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One year to the day after iOS 11 appeared, Apple yesterday released its replacement, iOS 12. There’s always a lot of fuss about new features, which tends to obscure the fact that iOS updates these days also come loaded with useful security upgrades and patches for software vulnerabilities. Naked Security covered the expected iOS 12 […]

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A security researcher has revealed a method of crashing and restarting iPhones and iPads, with just a few lines of code that could be added to any webpage. Sabri Haddouche tweeted a link to webpage containing his 15-line proof-of-concept attack, which exploits a vulnerability in the WebKit web rendering engine used by Apple’s Safari browser. […]

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Air Canada has suffered a data breach and is forcing a password reset on all 1.7 million users of its mobile app, though apparently only 20,000 of the mobile app accounts were accessed by the attackers. How did it happen? “We detected unusual login behaviour with Air Canada’s mobile App between Aug. 22-24, 2018,” the […]

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A small malware campaign is leveraging spyware called BusyGasper, which is highly effective at collecting data on Android phones and exfiltrating it. The malware is unsophisticated, but loaded with 100 uniquely implemented features ranging from device sensor listeners, motion detectors and the ability to process a user’s screen taps. The mobile malware was identified by […]

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