Archive for the ‘iOS vulnerability’ Category

Apple will now pay hackers up to $1 million for reporting vulnerabilities

August 9th, 2019
Apple has just updated the rules of its bug bounty program by announcing a few major changes during a briefing at the annual Black Hat security conference yesterday. One of the most attractive updates is… Apple has enormously increased the maximum reward for its bug bounty program from $200,000 to $1 million—that's by far the biggest bug bounty offered by any major tech company for reporting

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Google Researchers Disclose PoCs for 4 Remotely Exploitable iOS Flaws

July 30th, 2019
Google's cybersecurity researchers have finally disclosed details and proof-of-concept exploits for 4 out of 5 security vulnerabilities that could allow remote attackers to target Apple iOS devices just by sending a maliciously-crafted message over iMessage. All the vulnerabilities, which required no user interaction, were responsibly reported to Apple by Samuel Groß and Natalie Silvanovich

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Millions of Android Devices Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Remotely

July 7th, 2017

Google has released its latest monthly security update for Android devices, including a serious bug in some Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets that affects millions of Android devices, as well as some iPhone models.

Dubbed BroadPwn, the critical remote code execution vulnerability resides in Broadcom’s BCM43xx family of WiFi chipsets, which can be triggered remotely without user interaction, allows a

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Critical iOS Flaw allowed Hackers to Steal Cookies from Devices

January 21st, 2016

Apple has patched a critical vulnerability in its iOS operating system that allowed criminal hackers to impersonate end users’ identities by granting read/write access to website’s unencrypted authentication cookies.

The vulnerability was fixed with the release of iOS 9.2.1 on Tuesday, almost three years after it was first discovered and reported to Apple.

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This Simple Text Message Can Crash and Reboot Your iPhone

May 27th, 2015

A newly discovered bug in Apple’s iOS mobile operating system has emerged this evening that lets iPhone users crash another user’s iPhone by just sending a tiny string of text characters in a message.

The bug is related to the Messages app and the notification system used by iPhone and iPad devices and appears to work only if there is iPhone to iPhone communication.

A string of

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