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Indian smart phone scammers pose as Russians

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A small number of smart phone users in India have fallen victim to a highly-targeted malware attack by being conned into downloading an open-source mobile device management (MDM) software package onto their iPhones. The attackers, who are based in India but are masquerading as Russians, have been operating since 2015… Read more »

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Intelligence agency stumped – or was it?

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Was the FBI being a bit disingenuous in its dispute with Apple over the San Bernardino shootings? A Cambridge University security researcher suggests that they could have used equipment costing less than $100 to bypass the PIN code security measures on the terrorist’s iPhone 5c. It seems improbable that its… Read more »

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iPhone malware leads to breach of 200,000 Apple accounts

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Security company Palo Alto Networks has revealed that more than 200,000 Apple account details have been stolen from iPhone customers. The malware called KeyRaider only works on iPhones which are described as “jailbroken”, which means the phone’s own internal security has already been compromised and internal security files accessed. The… Read more »

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Smartphones prime target for hackers

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Cybersecurity analysts say nefarious forces are increasingly turning their attention to the most personal computer you own, the one you carry everywhere and trust with some of your most sensitive secrets – your smartphone. “Over the last two years or so, we have seen a huge influx” in the number… Read more »

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Apple users warned of security flaw

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Users of Apple’s OS X operating system have been told to take care when browsing online as the company await a solution for a security flaw. According to researchers the security flaw had existed for months but no-one had reported it publicly. It is feared that hackers may now be… Read more »

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