ProtonMail, an encrypted email service developed by CERN scientists in Geneva and researchers at MIT, has released its iOS and Android mobile apps to the public following a beta test period. Users can sign up for apps on the ProtonMail website.
Scientists who met while working at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in Geneva, Switzerland developed ProtonMail. The goal was to protect people from the mass surveillance by governments and corporations around the world.Crowdfunding Proves Helpful
Thanks to the support from its crowdfunding campaigns, the company has been able to overcome its challenges and expects to expand significantly. In 2014, [...]
A group of researchers from Johns Hopkins University have found a bug in Apple’s iMessage platform that would allow attackers to intercept and decrypt video and images sent on iMessage.
An exploit that affects versions of iMessage prior to iOS9 was initially discovered and partially patched by Apple last fall, during the release of iOS9. However, Professor Matthew D. Green from John Hopkins University has revealed to the Washington Post that he had long suspected a possible flaw in Apple’s encryption process that was specifically used for iMessage.
Sure enough, he and his graduate students mounted an attack to show that they could break the encryption that is meant to [...]
The Pangu hacking team have released an update of its popular jailbreak tool, this time for Apple iOS devices running iOS 9.1. The hacking outfit have also promised to release an Apple jailbreak for the 4th generation Apple TV next week.
Rejoice, users of Apple devices who have purposefully stuck with iOS 9.1 without opting to upgrade the version of iOS. The Pangu hacking team’s tool enables users on both Mac and Windows platforms to jailbreak the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch, as long as it is running iOS 9.1
Pangu9 V1.3.0(Win) V1.1.0(Mac) now support iOS 9.1 for all 64bit devices. Check at https://t.co/0ksOanTGRF
— PanguTeam [...]
Security firm Zerodium has announced that an anonymous hacker group will claim the million-dollar reward for successfully developing a remote hacking technique to compromise the latest variants of Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6S.
Apple’s iOS & MacOS software are generally considered hard nuts to crack by hackers. Tim Cook’s stance on end-user encryption on personal devices such as the wildly successful iPhone even has the Feds publicly taking on Apple, finding novel new means to corner Apple into proving a backdoor for its software. Edward Snowden has previously revealed that the CIA is looking into ways to infiltrate Apple’s security.
With this in mind, a zero-day [...]