New Phishing Scam Lures iPhone Owners with Romantic Chat, Gambling, ‘Free’ VPN

New Phishing Scam Lures iPhone Owners with Romantic Chat, Gambling, ‘Free’ VPN

Bitdefender this week has detected a new phishing campaign targeting iPhone owners with a range of scams aiming to defraud unsuspecting victims. First things first. If you receive the email pictured below, ...
iPhones now work as physical security keys for Google services

iPhones now work as physical security keys for Google services

As multi-factor authentication becomes ubiquitous across all digital services, Google is adding a new safety net for security-conscientious iPhone owners. Apple customers can now use their shiny smartphones as security keys to ...

Top 10 Cybersecurity and Privacy Resolutions

In episode 101: Start the new year off right by following our top 10 cybersecurity and privacy resolutions! ** Show notes and links mentioned on the show ** Recommended Password Managers KeePass ...
Apple Confirms iPhone Regularly Gathers Location Data, But Says It Doesn’t Leave the Phone

Apple Confirms iPhone Regularly Gathers Location Data, But Says It Doesn’t Leave the Phone

Apple confirmed that their latest iPhone 11 phones come with a feature that requires regular geolocation checks, but the company said that information doesn’t leave the phone. Security researcher Brian Krebs noticed ...

New Unpatchable iPhone Exploit Allows Jailbreaking

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A new iOS exploit allows jailbreaking of pretty much all version of the iPhone. This is a huge deal for Apple, but at least it doesn't allow someone to remotely hack people's ...

Massive iPhone Hack Targets Uyghurs

China is being blamed for a massive surveillance operation that targeted Uyghur Muslims. This story broke in waves, the first wave being about the iPhone. Earlier this year, Google's Project Zero found ...
Apple

Apple is Bad at Software, says Google

Google’s Project Zero is back, with some worrying criticisms of Apple’s software-engineering chops. The conclusions will surprise you ...
Security Boulevard
Apple update kills iOS 12 jailbreak

Apple update kills iOS 12 jailbreak

The anonymous hacker who jailbroke iOS 12.4 via a recycled bug has confirmed on Twitter that Apple’s latest update for iPhones and iPads kills the jailbreak. A vulnerability patched by Apple in ...

How Apple’s "Find My" Feature Works

Matthew Green intelligently speculates about how Apple's new "Find My" feature works. If you haven't already been inspired by the description above, let me phrase the question you ought to be asking: ...

Massive Apple FaceTime Privacy Bug, Selling Your Privacy for Money, Insecure Smart Light Bulbs – WB54

Watch this episode on our YouTube Channel! This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for February 4th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: The massive Apple FaceTime privacy ...