Archive for the ‘iPhone hacking’ Category

Police Can’t Force You To Unlock Your Phone Using Face or Fingerprint Scan

January 15th, 2019
Can feds force you to unlock your iPhone or Android phone? ..."NO" A Northern California judge has ruled that federal authorities can't force you to unlock your smartphone using your fingerprints or other biometric features such as facial recognition—even with a warrant. The ruling came in the case of two unspecified suspects allegedly using Facebook Messenger to threaten a man with the

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Zerodium Offers to Buy Zero-Day Exploits at Higher Prices Than Ever

January 8th, 2019
Well, there's some good news for hackers and vulnerability hunters, though terrible news for tech manufacturers! Exploit vendor Zerodium is now willing to offer significantly higher payouts for full, working zero-day exploits that allow stealing of data from WhatsApp, iMessage and other online chat applications. Zerodium—a startup by the infamous French-based company Vupen that buys and sells

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New iPhone Bug Gives Anyone Access to Your Private Photos

October 16th, 2018
A security enthusiast who discovered a passcode bypass vulnerability in Apple's iOS 12 late last month has now dropped another passcode bypass bug that works on the latest iOS 12.0.1 that was released last week. Jose Rodriguez, a Spanish amateur security researcher, discovered a bug in iOS 12 in late September that allows attackers with physical access to your iPhone to access your contacts

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You Can Crash Anyone’s iPhone Or iPad With A Simple Emoji Text Message

January 19th, 2017

A newly discovered bug in Apple’s iOS mobile operating system is being exploited in a prank that lets anyone crash your iPhone or iPad by just sending an emoji-filled iMessage, according to several reports.

YouTube star EverythingApplePro published a video highlighting a sequence of characters that temporarily freeze and restart an iPhone, which people can send to their iPhone buddies to

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Warning! Your iPhone Can Get Hacked Just by Opening a JPEG Image, PDF or Font File

October 25th, 2016

What’s worse than knowing that innocent looking JPEGs, PDFs and font files can hijack your iPhone, iPad, and iPod.

Yes, attackers can take over your vulnerable Apple’s iOS device remotely – all they have to do is trick you to view a maliciously-crafted JPEG graphic or PDF file through a website or an email, which could allow them to execute malicious code on your system.

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Beware! Your iPhone Can Be Hacked Remotely With Just A Message

July 20th, 2016

In Brief
Do you own an iPhone? Mac? Or any Apple device?

Just one specially-crafted message can expose your personal information, including your authentication credentials stored in your device’s memory, to a hacker.

The vulnerability is quite similar to the Stagefright vulnerabilities, discovered a year ago in Android, that allowed hackers to silently spy on almost a Billion phones with

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Israeli Forensic Firm ‘Cellebrite’ is Helping FBI to Unlock Terrorist’s iPhone

March 23rd, 2016

Meet the security company that is helping Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in unlocking San Bernardino shooters’ iPhone:

The Israeli mobile forensics firm Cellebrite.

Yes, Cellebrite – the provider of mobile forensic software from Israel – is helping the FBI in its attempt to unlock iPhone 5C that belonged to San Bernardino shooter, Syed Rizwan Farook, the Israeli YNetNews reported

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France could Fine Apple $1 Million for each iPhone it Refuses to Unlock

March 2nd, 2016

The United States is not the only one where Apple is battling with the federal authorities over iPhone encryption. Apple could face $1 Million in Fine each time the company refused to unlock an iPhone in France.

Despite its victory in a New York court yesterday, Apple may not be so successful elsewhere in fighting against federal authorities over iPhone encryption battle.

Yann Galut, a

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New York Judge Rules FBI Can’t Force Apple to Unlock iPhone

March 1st, 2016

Apple – 1; The FBI – 0

Apple Won a major court victory against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in an ongoing legal battle similar to San Bernardino.

In a New York case, a federal magistrate judge has ruled in favor of Apple, rejecting the U.S. government’s request to force Apple to help the FBI extract data from a locked iPhone.

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Apple is working on New iPhone Even It Can’t Hack

February 25th, 2016

Amid an ongoing dispute with the United States government over a court order to unlock iPhone 5C of one of the San Bernardino shooters Syed Farook…

…Apple started working on implementing stronger security measures “even it can’t hack” to achieve un-hackability in its future iPhones.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is deliberately forcing Apple to create a special, backdoored

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