• Apple issues fix for HomeKit vulnerability impacting smart locks and other devices

    5 days ago - By TechCrunch

    Apple says it's issued a fix for an iOS security flaw that left key connect home hardware open to unauthorized third-party access. The bug, which was initially spotted by 9to5Mac, reportedly made it possible for an outside party to access things like smart locks and garage doors. The company has since confirmed the existence of the bug with TechCrunch. “The issue affecting...
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  • HomeKit is the latest Apple product to have a serious security flaw

    HomeKit is the latest Apple product to have a serious security flaw

    5 days ago - By TheBoyGeniusReport

    A zero-day vulnerability with Apple's HomeKit exposed users' smart door locks and garage-door openers to hackers, 9to5Mac reports. The serious security issues have already been fixed via a server-side patch by Apple, and an update to iOS 11.2 is coming in the near future to fix any broken functionality.
    The site reports that a "HomeKit vulnerability in the current version of iOS 11.2 has been demonstrated to 9to5Mac that allows unauthorized control of accessories including smart locks and garage door openers." It describes the bug as "difficult to reproduce," but said that it potentially...
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  • Security Flaw Left Major Banking Apps Vulnerable to MiTM Attacks Over SSL

    Security Flaw Left Major Banking Apps Vulnerable to MiTM Attacks Over SSL

    5 days ago - By The Hacker News

    A team of security researchers has discovered a critical implementation flaw in major mobile banking applications that left banking credentials of millions of users vulnerable to hackers.
    The vulnerability was discovered by researchers of the Security and Privacy Group at the University of Birmingham, who tested hundreds of different banking apps-both iOS and Android-and found that several of
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