AirDrop

Smashing Security #038: Gents! Stop airdropping your pics!

WannaCry hero Marcus Hutchins (aka MalwareTech) pleads not guilty to malware charges, the Scottish parliament is hit by a brute force attack, IoT smart locks aren’t so smart, and.. ahem.. someone is sending intimate pics via AirDrop to unsuspecting commuters.

All this and more is discussed in the latest edition of the “Smashing Security” podcast by computer security veterans Graham Cluley and Carole Theriault, joined this week by technology journalist Geoff White.


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intego.com

AirDrop bug could let hackers silently plant malware on your iPhone or Mac

Do you have AirDrop enabled on your iPhone or Mac?

Maybe you’ll think again after watching a video made by Australian security researcher Mark Dowd.

Read more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.


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welivesecurity.com

How to stop pervy pics popping up on your iPhone

Don’t be cyber-flashed by a pervert. Make sure that your iOS device’s AirDrop settings are configured properly to protect your eyes from unpleasantness.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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