02/10/2011, 10:02 am
Researchers from Germany have demonstrated a way to quickly retrieve passwords from the stored keychain of a locked iPhone or iPad by obtaining the device and jailbreaking it.
01/23/2011, 11:01 pm
In response to calls for increased security from enterprise clients, Apple has hired cybersecurity expert and author David Rice as its director of global security, a new report claims.
01/18/2011, 12:01 pm
US prosecutors filed charges against two men in conjunction with the alleged hacking of AT&T's website last year, which resulted in a list of 120,000 users' names, email addresses, and serial numbers.
12/29/2010, 11:12 pm
Security experts are warning that newly discovered malware targeting Chinese users of Google's Android mobile operating system has "botnet-like capabilities" that could take control of an Android phone by communicating with a central command-and-control server.
11/10/2010, 06:11 pm
Apple has detailed the security issues patched by Mac OS X 10.6.5 and the corresponding Security Update 2010-007 for Mac OS X 10.5, indicating that more than half of the security vulnerabilities in Mac OS X actually affect the Adobe Flash plugin and X11.
11/05/2010, 05:11 pm
Two of America's largest banks are actively testing Apple's iPhone as a replacement of their existing RIM BlackBerry devices for corporate email.
11/03/2010, 09:11 pm
AT&T issued a statement Wednesday refuting T-Mobile's claim to "America's largest 4G network." The Skyfire browser iOS app, which converts Flash video to HTML5, "sold-out" after just 5 hours of availability, and a security flaw in the PayPal iPhone app could let hackers intercept user passwords.
10/27/2010, 02:10 pm
A newly discovered Trojan horse spreading through social networking sites targets Apple's Mac OS X operating system, including the latest version, 10.6 Snow Leopard, by baiting users into clicking a link.
09/20/2010, 04:09 pm
Apple on Monday issued a security update for Mac OS X 10.6.4, addressing an issue that could allow a remote attacker to access shared folders without a valid password.
08/24/2010, 07:08 pm
Apple released a Mac OS X security update Tuesday that fixes a critical PDF vulnerability.
08/15/2010, 08:08 pm
Apple's online support discussion forums were taken offline this weekend after the site was apparently targeted by a malicious attack. The company has also increased its Apple ID account security (which is shared by iTunes) following earlier account fraud.
08/04/2010, 09:08 pm
Apple confirmed Wednesday that it has developed a fix for the two security vulnerabilities that allow jailbreaking of their iOS software.
08/03/2010, 08:08 pm
An Apple spokeswoman acknowledged that the company is looking into a report on software vulnerabilities that allow remote control and 'jailbreaking' of its iOS devices.
08/02/2010, 04:08 pm
AppleInsider has discovered that Apple's iPad management profile policies available to corporate users include the capability to disable use of its camera, providing evidence of future intent to include a camera on upcoming models.
07/30/2010, 07:07 pm
A tool for attacking devices running Google's Android operating system was released by security researchers today at the Defcon hackers conference in Las Vegas.
07/29/2010, 12:07 am
An app distributed by Google's Android Market has collected private data from millions of users and forwarded it to servers China, validating Apple's uniquely strong stance on mobile security in the iPhone App Store.
07/27/2010, 03:07 am
Responding to piracy problems in the iTunes App Store, Apple has instituted stronger security measures to protect users' accounts.
06/18/2010, 12:06 pm
Apple silently updated its Snow Leopard malware protection in this week's Mac OS X 10.6.4 update, targeting a Trojan that disguises itself as iPhoto.
06/14/2010, 04:06 pm
Disgruntled at having been characterized as 'malicious' by AT&T, the group of hackers who exploited a hole in the wireless operator's website last week have fired back by accusing both AT&T and Apple of acting irresponsibly in regard to iPad security.
06/13/2010, 10:06 pm
Following the web attack that enabled black hat hackers to obtain a list of private email addresses of its iPad 3G subscribers, AT&T has mailed out a vaguely apologetic acknowledgment of the event explaining what happened.