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
Do you remember the infamous encryption fight between the FBI and Apple for unlocking an iPhone 5C belongs to a terrorist?
Yes, you got it right, the same Apple vs. FBI case where the FBI paid almost $1.3 Million to a group of hackers to unlock that iPhone.
However, if the agency had shown some patience to explore more ways to get into that iPhone, then it might have cost them nothing less than
Do you own an iPhone? Mac? Or any Apple device?
Just one specially-crafted message can expose your personal information, including your authentication credentials stored in your device’s memory, to a hacker.
The vulnerability is quite similar to the Stagefright vulnerabilities, discovered a year ago in Android, that allowed hackers to silently spy on almost a Billion phones with
The FBI and other law enforcement agencies have waged legal war on encryption and privacy technologies.
You may have heard many news stories about the legal battle between Apple and the FBI over unlocking an iPhone that belonged to the San Bernardino shooter. However, that was just one battle in a much larger fight.
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Now, in an effort to make its iPhone surveillance-and-hack