Millions of smartphones and smart gadgets, including Apple iOS and many Android handsets from various manufacturers, equipped with Broadcom Wifi chips are vulnerable to over-the-air hijacking without any user interaction.
Just yesterday, Apple rushed out an emergency iOS 10.3.1 patch update to address a serious bug that could allow an attacker within same Wifi network to remotely execute
As part of its “Vault 7” series, Wikileaks — the popular whistle-blowing platform — has just released another batch of classified documents focused on exploits and hacking techniques the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) designed to target Apple MacOS and iOS devices.
Dubbed “Dark Matter,” the leak uncovers macOS vulnerabilities and attack vectors developed by a special division of the CIA
You might have also seen a viral video of the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey that quickly spread through the Internet worldwide.
Russian Ambassador Andrei Karlov was shot dead by an off-duty police officer in Ankara on December 19 when the ambassador was giving a speech at an art gallery. The shooter managed to pretend himself as his official bodyguard and later shot to
In the fight against encryption, Apple has positioned itself as a staunch defender of its user privacy by refusing the federal officials to provide encryption backdoors into its products, as well as implementing better encryption for its products.
However, a new report from a security firm suggests Apple’s online syncing service iCloud secretly stores logs of its users’ private information
Hard time for mobile phone users!
Just recently, two severe vulnerabilities in Qualcomm Snapdragon chip and Stagefright were spotted on the Android platform, affecting more than a Billion and Millions of devices respectively.
Hackers have discovered a new way to install malicious apps onto your iPhone without your interaction.
Researchers at Palo Alto Networks have uncovered a
Before winding up the dispute of Apple and FBI over encryption, another buzz on the Whatsapp Snooping is now the hot debate on the court bench.
In the wake of WhatsApp’s move to offer end-to-end encryption to text messages as well as VoIP calls made through its app, federal authorities have not been able to execute wiretapping warrants on WhatsApp users.
Though the US Department of
Are You an Employee?
It’s quite possible that someone has been reading your messages, emails, listening to your phone calls, and monitoring your activities at work.
No, it’s not a spy agency or any hacker…
…Oops! It’s your Boss.
Recently, European Court had ruled that the Employers can legally monitor as well as read workers’ private messages sent via chat software like WhatsApp or
The United States is not the only one where Apple is battling with the federal authorities over iPhone encryption. Apple could face $1 Million in Fine each time the company refused to unlock an iPhone in France.
Despite its victory in a New York court yesterday, Apple may not be so successful elsewhere in fighting against federal authorities over iPhone encryption battle.
Yann Galut, a
Yes, FBI Director James Comey admitted that the investigators made a “mistake” with the San Bernardino investigation during a congressional hearing held by the House Judiciary Committee.
Apple is facing a court order to help the FBI unlock an iPhone belonged to San Bernardino Shooter by developing a backdoored version of iOS that can disable the security feature on the locked iPhone.