Posts tagged security
Apple recently updated iOS to v 6.1.3 in an attempt to fix the security screen bypass flaw due to which users could easily bypass the “Slide to Unlock” screen on iPhones. With that fixed, a new passcode security flaw has been found in iOS 6.1.3 that allows someone to simply unlock iPhone 4 and using a flaw and access Photos. Read More
To prove how secure Chrome is, Google is giving away a million dollars to people who can hack Google Chrome at the upcoming PWN2OWN hacking contest which takes place at the CanSecWest security conference in Vancouver next week. Read More
McAfee, the popular computer security company which was recently acquired by Intel released its 2011 Threat Predictions report which highlighted the platforms and services that would be the target of cyber attacks.
Among the list were Internet based TV services like Google TV and mobile platforms like Android and iOS. According to McAfee, the Apps that would run on these platforms would expose privacy and identity data.
Apple is reportedly sending out emails to developers mentioning that Push notifications on iOS will now have stronger encryption in the form of 2048-bit TLS/SSL certificates. The data transferred via these connections will now be much more secure.