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All eyes on Apple with it set to take security public

All eyes on Apple with it set to take security public | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
In a first, Apple manager scheduled to take stage Thursday at Black Hat to discuss security technologies in iOS...

 

Beyond Flashback, research has shown that Macs are carrying malware unbeknownst to users. A security scan of 100,000 Macs found 3 percent infected with Mac-capable malware, according to anti-virus vendor Sophos. When Windows malware was included, one in five Macs were found to be harboring some type of malware.

 

While the Mac has been the primary target, hackers are taking notice of iOS. This month, Kaspersky Lab reported finding an iOS Trojan that uploaded a user's address book to a remote server. Spam messages with a URL to the application, called "Find and Call," were sent from the server to all the users' contacts.

 

For years hackers focused on Microsoft Windows PCs instead of Apple products, which had a fraction of the market share. Today,

 

===> Apple's success in selling the iPhone and iPad have made it the world's most valuable company and its products a potentially lucrative target for cybercriminals. <===

 

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Sécurité informatique : Apple sera présent à la conférence Black Hat

Sécurité informatique : Apple sera présent à la conférence Black Hat | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Apple parlera de la sécurité d'iOS lors de la conférence Black Hat qui se tient du 21 au 26 juillet 2012 à Las Vegas. C’est la première participation de la marque à la pomme à ce rendez-vous.

 

Non seulement Apple sera présent à la conférence Black Hat sur la sécurité informatique, mais le constructeur y fera aussi une déclaration. Le dirigeant de la plateforme sécurité de chez Apple, Dallas De Attley, montera sur la scène lors de l’événement, qui a lieu du 21 au 26 juillet à Las Vegas. Il parlera entre autres des systèmes de sécurité d’iOS, le système d’exploitation mobile d'Appel pour ses Iphone, iPad et iPod touch.

 

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http://www.cnetfrance.fr/news/securite-informatique-apple-sera-present-a-la-conference-black-hat-39774556.htm#xtor=RSS-300021

 

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Black Hat: iSec condemns OS X network security

Black Hat: iSec condemns OS X network security | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Apple networks almost trivial to compromise, say researchers...
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After Malware Scare, Apple Makes First Appearance at Black Hat Conference

After Malware Scare, Apple Makes First Appearance at Black Hat Conference | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Apple will be making its first appearance at computer security conference Black Hat Thursday.

 

The first iOS malware app was confirmed earlier this month. Called “Find and Call” the app would have users upload all of their contact information to a server that would them spam all of their contacts with messages that appeared to come from the victim’s phone.

Hackers have started to pay more attention to the OSX platform.

 

Previously thought to be free from viruses and attacked, Apple computers have started to see a rise in malicious software attacks.

 

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http://mashable.com/2012/07/24/apple-black-hat/

 

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Black Hat 2011 : les batteries des PC portables vulnérables aux attaques

Black Hat 2011 : les batteries des PC portables vulnérables aux attaques | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Un chercheur en sécurité a montré comment il parvient à prendre le contrôle du processeur qui gère la batterie d’un MacBook.
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