Alternative operating system security
- January 23, 2018
Security researchers found 14 vulnerabilities in Gemalto Sentinel hardware tokens which could allow dangerous ICS attacks, including full system takeover.
- January 17, 2018
A new Android spyware tool called Skygofree was described as one of the most powerful surveillance tools and can even capture encrypted messages from WhatsApp.
- January 02, 2018
A newly discovered macOS zero-day flaw, called IOHIDeous, affects all versions of Apple's desktop operating system and can allow for full-system compromise.
- December 05, 2017
Apple released a High Sierra patch to fix a serious macOS authentication vulnerability discovered last week, but users could accidentally undo the patch with a routine OS update.
- November 29, 2017
An Apple macOS flaw in High Sierra could allow an attacker to bypass any authentication dialog, including signing in to a system as a full root user.
- November 08, 2017
The latest security release from Google patched the Android KRACK vulnerability affecting Wi-Fi's WPA2 protocol, but update confusion leaves users unsure if they are safe.
- September 29, 2017
Google's Project Zero released a proof-of-concept iOS exploit similar to the Broadpwn Wi-Fi flaw that could allow an attacker to run code or implant a backdoor.
- September 13, 2017
Apple announced the new iPhone X Face ID system, which replaces Touch ID in favor of facial recognition and may offer 20 times fewer false positives than fingerprint scanning.
- August 24, 2017
The Google Chrome Enterprise offering officially allows organizations to manage Google Play Store apps, extensions, Microsoft Active Directory and integrate VMware on Chromebooks.
- August 23, 2017
Google has historically had a problem with getting mobile device manufacturers to push out Android updates, which has left hundreds of millions in the Android ecosystem at risk. Google hopes that ...
- August 21, 2017
Experts and Apple say despite the leak of the iPhone Secure Enclave Processor encryption key that can be used to decrypt firmware code, user data and biometric information are still safe.
- August 17, 2017
IOS 11 will allow users to avoid authorities attempting to force smartphone access by temporarily disabling biometric unlocking of mobile devices.
- August 15, 2017
Researchers claim malicious actors could commit mobile data theft by using shared third-party libraries and abusing elevated privileges that the permissions granted.
- July 28, 2017
Application security expert Michael Cobb discusses the Samsung Knox platform and its ability to improve Android device security in the enterprise.
- July 14, 2017
Google will use machine learning and automated peer review scans to improve Android app privacy and limit app permissions overreach.