Posts Tagged ‘Apple’


vulnerabilities in Apple Safari

Vulnerability: Multiple vulnerabilities in Apple Safari

Danger: High
Patch: Yes
Number of vulnerabilities: 2
CVE ID: CVE-2012-3748

Impact: System Compromise
Be exploited: No Information
Affected Products: Apple Safari 6.x

Affected versions: Apple Safari versions up to 6.2 (more…)

Apple spyNatalya Kaspersky, CEO Infowatch, said that Apple secretly videotape, send data to Apple.

Natalia Kasperskaya is certain that Apple smartphones and tablets are not safe because their functional includes spying on users, in particular photo and videotaping.

Infowatch Director General Natalia Kasperskaya, said in an interview with CNews, that Apple has conducted illegal surveillance of users, pointing to the known her research: (more…)

iOS 6 hacked a day after release

Posted: September 20, 2012 in IT Security News
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iOS 6Tags: Apple, iOS 6, hacking
No sooner had the new items will appear in the online store, as hackers have developed a mechanism for its breaking.

The company Apple did not have time officially release a new mobile operating system iOS 6, as hackers have developed a mechanism for its breaking.

To access the device attackers used the program redsn0w, created by a group of iPhone Dev Team, which enabled to hack the operating system for smartphones iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, and iPod touch players to the fourth generation.

Breaking mechanism allows you to download content from the online store Cydia, but the utility to work with the service user needs to install yourself. In addition, the procedure must be repeated breaking every time you reboot your device. (more…)

Apple LogoApple released a patch 121 in the 6th version of the browser Safari. 117 of 121 newly discovered vulnerability found in the browser engine – WebKit. According to experts, most of the vulnerabilities discovered in the browser engine, allow cybercriminals to execute arbitrary code and force the robot to complete the application.

Apple also released a new patch, called “Close” XSS-vulnerability and the patch, which should solve the problem of access control. This vulnerability could allow an attacker to send any file from the victim’s computer to a remote server. Also released fix that solves the problem of auto-complete passwords. Autocomplete produced even if a site like function disabled. The company also released an update, closes XSS-vulnerability in the boot loader files, built-in browser.

Apple LogoApple has released a new patch for Java. The patch will be available to users of OS X 2012-005, Mac OS X 10.6, and OS X Lion and Mountain Lion is known that this patch closes the vulnerability CVE-2012-0547. However, as the experts, it does not close vulnerability CVE-2012-4681, which recently most often used by malicious hackers.

Oracle has released a patch for CVE-2012-4681 last week. However, the specialists of Security Explorations, who first discovered the vulnerability, warning that the patch itself contains a vulnerability. At this point, they refuse to disclose any details. However, most experts, as before, are urging Internet users to disable Java in the browser at least, used as the core, as most sites do not require the inclusion of Java to work properly. For sites that require the inclusion of Java, experts recommend the use of alternative browsers. (more…)

Apple LogoShortly after the official release of patches from Oracle, so did the company Apple. Yesterday came the patches for the operating system Mac OS X, which update the version of Java on the Macintosh.

Updates Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 10 and Java for OS X 2012-005 for OS OS X 10.6, OS X Lion and Mountain Lion installed automatically via Software Update, or you can download from the official website Apple.

Obviously, Apple has to learn from history the Trojan Flashback, who also used the critical vulnerability in Java. In the case of patches for all operating systems, long gone, and Apple pulled with his unacceptably long time, which led to the infection of more than half a million Macintosh computers around the world, including in the very headquarters of Apple. (more…)