At the USENIX Security Symposium, Georgia Tech researchers show how PC botnets could infect iOS devices to steal passwords.
Twitter and Internet service provider Sonic.net scored a perfect six in the third annual Electronic Frontier Foundation “Who Has Your Back?” report.
Microsoft and Apple recommend that businesses deny certain iPhones, iPads and iPods access to Calendar items.
Apple, Microsoft and a handful of other tech companies are now free to license $4.5 billion in patents they bought at auction last year from bankrupt Nortel.
Iridium is introducing a new satellite phone and access point that enable communications anywhere on the face of the Earth from Blackberry and Android devices. It will offer support for Apple’s iOS-based gear later this year.
Files entrusted to cloud-storage provider Dropbox were susceptible to unauthorized access via three attacks devised by security researchers, the researchers said.
While still not great, the operating systems behind Apple desktops, laptops and phones are getting more secure, researchers at Black Hat say.
Supercomputing as a service that can be controlled from an iPad could pop out of academia as soon as this fall in the form of a commercial service.