Apple has awarded a bug bounty hunter $100,000 for finding and reporting a severe security issue that could lead to the takeover of third-party user accounts.
It looks like an Apple lightning cable. It works like an Apple lightning cable. But it will give an attacker a way to remotely tap into your computer.
The device manufacturer in a Thursday Black Hat USA 2019 session said it will open the historically private program to all researchers in the fall. In addition, it plans to drastically boost some rewards for vulnerabilities found in its devices - including a $1 million payout - and adding a much-wanted program for its Mac devices.
Security researchers attending the annual Black Hat hacker convention in Las Vegas have managed to bypass the iPhone FaceID user authentication in just 120 seconds. The way they did it may well surprise you, but should it worry you as well?
Two members of Project Zero, Google's elite bug-hunting team, have published details and demo proof-of-concept code for five of six "interactionless" security bugs that impact the iOS operating system and can be exploited via the iMessage client.
The thief had reportedly used his ID, which didn't have a photo.
A Windows application was recently observed packing the ability to run on Macs and download and install malware on the target systems.
Palo Alto Networks' Unit 42 recently discovered malware that is believed been developed from OSX.DarthMiner, a malware known to target the Mac platform. This malware is capable of stealing browser cookies associated with mainstream cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet service websites visited by the victims. It also steals saved passwords in Chrome. Finally,
New York officials have launched an investigation into Apple's FaceTime bug that allowed iPhone users to hear through someone else's iPhone without permission.
When a company like Apple rushes out a software patch for a critical security bug, it deserves praise for protecting its customers quickly. Except, perhaps, when that patch is so rushed that it's nearly as buggy as the code it was designed to fix.