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Samsung Galaxy S8 Iris Scanner Bypassed by German Hackers

When it comes to security and the iris recognition technology used in its flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone, Samsung touted, "The patterns in your irises are unique to you and are virtually impossible to replicate, meaning iris authentication is one of the safest ways to keep your phone locked and the contents private." A couple of...

ZDNet Tests iCloud Accounts from Hacker Group, Finds Some are Legitimate

Some iCloud accounts were compromised; however, the sensitive data doesn't come from Apple's servers but from other, previously compromised third-party services, ZDNet has found after investigating the claim of the group of hackers who call themselves the Turkish Crime Family, which is possibly based in London. The hackers first claimed they had access to 300 million...

Russian Authorities Detain Hackers Suspected of Hijacking iDevices

Two hackers suspected of locking iOS devices for ransom have been detained by Russian authorities, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. The hackers, aged 17 and 23, both residents of the Southern Administrative District of Moscow, were caught by CCTV in their attempt to withdraw victims’ ransom money from an ATM. According to the Russian media...