Apple security flaw could allow hackers to beat encryption

By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A major flaw in Apple Inc software for mobile devices could allow hackers to intercept email and other communications that are meant to be encrypted, the company said on Friday, and experts said Mac computers were even more exposed. “It’s as bad as you could imagine, that’s all I can say,” said Johns Hopkins University cryptography professor Matthew Green. Apple did not say when or how it learned about the flaw in the way iOS handles sessions in what are known as secure sockets layer or transport layer security, nor did it say

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Portal zum Thema IT-Sicherheit – Praxis-Tipps, Know-How und Hinterinformationen zu Schwachstellen, Tools, Anti-Virus, Software, Firewalls, E-Mail. The MacInTouch Home Page is the original Mac news site, providing timely, reliable news, information and analysis about Apple Macintosh and iPhone/iOS systems, plus security issues. SAN FRANCISCO — says all of its Macs, iPhones and iPads contain a that requires an update. It's not alone. Any owner of a PC, tablet or smart phone should make sure Tags: smartphone, major, security, flaw, Apple App Security Fails Leave The vulnerabilities explained. One issue involves ’s Keychain on Mac OS X, which sres applications’ critical authenticating information, including passwords, kens and keys.

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