Thursday, 6 May 2021

Log this: iOS and macOS zero-day patches roll; Apple devs under fire - TechBeacon

iFAIL:Apple is patching every current OS it has. WebKit has critical zero-day vulnerabilities, exploitable to execute arbitrary code on Macintosh, iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch.

Monday, 3 May 2021

Specter of Spectre is Back, in New Micro-Op Cache Vuln - Security Boulevard

Worry, Worry—Super Scary: It’s been three years, but researchers have disclosed new attacks on speculative execution in Intel and AMD chips. Just be thankful they didn’t give it a catchy name, like Spectre.

Thursday, 29 April 2021

With iOS 14.5, Apple shifts peeping apps fight to the OS - TechBeacon

F vs. A—what about the ANG? Pay attention: An important trend is hiding amid the fluff and froth of a fanciful “feud” twixt Tim Cook and Mark Zuckerberg. Ignore the tech soap opera—you need to get ahead of the changes, so read on.

Monday, 26 April 2021

U.S. DoD has World’s Largest Honeypot: 6% of Internet Space - Security Boulevard

DoD BGP Mystery Solved: 175 million IP addresses owned by the U.S. Defense Department have “appeared” on the public internet. Formerly unroutable, these address ranges are now being advertised by a previously-unknown contractor. But it’s all aboveboard, we’re told.

Friday, 23 April 2021

China Silently Hacked Gov’t and Defense for a Year or More - Security Boulevard

These Things Come In Threes:After the Russian SolarWinds hack and the Chinese Exchange débâcle, here’s the third shoe to drop. And again it’s China being fingered by researchers.