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New macOS Patcher Ransomware Locks Data for Good, No Way to Recover Your Files | #Apple #Mac #CyberSecurity

New macOS Patcher Ransomware Locks Data for Good, No Way to Recover Your Files | #Apple #Mac #CyberSecurity | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
A newly discovered ransomware family calling itself Patcher is targeting macOS users, but according to security researchers from ESET, who discovered the ransomware last week, Patcher bungles the encryption process and leaves affected users with no way of recovering their files.

 

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A newly discovered ransomware family calling itself Patcher is targeting macOS users, but according to security researchers from ESET, who discovered the ransomware last week, Patcher bungles the encryption process and leaves affected users with no way of recovering their files.

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/apple-mac-ios4-ipad-iphone-and-in-security/?&tag=RANSOMWARE

 

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Can Apple read your iMessages? Ars deciphers “end-to-end” crypto claims

Can Apple read your iMessages? Ars deciphers “end-to-end” crypto claims | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
"Black-box" testing uncovers several ways the NSA could tap the popular service.

 

As Soghoian and other critics admit, the end-to-end encryption included with iMessage may make it impossible for Apple to decrypt conversations, at least in some circumstances. But in the absence of key details that Apple has steadfastly declined to provide, customers who are especially concerned about their privacy would do well to assume otherwise.

 

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As Soghoian and other critics admit, the end-to-end encryption included with iMessage may make it impossible for Apple to decrypt conversations, at least in some circumstances. But in the absence of key details that Apple has steadfastly declined to provide, customers who are especially concerned about their privacy would do well to assume otherwise.

 

                         ===> Nobody Is Perfect!!! <===

 

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As Soghoian and other critics admit, the end-to-end encryption included with iMessage may make it impossible for Apple to decrypt conversations, at least in some circumstances. But in the absence of key details that Apple has steadfastly declined to provide, customers who are especially concerned about their privacy would do well to assume otherwise.


                         ===> Nobody Is Perfect!!! <===


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Gust MEES's curator insight, June 26, 2013 5:50 PM

 

As Soghoian and other critics admit, the end-to-end encryption included with iMessage may make it impossible for Apple to decrypt conversations, at least in some circumstances. But in the absence of key details that Apple has steadfastly declined to provide, customers who are especially concerned about their privacy would do well to assume otherwise.

 

                         ===> Nobody Is Perfect!!! <===

 

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http://www.scoop.it/t/apple-mac-ios4-ipad-iphone-and-in-security

 

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Researchers Find Another Flaw in Apple's iMessage Encryption | #NobodyIsPerfect #CyberSecurity #iOS #Updates 

Researchers Find Another Flaw in Apple's iMessage Encryption | #NobodyIsPerfect #CyberSecurity #iOS #Updates  | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Cryptography researchers at John Hopkins University have found another flaw in the encryption used by Apple’s iMessage. The good news? The flaw has already been patched; you just need to update iOS.

 

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Cryptography researchers at John Hopkins University have found another flaw in the encryption used by Apple’s iMessage. The good news? The flaw has already been patched; you just need to update iOS.

 

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Mac Security Error Exposes Encrypted Data

Mac Security Error Exposes Encrypted Data | Apple, Mac, MacOS, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
A security flaw rolled out with Apple's latest update to Mac OS X Lion, version 10.7.3, may expose file passwords thought to be protected via Apple's data encryption system.

 

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