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Apple hires developer of World’s Most Secure Messaging App

Apple is serious this time to enhance its iPhone security that even it can not hack. To achieve this the company has hired one of the key developers of Signal — World’s most secure, open source and encrypted messaging app. Frederic Jacobs, who worked to develop Signal, announced today that he …

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Apple is working on New iPhone Even It Can’t Hack

Amid an ongoing dispute with the United States government over a court order to unlock iPhone 5C of one of the San Bernardino shooters Syed Farook… …Apple started working on implementing stronger security measures “even it can’t hack” to achieve un-hackability in its future iPhones. The Federal Bureau of Investigation …

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Just One Device? No, Government wants Apple to Unlock 12 More iPhones

However, in addition to iPhone 5C belonged to San Bernardino shooter Syed Farook, the U.S. Justice Department is looking at court orders forcing Apple to help officials unlock at least 12 iPhones. Citing sources, the Wall Street Journal reported that the federal authorities want to extract data from iPhones seized …

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Ransom32 — First JavaScript-powered Ransomware affecting Windows, Mac and Linux

Here’s New Year’s first Ransomware: Ransom32. A new Ransomware-as-a-service, dubbed Ransom32, has been spotted that for the first time uses a ransomware written in JavaScript to infect Mac, Windows as well as Linux machines. Ransom32 allows its operators to deploy the malware very quickly and easily. It has a dashboard …

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North Korea’s Red Star OS (Looks Like Mac OS X) Spies on its Own People

North Korea has its own homegrown computer operating system that looks remarkably just like Apple’s OS X, which not only prevents potential foreign hacking attempts but also provides extensive surveillance capabilities. Two German researchers have just conducted an in-depth analysis of the secretive state’s operating system and found that the …

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13 Million MacKeeper Users Hacked — 21 GB of Data Exposed

MacKeeper anti-virus company is making headlines today for its lax security that exposed the database of 13 Million Mac users’ records including names, email addresses, usernames, password hashes, IP addresses, phone numbers, and system information. MacKeeper is a suite of software that claims to make Apple Macs more secure and …

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Samsung Agree to Pay $548 Million to Apple For Copying iPhone Design

Finally Samsung agrees to pay $548 million to Apple for copying (Stealing) iPhone design and concept after Apple won the infringement suit against iPhone-Galaxy patent controversy on 3rd December. The US-based Apple company knocked the back door of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to sued Samsung …

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Serious, Yet Patched Flaw Exposes 6.1 Million IoT, Mobile Devices to Remote Code Execution

As much as you protect your electronics from being hacked, hackers are clever enough at finding new ways to get into your devices. But, you would hope that once a flaw discovered it would at least be fixed in few days or weeks, but that’s not always the case. A …

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These Top 10 Programming Languages Have Most Vulnerable Apps on the Internet

A new research showed that Scripting languages, in general, give birth to more security vulnerabilities in web applications, which raised concerns over potential security bugs in millions of websites. The app security firm Veracode has released its State of Software Security: Focus on Application Development report (PDF), analyzing more than …

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VirusTotal now Scans Mac OS X Apps for Malware

Do Mac Computers Get Viruses? Yes, Of Course, they do! According to stats, malware for MAC OS X has appeared five times more in 2015 alone than the previous five years combined. As malware for Macs is becoming more common, Google has decided to add support for Mac  OS X …

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