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Month: April 2018

iOS 11.3 Jailbreak Discovered, Unlikely to Be Released

Gone are the days when jailbreaks were reaching the web on a regular basis, as Apple has spent a considerable amount of time making it harder for its mobile operating system to be hacked and all the restrictions removed. And yet, Chinese security research Qixun Zhao, who is part of the Qihoo 360 Vulcan Team, has managed to develop an iOS 11.3 jailbreak, confirming on Twitter that it’s indeed possible to crack the iPhone OS. Unfortunately for those who hoped to see the jailbreak made public, however, there’s basically no chance for this to happen, as the researcher’s team...

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Oracle botches CVE-2018-2628 patch and hackers promptly start scanning for vulnerable WebLogic installs

According to a security expert, Oracle appears to have botched the CVE-2018-2628 fix, this means that attackers could bypass it to take over WebLogic servers. Earlier April, Oracle patched the critical CVE-2018-2628 vulnerability in Oracle WebLogic server, but an Alibaba security researcher @pyn3rd discovered that the proposed fix could be bypassed. #CVE-2018-2628 Weblogic Server Deserialization Remote […] The post Oracle botches CVE-2018-2628 patch and hackers promptly start scanning for vulnerable WebLogic installs appeared first on Security Affairs....

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Twitter sold data access to Cambridge Analytica-affiliated researcher

Dr Aleksandr Kogan, the academic behind the personality quiz app that harvested Facebook information of 80+ million people, has also had access to a random sample of public tweets posted during a five-month period. Twitter has confirmed that Kogan, through his company Global Science Research (GSR), has bought access to those tweets and the usernames, photos, profile pictures and location data of the users who posted them from Twitter. “In 2015, GSR did have one-time … More → The post Twitter sold data access to Cambridge Analytica-affiliated researcher appeared first on Help Net Security....

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