowing the installation of malware using compromised versions of popular apps. Vulnerability affects non-jailbroken devices

Apple fixes dozens of vulnerabilities in iOS and OS X

Apple fixes dozens of vulnerabilities in iOS and OS X

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Security flaws would have allowed remote code execution and Man-in-the-Middle attacks

New warnings on 'dead' iOS and Android apps

New warnings on 'dead' iOS and Android apps

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Dead and stale apps are the biggest threat vector from mobile devices, says Appthority.

SSL flaw puts thousands of iOS apps at risk

SSL flaw puts thousands of iOS apps at risk

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SSL flaw in AFNetworking secure communications library puts iOS and iPad apps at risk.

Darwin Nuke vulnerability allows DoS in OS X 10.10 and iOS devices

Darwin Nuke vulnerability allows DoS in OS X 10.10 and iOS devices

A new Apple flaw opens up iOS and OS X devices to remotely activated denial of service attacks.

Apple and Google freak out as SSL flaw hits thousands of apps

Apple and Google freak out as SSL flaw hits thousands of apps

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Android and iOS apps are still vulnerable to attacks exploiting the Freak SSL flaw, despite Apple and Google having issued patches.

ICYMI: Gov spies grab crypto keys, Masque attacks & interviewing Eugene

ICYMI: Gov spies grab crypto keys, Masque attacks & interviewing Eugene

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The latest In Case You Missed It column looks at the biggest stories on SC this week, including the alleged NSA/GCHQ hack on Gemalto and our interview with Eugene Kaspersky.

FireEye roasts Apple crumble over revived iOS Masque attack

FireEye roasts Apple crumble over revived iOS Masque attack

Researchers at network threat prevention company FireEye have uncovered a revived iOS Masque Attack, a vulnerability that originally surfaced in November 2014.

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