90% of Enterprise iPhone Users Open to iMessage Spy Attack

This situation is yet another example of why patch and update management is such a vital component of every enterprise and individual user.  Please take the time to verify your Apple iOS devices and update your firmware accordingly.

https://threatpost.com/90-enterprise-iphone-users-imessage-spy-attack/146899/

Apple scrambles to fix FaceTime eavesdropping bug

This is a huge miss on the part of Apple to allow this level of flaw/vulnerability into the wild.  If rumors are true, this issue was also covered up for a bit while a patch was under construction.  Please take the time to disable FaceTime on your iOS and MacOS devices immediately until a patch can be distributed by Apple.

https://nakedsecurity.sophos.com/2019/01/29/apple-facetime-eavesdropping-bug/

https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/01/iphone_facetime.html

https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/group-facetime-disabled-while/

Apple releases iOS 11.4.1 and blocks passcode cracking tools

This is an important update from Apple and a solid step toward better security for iOS devices.  Much is made of this update relative to the actions of law enforcement agencies in obtaining information from seized devices.  That is not the only story or the only reason this update is relevant.  It is a genuine protection against sidejacking and other malicious intrusions that can occur from many others outside of the realm of the FBI or your local police department.

Review your devices and patch accordingly.

https://www.theverge.com/2018/7/9/17549538/apple-ios-11-4-1-blocks-police-passcode-cracking-tools

Additional KRACK Vulnerability Related News and Updates

Microsoft updates are published and available.  The iOS fix is in beta and should be released in the next few days.  Android patches are still in the works and may not be available for weeks.  Pixel will receive updates first while other Android devices will be dependent on hardware vendor support.

https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/16/16481818/wi-fi-attack-response-security-patches

https://www.macrumors.com/2017/10/16/krack-wifi-vulnerabilities-patched-apple-ios-macos/?utm_source=feedly&utm_medium=webfeeds