Apple has disabled the Walkie Talkie app on Apple Watch because of a vulnerability that could let someone secretly eavesdrop on your iPhone.
iOS 12.2 patches 51 security vulnerabilities, which is a huge incentive to update if nothing else announced yesterday was enticing.
The list of patches covers a wide variety of bugs an adversary could potentially manipulate to obtain effects like denial-of-service, privilege escalation, and information disclosure to gaining root privileges, overwriting arbitrary files, or executing code of the attacker’s choice.
WinRAR, a file compression app on Windows, recently patched a bug that was there for fourteen years due to an old DLL library.
The company has already sent out a fix, but let’s find out what happened.
Charter won’t say how many people have been affected, although the company claims that the flaws weren’t actually exploited.
MacOS gives you the option to Allow or Deny a program’s access to certain features. But what if malware clicked the Allow button itself?
Researchers funded by the Department of Homeland Security recently found security flaws in millions of smartphones, including iPhones.
Infosec says that it reported the vulnerability to Apple on December 23. Now after waiting the standard 90 days, the website says that Apple still hasn’t fixed the bug.
The details on the Common Vulnerabilites and Exposures (CVE) website aren’t available yet. This is because Apple imposed a moratorium on publishing until the bugs were patched. We’ll know more about them in the days ahead.
If you haven’t installed the iOS 10.3.3 update on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch yet, hop to it because it including a fix for the BroadPwn Wi-Fi security vulnerability.