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Backdoors in iPhones could give NSA, hackers access to sensitive data, says researcher

Apple has inserted backdoors into iPhones that could enable an unauthorized person to harvest pictures, text messages and other sensitive data from the device without the user's knowledge, Jonathan Zdziarski, an iOS jailbreaker and forensic expert, told attendees of the Hope X conference held in New York over the weekend.

Backdoor found in spy platform used by law enforcement

A software application used by law enforcement organizations to intercept the voice communications of suspected criminals has multiple security weaknesses, some of them critical in nature.

Backdoor found in firmware of IP cameras

Security researchers from Core Security have discovered critical security vulnerabilities in the firmware powering IP cameras made by D-Link and Vivotek. In the case of D-Link, the researchers found multiple flaws that include the ability to inject arbitrary commands into the camera from its administrative web interface.

Secret backdoors found in security appliances from Barracuda Networks

A variety of security appliances sold by Barracuda Networks were found to contain secret backdoors that allow outsiders with the right knowledge to gain remote access. This shocking revelation was revealed in an advisory published by the SEC Consult Vulnerability Lab earlier this week.