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Tag: security

  1. How to protect your Apple iCloud account from hackers

    There’s more than enough reason to exercise caution…

  2. How to protect your iCloud account, as some hacked credentials confirmed valid

    While the available evidence suggests that hackers have not gained direct access to more than 600 million…

  3. Apple: ‘Turkish Crime Family’ hackers did not breach iCloud, usernames and passwords likely obtained from compromised third-parties

    Apple is reassuring customers that its systems have not been breached while a hacker, or hackers…

  4. Hackers threaten to wipe millions of iPhones and iCloud accounts if Apple doesn’t pay up by April 7th

    A hacker or group of hackers is apparently trying to extort Apple over alleged access to a large cache of iCloud…

  5. WikiLeaks to give Apple, Google, others 90-day deadline to fix flaws revealed in ‘Vault 7’

    WikiLeaks promise to give tech companies access to exploits in their systems before being made public…

  6. Pwn2Own hackers uncover macOS and Safari exploits

    The seventeenth annual CanSecWest security conference is underway..

  7. How to securely erase data from your Mac and external drives

    Everyone needs to securely erase data at some point — even on a Mac…

  8. Apple hires security guru Jonathan Zdziarski

    I’m pleased to announce that I’ve accepted a position with Apple’s Security Engineering and Architecture team…

  9. Apple joins group of companies supporting Google in resisting FBI email warrant

    Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Cisco have filed an amicus brief supporting Google…

  10. 36 widely-used Android devices ship with malware preinstalled

    The Check Point Mobile Threat Prevention has recently detected a severe infection in 36 Android devices…

  11. Choosing the best VPN for your Mac

    Mac users can get somewhat complacent about security, but they shouldn’t…

  12. What WikiLeaks’ CIA data dump tells us: Encryption works

    If the tech industry is drawing one lesson from the latest WikiLeaks disclosures…

  13. Julian Assange says WikiLeaks will share CIA hacking tools with tech companies

    WikiLeaks will provide technology companies with exclusive access to CIA hacking tools…

  14. Apple working to close remaining CIA exploits exposed by WikiLeaks, but difficulties remain

    Just after 8 a.m. on Tuesday morning, mobile phones belonging to executives on Apple…

  15. WikiLeaks raises prospect of teaming with tech giants, including Apple, to thwart CIA hacker-spies

    The anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks raised the prospect Wednesday of sharing sensitive details…

  16. FBI’s James Comey: ‘There is no such thing as absolute privacy in America’

    All of us have a reasonable expectation of privacy in our homes, in our cars, and in our devices. But…

  17. Apple: Many of the iOS vulnerabilities in Wikileaks’ CIA data dump are already patched

    Wikileaks today published a trove of documents, allegedly taken from the CIA..

  18. FBI Director James Comey cancels SXSW 2017 appearance

    FBI Director James Comey will be unable to attend SXSW due to “scheduling conflicts” that…

  19. WikiLeaks reveals CIA’s global covert hacking program targeting Apple iPhone, Google Android, Microsoft Windows and even Samsung TVs

    Today, Tuesday 7 March 2017, WikiLeaks begins its new series of leaks on the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency…

  20. Huge database leak reveals 1.37 billion email addresses, exposes illegal spam operation

    A faulty backup has inadvertently exposed the entire working database of notorious spam operator…

  21. News organizations ask judge to force FBI to reveal how much it paid to unlock San Bernadino Islamic terrorist’s iPhone

    Last year, the battle between Apple and the FBI dominated headlines…

  22. Adobe issues yet another critical security update for Flash Player on Mac

    Adobe this week released Flash Player version 24.0.0.221…

  23. Russian Mac malware behind U.S. DNC hacks looks to steal passwords and iPhone backups

    he group behind one of the largest cyberespionage campaigns has been targeting Mac users…

  24. Russian cyberspies blamed for U.S. Democratic National Committee hacks are now targeting Apple Macs

    Security researchers have discovered a macOS malware program that’s likely part of the arsenal used by…

  25. Apple spends only 5% of what Facebook spends to protect their CEO

    When Snap filed documents last week for its IPO filing, among the interesting snippets that emerged…

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