Entries by SecureTech

US company tied to iPhone hacking tool deployed by UAE in 2016

In 2016, an iPhone exploit was purchased and deployed by the United Arab Emirates in a surveillance campaign targeting dissidents, activists, foreign leaders and other persons of interest. A new report claims an American company developed and sold the hack. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the MIT Technology Review on Wednesday reports U.S. […]

Zero-click threats ‘will persist’ despite Apple security fix

Musadiq Bidar — CBS News Cybersecurity analysts are urging Apple users to immediately update the software of their phones, computers, and watches after the company issued an emergency security patch on Monday to prevent hackers from gaining access to the devices without the users knowing.  In a new report, researchers at the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab […]