Posts in "iOS"

Reflecting on Recent iOS and Android Security Updates

By: Zuk Avraham Follow Zuk Avraham (@ihackbanme) Joshua DrakeFollow Joshua Drake (@jduck) Nikias BassenFollow Nikias Bassen (@pimskeks) The last thirty days proven to be yet another exciting time for the mobile security ecosystem. Apple and Google released updates for their respective mobile operating systems that fix several critical issues — including some in the kernel … Read More

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Analysis of iOS & OS X Vulnerability: CVE-2016-1722

By: Joshua DrakeFollow Joshua Drake (@jduck) Nikias BassenFollow Nikias Bassen (@pimskeks) Apple released iOS 9.2.1 update, the first iOS security update in 2016. As part of this update, Apple fixed code execution vulnerability in syslogd that was reported by Zimperium zLabs researchers Nikias Bassen and Joshua J. Drake. In this blog we’ll share how we … Read More

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iOS 9 security: A reality check

By zLabs :: Jimmy Shah Apple has released iOS 9 with a large number of security fixes. Zimperium recommends that iOS users install the latest iOS update. There are 60+ vulnerabilities present in iOS 8.x that are fixed in the upgrade to iOS 9. The vulnerabilities include the ones that are exploitable remotely and locally. Impacted … Read More

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Top iOS Security Researcher Joins zLabs

Zimperium kickstarted Q3, 2015 on a high note as Nikias Bassen, a world-renowned iOS security researcher, joined Zimperium. Nikias will be part of the zLabs, one of the most advanced mobile research and exploitation teams in the world. With zLabs (@zLabsProject) – led by company founder Zuk Avraham, Zimperium has combined the powers of top Android … Read More

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Apple patches major security vulnerabilities in the watchOS

Is the Apple Watch secure? While everyone is tuned in to WWDC 2015, waiting for the latest moves and releases from San Francisco, there are those of us whose first reaction is to see, and sometimes find, the potential security vulnerabilities that come with each new iOS and gadget. The Apple Watch is no exception, … Read More

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