“During this week’s WWDC keynote, executives touted improvements to popular services like Siri, iMessage, and Apple Music. They demonstrated exciting new uses for nascent features like 3D Touch. Amid all the fuss, though, they neglected to talk much about the security measures coming to MacBooks and iPhones this fall,” Brian Barrett reports for Wired. “hat’s a shame, because there are lots. And they’re going to significantly alter how you interact with your Apple devices.”
“While Apple appears to have delayed some of its bigger security projects — most notably, encrypting iCloud backups so that not even Apple can access them — it’s still showing serious ambition, sometimes in surprising places,” Barrett reports. “The result will be an iOS and macOS experience that trades convenience for protection in a few key ways. Apple will introduce small frustrations now, to prevent large, even unfixable, frustrations down the road.”
“Think of it like this: Your iPhone and Mac are a house, and Apple’s covering up as many outlets as it can,” Barrett reports. “That’s a pain when you need to plug something in, but at least you won’t wind up electrocuted.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Myriad security improvements are coming soon to our already highly secure operating systems!