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Safari bug leaks your Google account info, browsing history

There's a problem with the implementation of the IndexedDB API in Safari's WebKit engine, which could result in leaking browsing activity in real-time and even user identities to anyone exploiting this flaw.IndexedDB is a widely used browser API that is a versatile client-side storage system with no capacity limits.It is typically deployed for caching w
Publish At:2022-01-17 10:42 | Read:155 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Apple

How to share your Wi-Fi password safely

You may not have as many people visiting your home due to the pandemic, but restrictions are a hit-and-miss affair. It’s possible your region has opened up a little, and you’re seeing folks in your home for the first time in a long time. They may well be bringing new devices to your home, and you may have changed your ISP. Some of you may even ha
Publish At:2022-01-11 08:50 | Read:151 | Comments:0 | Tags:101 Apple Mobile password router sharing Wi-Fi

Microsoft: powerdir bug gives access to protected macOS user data

Microsoft says threat actors could use a macOS vulnerability to bypass Transparency, Consent, and Control (TCC) technology to access users' protected data.The Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team has reported the vulnerability dubbed powerdir (tracked as CVE-2021-30970) to Apple on July 15, 2021, via the Microsoft Security Vulnerability Research (MSVR).TCC i
Publish At:2022-01-10 14:37 | Read:230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Apple Security

iOS malware can fake iPhone shut downs to snoop on camera, microphone

Researchers have developed a new technique that fakes a shutdown or reboot of iPhones, preventing malware from being removed and allowing hackers to secretly snoop on microphones and receive sensitive data via a live network connection.Historically, when malware infects an iOS device, it can be removed simply by restarting the device, which clears the malwar
Publish At:2022-01-05 14:37 | Read:237 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Apple IOS

‘doorLock’ – A persistent denial of service flaw affecting iOS 15.2 – iOS 14.7 

Expert found a new persistent DoS vulnerability, dubbed ‘doorLock,’ affecting the Apple HomeKit in iOS 14.7 through 15.2. Security researchers Trevor Spiniolas discovered a new persistent DoS vulnerability, dubbed ‘doorLock,’ affecting the Apple HomeKit in iOS 14.7 through 15.2. HomeKit is a software framework by Apple, made
Publish At:2022-01-03 18:45 | Read:228 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile Apple DOS hacking news informat

Apple iOS vulnerable to HomeKit 'doorLock' denial of service bug

A novel persistent denial of service vulnerability named 'doorLock' was discovered in Apple HomeKit, affecting iOS 14.7 through 15.2.Apple HomeKit is a software framework that lets iPhone and iPad users control smart home appliances from their devices.According to Trevor Spiniolas, the security researcher who publicly disclosed the details, Apple has known a
Publish At:2022-01-03 14:37 | Read:243 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Apple IOS

How to Use Two-Factor Authentication for Your Apple ID and iCloud Account

Protecting the data in your accounts is essential, and no account is more important to users of Apple devices than their Apple ID account. This account covers many features, from email to calendars, from online storage to online purchases. We have long recommended the use of two-factor authentication whenever possible, and these days it is almost essential
Publish At:2021-12-28 12:23 | Read:264 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple How To Apple ID iCloud Two-Factor Authentication Cloud

Apple fixed macOS flaw that could allow to bypass Gatekeeper security feature

Apple recently addressed fixed a flaw in the macOS that could be potentially exploited by an attacker to bypass Gatekeeper security feature. Apple recently addressed a vulnerability in the macOS operating system, tracked as CVE-2021-30853, that could be potentially exploited by an attacker to bypass the Gatekeeper security feature and run arbitrary code.
Publish At:2021-12-26 10:19 | Read:446 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Apple Gatekeeper hacking news

Apple fixes macOS security flaw behind Gatekeeper bypass

Apple has addressed a macOS vulnerability that unsigned and unnotarized script-based apps could exploit to bypass all macOS security protection mechanisms even on fully patched systems.If they circumvent automated notarization security checks (which scans for malicious components and code-signing issues), the applications are allowed to launch by Gatekeeper,
Publish At:2021-12-23 18:33 | Read:348 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Security security

After Log4j, December’s Patch Tuesday has snuck up on us

For anyone about to sit back after checking their environment for the Log4j vulnerabilities and applying patches where needed, here are some more things that need patching. Microsoft In 2021’s final Patch Tuesday, Microsoft included a total of 67 fixes for security vulnerabilities. The total set of updates includes patches for six publicly known bugs a
Publish At:2021-12-16 08:49 | Read:547 | Comments:0 | Tags:Exploits and vulnerabilities Apple cve-2021-41333 cve-2021-4

Apple releases macOS 12.1, iOS 15.2, watchOS 8.3 and more

Apple this week released updates to all of its Operating Systems. We’ll have a look at what these updates have to offer in terms of security patches, while briefly covering new features.macOS Monterey 12.1Available for all supported Macs currently running macOS Monterey.macOS Monterey 12.1 adds SharePlay, an entirely new way to have shared experiences
Publish At:2021-12-16 08:27 | Read:493 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS iPadOS macOS Security Updates IOS

Why Macs are the best, according to Mac expert Thomas Reed: Lock and Code S02E23

In the year 2021, the war for computer superiority has a clear winner, and it is the Macintosh, by Apple. The company’s Pro model laptops are finally, belatedly equipped with ports that have been standard in other computers for years. The company’s beleaguered “butterfly” keyboard has seemingly been erased from history. And the base m
Publish At:2021-12-06 16:41 | Read:559 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast Apple iOS lock and code lock and code podcast mac Ma

NSO Group spyware found on iPhones of US State Department employees

iPhones of at least nine US State Department employees are said to have been hacked using the Pegasus spyware developed by the Israeli technology company, NSO Group. Pegasus is a proprietary and sophisticated spyware capable of the remote surveillance of smartphones. The employees targeted by an unknown group using the spyware are either “based in U
Publish At:2021-12-06 12:45 | Read:584 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Apple Citizen Lab human rights abuse John Scott-Rail

Italy’s Antitrust Agency fines Apple and Google for aggressive practices of data acquisition

Italy’s antitrust regulator, Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM), has fined Apple and Google €10 million each their “aggressive” data practices. Italy’s antitrust regulator, Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato (AGCM), has fined Apple and Google €10 million each their “aggressive” data p
Publish At:2021-11-27 13:00 | Read:951 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Laws and regulations AGCM Apple Cybersecurity

Google, Apple fined by Italian authority for aggressive data collection

Italy's competition authority (Autorita Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato) has announced a fine of 10 million Euros ($11.3 million) against Google and Apple.The companies were fined due to violations of the Consumer Code involving lack of information on how personal data is used and aggressive consumer data acquisition practices for commercia
Publish At:2021-11-26 14:50 | Read:704 | Comments:0 | Tags:Legal Technology Apple Google

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