Last month, users in Australia woke up to find that their iOS devices had been locked by an “Oleg Pliss,” and that they needed to pay a ransom if it was to be unlocked. While a few people thought iCloud… Read more ›
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A number of Mac and iOS users from across Australia have had their Macs, iPhones and iPadsÂ remotely locked by hackers — andÂ money demanded if they want to be able to continue using the devices. Affected users have taken toÂ Appleâ€™s support… Read more ›
The Federal Bureau of Investigation needs to hire more hackers â€” and that means changing the rules about how much pot you can smoke on the job. “I have to hire a great work force to compete with those cybercriminals,… Read more ›
As the public release of iOS 7 looms, momentum behind the world of jailbreaking has stalled. There hasn’t been a big jailbreak release in months and there likely won’t be one for many months to come. But a mid-year funk hasn’t stopped talented hackers and developers from gathering yet again at JailbreakCon, the world’s only […]
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We’re living in a particularly insecure digital age right now. It seems like every other day, a major internet company is getting hacked, or having its database of user passwords liberated by groups of hackers.
It’s pretty obvious at this point that we need something better than passwords to secure us from increasingly sophisticated hackers and data thieves. Many sites are rolling out 2-Step authentication — access the site on a new [Read More...]
Do you use an Eye-Fi or other wireless card to send pictures from your camera to your iPhone or iPad? Or maybe you have one of those fancy cameras with built-in wifi? Well, be careful: If the card’s network isn’t locked down, then it’s as vulnerable to hacking as an unsecured home network. And depending on your setup, attackers could gain access to your camera and its photos, and even seize control [Read More...]
For years Apple has been playing a game of cat and mouse with jailbreakers. Apple releases a new version of iOS, hackers get busy finding security vulnerabilities to exploit, a new jailbreak comes out utilizing those hard-earned exploits, and Apple fixes the security holes in a new iOS version. The cycle has been happening for years.
A team of hackers called the Evad3rs were responsible for the [Read More...]
It’s only been a few weeks since the first lockscreen hack was discoveredÂ on iOS 6.1, but some researchers have already discovered a new way to bypass the iPhone’s lockscreen without entering the security PIN.
The bug was found in iOS 6.1 by Benjamin Kunx Mejri, and it follows some of the steps as the last exploit but has some variation in the steps, and it allows an attacker to access [Read More...]
According to a tweet sent out by Reuters, Apple says it was attacked by a group of hackers who infected a small number of its Mac computers.
Apple says it was attacked by the same group that hit Facebook and other companies, but there is no evidence that any data left Apple. The company is working with law enforcement to identify the hackers.
Details on the story are still developing. Information will [Read More...]
The bad news? Instagram has a vulnerability that could allow a hacker to take over your account. The good news? That hacker would have to be close enough that he could just walk over and punch you to do so.
The vulnerability was found in the latest 3.1.2 version of Instagram by Carlos Reventlov, who has notified Instagram of the problem.
Here’s how the exploit works. As a matter of course, Instagram [Read More...]