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bitdefender.com

Yes, you should update your iPhone to iOS 12.1, but its lock screen is *still* unsafe

The latest iOS passcode bypass bug appears to have been introduced by Apple’s new Group Facetime feature.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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How to break the passcode lock screen on iOS 8 and 9 – but would anyone bother?

Researchers have uncovered a new Apple zero-day vulnerability that allows an attacker to disable the passcode lock screen on iOS 8 and iOS 9.

However, it’s probably not as a bad as it sounds.

David Bisson reports.


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Even with the latest iOS 9.0.1 update, your iPhone’s lockscreen is unsafe

Before you know it, anyone with physical access to your ‘locked’ device could be accessing your personal photographs and contacts.


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bitdefender.com

How to bypass the Android lock screen with a very long password

Generally when it comes to passwords, longer is considered better.

But not in the case of Android 5.x devices, vulnerable to a flaw which can see the lock completely bypassed.

Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.


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intego.com

The latest iPhone lock screen bypass, and how to stop it

iOS 7 has brought some cool new features to Apple’s mobile operating system, but it has also introduced its fair share of embarrassing and unwelcome security holes.

Read about the latest Siri-powered iPhone lock screen bypass bug (and how to stop it) in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.


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