WhatsApp Encryption Makes iPhone Small

The D.O.J. versus Encryption; this may have been the biggest case regarding personal privacy in the digital age, and it went undecided. Rather than force the court to make a ruling the D.O.J. withdrew their petition because the F.B.I. found a way to hack the iPhone. But in the tech industry the fall out is…

XcodeGhost Malware Attacks iOS 9

In September some of the most popular Chinese-developed apps in the iStore were found to have malicious software embedded in them. It turns out Chinese developers were fooled into using a compromised versions of Apple’s developer tool kit called Xcode. The affected apps are able to send data about the device, show fake alerts that…

Fake iTunes Attacks Windows Users

People are receiving emails for an iTunes update. The email contains a link the takes victims to a page identical to the iTunes download page offering the latest iTunes update. The download is really malware. The malware was discovered by BitDefender as Backdoor.Bifrose.AADY, a variant of Backdoor.Bifrose.N. Backdoor.Bifrose.AADY becomes part of the Windows process explorer.exe with the purpose…

Internet Explorer Wins Safest Browser

 NSS Labs Inc. Put together their 2013 Browser Security Comparitive Analisys in the categories of Phishing Protection, Privacy and Socially Engineeres Malware. Tha analisys compares Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari and Opera. NSSLabs rated Microsoft’s Internet Explorer as providing the best protection against malware and phishing attacks.They also determined that reputation technology of Google’s Chrome…

Is Apple Reading Our iMessages?

No one knows for sure. The iMessage app communicates to the Apple servers over SSL, using encryption keys controlled by Apple. This means Apple has the ability, and the according to their EULA, the authority to look at iMessages and the corresponding meta data. To compound matters your AppleID and password are communicated in clear…