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  • Dozens of popular iOS apps vulnerable to intercept of TLS-protected data - Ars Technica

    Dozens of popular iOS apps vulnerable to intercept of TLS-protected data - Ars Technica;

    76 apps in Apple's App Store still don't use best practices to protect user data. Sean Gallagher - Feb 6, 2017 11:38 pm UTC. reader comments 27. Share this story. While developing a tool for evaluating mobile application security, researchers at Sudo ...and more »

  • Is YOUR phone safe? Security expert says hackers can attack your device via dozens of popular iOS apps - Daily Mail

    Is YOUR phone safe? Security expert says hackers can attack your device via dozens of popular iOS apps - Daily Mail;

    A security expert has identified dozens of popular iPhone apps that are at risk of being hacked. The apps become vulnerable to attack when users send data from the phone to the cloud via Wi-Fi. A range of apps have been identified as being at risk ...and more »

  • How to force close Apple Watch apps in watchOS 3 - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

    How to force close Apple Watch apps in watchOS 3 - AppleInsider (press release) (blog);

    Just like with any other platform, sometimes Apple Watch apps will freeze or have bugs. Thankfully, watchOS 3 includes a quick way to force-quit an app from your wrist, allowing it to start fresh. With limited buttons and screen real estate, force ...and more »

  • 70-something iOS apps are vulnerable to man in the middle attacks - The INQUIRER

    70-something iOS apps are vulnerable to man in the middle attacks - The INQUIRER;

    GO BACK TO BED. Today you can't even trust 76 popular apps on Apple's App Store because they are vulnerable to man in the middle (MITM) attacks. This is the end of us, and the end of days. We are just broken by this, this is the final straw. You know ...and more »

  • Popular iOS Apps Vulnerable to TLS Interception Attacks - Threatpost

    Popular iOS Apps Vulnerable to TLS Interception Attacks - Threatpost;

    Dozens of iOS mobile banking, medical and other applications handling sensitive user information are vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks where TLS traffic can be intercepted. Of the 76 apps analyzed by Sudo Security Group, 19 are considered high ...and more »

  • It's Probably Time for Your Favorite iPhone Apps and Games to Die - Gizmodo

    It's Probably Time for Your Favorite iPhone Apps and Games to Die - Gizmodo;

    A new message found in the latest iOS 10 beta update seems to indicate Apple will be killing off thousands of apps and games that haven't been updated to support 64-bit processors. Say hello to the world of vintage iPhone gaming. Advertisement. Apple ...and more »

  • What to do if your iPhone has a battery drain issue - ZDNet

    What to do if your iPhone has a battery drain issue - ZDNet;

    So you've carried out the tests and come to the conclusion that your iPhone suffers from a battery drain issue. What do you do next? Must read: Does your iPhone have a battery drain problem? what's hot on zdnet. After liftoff, Samsung's Galaxy S8 will ...and more »

  • TLS vulnerability in popular iOS apps allows user data to be intercepted in man-in-the-middle attack - AppleInsider (press release) (blog)

    TLS vulnerability in popular iOS apps allows user data to be intercepted in man-in-the-middle attack - AppleInsider (press release) (blog);

    A number of popular apps are vulnerable to a 'man-in-the-middle'attack due to poorly implemented TLS protection, an examination of apps in the iOS App Store has revealed, with a security researcher claiming it is possible to read data sent back to the ...and more »

  • Some popular iPhone apps might be secretly leaking your information - Yahoo News

    Some popular iPhone apps might be secretly leaking your information - Yahoo News;

    Apple's iPhone is more secure than its rivals, but that doesn't mean that apps or the device itself can't be hacked. A security researcher discovered a flaw in some 76 App Store apps with more than 18 million downloads between them that would allow a ...and more »

  • Sloppy iOS apps expose 'encrypted' user traffic - The Register

    Sloppy iOS apps expose 'encrypted' user traffic - The Register;

    Seventy-six iOS applications with an accumulated 18 million downloads between them are vulnerable to having their encrypted HTTPS traffic compromised. That's the assertion made by Sudo Security's Will Strafach, who turned up the bugs while developing ...and more »