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Germany’s Chaos Computer Club has apparently broken through the security on Apple’s Touch ID system. Touch ID was introduced along with the iPhone 5s as a means to secure and unlock your phone through the use of a fingerprint sensor. …Read More »
The U.S. federal government is concerned by Android’s massive fragmentation problem as it attracts quite a lot of malware, according to a new study delivered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The …Read More »
We could easily say that iOS is one of the safest mobile platforms due to Apple’s strict app evaluation process. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that iOS is free from malware. According to recent research by scientists at Georgia Tech, …Read More »
Last month, reports surfaced about a bug in iOS 6.1 that would allow anyone to bypass your passcode lock and gain access to your phone. After more than a month’s time, Apple has released iOS 6.1.3 to address the issue. …Read More »
F-Secure, a security firm, has released their Mobile Threat Report for Q4 2012 and the trend is not surprising: Android has a bullseye on its back.
Accounting for a whopping 79% of 301 new malware discovered in 2012, Android is …Read More »
A security flaw on iOS has surfaced that allows anyone to bypass an iPhone user’s passcode and gain access to all their contacts and photos. The bug is claimed to be present in previous versions of iOS as well, but …Read More »
At the EUSecWest 2012 conference in Amsterdam, there is a Mobile Pwn2Own contest in which security researchers — or hackers, if you want — try to demonstrate their prowess at hacking mobile devices. The two best hacks of the day? …Read More »
Hackers calling themselves AntiSec (aka LulzSec, Anonymous, etc.) have published online one million iPhone and iPad unique device identifiers (UDIDs). They claim to have another eleven million stashed away and say they stole the information from the FBI.
According to …Read More »
‘FinFisher’ malware can remotely hijack iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry devices
Malware only hits Android and is only created by scumbags, right? Wrong. Malware can hit any operating system (regardless of how secure people claim XXX OS is) and can be used for “good” or evil. In this case the spotlight …Read More »