A Couple Of Quick Hits
Both are from the BBC:
1. Security holes unearthed in Apple’s iOS7 – the ever helpful Siri will put a locked iPhone in aircraft mode where it can’t be tracked, and you can still get all of the address information from a locked phone. The ‘fixes’ are promised in the next update.
2. RSA warns over NSA link to encryption algorithm – the random number generator in the RSA toolbox doesn’t actually generate random numbers, it generates a known sequence for NSA to use to break the encryption.
In a service note for iPhone purchasers – the new phones have the batteries glued in to make it really difficult to replace a bad battery. They want to sell you a new phone, not fix the one you own.
OT: Cat Blogging is obviously delayed by tour guiding.