Security

Twitter Confirms Some Emails and Phone Numbers Tied to Vine Accounts Were Exposed

Twitter Confirms Some Emails and Phone Numbers Tied to Vine Accounts Were Exposed

Twitter, which owns Vine and closed the service down not too long ago, has confirmed a bug briefly exposed a variety of different email addresses and phone numbers.

Software Company Says it Can Recover Deleted Apple Notes Beyond the 30-Day Window

Software Company Says it Can Recover Deleted Apple Notes Beyond the 30-Day Window

ElcomSoft, based out of Russia, has made headlines in the past, and now it’s back again with another report that some Apple Notes may not be deleted permanently after Apple says they should be.

6 Security Tips If You Really Need to Use Public Wi-Fi on Your iPhone, iPad or Mac

6 Security Tips If You Really Need to Use Public Wi-Fi on Your iPhone, iPad or Mac

Deep down, we know that using an open, unsecured Wi-Fi connection is risky. But usually, we ignore that instinct. We think that it’s not going to happen to me, I don’t have anything to hide. Or we’re just too lazy to take the proper steps to protect ourselves. Sometimes there’s no other option but to use a free, open, unsecured Wi-Fi network. In that case, what do you do?

Windows ‘Snake’ Malware Ported to Mac Disguised as Adobe Flash Player Installer

Windows ‘Snake’ Malware Ported to Mac Disguised as Adobe Flash Player Installer

This is another malware story that, for the time being, has a positive fix.

Apple Says All Exploits in Today’s Leaked CIA Documents Are Old and Patched

Apple Says All Exploits in Today’s Leaked CIA Documents Are Old and Patched

Apple has issued a statement to TechCrunch clarifying that the exploits and vulnerabilities mentioned in today’s leaked CIA documents by WikiLeaks are old and were patched by the company a long time ago.

Apple Hires Security Researcher Jonathan Zdziarski

Apple Hires Security Researcher Jonathan Zdziarski

Over the years, questionable security issues have arisen, and while many voices have surfaced opining on possible scenarios, one within the iOS security community has always been well-regarded.

CIA has Dedicated Hacking Units Developing Zero-Day Exploits and Malware for iOS, Other Platforms

CIA has Dedicated Hacking Units Developing Zero-Day Exploits and Malware for iOS, Other Platforms

According to a myriad of documents obtained by WikiLeaks, the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has a dedicated unit working on a variety of different routes to accessing some of the most popular devices on the planet.

Old Apple Memos Showcase the Company’s Early Focus on Security

Old Apple Memos Showcase the Company’s Early Focus on Security

One of the tentpole features for Apple in this day-and-age is security, and thanks to some vintage memos discovered at a Seattle Goodwill, this looks to be a drum that Apple has been banging since 1979.

Hacker Reportedly Dumps ‘iOS Cracking Tools’ Used by Cellebrite

Hacker Reportedly Dumps ‘iOS Cracking Tools’ Used by Cellebrite

One of the largest stories from 2016 was the back-and-forth between Apple and the Federal Bureau of Investigations regarding a locked iPhone 5c.

Malwarebytes Discovers ‘Fruitfly’ Malware in macOS That Runs Using ‘Antiquated Code’

Malwarebytes Discovers ‘Fruitfly’ Malware in macOS That Runs Using ‘Antiquated Code’

Threats in software are all-too-common, and according to Malwarebytes Labs, they’ve discovered the “first Mac malware of 2017.”