1. ttto

    iOS update version 10.0.2

    Hi! Recently, Apple release a new little update for iOS: OS 10.0.2 fixes bugs and improves the stability of your iPhone or iPad. This update: Addresses an issue that could prevent headphone audio controls from temporarily not working Resolves an issue that caused Photos to quit for some...
  2. BoraMurdar

    Apple Meet the iPhone 7

    Apple has officially announced the iPhone 7 today. The new iPhone features a design that's very similar to last year's iPhone 6S (and the year prior's iPhone 6), with a rounded aluminum body. But what's entirely new is the phone's water resistance, which means you can get the iPhone 7 wet...
  3. Andra Zaharia

    The Cost of Using Zero-Days

    I enjoyed reading the story of how last week's Apple Zero Day was captured, reported and fixed. The article also includes some details on what it means to exploit Zero Days, which I found equally useful.
  4. Logethica

    Which OS do you use? Windows / Linux / Apple

    Linux rules the world. Where to next?; SOURCE: zdnet.com (ARTICLE DATE: 23rd Aug 2016) At LinuxCon, Jim Zemlin, the Linux Foundation's executive director, said "Linux has gone far beyond what anyone could have expected" and that it's been the "most successful software project in history." He's...
  5. Logethica

    Apple iOS Google Duo: Video Chat App on Android & iOS

    Google Releases Duo Video Chat App: SOURCE: pcmag.com Google Duo, a one-to-one video calling app similar to FaceTime, launched today on iOS and Android.. "Duo takes the complexity out of video calling, so that you can be together in the moment wherever you are," software engineer Justin...
  6. Logethica

    Apple's Bug-Bounty "Outbid" by Exodus Intelligence

    Exploit broker steals Apple thunder, offers $500,000 for iOS zero days: SOURCE: zdnet.com (ARTICLE DATE: 11th Aug 2016) It was only last week that Apple finally launched a bug bounty program, but it did not take long for exploit peddlers to outbid the tech giant... Apple is offering security...
  7. Logethica

    Apple offers up to $200K in its first Bug Bounty Program

    Starting this fall, Apple will pay up to $200,000 for iOS and iCloud bugs As part of a security presentation given at this year's Black Hat conference, Apple today announced that it would be starting up a bug bounty program in the fall. The program will reward security researchers who uncover...
  8. viktik

    There's a major security flaw in Apple's iOS - update your iPhone now to protect yourself

    If you haven't done so since Monday, it's a good idea to update your iPhone right now. A bug that was found by Cisco on Tuesday and first reported by MacWorld could let hackers roam freely into your iPhone, giving them access to pretty much anything in its storage, with a simple text message...
  9. Noxx

    Help Me Decide Android vs. iOS

    Unfortunately, after many, many years, my iPhone is on its way out. It's extremely slow, I barely have any apps on it, all my photos / videos have been uploaded to an external drive, I've tried to resetting to factory defaults, nothing works. As much as I do NOT want to buy a new phone, I'm...
  10. Spawn

    Thoman Ross sues Apple $10 billion, claims he invented iPhone

    Man who claims he invented iPhone in 1992 sues Apple for $10bn "A Florida man has accused Apple of infringing a 1992 patent on an “electronic reading device” that, in our view, looks nothing like the iPhone. He’s asking for $10 billion in damages. No, this isn’t an article from The Onion. It’s...
  11. frogboy

    Security Alert SandJacking Attack Can Replace iOS Apps with Malicious Versions

    Apple has yet to fix a vulnerability which could allow attackers to replace regular apps with rogue versions without the user’s knowledge. Chilik Tamir from security vendor Mi3 Security disclosed the bug at the Hack in the Box conference in Amsterdam last week and has been told by Cupertino...
  12. M

    Apple agrees to analyze contents of iPhone found in boat of missing teens

    An iPhone 6 is at the center of an investigation of two missing Florida teens. Last July, 14-year-olds Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen set out on a boat trip in the Atlantic Ocean, but both of the bodies went missing and boys never returned. The United States Coast Guard performed an eight-day...
  13. Spawn

    One Ecosystem

    Welcome to the One Ecosystem. For this thread I want you to explore the possible options listed below, that theoretically you will be using for the next 5 years. The Contenders: Apple Mac OS X iOS (iPhone and iPad Pro) + iWatch Apple TV + Apple Music + iTunes Safari (browser) Pages...
  14. kev216

    Flaw in iMessage encryption revealed by researchers

    Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have cracked the encryption on Apple’s iMessage service, proving that a skilled attacker is capable of reading messages sent between iPads, iPhones and Macs despite the security measures protecting the devices. The attack relies on a flaw in iMessage...
  15. frogboy

    IT Pros Overwhelmingly in Support of Apple Vs FBI

    New research has highlighted a huge divide between the views of IT professionals and ordinary voters on government surveillance and strong encryption – with just one third of IT pros believing their government should be able to monitor mass communications for national security purposes...
  16. upnorth

    John McAfee Better Prepare To Eat a Shoe

    Quote : " Former antivirus developer and presidential wannabe John McAfee claimed a couple of weeks ago to have the perfect solution to the FBI-Apple stand-off. He offered to crack the iPhone for the FBI for free. This would let the government agency gain access to the phone while freeing Apple...
  17. frogboy

    Apple is working on New iPhone Even It Can't Hack

    Amid an ongoing dispute with the United States government over a court order to unlock iPhone 5C of one of the San Bernardino shooters Syed Farook… ...Apple started working on implementing stronger security measures "even it can't hack" to achieve un-hackability in its future iPhones. The...
  18. upnorth

    Researcher Pokes Holes in Apple's Whack-a-Mole Approach for Fixing Gatekeeper

    Quote : " In September, Ars reported a drop-dead simple exploit that completely bypassed an OS X security feature known as Gatekeeper. Apple shipped a fix, but now the security researcher who discovered the original vulnerability said he found an equally obvious work-around. Patrick Wardle said...
  19. arslan ejaz

    Apple sued by biometric specialist for allegedly copying its heart rate tech

    Biometric specialist Valencell has filed two separate lawsuits alleging that both Appleand Fitbit have incorporated its patented heart rate monitor technology into their smartwatches. The company details meetings that it had with people from both teams about licensing its work, including one...
  20. upnorth

    Apple Pushes Against British Talk Softening Encryption

    Quote : " With governments threatening crackdowns on encrypted communications after the jihadist-inspired attacks in San Bernardino, Calif., and Paris, Apple on Monday pushed back hard, arguing that lawmakers who talk about gaining court-ordered access to iPhone communications do not understand...