03/13/2013, 01:03 pm
Security on Apple's iOS is notably tight, but an Israeli firm has pointed out that the profile system for iPads and iPhones could leave users open to remote attacks resulting in data theft.
03/07/2013, 11:03 am
Security researchers in Germany have discovered that physically freezing an Android smartphone can grant access to encrypted data.
03/04/2013, 05:03 pm
Apple on Monday released an updated version of Java 6 to plug a hole that can lead to malicious software being installed on an affected user's Mac.
02/25/2013, 02:02 pm
Another vulnerability has been discovered in iOS 6.1 that could give malicious users access to data on an iPhone with a lockscreen passcode enabled.
02/20/2013, 08:02 am
While earlier reports suggested hackers who targeted Apple emanated from China, investigators now believe the criminals are instead based out of Eastern Europe.
02/19/2013, 05:02 pm
Following Apple's Tuesday announcement that it was hacked by the same group of attackers who compromised Facebook systems late last week, it now appears that the website responsible for hosting the malware has been discovered.
02/19/2013, 04:02 pm
Just hours after Apple announced that it too was victim to a wide-ranging malware attack, the company released a new version of Java for OS X to plug a hole in the software that can be exploited to install malware onto an affected machine.
02/19/2013, 01:02 pm
Apple on Tuesday disclosed that it was hacked by the same group that targeted social networking site Facebook, and also announced that an incoming software update for OS X will protect consumers from the same type of vulnerability.
02/14/2013, 03:02 pm
Following quickly after news emerged of an iOS passcode bypass exploit, Apple has given word that it will be releasing a software update to repair the vulnerability.
02/14/2013, 07:02 am
A new security flaw discovered in Apple's mobile operating system lets anyone bypass the passcode lock on iPhones running iOS 6.1 in a matter of seconds, revealing access to the phone's contacts, voicemails, and photos.
02/04/2013, 02:02 pm
Hackers on Monday released a long-awaited untethered software "jailbreak" of Apple's iOS 6. Separately, a newly discovered bug causes most Mountain Lion applications to crash by typing in just 8 characters.
02/01/2013, 04:02 pm
One day after Apple blocked Java 7's latest update from running on OS X, Oracle on Friday released a new version reportedly addressing vulnerabilities seen with the last build.
01/12/2013, 09:01 pm
In response to the discovery of a Java 7 flaw that prompted Apple to disable the software in OS X, Oracle issued a statement saying it is currently working on a fix and will release the patch soon.
01/11/2013, 03:01 pm
Apple has disabled the Java 7 plugin on Macs through its OS X anti-malware system, in order to protect users from a potentially serious security issue.
12/21/2012, 10:12 am
12/14/2012, 09:12 am
A new Trojan that targets Apple's OS X platform poses as a legitimate application that can be used to download audio and video.
10/16/2012, 06:10 pm
Apple on Tuesday rolled out two Java updates, one for OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard and another for OS X 10.7 Lion and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, the latter offering improved security by uninstalling the Apple-provided Java applet plug-in from all web browsers.
09/10/2012, 12:09 pm
A collection of more than a million unique iPhone and iPad identifiers did not come from an FBI laptop, but were instead taken from a Florida publishing company called BlueToad.
09/05/2012, 01:09 pm
After a hacking group claimed it had obtained millions of unique identifiers for Apple devices from an FBI laptop, Apple itself has issued a statement saying it did not provide any UDIDs to the FBI.
08/09/2012, 11:08 am
Google on Thursday agreed to pay a record $22.5 million fine for ignoring security settings designed to prevent advertisers from tracking users with cookies in Apple's Safari web browser, bringing an end to a six month investigation aimed at better protecting consumers' privacy rights online.