Messenger upgrades its end-to-end encrypted chat experience

Although default end-to-end encryption won’t fully arrive on Facebook Messenger until sometime in 2023, the company says today its feature offering end-to-end encrypted group chats and calls in Messenger is now fully rolled out. In addition, Messenger is adding another security feature with the launch of screenshot notifications in end-to-end encrypted chats, similar to rival […]

Bug bounty giant HackerOne lands $49M, thanks to cloud adoption boon

Bug bounty and penetration testing startup HackerOne has raised $49 million at Series E following a year of massive cloud adoption fueled by work-from-home orders. The company — which mediates between hackers finding security issues and companies keen to fix them — said its recent growth was driven by a rise in zero-day vulnerabilities like […]

Apple releases iOS 15.3 with fix for ‘actively exploited’ iPhone flaw

Apple on Wednesday patched dozens of security issues with the release of iOS 15.3 of macOS Monterey 12.2. iOS 15.3 fixes a total of 10 security bugs, including a flaw that the company says may have been actively exploited. The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-22587, is a memory corruption bug in IOMobileFrameBuffer — a kernel extension […]