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iOS URL Scheme Could Let App-in-the-Middle Attackers Hijack Your Accounts

iOS URL Scheme Could Let App-in-the-Middle Attackers Hijack Your Accounts
July 15, 2019Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have illustrated a new app-in-the-middle attack that could allow a malicious app installed on your iOS device to ste...

Apple Forces Facebook VPN App Out of iOS Store for Stealing Users' Data

Apple Forces Facebook VPN App Out of iOS Store for Stealing Users' Data
August 23, 2018Mohit Kumar
Facebook yesterday removed its mobile VPN app called Onavo Protect from the iOS App Store after Apple declared the app violated the iPhone...

Apple will let users run iOS apps on macOS

Apple will let users run iOS apps on macOS
June 06, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Apple is making it easier for mobile developers to port their iOS apps to the next-generation macOS Mojave desktop platform—a major step...

Russia asks Apple to remove Telegram Messenger from the App Store

Russia asks Apple to remove Telegram Messenger from the App Store
May 30, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Russia's communications regulator Roskomnadzor has threatened Apple to face the consequences if the company does not remove secure me...

Scammers Are Using Fake Apple In-App Subscriptions to Make Lot of Money

Scammers Are Using Fake Apple In-App Subscriptions to Make Lot of Money
June 13, 2017Swati Khandelwal
In this year's annual event, Apple announced that the company had paid out $70 Billion to developers in the App Store's lifetime ...

Warning — Popular 'Hot Patching' Technique Puts iOS Users At Risk

Warning — Popular 'Hot Patching' Technique Puts iOS Users At Risk
February 01, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Do you know?… Any iOS app downloaded from Apple's official App Store has an ability to update itself from any 3rd-party server automatic...

Critical SSL Vulnerability Leaves 25,000 iOS Apps Vulnerable to Hackers

Critical SSL Vulnerability Leaves 25,000 iOS Apps Vulnerable to Hackers
April 25, 2015Mohit Kumar
A critical vulnerability resides in AFNetworking could allow an attacker to cripple the HTTPS protection of 25,000 iOS apps available in...

Twitter will now Track EVERY App You have Installed on Your Smartphone

Twitter will now Track EVERY App You have Installed on Your Smartphone
November 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
Like Facebook and Google, Twitter will soon be collecting your smartphone data in order to provide a " more personal Twitter experi...

Masque Attack — New iOS Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Replace Apps with Malware

Masque Attack — New iOS Vulnerability Allows Hackers to Replace Apps with Malware
November 11, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Android have been a long time target for cyber criminals, but now it seems that they have turned their way towards iOS devices. Apple a...

Gmail App for iOS leaves Users vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attacks

Gmail App for iOS leaves Users vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attacks
July 12, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Google has failed to provide a very important security measure in its Gmail application for iOS that left millions of its Apple device u...

BBC News iOS App Not Hacked, Breaking News Push Messages Sent in Error

BBC News iOS App Not Hacked, Breaking News Push Messages Sent in Error
June 25, 2014Swati Khandelwal
If you are one of the users of the BBC News iPhone app , then you might have receive a strange message as a breaking news notification e...

Apple's New Swift Programming Language for iOS And OS X Apps. Goodbye Objective-C

Apple's New Swift Programming Language for iOS And OS X Apps. Goodbye Objective-C
June 04, 2014Mohit Kumar
The development of self own languages has become emblematic of the hot new trend in business as every big Internet service provider is n...
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