MacDailyNews

WELCOME HOME! Apple and Mac News

Tag: security

  1. Apple is struggling to stop a ‘skeleton key’ hack on home Wi-Fi

    Even with all Apple’s expertise and investment in cybersecurity, there are some security problems that are so intractable…

  2. Hackers built a ‘master key’ for millions of hotel rooms, garages, and storage units

    Security researchers have built a master key that exploits a design flaw in a popular and widely used hotel electronic lock system…

  3. Apple has pushed a security update to MRT, the macOS malware removal tool

    Apple has just pushed an update to the macOS malware removal tool MRT…

  4. Apple kills photo-hiding ‘calculator’ app amid police investigation

    Apple has removed the popular app, Calculator%, from its iOS App Store, just days after officials…

  5. Russia wants Apple to ban secure, encrypted messaging app Telegram from App Store

    Russia’s state telecommunications regulator wants Apple and Google to remove the Telegram messenger app…

  6. GrayKey box can guess a six-digit iPhone password in 11 hours on average

    Law enforcement agencies have a new iPhone cracking tool that works with all modern iPhones…

  7. Fired FBI director James Comey reveals how Apple’s encryption efforts drove him crazy

    Fired FBI director James Comey writes about President Trump while also addressing other aspects of his career…

  8. Police around the U.S. can now unlock iPhones

    Law enforcement agencies across the country have purchased GrayKey, a relatively cheap tool for bypassing the encryption on iPhones…

  9. Thousands of hacked websites are infecting visitors with malware

    Thousands of hacked websites have become unwitting participants in an advanced scheme…

  10. New web standard would allow Apple’s Face ID and Touch ID for website logins

    A new web standard being recommended for adoption would open the way for both Face ID and Touch ID…

  11. Apple needs more than HomePod to play in smart home

    When Apple announced in 2014 that it was creating the HomeKit for iOS devices…

  12. How Apple’s HomeKit broke my digital heart

    When Apple first announced HomeKit in 2014 I hoped it would be the unifying platform…

  13. Apple looks to win back students and teachers with new low-cost iPads

    Apple Inc. is preparing to introduce new low-cost iPads and education software next week…

  14. How to block Facebook completely from your Mac

    Even if you deleted your Facebook account, Facebook can still track you around the web like Google does…

  15. How Facebook made it impossible to delete Facebook

    To say Facebook has had a rough time of it lately would be putting it mildly…

  16. What to expect from Facebook’s Zuckerberg if he testifies before Congress

    A growing number of lawmakers are calling for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to testify in front of Congress…

  17. Why Facebook’s blatant disregard for users’ privacy could be very good for Apple

    Apple has many competitive advantages…

  18. Law enforcement uses ‘GrayKey’ box to unlock iPhones

    In 2017, a company by the name of ‘Grayshift’ created a device called ‘GrayKey’ that successfully unlocked iPhones…

  19. Researchers demonstrate macOS and Safari exploits at Pwn2Own 2018

    The eighteenth annual CanSecWest security conference is underway in downtown…

  20. Tim Bajarin: Why Apple needs a ‘HomePod mini’

    Apple has some real headwinds when it comes to the HomePod’s ability to gain market share…

  21. Why Apple’s HomePod targets home entertainment, not a voice-first mobile-free world

    Imagine turning your home into the bridge of the Star Trek Enterprise, where a disembodied voice deftly answers every question…

  22. Cellebrite: We keep iPhone exploits secret for the public’s safety

    Earlier this week, Forbes learned that Israel-based U.S. government contractor Cellebrite was touting…

  23. Apple reportedly hires Michael Abbott

    Abbott has been Twitter’s VP of engineering, Palm’s head of webOS, general manager at Microsoft, research associate at SRI International…

  24. Apple debuts new iPhone ads targeting Android upgraders

    Appel is advertising the iPhone to Android users looking to upgrade to a real iPhone…

  25. The U.S. government can now (probably) unlock every iPhone model in existence

    In what appears to be a major breakthrough for law enforcement…

Quantcast