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Pierluigi Paganini December 28, 2023
Operation Triangulation attacks relied on an undocumented hardware feature

Experts discovered that Operation Triangulation targeting Apple iOS devices leveraged an undocumented hardware feature. Researchers from the Russian cybersecurity firm Kaspersky discovered that threat actors behind the Operation Triangulation exploited an undocumented hardware feature to target Apple iOS devices. In early June, Kaspersky uncovered a previously unknown APT group that is targeting iOS devices with zero-click exploits as part […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 12, 2023
Apple released iOS 17.2 to address a dozen of security flaws

Apple rolled out emergency security updates to backport patches for two actively exploited zero-day flaws to older devices. The company released iOS 17.2 and iPadOS 17.2 which address a dozen of security flaws. The most severe flaw is a memory corruption issue that resides in the ImageIO. Successful exploitation of the flaw may lead to arbitrary code […]

Pierluigi Paganini December 06, 2023
Experts demonstrate a post-exploitation tampering technique to display Fake Lockdown mode

Researchers devised a new post-exploitation tampering technique to trick users into believing that their iPhone is in Lockdown Mode. Researchers from Jamf Threat Labs devised a new post-exploit tampering technique to trick users that their compromised iPhone is running in Lockdown Mode while they are performing malicious activities. The researchers pointed out that the issue […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 12, 2023
Apple releases iOS 16 update to fix CVE-2023-42824 on older devices

Apple released versions iOS 16.7.1 and iPadOS 16.7.1 to address the CVE-2023-42824 vulnerability that has been actively exploited in attacks. Apple has released iOS 16.7.1 and iPadOS 16.7.1 to address the recently disclosed zero-day CVE-2023-42824. The vulnerability is a privilege escalation issue that resides in the Kernel, it was addressed with improved checks. Last week, […]

Pierluigi Paganini October 04, 2023
Apple fixed the 17th zero-day flaw exploited in attacks

Apple released emergency security updates to address a new actively exploited zero-day vulnerability impacting iPhone and iPad devices. Apple released emergency security updates to address a new zero-day vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-42824, that is exploited in attacks targeting iPhone and iPad devices. The vulnerability is a privilege escalation issue that resides in the Kernel, it was addressed […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 27, 2023
Russian zero-day broker is willing to pay $20M for zero-day exploits for iPhones and Android devices

A Russian zero-day broker is willing to pay $20 million for zero-day exploits for iPhones and Android mobile devices. The Russian zero-day broker firm Operation Zero is increasing payouts for top-tier mobile exploits. The company is willing to pay up to $20,000,000 for zero-day exploits for iPhone and Android devices. The Russian company pointed out […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 14, 2023
The iPhone of a Russian journalist was infected with the Pegasus spyware

The iPhone of a prominent Russian journalist, who is at odds with Moscow, was infected with NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware. The iPhone of the Russian journalist Galina Timchenko was compromised with NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware. A joint investigation conducted by Access Now and the Citizen Lab revealed that the journalist, who is at odds with the Russian government, […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 11, 2023
CISA adds recently discovered Apple zero-days to Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog

U.S. CISA adds vulnerabilities in Apple devices exploited to install NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware on iPhones to Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) added the security vulnerabilities chained in the zero-click iMessage exploit BLASTPASS to its Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog. The two flaws, tracked as CVE-2023-41064 and CVE-2023-41061, were used to install NSO […]

Pierluigi Paganini September 07, 2023
Apple discloses 2 new actively exploited zero-day flaws in iPhones, Macs

Apple rolled out emergency security updates to address two new actively exploited zero-day vulnerabilities impacting iPhones and Macs. The two Apple zero-day vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2023-41064 and CVE-2023-41061, reside in the Image I/O and Wallet frameworks. CVE-2023-41064 is a buffer overflow issue that was reported by researchers from researchers at Citizen Lab. The IT giant […]

Pierluigi Paganini July 25, 2023
Apple addressed a new actively exploited zero-day tracked as CVE-2023-38606

Apple released security updates to address an actively exploited zero-day flaw in iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, and Safari. Apple released urgent security updates to address multiple flaws in iOS, iPadOS, macOS, tvOS, watchOS, and Safari, including an actively exploited zero-day. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2023-38606, resides in the kernel and can be exploited to modify sensitive […]