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Mac OS X

Manipulating Apple Applications: El Capitan and SIP

I’m writing this blog after having sat through Rich Trouton’s great JNUC talk on OS X security, especially around the use of SIP. The usual Disclaimer: While the author has taken care to provide our readers with accurate information, please use

iCloud Security Review

You may have seen in the press over the last couple of days that a large collection of explicit celebrity photos were released. It’s looking like the vast majority came from hacked iCloud accounts, specifically via Find My iPhone service.

UPnP: Is your firewall safe?

By Richard Mallion A recent security vulnerability in the UPnP protocol has left millions of firewalls open to security breaches from external sources a recent report has revealed. UPnP is a protocol designed to make configuration of firewalls easy and

iOS 5.0.1 Security bug but who could be bothered?

By Richard Mallon A new bug in Apple’s iOS 5.0.1 software could allow unauthorized access to contacts and the calling features of an iPhone, bypassing passcode protection. However the method is really tricky/slow. It involves inserting and ejecting the iPhone’s SIM