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iOS vulnerability Ins0mnia fixed by Apple

Apple has resolved a serious security vulnerability known as Ins0mnia in its latest update.

Apple releases major security updates

Significant issues evident in Apple products have been patched with a raft of new updates.

How to stop pervy pics popping up on your iPhone

Don’t be cyber-flashed by a pervert. Make sure that your iOS device’s AirDrop settings are configured properly to protect your eyes from unpleasantness.

Apple iOS and OS X flaws leave passwords vulnerable

A vulnerability found in Apple’s iOS and OS X devices could allow hackers to upload malware and steal passwords for services including Mail and iCloud

Bug causes iPhones to crash when sent malicious text message

An exploit has been discovered that causes iPhones and iPads to reboot when sent a string of malicious text.

Apple bolsters app store security with 2FA and Touch ID

A new update to the Apple Store app for iPhone and iPad has bolstered its security features, adding two-factor authentication (2FA) and increased Touch ID support.

Apple seeks to block sale of RadioShack customer data

Apple has filed a court objection against the sale of RadioShack customer data for those who had purchased its products, reports Ars Technica.

Thunderstrike! How a radar-proof rootkit could infect your Mac

A security researcher describes how malware could infect your Mac’s boot ROM, and spy on your activities, with little chance of you ever realising.

CES 2015 in Las Vegas: first impressions, 5 hot topics

With nearly 160,000 lust-ridden techies, corporate denizens and a few of us security types descending on a slightly crisp wintery Las Vegas to see what all the fuss is about at CES 2015, here are a few things to keep an eye out for this year at the show.

Nexus 5, Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5s hacked at Pwn2Own event

The Samsung Galaxy S5, Apple iPhone 5s and Google Nexus 5 were amongst handsets to be successfully hacked during the Mobile Pwn2Own hacking competition, reports Forbes.

iCloud users in China under attack. But who could be after their passwords?

Make sure you are running a half-decent browser, don’t ignore browser security warnings, and enable two-factor authentication.

That appears to be the lesson to learn from the latest attack on Chinese internet users.

How to change Safari’s default search engine in iOS 8 for greater privacy

With iOS 8, you can – for the first time – switch your Safari browser’s search engine to alternatives such as DuckDuckGo. Find out why you might want to and, in fairness, why you might NOT want to…

¿iPhone 6 gratis? Ten cuidado con los últimos scams

Apenas una semana después de que Apple haya presentado oficialmente a los nuevos iPhone 6 y iPhone 6 Plus, ya circula en Facebook un nuevo scam que promete regalar dispositivos a quienes compartan el falso sitio y descarguen una aplicación. Por supuesto, el iPhone 6 gratis no llegará nunca porque se trata de un engaño.

Watch Dogs: How realistic is PS4 city-hack thriller?

In Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs, a man out for vengeance chooses an odd weapon – a smartphone. Loaded with deadly apps, he blows up power stations, wrecks cars and stops trains. But how close to reality is it?

iPhone and Apple ransom incidents? Don’t delay locking down your i-stuff

Some users of Apple iPhones, iPads and Macs have been getting strange wake up calls and unsettling messages demanding a ransom for access to their devices. Now is the time to make your i-stuff is locked down, even if you don’t live in Australia.

“Ransomware” en Apple: dispositivos bloqueados remotamente

Usuarios de dispositivos Apple como por ejemplo iPhone, iPod e iPad que utilizan iOS, principalmente de Australia, han sido víctimas de un ransomware que secuestra sus equipos y pide un rescate en dólares. Algunos sitios reportan que el precio es de 50 dólares/euros, mientras que otros indican que se han pedido 100 dólares/euros vía Paypal.

Nube de Microsoft utilizada para alojar phishing

Usualmente, los atacantes buscan sitios vulnerables para alojar sitios de phishing y robar información de usuarios descuidados. Esta tendencia podría verse facilitada por el uso de servicios de alojamiento con períodos gratuitos de prueba de empresas reconocidas, y esto fue lo que ocurrió con Microsoft Azure. Entre los sitios afectados por estas campañas se encuentran

Usuarios de dispositivos móviles también son víctimas de Heartbleed

Millones de dispositivos con Android son actualmente vulnerables a Heartbleed, la falla en OpenSSL que dejó al descubierto información sensible como contraseñas y credenciales bancarias de sitios alojados en los servidores afectados. A continuación veremos cómo esta vulnerabilidad afecta a los distintos proveedores móviles. ¿Qué sucede con Android? La semana pasada, Google anunció que Android

10 years of Mac OS X malware

The malware problem on Mac OS X is nothing like as bad as it is on Windows, but that doesn’t mean it can be ignored.

Tarjetas de embarque falsificadas podrían permitirte volar gratis

Anthony Hariton, un estudiante de Computación de la Universidad de Creta (Grecia), dice que es posible generar tarjetas de embarque falsas pero válidas gracias a una falla en PassBook, la aplicación de Apple que permite almacenar en el iPhone cupones, entradas a eventos y hasta tarjetas de embarque a vuelos. PassBook brinda la posibilidad de

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