Apple Watch Vulnerability Forces Apple To Disable Walkie-Talkie

The Apple Watch Walkie-Talkie app has been disabled after Apple found a vulnerability that could let people listen in on other iPhones, the company tells TechCrunch. Apple isn’t aware of the vulnerability having been used, and hasn’t provided any details of how it works beyond saying that “specific conditions and sequences of events are required to exploit […]

Experts Views On 25 Million Android Phones Infected With Malware That ‘Hides In WhatsApp’

It has been reported that as many as 25 million Android phones have been hit with malware that replaces installed apps like WhatsApp with evil versions that serve up adverts according to Check Point. Dubbed Agent Smith, the malware abuses previously-known weaknesses in the Android operating system, making updating to the latest, patched version of Google’s operating system […]

ESET Discovers Windows Exploit Used In A Highly Targeted Attack

ESET researchers have recently discovered and analyzed a 0-day exploit deployed in a highly targeted attack in Eastern Europe. The exploit used a local privilege escalation vulnerability in Microsoft Windows. ESET immediately reported the issue to the Microsoft Security Response Center, which fixed the vulnerability and released a patch. The exploit only has impact on […]