Results from the second annual Mobile Pwn2Own competition ending today at PacSec Applied Security Conference in Tokyo, Japan, are in: the successful compromises include Samsung Galaxy S4 in the OS category, and Safari and Chrome in the mobile browser category.
Apple has released what will be the first of many biannual reports on government information requests it receives, and has included a statement saying that “Apple has never received an order under Section 215 of the USA Patriot Act,” and adding that they would expect to challenge such an order if served on them.
An unimaginative but likely relatively successful phishing campaign is targeting Apple users once again, trying to get them to share their login and financial information.
Smartphones carry a lot of sensitive data that in theory should be accessible only to their owners.
It has been confirmed: Starbug of the German Chaos Computer Club has received the crowd-sourced prize for hacking Apple's Touch ID security feature.