Security News

Pablo Escobar’s brother sues Apple for $2.6b over FaceTime flaw
2020-05-28 13:06

Roberto Escobar's company has reportedly filed a $2.6 billion lawsuit against Apple for purportedly having lame-o security - security so bad, his address purportedly got leaked through FaceTime and has led to subsequent assassination attempts. According to TNW and TMZ, former accountant and co-founder of the Medellín drug cartel Roberto Escobar, brother to the now deceased drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, is claiming that his iPhone X nearly killed him.

Signal immediately fixed FaceTime-style eavesdropping bug
2019-10-08 11:25

Remember the FaceTime bug that allowed a caller to eavesdrop on your phone? Researchers just discovered another - this time in Signal.

Apple fixes FaceTime eavesdropping bug, two iOS zero-days
2019-02-08 11:08

Apple has pushed out critical security updates for iOS and macOS, which fix the “Facepalm” FaceTime eavesdropping bug but also two zero-day flaws that, according to Google researchers, have been...

Latest iOS 12.1.4 Update Patches 2 Zero-Day and FaceTime Bugs
2019-02-08 08:03

Apple has finally released iOS 12.1.4 software update to patch the terrible Group FaceTime privacy bug that could have allowed an Apple user to call you via the FaceTime video chat service and...

Apple Patches FaceTime Spying Vulnerability
2019-02-08 06:56

Apple has finally released an iOS update that should fully patch the Group FaceTime vulnerability that could have been exploited to spy on users through their device’s microphone and camera. read more

Apple puts bullet through 'Do Not Track', FaceTime snooping bug and iOS vulnerabilities
2019-02-07 21:13

Patch your iThings – there are at least two holes being exploited right now in the wild Apple on Wednesday removed the vestigial "Do Not Track" (DNT) privacy technology from Preview Release 75 of...

Apple puts bullet through 'Do Not Track', FaceTime snooping bug and other vulnerabilities
2019-02-07 21:13

Widely ignored privacy grovel gets put out of its misery Apple on Wednesday removed the vestigial "Do Not Track" (DNT) privacy technology from Preview Release 75 of its macOS Safari browser, and...

Apple Fixes Pesky FaceTime Bug in iOS 12.1.4 Update
2019-02-07 20:47

Apple's iOS 12.1.4 fixes a FaceTime bug that made headlines last week.

Lawmakers Concerned About Apple's Handling of FaceTime Spying Bug
2019-02-07 06:57

Two members of the U.S. House of Representatives want to know more about how Apple has handled the recently disclosed bug that made it easy to spy on FaceTime users. read more

Apple Vows to Improve Bug Reporting After FaceTime Flaw
2019-02-04 14:33

Client-Side Patches Due This Week to Fix 'FacePalm' Snooping BugApple says it has engineered a server-side fix for a flaw in its FaceTime messaging app and plans to issue a patch for clients this...