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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.