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TechCrunch | BY Robbie Forkish
Monday | February 13, 2017

Attack of the apps

It seems like a fair trade: Get your favorite mobile apps for free, be shown annoying ads in return. But that’s not all you’re doing in return. In reality, this trade has you giving up a great deal of personal…

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TechNewsWorld | BY John Mello
Thursday | February 9, 2017

Dozens of iOS Apps Vulnerable to WiFi Snooping

Dozens of applications for Apple’s mobile devices are vulnerable to WiFi snoopers, a security researcher reported this week. Will Strafach, CEO of the Sudo Security Group, identified 76 popular iOS apps available at Apple’s App Store that were vulnerable to…

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Friday | December 23, 2016

Apple Extends HTTPS Deadline for iOS Apps

SecurityWeek | By Eduard Kovacs – Apple informed iOS developers this week that it has decided to give them more time to ensure that their applications communicate over a secure HTTPS connection. In June, at the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC),…

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Friday | December 23, 2016

Apple Delays App Transport Security Deadline

ThreatPost | By Tom Spring – Apple backtracked on its plan to enforce a year-end deadline that would of required developers to move apps to an HTTPS-only model in an effort to thwart eavesdropping on insecure, plaintext HTTP connections. On Wednesday…

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