Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#551 Panic over! Apple fixes iPhone 6S lockscreen bug
The fix turned out to be surprisingly easy, and didn’t even require Apple to push out an iOS update. (Just as well, because the latest iOS update, 9.3.1, came out less than a week ago.)

It seems that all Apple had to do to patch against this flaw, or perhaps more accurately to work around it, was to reconfigure Siri not to process “open Twitter” commands from the lockscreen.
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#552 Locky: the encryptor taking the world by storm
#551 Panic over! Apple fixes iPhone 6S lockscreen bug
#550 How CERN fights hackers
#549 Google reCAPTCHA cracked in new automated attack
#548 WhatsApp encryption a good start, but far from a security cure-all
#547 Vulnerable WordPress and Drupal may have contributed to the Panama Papers Breach
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