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Apple Under Fire Over Sending Some Users Browsing Data to China's Tencent

Apple Under Fire Over Sending Some Users Browsing Data to China's Tencent
October 14, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Do you know Apple is sending iOS web browsing related data of some of its users to Chinese Internet company Tencent? I am sure many of ...

iOS 13 Bug Lets 3rd-Party Keyboards Gain 'Full Access' — Even When You Deny

iOS 13 Bug Lets 3rd-Party Keyboards Gain 'Full Access' — Even When You Deny
September 26, 2019Mohit Kumar
Following the release of iOS 13 and iPadOS earlier this week, Apple has issued an advisory warning iPhone and iPad users of an unpatched sec...

Yikes! iOS 13 Coming Next Week With iPhone LockScreen Bypass Bug

Yikes! iOS 13 Coming Next Week With iPhone LockScreen Bypass Bug
September 13, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Good news... next week, on September 19, Apple will roll out iOS 13, the latest version of its mobile operating system. Yes, we're ...

Google Uncovers How Just Visiting Some Sites Were Secretly Hacking iPhones For Years

Google Uncovers How Just Visiting Some Sites Were Secretly Hacking iPhones For Years
August 30, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Beware Apple users! Your iPhone can be hacked just by visiting an innocent-looking website, confirms a terrifying report Google researc...

Apple Releases iOS 12.4.1 Emergency Update to Patch 'Jailbreak' Flaw

Apple Releases iOS 12.4.1 Emergency Update to Patch 'Jailbreak' Flaw
August 27, 2019Mohit Kumar
Apple just patched an unpatched flaw that it patched previously but accidentally unpatched recently — did I confuse you? Let's try i...

iOS 12.4 jailbreak released after Apple 'accidentally un-patches' an old flaw

iOS 12.4 jailbreak released after Apple 'accidentally un-patches' an old flaw
August 20, 2019Wang Wei
A fully functional jailbreak has been released for the latest iOS 12.4 on the Internet, making it the first public jailbreak in a long tim...

Apple will now pay hackers up to $1 million for reporting vulnerabilities

Apple will now pay hackers up to $1 million for reporting vulnerabilities
August 09, 2019Mohit Kumar
Apple has just updated the rules of its bug bounty program by announcing a few major changes during a briefing at the annual Black Hat se...

Google Researchers Disclose PoCs for 4 Remotely Exploitable iOS Flaws

Google Researchers Disclose PoCs for 4 Remotely Exploitable iOS Flaws
July 30, 2019Wang Wei
Google's cybersecurity researchers have finally disclosed details and proof-of-concept exploits for 4 out of 5 security vulnerabiliti...

'Exodus' Surveillance Malware Found Targeting Apple iOS Users

'Exodus' Surveillance Malware Found Targeting Apple iOS Users
April 09, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Cybersecurity researchers have discovered an iOS version of the powerful mobile phone surveillance app that was initially targeting Andro...

New iPhone Passcode Bypass Found Hours After Apple Releases iOS 12.1

New iPhone Passcode Bypass Found Hours After Apple Releases iOS 12.1
October 30, 2018Swati Khandelwal
It's only been a few hours since Apple releases iOS 12.1 and an iPhone enthusiast has managed to find a passcode bypass hack, once a...

QR Code Bug in Apple iOS 11 Could Lead You to Malicious Sites

QR Code Bug in Apple iOS 11 Could Lead You to Malicious Sites
March 28, 2018Swati Khandelwal
A new vulnerability has been disclosed in iOS Camera App that could be exploited to redirect users to a malicious website without their k...

Apple's iBoot Source Code for iPhone Leaked on Github

Apple's iBoot Source Code for iPhone Leaked on Github
February 08, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Apple source code for a core component of iPhone's operating system has purportedly been leaked on GitHub, that could allow hackers a...

Google Researcher Releases iOS Exploit—Could Enable iOS 11 Jailbreak

Google Researcher Releases iOS Exploit—Could Enable iOS 11 Jailbreak
December 12, 2017Swati Khandelwal
As promised last week , Google's Project Zero researcher Ian Beer now publicly disclosed an exploit that works on almost all 64-bit A...

Google Researcher Publishes PoC Exploit for Apple iPhone Wi-Fi Chip Hack

Google Researcher Publishes PoC Exploit for Apple iPhone Wi-Fi Chip Hack
September 27, 2017Unknown
You have now another good reason to update your iPhone to newly released iOS 11—a security vulnerability in iOS 10 and earlier now has a ...

Awesome! WhatsApp Now Lets You Send Files of Any Format

Awesome! WhatsApp Now Lets You Send Files of Any Format
July 14, 2017Mohit Kumar
Have you ever felt like wishing of sending any type of file immediately to your friends and office colleagues on WhatsApp directly, inste...
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