Pierluigi Paganini January 18, 2024
iShutdown lightweight method allows to discover spyware infections on iPhones

Researchers devised a “lightweight method,” called iShutdown, to determine whether Apple iOS devices have been infected with spyware. Cybersecurity researchers from Kaspersky have identified a “lightweight method,” called iShutdown, to identify the presence of spyware on Apple iOS devices. The method allow to discover stealthy and poweful surveillance software like NSO Group‘s Pegasus, Intellexa‘s Predator, QuaDream‘s Reign. The researchers focused on an […]

Pierluigi Paganini June 02, 2023
Russia’s FSB blames the US intelligence for Operation Triangulation

Russia’s intelligence Federal Security Service (FSB) said that the recent attacks against iPhones with a zero-click iOS exploit as part of Operation Triangulation were carried out by US intelligence. Researchers from the Russian firm Kaspersky have uncovered a previously unknown APT group that is targeting iOS devices with zero-click exploits as part of a long-running […]

Pierluigi Paganini May 12, 2013
Apple decrypts seized iPhones for law enforcement

Apple can “bypass the security software” if it chooses, accoring ATF no law enforcement agency could unlock a defendant’s iPhone except Apple that has created a police waiting list because of high demand. Apple is considered an impregnable fortress, the main functions provided by the iOS operating system and related data are inaccessible to ill-intentioned but […]