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Hacker Releases First Public Jailbreak for Up-to-Date iPhones in Years

Apple accidentally unpatched a vulnerability it had already fixed, making current versions of iOS vulnerable to hackers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2 days ago
Hacking

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.
Joseph Cox
2 days ago
Hacking

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.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
3 days ago
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We Asked Def Con Attendees Why People Are Still Getting Hacked

The cybersecurity industry is worth billions of dollars, and tens of thousands of people attend Black Hat and Def Con every year. So, are we getting any safer?
Samantha Cole
Lorenzo Franceshi-Bicchierai
Joseph Cox
Ben Makuch
3 days ago
Hacking

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.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.15.19
Hacking

Google Hackers Found 10 Ways to Hack an iPhone Without Touching It

Many of the vulnerabilities relied on using iMessage to own the rest of the phone, Google's Project Zero said.
Karl Bode
8.13.19
Hacking

These Legit-Looking iPhone Lightning Cables Will Hijack Your Computer

It looks like an Apple lightning cable. It works like an Apple lightning cable. But it will give an attacker a way to remotely tap into your computer.
Joseph Cox
8.12.19
Hacking

Vulnerability Exposed Microsoft Azure Users to Cyberattack

New report says flaw with common remote desktop access protocol left millions of users and researchers open to attack.
Karl Bode
8.8.19
YouTube

America’s DIY Phone Farmers

Ordinary Americans are using armies of phones to generate cash to buy food, diapers, and beer through ad fraud.
Joseph Cox
8.2.19
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The Spies of Comic Con

Hollywood is increasingly implementing real spycraft into blockbuster movies and TV shows.
Dave Maass
7.22.19
Hacking

The Most Clever 'Zip Bomb' Ever Made Explodes a 46MB File to 4.5 Petabytes

Files so deeply compressed that they’re effectively malware have been around for decades – and a researcher just unveiled a brand-new Zip bomb that explodes a 46-megabyte file to 4.5 petabytes of data.
Ernie Smith
7.11.19
Hacking

Hackers Hijacked VR Chatrooms to Manipulate Users' Reality

Security researchers found critical vulnerabilities in three different virtual reality applications that would have allowed hackers to take control of victims’ computers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.5.19
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