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Anatomy of a cryptoglitch - Apple's iOS hotspot passphrases crackable in 50 seconds

Anatomy of a cryptoglitch - Apple's iOS hotspot passphrases crackable in 50 seconds | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
If you use your iPhone or iPad as a Wi-Fi hotspot, don't let it generate the passphrase for you.

A posse of German computer scientists has found that Apple's iOS passphrase generator may give yo...
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Apple patches 36 bugs in OS X, fixes encryption password goof

Apple patches 36 bugs in OS X, fixes encryption password goof | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it

Computerworld - Apple yesterday patched 36 vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, most of them critical, plugging a hole that revealed passwords used to encrypt folders with an older version of FileVault.

Both Mac OS X 10.7, aka Lion, and 10.6, better known as Snow Leopard, were updated with fixes.

 

The two operating systems were last updated in February.

 

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Apple releases OS X Lion 10.7.4, fixes FileVault password bug

Apple releases OS X Lion 10.7.4, fixes FileVault password bug | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Apple has released OS X Lion 10.7.4.The update includes performance improvements as well as a bunch of fixes, including the FileVault bug that was re...

 

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Mac Security Error Exposes Encrypted Data

Mac Security Error Exposes Encrypted Data | Apple, Mac, 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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Apple security blunder exposes Lion login passwords in clear text | ZDNet

Apple security blunder exposes Lion login passwords in clear text | ZDNet | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it

With the latest Lion security update, Mac OS X 10.7.3, Apple has accidentally turned on a debug log file outside of the encrypted area hat stores the user’s password in clear text!

 

===> Anyone who used FileVault encryption on their Mac prior to Lion, upgraded to Lion, but kept the folders encrypted using the legacy version of FileVault is vulnerable. FileVault 2 (whole disk encryption) is unaffected. <===

 

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Apple update to OS X Lion exposes encryption passwords

Apple update to OS X Lion exposes encryption passwords | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Apple has exposed the encryption passwords of FileVault users in the most recent update to OS X Lion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

===> Users are advised to use full disk encryption and change passwords that may have been recorded ... <===

 

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Researchers able to predict Apple iOS-generated hotspot passwords

Researchers able to predict Apple iOS-generated hotspot passwords | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it

 

 

 

Although iOS generates seemingly random passwords for its hotspots to eliminate the use of 'default' passwords, researchers at a German university have found that

 

 

 

===> they are able to break these passwords in under a minute. <===

 

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Apple releases OS X 10.7.4 addressing password security vulnerability

Apple releases OS X 10.7.4 addressing password security vulnerability | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
OS X Lion Updated 10.7.4, released today patches a critical password security vulnerability that was publicized earlier in the week.

 

 

 

                                                    ===> UPDATE!!! <===

 

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Encryption passwords exposed by Apple's Lion OS X update

Encryption passwords exposed by Apple's Lion OS X update | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
Apple exposed encryption passwords of FileVault users in its Lion OS X 10.7 security update, says researcher.

 

===> Emery explained that users can partially protect themselves by using FileVault2 with full disk encryption. <===

 

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OS X Lion : une faille de sécurité met les mots de passe à nu dans FileVault

OS X Lion : une faille de sécurité met les mots de passe à nu dans FileVault | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it

La mise à jour 10.7.3 de Mac OS X Lion publiée la semaine dernière n'a pas fait que corriger des bugs : elle en a également fait apparaître un dans le module de chiffrage de l'OS, FileVault. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

===> La solution pour pallier le problème est donc d'opter pour FileVault 2 et de procéder à un chiffrement du disque dur, en attendant qu'Apple propose un correctif officiel pour cette faille. <===

 

 

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Gefährliche Passwort-Panne in MacOS X 10.7 (Lion)

Gefährliche Passwort-Panne in MacOS X 10.7 (Lion) | Apple, Mac, iOS4, iPad, iPhone and (in)security... | Scoop.it
In der aktuellen Version von MacOS 10.7 (Lion) hat sich ein Fehler eingeschlichen, durch den Passwörter im Klartext abgespeichert werden.

 

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