Pierluigi Paganini February 24, 2024
Apple created post-quantum cryptographic protocol PQ3 for iMessage

Apple announced the implementation of a post-quantum cryptographic protocol called PQ3 will be integrated into iMessage. Apple announced a new post-quantum cryptographic protocol called PQ3 that will be integrated into the company messaging application iMessage to secure communications against highly sophisticated quantum attacks. Apple said that PQ3 is the first messaging protocol to reach what they call Level 3 […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 29, 2016
Why Apple logs your iMessage contacts and other metadata?

Every time you type a number to start an iMessage conversation on your iPhone, Apple logs your message contacts and other metadata. In January 2015, experts claimed that Apple is not able to read messages sent between devices through iMessages, but reported that the company but it is still able to access data in the backups. […]

Pierluigi Paganini January 25, 2016
Apple can access your encrypted iMessages

Apple is not able to read messages sent between devices through iMessages but it is still able to access data in the backups. Let’s do a summary of previous events, following the Snowden‘ revelation of the global surveillance programs operated by the NSA the IT giants reacted defending their business and announcing the defense of the privacy of […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 19, 2013
Apple iMessage vulnerable to MITM attack

Quarkslab researchers Cyril Cattiaux has revealed Apple lied when it claimed it could not intercept iMessages sent by its users. Quarkslab researchers Cyril Cattiaux revealed that it is possible to break encryption implemented in Apple’s iMessage application due the presence of a weakness in the key management process. The announcement was made during  the Hack in the Box conference […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 26, 2013
Beware Apple iMessage app for Android, it is a dangerous fake

A fake Apple iMessage app for Android OS has been published on official Google Play app store for around one month and totaling at least 10000 downloads. A fake Apple iMessage app for Android platform is concerning mobile developers and security experts. The app was initially published on the Google Play store but it isn’t the Android version […]