Alternative operating system security
- June 06, 2018
A rumored security feature, USB Restricted Mode, is making its premiere in Apple's iOS 12 and will protect users from brute-force passcode attacks by thieves and law enforcement alike.
- May 10, 2018
Android P security features, which were previewed at Google I/O, include notable improvements for data privacy and encryption and preventing malicious apps from spying on users.
- May 04, 2018
A new Android Rowhammer PoC proves an attack is possible, but an expert said the limited scope of affected devices and feasibility of performing the attack lessens the danger.
- March 30, 2018
A new government report claims poor communication was to blame for the FBI's court case being filed against Apple despite a San Bernardino iPhone unlock method being almost ready at the time.
- February 09, 2018
News roundup: Apple's highly protected iBoot source code was leaked online. Plus, the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau stops its Equifax breach investigation, and more.
- January 31, 2018
Google claims it is faster than ever at removing or rejecting bad Android apps from the Play Store before anyone has a chance to install the troublesome app.
- 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.