DDoS

Apple’s iOS 10.3 Fixes Exploit Used to Repeatedly Dial 911

Apple's latest iOS 10.3 release patches a flaw that can be used to repeatedly dial a phone number, accidentally exploited last year to redial 911 call centers. According to a report from The Wall Street Journal, the vulnerability was first discovered by an 18-year-old in Arizona who took advantage of a JavaScript flaw in a...

Tech Support Scam Malware Uses DDoS Attack to Crash Macs

According to a report by cybersecurity researchers at Malwarebytes, Mac users are being targeted with an unusual malware which tries to crash the system by using a DDoS attack, and then asks the victims to call a phony Apple support number in order to get the system restored to normal (via ZDNet). The malware infects the systems...