Apple security flaw could allow hackers to beat encryption

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Image Source: Telegraph

Image Source: Telegraph

This security flaw could have a major security breach for all Apple devices running on iOS 7. Finally Apple has released patch for the same or else a hacker could have get access to your encrypted log-in details. It was even found that the same flaw was also existed in OS X based MAC PC’s.

As per the News Reported in Reuters

If attackers have access to a mobile user’s network, such as by sharing the same unsecured wireless service offered by a restaurant, they could see or alter exchanges between the user and protected sites such as Gmail and Facebook. Governments with access to telecom carrier data could do the same.

 

 

“It’s as bad as you could imagine, that’s all I can say,” said Johns Hopkins University cryptography professor Matthew Green.

Apple should never compromise on issues pertaining to information security. Perhaps that might be the reason Mr. President is not using an iPhone :-)

Source: Reuters

 

#IOS7 #Security

Chirag Vora (28 Posts)

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