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Pierluigi Paganini March 05, 2014
GnuTLS flaw in certificate verification exposes Linux world to attacks

A serious flaw in the certificate verification process of GnuTLS exposes Linux distros, apps to attack. Another flaw exploitable for surveillance purposes. GnuTLS is an open source secure communications library implementing the SSL, TLS and DTLS protocols, it is used in hundreds of software packages including Red Hat desktop,  all Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions and many […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 27, 2014
FireEye discovered an Apple vulnerability which allows iOS keylogging

Researchers at FireEye have developed a POC that exploits an Apple vulnerability to implement a Background Monitoring on Non-Jailbroken iOS 7 Devices. A vulnerability in Apple products is once again the center of controversy because and also in this case the user’s privacy is at risk. The excellent team of security researchers at FireEye discovered another […]

Pierluigi Paganini February 24, 2014
Apple restores certificate validation checks mysteriously missed

Apple released a security update to iOS that restores some certificate-validation checks that had apparently been missing for an unspecified amount of time. Last week Apple released a security update to iOS (iOS 7.06) to fix a flaw for certificate-validation checks that could be abused by attackers to conduct a man-in-the-middle attack within the victim’s network  to capture or modify […]