Hacking an iPhone is Not as Hard as You Think

Apple has made it clear that it intends to fight the FBI’s demands for a backdoor into the iPhone all the way to the Supreme Court. That makes sense, given that privacy is both a principle and a product for the company behind the world’s most recognizable smartphone. Apple and other companies are facing increasing demands from the government to build backdoor access into their devices, and they’re fighting those demands to protect the security of their platforms.

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Staminus Communications Web Security Was Breached, Hacker Leaves Tips

A Web security company’s systems are offline this morning after an apparent intrusion into the company’s network. The servers and routers of Staminus Communications—a Newport Beach, California-based hosting and distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection company—went offline at 8am Eastern Time on Thursday in what a representative described in a Twitter post as “a rare event [that] cascaded across multiple routers in a system wide event, making our backbone unavailable.”

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New Adobe Flash Vulnerability Lets Hackers Take Over Your PC

Remember that time Adobe confirmed a vulnerability in Flash that was so bad, the only way to protect yourself was to uninstall Flash completely? Well this new security flaw isn’t quite as dire, but it is something that you need to be aware of and act on immediately. The good news is that unlike that last major security hole, Adobe has already patched the problems and made an update available for download.

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