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Vulnerability allows reading encrypted Apple Mail letters on macOS

Apple Mail Vulnerability on macOS

Back in July of this year, information security specialist Bob Gendler, specializing in Apple device issues, discovered that Apple Mail on macOS stores encrypted messages in clear text in the snippets.db database. In fact, this vulnerability allows reading encrypted Apple Mail letters on macOS. As Gendler explains on his blog, …

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The researcher equipped the Cisco firewall with a bug, spending only $200

Researcher Equipped Cisco With a Bug

FoxGuard researcher Monta Elkins equipped the Cisco firewall with a bug, the so-called “hardware bookmark,” without much expense and efforts. More than a year has passed since Bloomberg published an article describing the hardware “bookmarks” that were allegedly found on Supermicro server boards and allowed Chinese hackers to compromise them. …

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Vulnerability in Signal messenger allows spying on users

Signal Vulnerability Spying on Users

In the Android version of the Signal secure messenger has been identified a logical error that allows spying on users. With the vulnerability, criminals can initiate a call and automatically answer it without the consent of the user. In other words, with the help of a bug, you can turn …

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Apple restricts Safari ad blockers, but no one pays attention

Apple restricts ad blockers

The publication in ZDNet drew attention to the fact that amid a flurry of criticism that hit Google because of Manifest v3, the situation around Apple looks pretty interesting. The fact is that Apple limited the work of blockers and other extensions in Safari, but no one was indignant at …

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WhatsApp does not delete files sent to iPhone users

WhatsApp does not delete iPhone files

Information security specialist Shitesh Sachan told The Hacker News about a problem he recently discovered in the WhatsApp messenger: it does not delete files sent to iPhone users. The problem is very similar to a bug that researcher Dhiraj Mishra recently discovered on Telegram. So, Sachan noticed that even if …

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Lightning cable for hacking a computer on macOS is on sale

Lightning cable for hacking a computer on macOS is on sale

This year’s Def Con conference showed a Lightning cable for the iPhone, with which an attacker could gain remote access to a computer. Now this cable can be purchased for $200. This device looks and works like Apple’s standard USB cable, however there is one small nuance that allows an …

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