55 security flaws found in various Apple services

Five ethical hackers have earned almost US$300,000 in bug bounty rewards – so far. A team of five ethical hackers have discovered a grand total of 55 vulnerabilities in a range of Apple’s services, with almost a dozen flaws rated as critical. The disclosed security loopholes – which were found over a span of three months … More 55 security flaws found in various Apple services

Apple issues security patches for… just about everything

If you have a piece of Apple technology in your house or office, chances are that it’s time you updated it. On Monday Apple issued security patches for all of its major operating systems – fixing vulnerabilities in iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, the Safari browser, and iCloud for Windows. iPhones and iPads, for instance, now … More Apple issues security patches for… just about everything

What Pippa Middleton can teach us about iCloud security

This weekend it emerged that Pippa Middleton was the latest in a long line of celebrities to have her online accounts broken into by criminals, and private photographs stolen. As The Daily Mail reports, a man who had allegedly broken into Pippa Middleton’s iCloud account was offering 3,000 private photographs of the 33-year-old socialite including … More What Pippa Middleton can teach us about iCloud security

The security review: What you need to know about Locky

Welcome to this week’s security review, which includes the Locky threat, the nuisance of Robocalls, another celeb-related iCloud breach and a warning from the FBI that cars are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Trojan Downloaders on the rise: Don’t let Locky or TeslaCrypt ruin your day ESET’s Josep Albors and Raphael Labaca Castro revealed that weeks after … More The security review: What you need to know about Locky

iOS bug leaves iCloud passwords vulnerable

A security researcher has highlighted an iOS bug that makes it easier for hackers to to steal iCloud passwords, reports Ars Technica. The proof-of-concept attack was posted to GitHub earlier this week by user Jan Soucek, identifying a flaw in the Mail app in the latest version of iOS. The app contains dangerous code linked to incoming messages, allowing a … More iOS bug leaves iCloud passwords vulnerable