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12639836274?profile=RESIZE_400xIt is being reported that Apple has declined to issue a bug bounty to the Russian cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab.  This after it disclosed four zero-day vulnerabilities in iPhone software that were allegedly used to spy on Kaspersky employees as well as Russian diplomats.

A spokesperson for Kaspersky Lab said that the company’s research team considered their work “eligible for Bug Bounty rewards from Apple. However, when asked about it, we received a decline from the Apple Security team ref

12560823289?profile=RESIZE_400xApple and the satellite-based broadband service Starlink each recently took steps to address new research into the potential security and privacy implications of how their services geo-locate devices.  Researchers from the University of Maryland say they relied on publicly available data from Apple to track the location of billions of devices globally — including non-Apple devices like Starlink systems and found they could use this data to monitor the destruction of Gaza, as well as the movement

12404712858?profile=RESIZE_400xApple's latest acquisition of yet another AI startup provides insight into the tech giant's plans for artificial intelligence in 2024.  The startup, DarwinAI, is a Canadian visual quality inspection business that has developed ways to make AI systems smaller and more efficient.  Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has vowed to share more details about the company's AI advancements in 2024, and this latest acquisition of a company that makes AI systems run efficiently on smaller devices could reinforce the idea

10968374496?profile=RESIZE_400xMultiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Apple Products, the most severe of which could allow for arbitrary code execution.  Successful exploitation of the most severe of these vulnerabilities could allow for arbitrary code execution in the context of the logged on user.  Depending on the privileges associated with the user, an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.  Users whose accounts are configured to have few

10614408283?profile=RESIZE_400xActivity Summary - Week Ending on 1 July 2022:

  • Red Sky Alliance identified 40,622 connections from new IP’s checking in with our Sinkholes
  • MS hit 45 x – 2nd week
  • Analysts identified 1,801 new IP addresses participating in various Botnets
  • DeadLocker
  • Symbiote
  • Killnet
  • СПИСОК_посилань_на_інтерактивні_карти[.]docx
  • Apple, Google and theUS FTC
  • Guns and California Data Hacks

Link to full report: IR-22-182-001_weekly182.pdf

10057741084?profile=RESIZE_400xApple's AirTags are can be used for both good and evil purposes.  That can be the problem with any new technology.  For every potential good use, there are at least several pain-inducing and criminal-pleasing uses.  Sometimes, the bad outweighs the good, especially in the public eyes and ears.  This time the good prevailed. 

Case in point, a young US military spouse has moved around the globe numerous times.  She knows the drill.  As she told the Military Times, she also knows that moving compan

8429845491?profile=RESIZE_400xA cryptocurrency mining campaign targeting macOS is using malware that has evolved into a complex variant giving researchers a lot of trouble analyzing it.  The malware is tracked as OSAMiner and has been in the wild since at least 2015.  Analyzing it has been difficult because payloads are exported as run-only AppleScript files, which makes decompiling them into source code difficult.

OSAMiner is a typical Trojan which mainly cause system vulnerability on PCs to help hackers’ remote attack. Use


On 1 May 2019, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed “Internet sovereignty” bill.  New requirements to use ISPs to track traffic origin will likely force traffic decryption and support of internal censorship efforts.  In the future, Russia will develop its own DNS system to conduct special Internet controls.  Currently, LinkedIn is banned in Russia.  Russian national payment system, Mir, was developed after several Russian banks were denied services by US-based Visa and MasterCard.  Future st