Researchers from Jamf Threat Labs said they have managed to manipulate the code in a compromised iPhone to effectively make it appear as if the device is entering Lockdown Mode - but "without any of the protections that would normally be implemented by the service."
Hackers could use a firmware specification designed to flash a corporate logo during computer bootup to deliver a malicious payload that circumvents the industry standard for only loading trusted operating systems. The flaw stems from graphic image parsers embedded into system firmware.
It looks as if Carbon Black's days as part of Broadcom are numbered. Broadcom CEO Hock Tan told staff at newly acquired VMware in both an email and town hall meeting that he plans to "review strategic alternatives." The move comes just four years after VMware purchased Carbon Black for $2.1 billion.
Zscaler infused generative AI features into its data protection bundles and is introducing AI-powered products that quantify risk and predict breaches, said CEO Jay Chaudhry. The cloud security firm enhanced its data protection policies for AI/ML apps and tools to lower the likelihood of data loss.
Not even dairy cows appear to be safe from internet of things flaws, researchers report after reverse-engineering health-monitoring collars for cows and finding they could eavesdrop on and alter data. Once addressed by the manufacturer, they said the non-updateable collars would have to be replaced.
Mobile apps are an indispensable part of digital business, but organizations often underestimate the security threats they pose. AppSealing Managing Director Govindraj Basatwar shared best practices for effective app shielding and factors to consider when selecting a mobile app security vendor.
North Korean state-affiliated hackers are continuing to exploit zero-days in popular software applications as part of global supply chain attack campaigns for espionage and financial theft purposes, British and South Korean cybersecurity and intelligence officials said.
A new guide from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency aims to help healthcare and public health sector entities get a much tighter grip on managing serious risks posed by the most troublesome types of vulnerabilities threatening the beleaguered industry.
Mobile banking Trojans spread through deceptive social media messages remain a problem for Indian smartphone users, warns Microsoft. India accounts for 4 in 10 global transactions made with digital payments, according to the National Payments Corporation of India.
With experts warning that NetScaler ADC and Gateway devices are being exploited by nation-state and cybercrime groups, the manufacturer has again urged all users to "patch immediately" as well as terminate active sessions, which attackers can otherwise use to access devices even post-patch.
In the latest weekly update, editors at Information Security Media Group discuss why a growing number of U.S. and Canadian hospitals have been forced to turn away patients because of cyberattacks, innovations that have surfaced during the Israel-Hamas war and the future of industrial automation.
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