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Sindhi Language Symbols Disable iPhone and iPad

Sindhi symbols disable iPhone

Users found that a messages with certain characters in the Sindhi language symbols (used primarily in India and Pakistan) disable OS 13.4.1 and crash the iPhone and iPad. A “text bomb” will affect the operation of the device, even if the user simply received a notification from Messages or WhatsApp, …

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Vulnerabilities allowed access to cameras on Mac, iPhone and iPad

Access to cameras on Mac and iPhone

Apple paid $75,000 to the IS researcher Ryan Pickren in the frameworks of the bug bounty program for vulnerabilities in Safari, due to which it was possible to access someone else’s cameras on Mac, iPhone and iPad, simply by directing a person to a special site. In total, Picren discovered …

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US authorities can hack iPhone, but may have difficulties with Android

Authorities can hack iPhone

Although the US authorities are persistent in waging a “cryptographic war” with technology companies, demanding weakening of encryption, they already have technical tools for cracking any phone. For example, US authorities can certainly hack any iPhone. Firstly, law enforcement agencies are successfully using forensic tools for mobile devices (for example, …

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Researcher remotely hacked iPhone using only one vulnerability

Researcher remotely hacked iPhone

Researcher in a few minutes remotely hacked iPhone using only Apple ID and exploiting only the CVE-2019-8641 vulnerability, due to which he gained access to the user’s accounts and passwords on the device and activated the camera. Vulnerabilities in software that could compromise a system without user intervention (for example, …

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Top-6 biggest tech failures of 2016

Top-6 biggest tech failures of 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 The biggest failure of Samsung for all history is Galaxy Note 7. Smartphones started exploding, that caused a stoppage in production and users were forbidden from taking them on airplanes. It will take a lot of time to clear the PR debacle from this company. Windows …

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