Security report on iPhone hack created 'false impression'

[ad_1] Apple says the Google security report on a hacking operation targeting iPhones was inacurate and created a false impression of “mass exploitation” Apple hit back Friday at a Google research report suggesting iPhones may have been targeted by a long-running hacking operation, calling it inaccurate and misleading. Apple spokesman Fred Sainz said in a […]

Twitter CEO hack highlights dangers of 'SIM swap' fraud

[ad_1] Losing control of one’s smartphone from ‘SIM swap’ fraud attacks can have potentially devastating consequences Even with considerable security precautions in place, Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey became the victim of an embarrassing compromise when attackers took control of his account on the platform by hijacking his phone number. Dorsey became the latest target […]

Google reveals years-long 'indiscriminate' iPhone hack

[ad_1] Google cybersecurity experts said the operation used hacked websites to implant malicious software in iPhones to access data, photos and user locations Google security experts uncovered an “indiscriminate” hacking operation that targeted iPhones over a period of at least two years and used websites to implant malicious software to access photos, user locations and […]

US wants woman accused in Capital One hack to stay locked up

[ad_1] In this July 16, 2019, file photo, a man walks across the street from a Capital One location in San Francisco. Federal prosecutors say Paige Thompson, the woman accused of hacking Capital One and at least 30 other organizations, is a threat to herself and society, a flight risk and should be kept locked […]

'Amateur' Capital One hack stuns security community

[ad_1] Capital One alerted authorities to a data breach that affected more than 100 million customers, resulting the arrest of a West Coast software developer The massive data breach at Capital One appeared to be an unsophisticated attack from a single hacker, raising questions about the security of the financial system and insider threats to […]