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  • Quimitchin Malware Targeting Mac Users also Compatible with Linux

    IT security researchers have discovered a new malicious code which affects Mac and Linux systems. It has been dubbed by Apple Inc., as Fruitfly while Malwarebytes named it as Quimitchin, a name inspired by Aztec spies. This newly identified malware spy on biomedical research centers. It is being speculated that the malicious code has remained […]

  • iCloud Glitch? Woman buys iPhone, finds contact details of top celebs

    What would be your reaction if you buy a new iPhone and find your phonebook filled with personal contact numbers of hundreds of A-List celebrities including Adele and Nick Grimshaw? This is not a fairy tale or fable because the same has actually happened to a female who bought brand new iPhone 5S. Sophie Highfield […]

  • How to use “Find my iPhone” app to locate your smartphone

    Our mobile phones are nothing short of a treasure trove of sensitive, private information. We have started relying a lot on our cellphones and store almost everything from pictures to videos, contact numbers and personal communications on these tiny devices. We never think about the fact that stealing or losing such tiny phones is always […]

  • Android-compatible Google Daydream VR Controller Hacked to Run on iOS

    Genius researcher Ups the Game for Social Engineers by Getting Android-compatible Google Daydream VR Controller to run on the Incompatible iOS Platform. Conducting data breach is old school skill now- hacking a gadget and making it run on an incompatible platform is the real deal. Infecting a system and carrying out hack attacks is no […]

  • Man accused of taking pics under skirt told by court to share his iPhone Passcode

    As per the Fifth Amendment, a US citizen cannot be forced to surrender his private information such as passwords or login credentials. However, this new case has set a different precedent because a Florida Court of Appeals has ordered a male suspect to provide his phone’s passcode to the law enforcement. This is true that […]

  • U.K. Police don’t pay to unlock iPhones, they mug you while phone is unlocked

    If this had happened in the United States, the FBI would have spent millions of dollars from taxpayers money and employed an overseas company to unlock the suspect’s iPhone but back in the United Kingdom things are calm and traditional. Also Read: Turns out iPhone 5c can be hacked with a $100 hardware To prove this, […]

  • Hackers Earn $215,000 for Hacking Nexus 6P, iPhone 6S

    Tencent Keen Security Lab Team Hackers Win $215,000 for Infecting a Fully Updated and Patched Nexus 6P. Challenging White Hat Hackers through competitions and bounties for identifying potentially harmful security flaws in latest or upcoming devices is currently the hot trend in the digital world. It is rather interesting to let security teams work hard and […]

  • OS X devices targeted by APT28 group with new Trojan called Komplex

    APT28 is a Russian hacking group who was previously blamed for hacking WADA and DNC servers. The group of hackers that conducted the infamous DNC hacking, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and other such feats targeting sensitive western military and governmental entities, are at it again. This time, they are using Komplex, a relatively new Trojan that […]

  • iOS 10 has vulnerability that leads to Cracking of iPhone Backups

    Russia security firm found critical vulnerability in iOS 10 allowing attackers to crack iPhone backups — The firm also claims that iOS 10 is weaker than previous updates. Apple has recently released the latest version of its operating system iOS and it is being perceived as a weaker version in comparison to previous ones because […]

  • Turns out iPhone 5c can be hacked with a $100 hardware

    Researcher hacks iPhone 5c device of San Bernardino shooter Rizwan Syed Farook with just $100 hardware — Remember, the FBI had paid $1.3 million to get Farook’s iPhone unlocked. It has been over six months since Apple was contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to help bureau access data present on Rizwan Syed Farook’s iPhone 5c. The […]

  • Apple issues critical updates for Mac – Users MUST update OS X, Safari

    Apple has issued urgent security updates for Mac and Safari — Update right now. Now this is what we call something that’s serious and requires immediate action and attention from Mac users. Apple is trying out all possible forums to alert Mac users about a critical security threat and also urging them to update OSX […]

  • 11 easy tips to secure your Mac against hackers

    Today, it is still true that Mac has less malware problem than its counterparts Windows and Android. But, it does not mean that Mac is immune to hackers, or that Mac users should take its security lightly. In 2013 Reuters reported that some Mac operating systems of Apple employees were infected with malware. So, case […]

  • Apple Users Hit with Large-Scale Smishing Scam

    Apple Users the Lone targets of Scammers — 7500 plus Users affected by Latest SMS-Phish Campaigns Already! Reports suggest that SMS Phishing campaigns are on a rise this summer and particularly Apple users are being targeted. The latest discovery by security gurus at Intel security (previously McAfee, Inc) is a clear proof of that. Security […]

  • Apple Deletes App That Informed Users If Their iPhone is Hacked

    Apple has removed a security App from its app store claiming it’s misleading and confusing for users — The app was developed to inform users if they are being hacked and spied by malicious actors! The usual search keywords on Google about hacking are hacking tools, how to hack or how to know if I […]

  • iPhone Users Hit with iCloud Account Deactivation Phishing Scam

    iPhone users in the United Kingdom have been targeted with yet another phishing scam designed to steal their iCloud accounts — The scam may spread all over the word due to its uniqueness.  Crooks are targeting iPhone users in the United Kingdom with a sophisticated phishing scam through text messages containing malicious link designed to […]

  • Cop Exploited iPhone App to Secretly Watch Mom Breastfeeding

    If you are using baby monitor this alert is for you — Thanks to Find my iPhone feature as well! Baby monitors have been in trouble lately and this new incident has re-established the fact that one needs to be very careful while using these devices. — In the latest occurring, a cop has been […]

  • Crooks Target Apple Users with ‘Apple ID Expiration’ Phishing Scam

    If you have received text message about your Apple ID expiring soon don’t click the link in the text — New Phishing Scam Steals ID and Passwords of Apple users Apple users have always remained under the hammer of scammers and cyber criminals. Probably these malicious actors envy Apple users a lot and thus, keep launching […]

  • U.S government requested information on 5,200 accounts from Apple

    Being a tech giant is not easy — The government requesting data on users can be a headache as revealed in Apple’s latest report Apple has revealed the latest US law enforcement agency requests for user information that the government lodged during the second half of the 2015 year period. The government lodged 1,015 requests […]

  • “Evil Skype” Malware Kit “Su-A-Cyder” Lets Attacker Spy on Apple Devices

    An “evil” version of Skype is uploaded to an Apple iPhone. A whitehat hacker created a tool that automates the process of turning good apps bad and uploading it to a non-jailbroken device. Apple is known for some of the safest smartphones, as the FBI has found all too apparent recently. However, if you have […]