Mobile Threat News Articles


Variety | BY Todd Spangler
Thursday | February 15, 2018

Apple iOS 11 Bug Can Crash iPhone Messaging Apps, Disable Devices

A newly discovered bug in the current version of Apple’s iOS 11 operating system can disable iPhone messaging and email applications and send smartphones into an endless reboot loop, if a user receives a text with a specific Indian-language character.

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Appthority Mobile Threat Blog | BY Su Mon Kywe
Wednesday | February 14, 2018

Ultrasonic Communications are Creeping into Mobile Apps

Mobile devices are continually expanding their functionality and now contain many sensors and communications channels. One trend is the use of device microphones — previously simply a sensor — as a covert communications channel.

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SC Media | BY Robert Abel
Wednesday | February 14, 2018

Story behind how low-level Apple employee leaked iBoot source code

In 2016, a low level employee working at Apple’s Cupertino headquarters was convinced by some of his friends in the jailbreaking community to steal some Apple source code for their own security research, two people who originally received the code…

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