A new ad-based malware dubbed “YiSpecter” is now infecting iPhones and iPads that are both jailbroken and non-jailbroken by abusing private APIs within the iOS system, discovers a security firm.
Security firm Palo Alto Networks has uncovered a new malware that appears to originate from an advertising company in China by infecting iOS devices by downloading unwanted applications without the owner’s consent.
The researchers wrote:
Whether an iPhone is jailbroken or not, the malware can be successfully downloaded and installed.
The full record of the discovery can be found in a blog post at Palo Alto Networks.
The security firm has [...]
Several websites of the government of Taiwan were crippled on Saturday, 1st of August 2015. The Asian hacktivist and activist entities who identify themselves as Anonymous have claimed responsibility for the attack. They have indicated that the attack on the government of Taiwan has just begun.
On the same Saturday, Anonymous boasted on Facebook of their conquests. Screenshots of the attacks of Education Ministry, National Defence Ministry, National Academy of Education Research, and the President’s Office in Taiwan, were posted on the page.
A botnet were used for the attack which majorly involves using multiple internet connections and devices to flood websites [...]