Tag: vulnerability

Apple accidentally unpatches iOS vulnerability, hacker creates new jailbreak

Hackers have for the first time in years released a publicly available jailbreak for iPhones running up-to-date software after Apple mistakenly unpatched a critical vulnerability in its most current iOS… Read more »

Apple disputes claims of iOS ‘vulnerability’ to brute force passcode hack

Apple on Saturday responded to reports suggesting a security researcher had discovered a simple to execute bypass to iOS passcode protections, saying the supposed vulnerability is in fact the result… Read more »

This week’s top stories: Zero-day HomeKit vulnerability, iOS 12 wishlist, Amazon Prime Video comes to Apple TV, more

In this week’s top stories: Jony Ive returns to his post at the top of design management, Apple Pay Cash begins to rollout, a zero-day HomeKit vulnerability, an iOS 12 wishlist… Read more »

macOS High Sierra security vulnerability discovered, here’s how to set root password for fix

Update: An Apple spokesperson has issued the following statement, saying an update is in the works: “We are working on a software update to address this issue. In the meantime,… Read more »

macOS’s Keychain vulnerability reported earlier in Sept., Apple patch likely coming soon

The Keychain password vulnerability affecting multiple versions of macOS — including High Sierra — was reported to Apple on Sept. 7, and will likely be patched by the company in… Read more »

macOS High Sierra vulnerability may let unsigned apps steal Keychain logins in plaintext

Apple’s macOS High Sierra contains a vulnerability that lets apps discover Keychain passwords in plaintext, though it requires victims to intentionally override built-in security, a researcher noted on Monday. AppleInsider… Read more »

Apple secretly patched iPhone vulnerability allowing unauthorized collection of sensor data

Apple in 2016 issued a fix for a website-based iOS exploit that could’ve allowed hackers to collect sensor data from iPhones, and potentially learn many things about their targets —… Read more »

FBI’s first vulnerability tip to Apple came on April 14 for already-patched flaw

Apple on Tuesday said the FBI divulged its first vulnerability tip under a White House process for sharing digital security flaws with private corporations on April 14, but the information… Read more »

Yet another “critical” Flash vulnerability allows an attacker to take control of your Mac – fix available

Adobe has announced the latest in a long line of “critical” Flash vulnerabilities, allowing an attacker to take control of your Mac. The same vulnerability has been found in Adobe… Read more »