Apple security expert finds software bug

Times of India - 8 Nov, 2011
A software flaw in Apple Inc's iPhones and iPads may allow hackers to build apps that secretly install programs to steal data. SAN FRANCISCO: A software flaw in Apple Inc's iPhones and iPads may allow hackers to build apps that secretly install ...

Apple security expert finds apps-software bug

Reuters India - 8 Nov, 2011
Millions of Muslims in India attend prayers to mark the Eid al-Adha holiday. Slideshow A customer uses his new iPhone 4S after making the purchase at Apple's flagship retail store in San Francisco, California October 14, 2011. REUTERS - A software flaw ...

Apple boots security guru who exposed iPhone exploit

ZDNet Asia - 8 Nov, 2011
A prominent security researcher has been ousted from Apple's development programs after publishing research that demonstrated vulnerabilities in the company's mobile app software. ...

Apple Exiles A Security Researcher From Its Developer Program For Proof-of ...

Forbes - 8 Nov, 2011
Apple just sent a clear message to malicious hackers and security researchers alike: Keep your hands off the App Store. Just hours after security researcher Charlie Miller told me about a new, potentially dangerous bug he'd found in Apple's iOS ...

Apple security expert finds apps-software bug

Reuters Canada - 8 Nov, 2011
(Reuters) - A software flaw in Apple Inc's iPhones and iPads may allow hackers to build apps that secretly install programs to steal data, send text messages or destroy information, according to an expert on Apple device security. ...

Apple boots security guru who exposed iPhone exploit

CNET - 8 Nov, 2011
Security researcher Charlie Miller has been ejected from participating in Apple's developer programs, shortly after releasing early findings of a security hole in the company's iOS software. ...

iPhone security hole lets apps run unsigned code

CNET (blog) - 8 Nov, 2011
A newly-discovered security hole in Apple's iOS opens up the door for third-party applications to add unapproved features, even after they've gone through Apple's App Store approval process. ...

Veteran Apple Hacker Discovers App Store Bug

PC Magazine - 8 Nov, 2011
Apple is known for having perhaps the most stringent approval process for apps entering its App Store. Besides pulling out tasteless apps, Apple meticulously pores over app source code to make sure when you download, say, Angry Birds for ...

iPhone Security Bug Lets Innocent-Looking Apps Go Bad

Forbes - 8 Nov, 2011
Apple's iPhones and iPads have remained malware-free thanks mostly to the company's puritanical attitude toward its App Store: Nothing even vaguely sinful gets in, and nothing from outside the App Store gets downloaded to an iOS gadget. ...

Charlie Miller: 'I miss Steve Jobs'

TECH.BLORGE.com - 8 Nov, 2011
Call it a win-win play for the world's best known Apple hacker? He submitted an iOS app that “behaves in a manner different from its intended use” and that can't be bad for his cred. However, Miller says his intentions were and have ...

11-11-11 iPhone App is Almost Here!

Market Press Release (press release) - 8 Nov, 2011
Market Press Release " November 8, 2011 12:55 am " 11-11-11 is almost here and I have a new iPhone app just for the occasion. It's called, 11:11 Make A Wish! What could be luckier then a wish made on 11-11-11 at 11:11am or pm? ...

Charlie Miller's latest iOS hack gets into the App Store, gets him tossed out ...

Engadget - 8 Nov, 2011
This isn't the first brush Apple's iOS platform has had with apps that exploit security holes to run unsigned code, but according to the developer of InstaStock, this may be the first to get a security ...

When good apps go bad: hacker finds vulnerability allowing unsigned code to ...

allvoices - 8 Nov, 2011
By Iria0000 Since only jailbroken devices can download non-App Store-approved code, malware is unknown on iPod touches, iPads, and iPhones. However, Accuvant security researcher Charlie Miller has found a flaw in Apple's restrictions on code signing on ...

Malware spotted on iOS 5 " Are Apple's standards slipping?

Product Reviews - 8 Nov, 2011
We have some important news for iPhone users on iOS 5 now, as it has been confirmed that a user has managed to get malware running on the Apple App store, due to a new security flaw in iOS that has been exploited to highlight the problem. ...

Security researcher Charlie Miller finds serious bug in iOS

tuaw.com - 8 Nov, 2011
Security expert and Mac hacker Charlie Miller has uncovered an issue in iOS that would allow an app, downloaded from the App Store, to install and run malicious code on a device from a remote computer. ...

iPhone Security Bug Revealed

Daily Beast - 8 Nov, 2011
Remember when the biggest problem with the iPhone was that its battery was weak? A veteran Apple hacker has created an app that reveals a major bug for the Apple Store. Charlie Miller created code for the malicious app and then submitted it to the ...

iOS developer finds security flaw, gets kicked out of Apple dev program

VentureBeat - 8 Nov, 2011
A newly discovered bug for Apple devices both allows hackers to execute unapproved code, and helped one developer get quickly kicked out of the iOS developer program. Apple devices have been notoriously hard on its security measures, particularly with ...

iOS Security Exploit Gives Apps Hidden Access to User Data

The Mac Observer - 8 Nov, 2011
Forbes reports that Charlie Miller, security researcher and well-known white hat hacker, has discovered a security vulnerability in iOS that allows apps approved by Apple and obtained via the App Store to illicitly access user data and the device's ...

Obsidian CEO Talks Online Pass, Says it Should Be Ditched

TFTS (blog) - 8 Nov, 2011
Apple's closed application ecosystem is usually considered to be safe and secure. But a security researcher has discovered a flaw in iOS devices that lets seemingly innocent applications run all sorts of commands at root level. ...

Charlie Miller kicked out of the Apple App Store for uploading exploit

Macgasm - 8 Nov, 2011
It's a sad tale, but it's one we should probably tell you. Both so we can make fun of the security expert who had his developer account deleted, and so we can make sure you're one-hundred percent aware of ...

Newly found code signing flaw allows for iOS malware

Apple Insider - 8 Nov, 2011
A newly discovered iOS security flaw could allow disguised malware capable of stealing user data to bypass Apple's stringent security measures to enter the App Store. Mac hacker and researcher Charlie Miller has reportedly found a way ...

Apple Kicks Developer That Found Security Flaw Out of iOS Dev Program

Gizmodo - 8 Nov, 2011
After demonstrating that an app can download malicious code after being accepted into the App Store, developer Charlie Miller found out that his iOS developer credentials were pulled by Apple. Charlie Miller exposed a threat to the security of iOS ...

Researcher finds iOS flaw to bypass App Store code signing

CSO Magazine - 8 Nov, 2011
Security researcher Charlie Miller has discovered a flaw in iOS 4.3 which allows an attacker to run unsigned code on an iPhone or iPad, breaking the vetting system Apple uses to keep malware off the platform. Miller released a demo on YouTube showing ...

Apple Kicks Security Researcher Out Of App Store and Developer Program After ...

Cult of Mac - 8 Nov, 2011
We told you a couple of hours ago about security guru Charlie Miller's new iOS vulnerability that allows an approved App Store app to run unsigned code remotely. Miller has been hacking Apple's products for years, ...

New iOS security exploit lets apps read users' information by executing ...

9 to 5 Mac - 8 Nov, 2011
Security expert Charlie Miller has found a flaw in code signing on iOS devices (via Forbes) that allows developers to sneak malware apps onto the App Store without Apple's detection. The malware can then be used to read user's contacts, make the phone ...

Apple kicks security researcher out of App Store after iOS vulnerability ...

The Next Web (blog) - 8 Nov, 2011
Security researcher Charlie Miller recently discovered a bug in Apple's iOS operating system that allowed him to execute downloaded code on the devices, compromising their security. He was set to present his findings at the SysCan conference in Taiwan ...

iOS Security Flaw Allows Trusted Apps to Take Over Your iPhone

Gizmodo - 8 Nov, 2011
Apple's pretty proud of its App Store approval system. Too bad security hacker Charlie Miller found a code-signing flaw that allows good apps to go bad. Here's how an app downloaded from the App Store could become a malware threat. ...

Apple's iOS Javascript Browser Tweak Hacked To Allow Any App To Run Malicious Code

Cult of Mac - 8 Nov, 2011
When it comes to Mac hacking, there are few security experts more dangerous than Charlie Miller, who can hack a Mac in mere seconds. Luckily, Miller only uses his hacking powers for the forces of good, ...

Be wary of iPhone security bug

Ubergizmo - 8 Nov, 2011
Apple is famous for their closed ecosystem, which is one of the main reasons as to why most of their devices such as the iPhone and iPad have remained more or less free from malware and virus attacks " as all apps are vetted carefully before gaining ...

Apple Adds Self-Checkout and Pickup to Shopping App

RIS News (blog) - 8 Nov, 2011
Apple is updating its shopping iOS application with in-store self-checkout capabilities and an order on your phone, pickup in-store feature. According to published reports, the "click and collect" feature is currently available in Apple Stores in New ...

 

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