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Apple patches a critical privilege escalation flaw in iOS and iPadOS

The latest iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 have arrived with fixes of multiple security vulnerabilities, one of which is categorized as a severe privilege escalation bug.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Apple Pay may soon get an extra security layer

Evidence suggests that iOS 14 will likely introduce a Wallet feature allowing users to complete in-store purchases via QR codes aside from NFC.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Apple is slow to patch a Safari flaw that leads to data theft

A security enthusiast has published details on a Safari vulnerability Apple was planning to fix only a year after acknowledging the reported bug.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Apple is stepping up app verification through new App Attest API

The DeviceCheck feature will get an overhaul in iOS 14, with the all-new App Attest API being added for more effective defenses against security threats.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Apple’s Secure Enclave is exposed to a new unpatchable exploit

Hackers claim to have discovered a flaw in several generations of the Secure Enclave chip that cannot be fixed because it’s exploitable at the hardware level.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Apple’s Face ID will likely get a boost

Apple got a new patent for an advanced Face ID feature that will add an additional biometric factor to the classic user identification process.

David Balaban
David Balaban