Apple Disputes Google’s Claims of a Devastating iPhone Hack
Apple says that Google oversold the nature of the hack and that it quickly fixed the vulnerability.
This Has Been the Worst Year for iPhone Security Yet
After several high profile attacks and embarrassing slip-ups, Apple’s perception as the secure consumer device is starting to crack.
This Spreadsheet of ‘The Worst 25 Passwords’ Is Actually Malware
Hackers are getting meta.
Instagram Launches Bug Bounty for Apps that Steal User Data
On Wednesday, Facebook expanded beyond its bounties for third party apps stealing user data to also apply to Instagram.
Apple’s New Bug Bounty Is a ‘Historical Moment’ For the iPhone’s Security
Apple expanded the scope of its bug bounty, increased payouts, and promised special devices to a select group of researchers. For jailbreakers and hackers, there’s never been a better time to pwn the iPhone.
Apple’s Lawsuit Against a Startup Shows How It Wants to Control the iPhone Hacking Market
Apple sued Corellium, a company that makes virtual copies of iOS for researchers to practice hacking the iPhone on.
Clothing Resale Marketplace Poshmark Announces Data Breach
"We recently discovered that data from some Poshmark users was acquired by an unauthorized third party."
One of the World's Most Wanted Hackers Speaks
Phineas Fisher wanted to make a statement on CYBER to deny he’s an agent of the Kremlin.
How Humans Will Bring the Internet to Space
In the future, orbiters, rovers, deep space probes, and even human space habitats will be nodes on the internet of things.
When Myspace Was King, Employees Abused a Tool Called ‘Overlord’ to Spy on Users
Several employees were caught abusing the tool, which let them read users’ messages and passwords.
After Wave of Complaints, Instagram Tests New Methods to Recover Hacked Accounts
Motherboard previously reported how hackers were holding high-profile Instagram accounts to ransom, and how some influencers had to turn to white-hat hackers for help.
Snapchat Employees Abused Data Access to Spy on Users
Multiple sources and emails also describe SnapLion, an internal tool used by various departments to access Snapchat user data.