Tag Archive: Hole


Researchers find gaping hole in Apple’s iMessage encryption

Encryption researchers at John Hopkins University have found a serious flaw in the encryption of Apple’s iMessage platform that shatters the FBI’s stance that encryption on devices like the iPhone is unhackable. The group of researchers discovered a bug that would allow attackers to decrypt pictures and video sent over iMessage. The flaw wouldn’t help […]

(via Cult of Mac – Tech and culture through an Apple lens)

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Be careful of using any app’s browser except Safari until Apple fixes this iOS security hole

If you regularly use an iPhone or iPad app that uses a built-in browser, you could be vulnerable to a major vulnerability in iOS that allows unscrupulous app developers to spy on your typing. The vulnerability was discovered by Craig…Read more ›

True Blood is an unapologetic killer with “Fire In The Hole”

True Blood’s seventh and final season continues tonight with the third episode of the season: “Fire In The Hole.” Death comes to us all, and that’s no empty promise with this series. Reverend Daniels calls it out: “Death is a…Read more ›

Logitech’s Tiny X100 Bluetooth Speaker Comes With A Great-Looking Hole

Logitech’s cool-looking X100 “donut” speaker has a few things going for it. First, it’s small. Second, it’s cheap, and third, it has a hole in it that looks totally satisfying to stick your finger in and wiggle it around. The…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Build-It-Yourself ‘Last Camera’ With Two Lenses And A Light-Leaking Hole

Like the Lomo Konstuktor (which I have actually konstrukted and found to be pretty cool), the Last Camera comes as a kit so you can build your own camera. Unlike the Lomo, though, the Last Camera comes with two interchangeable…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Snuglet Makes MacBook Power Hole Smaller, More Snuggerer

People love to moan about the slimline MagSafe 2 adapter that was launched to match the skinny (current) MacBook Air. It falls out they say. It’s too easy to knock from its magnet-hole. I’ve never had any trouble with it. In fact, I like it more than the original because not only does it stay […]

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Fixed? Giant Security Hole Apparently Patched, iForgot Site Back Up

Yo, dawg, I heard you had some security issues...

Yo, dawg, I heard you had some security issues…

Earlier today, we told you about the massive security issue that Apple let slip through while adding it’s new two step authentication process. As a result, Apple shut down it’s password recovery site, iForgot, earlier today.

And? It’s back up and ready to start helping you get your password. Looks like Apple fixed the problem.

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Huge Security Hole Allows Anyone To Reset Your Apple Password With Only Email Address And Date Of Birth

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Apple just made iCloud a lot more secure yesterday by rolling out a two-step authentication process that should keep hijackers at bay. However, a huge security hole was just found that allows hijackers to reset Apple ID passwords with only an email address and your date of birth.

The new exploit affects all customers who have not yet enabled the new two-step authentication feature. To make  [Read More…]

BookBook For iPhone 5 Will Have Camera Hole, Available In November

No more holding your iPhone in its BookBook like this to take a picture.

We’re huge fans of TwelveSouth’s BookBook cases here at Cult of Mac. Like everyone else, we’ve been anticipating a BookBook for the iPhone 5. Today we got word that TwelveSouth has an updated BookBook for Apple’s newest iPhone in the pipeline, and the case will be available next month!

BookBook is unique because it doubles as wallet,  [Read More…]

Apple Promises To Not Let Its $97 Billion In Cash Burn A Hole In Its Pocket

Today during Apples Q1 2012 earnings report, CFO Peter Oppenheimer revealed that Apple has a staggering $ 97 billion in cash, with over $ 60 billion currently held offshore.Oppenheimer said multiple times during the call that Apple was not letting its near-$ 100 billion in cash burn a hole in its pockets. Tim Cook andOppenheimer were very tight-lipped about what Apple plans to do with its gigantic cash reserve moving  [Read More…]