iPhone Call Logs Easy Pickings on iCloud Russian says firm

Russian digital forensics firm ElcomSoft on Thursday reported that Apple automatically uploads iPhone call logs to iCloud remote servers, and that users have no official way to disable this feature other than to completely switch off the iCloud drive. The data uploaded could include a list of all calls made and received on an iOS device, as well as phone numbers, dates and times, and duration, the firm said. Apple retains the cloud-based data for up to four months, according to ElcomSoft’s report. It includes calendars, wallet, books, notes and…

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Kaspersky to US Check Source Code

Cybersecurity expert Eugene Kaspersky has volunteered to turn over his company’s software source code to allay fears about possible ties with the Russian government, The Australian reported last week. Kaspersky made the offer public at CeBIT Australia.Some U.S. officials have expressed concerns that Kaspersky Lab might have a close working relationship with the Russian government.   Kaspersky five years ago replaced a number of high-level managers with people who had ties to Russia’s military or intelligence services, Bloomberg reported in 2015. Some of them reportedly have provided data from the…

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