iphone

Security

Maryland woman loses $17K in SIM card swap scam despite two-factor authentication

This video is from ABC 7 News – WJLA. A Maryland woman got an email thanking her for the purchase of a new phone at Verizon. Minutes later, her contact information at Bank of America had changed. The problem? She didn’t do either transaction and had two-factor authentication on her accounts. We all know criminals […]

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Apple Funny

iPhone origin story: ‘Because Steve hated this guy at Microsoft’

When this story happened, I was a Tablet PC MVP and I think I know who ticked Steve Jobs off. Former Apple software engineer Scott Forstall sits down with Computer History Museum historian John Markoff to discuss the impetus for the iPad and iPhone.

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Apple Security

All Apple Products are Vulnerable to New Password Stealing Hack

This video is from Seytonic. Sources: https://arstechnica.com/?p=1978389 https://ileakage.com/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/new-ileakage-attack-steals-emails-passwords-from-apple-safari/ https://therecord.media/doj-seizure-web-domains-north-korean-tech-worker-scheme https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-announces-court-authorized-action-disrupt-illicit-revenue-generation https://www.darkreading.com/careers-and-people/freelance-market-flooded-with-north-korean-it-actors https://www.ic3.gov/Media/Y2023/PSA231018 https://www.justice.gov/opa/pr/justice-department-announces-court-authorized-action-disrupt-illicit-revenue-generation https://techcrunch.com/2023/09/05/flipper-zero-hacking-iphone-flood-popups/ https://techryptic.github.io/2023/09/01/Annoying-Apple-Fans/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/flipper-zero-can-be-used-to-launch-ios-bluetooth-spam-attacks/ https://www.instagram.com/p/Cyf5y2EtA_V/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBYiroTOOWg&ab_channel=TAKEAPART lockup spam demo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5FKyRRaRjQ&t=386s&ab_channel=TalkingSasquach https://www.mobile-hacker.com/2023/10/17/spam-ios-android-and-windows-with-bluetooth-pairing-messages-using-flipper-zero-or-android-smartphone/ https://arstechnica.com/?p=1977141 https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/fake-keepass-site-uses-google-ads-and-punycode-to-push-malware/ https://www.malwarebytes.com/blog/threat-intelligence/2023/10/clever-malvertising-attack-uses-punycode-to-look-like-legitimate-website

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Apple Security

How Spyware is Exploiting Calendar Apps to Hack iPhones

This video from Seytonic explores a massive hole in iPhone security. Sources: https://citizenlab.ca/2023/04/spyware-vendor-quadream-exploits-victims-customers/ https://www.hackread.com/quadream-israeli-cyber-mercenary-iphone-hacks/ https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/blog/2023/04/11/dev-0196-quadreams-kingspawn-malware-used-to-target-civil-society-in-europe-north-america-the-middle-east-and-southeast-asia/ https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/iphones-hacked-via-invisible-calendar-invites-to-drop-quadream-spyware/ https://securityaffairs.com/144723/malware/quadream-spyware.html https://www.darkreading.com/vulnerabilities-threats/microsoft-nso-group-like-quadream-actor-selling-mobile-spyware-governments https://thehackernews.com/2023/04/israel-based-spyware-firm-quadream.html https://therecord.media/israeli-spyware-company-quadream-surveilling-journalists https://www.cyberkendra.com/2023/04/quadream-spyware-used-to-target.html https://www.calcalistech.com/ctechnews/article/hy78kiym2

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Android Mobile

The BEST Tech at MWC 2023!

Android Authority was in Barcelona for Mobile World Congress 2023! Watch the video to learn about the best tech we saw at the show. Read the full article: https://www.androidauthority.com/best-of-mwc-2023-awards-3290733/

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IoT Maker Raspberry Pi

How to Hacking Your Garage Door with the Raspberry Pi Pico W

A high tech solution to not leaving the garage door open all day! Here’s the open source Raspberry Pi Pico W garage door sensor project, with instructions for how you can set up the same thing at your house: https://github.com/geerlingguy/pico-w-garage-door-sensor

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Interesting

How to use Phone as Mic for PC

Kevin Stratvert shows us in this step-by-step tutorial how to use your iPhone or Android Phone as a Microphone for you Windows, Mac, or Linux PC. Download & install Wo Mic: https://wolicheng.com/womic/Audacity Recorder: https://www.audacityteam.org Index: 0:00 Introduction 1:13 Install on iPhone or Android 4:33 Install desktop client 4:55 Install virtual microphone driver 6:25 Connect phone […]

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