How confidential are your calls? This iPhone app shared them with everyone

This isn’t a case of secretive nation-state phone interception methodologies (or spying, as it is often called). It’s not a tale of cybercriminals deliberately trying to listen in to your business discussions so they can divert massive invoice payments or implant ransomware with multi-million dollar blackmail demands. That’s the good news. The bug in this case, discovered by Indian cybersecurity researcher Anand Prakash,…

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Apple critical patches fix in-the-wild iPhone exploits – update now!

Apple, rather unusually in today’s cybersecurity world, rarely announces that security fixes are on the way. There’s no equivalent of Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday, which is a regular and predictable fixture in anyone’s cybersecurity calendar; there’s no “new version every fourth Tuesday” as there is with Firefox; there’s no predetermined quarterly schedule for patches as you…

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Sophos mobile management app for Home

Sophos Home provides the industry’s best protection against ransomware, viruses, malware, exploits, and more. It’s the same enterprise-grade protection available in our business products, which protect millions of computers in the world’s most valuable organizations. And the newly-launched Sophos Home mobile management app – available now for both iOS and Android – makes remotely monitoring and managing your loved one’s…

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ASUS routers could be reflashed with malware – patch now!

If you’re interested in cybersecurity you’ve probably read any number of reports in recent years about the often tenuous state of security in consumer devices. From insecure doorbells to webcams, and from light bulbs to home routers, we’ve written our own share of horror stories in recent years. That’s disappointing, but hardly surprising. Computing gear of this sort – a market…

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