Hackers can exploit the vulnerability to launch man-in-the-middle attacks and decrypt traffic from the affected apps.
The flaw in the AFNetworking library broke HTTPS certificate validation, enabling man-in-the-middle attacks
The new authentication option offers better security than static passwords, but it's not as strong as two-step verification
Documents leaked by Edward Snowden detail how the CIA repeatedly tried to crack the security in Mac OS X and iOS applications.
Netatmo weather stations upload Wi-Fi passwords and SSIDs to the company's servers over insecure connections
Malicious DLLs will be executed if stored in the same directory as media files opened with the affected programs, researchers said.
The tool allowed attackers to try a large number of passwords for Apple ID accounts
The rogue code will run in the boot ROM and will be hard to detect or remove, a researcher said
Bitdefender BOX can replace or run alongside a home router to scan all network traffic for security threats
The organization ranked 39 digital communication tools based on security features and best practices
The credentials leaked by an alleged hacker online were likely stolen from other services, the company said.
The tool will help prospective buyers of used iPhones and iPads to determine if the devices were lost or stolen
A weakness in Apple's Wi-Fi implementation could give hackers access to enterprise wireless networks, researchers said
Phishing emails masquerade as security alerts from Apple about rogue iTunes purchases, researchers from Symantec said
The new malware program is an OS X version of a Windows backdoor called XSLCmd, researchers from FireEye said.