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Category: App security


App security, Applications

Advanced Data Protection has created a problem for HomePods, here’s how to fix it

January 19, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

In December, Apple launched a big expansion of its end-to-end encryption for iCloud in the US with the feature rolling out worldwide with iOS 16.3 RC (set for public release next week). As it turns out, Apple has shared there’s […]


App security, Applications

iOS 16.3 brings iCloud Advanced Data Protection feature to all users worldwide

January 18, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

All users can now enable iCloud Advanced Data Protection, an opt-in feature to get end-to-end encryption for almost all data stored in iCloud, including messages, photos, and device backups. The feature is activatable once users upgrade to iOS 16.3, currently […]


App security, Applications

Best iPhone VPN of 2023

January 13, 2023

Via: CNET

Apple is known for the strong security of its devices, so if your smartphone of choice is an iPhone, you probably expect that it comes with a certain level of protection. But if you want to increase your privacy, using […]


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Apple continues to test ‘Rapid Security Response’ updates, this time for macOS users [U]

January 9, 2023

Via: 9to5Mac

With the release of iOS 16.2, Apple introduced a new feature called “Rapid Security Response” that will provide quick security patches to iOS without the need to install an entire new version of the operating system. Now the company is […]


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Microsoft doc details the dos and don’ts of Mac ransomware

January 6, 2023

Via: ComputerWorld

As enterprise adoption of the Apple platform accelerates, it’s important to note that Macs can and sometimes do get hit by ransomware. So it’s good to stay tuned to security concerns on a platform and application level — and take […]


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Advanced anti-malware protection for your Mac with Acronis Cyber Protect Home Office

December 27, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Mac computers come with built-in anti-malware security features. But despite Apple’s efforts to keep the system up-to-date against digital threats, these protections are not enough to protect users from all the malware swirling around the web. That’s where Acronis Cyber […]


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Patch Tuesday: Two zero-day flaws in Windows need immediate attention

December 16, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Microsoft’s December Patch Tuesday updated delivers 59 fixes, including two zero-days (CVE-2022-44698 and CVE-2022-44710) that require immediate attention on the Windows platform. This is a network focused update (TCP/IP and RDP) that will require significant testing with an emphasis on […]


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Password keeper app LastPass just got hacked again

December 2, 2022

Via: BGR

If there’s an app that shouldn’t get hacked is the one you use to store your passwords and credentials. Unfortunately, LastPass seems to be having a bad year, as this is the second time the company has announced it has […]


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Apple continues to test ‘Security Response’ feature in iOS 16.2 beta with new update

November 28, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple last month released iOS 16.2 beta, and the update brings the Freeform app, improvements to the Home app, and a feature called “Rapid Security Response” that will provide quick security patches to iOS without the need to install an […]


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Making sense of out-of-band Windows updates and KIRs

November 21, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

For many years, the term “out-of-band Microsoft update” meant that Microsoft was releasing a special patch for a security issue identified as being under active attack. The patch was urgent enough to be released outside the normal “Patch Tuesday” security […]


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Former Twitter head of trust and safety argues that Apple and Google have the most sway on policy

November 18, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Yoel Roth briefly worked alongside Elon Musk as Twitter’s head of trust and safety. Roth resigned for reasons he explains in the New York Times today. In the piece, Roth argues that Apple and Google app stores ultimately govern what […]


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The future of security: smarter devices that protect themselves

November 18, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

Jamf officially completed its acquisition of Zecops this week. Why is this important and what might it mean to enterprise mobile security? Potentially, a lot. Security beyond the perimiter To get an answer to the question, think about how security […]


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Do you really know what’s inside your iOS and Android apps?

November 14, 2022

Via: ComputerWorld

It’s time to audit your code, as it appears that some no/low code features used in iOS or Android apps may not be as secure as you thought. That’s the big take away from a report explaining that disguised Russian […]


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Google Is Recording You. How to Delete Your Voice History

November 3, 2022

Via: CNET

People were understandably freaked out when reports surfaced in 2019 that Google and Amazon were giving human contractors access to audio clips from customers’ Google Home (now Google Nest) and Echo devices. Google has since changed its policy, requiring you […]


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Why online privacy and security is critical for Apple devices at work

November 2, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

One could make the argument that the most dangerous place to be is on the internet. People face more security threats per day by accessing emails and browsing the internet than doing anything else. Phishing emails, malware, scams, identity theft, […]


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Update Google Chrome now to patch a high-risk security flaw

November 1, 2022

Via: BGR

Not every Chrome update brings new features to the browser, but bug fixes and patches are just as important. On Thursday, Google issued an update for the desktop version of Chrome to patch a zero-day security flaw that hackers are […]


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How to encrypt email in Thunderbird (and why you should)

October 31, 2022

Via: ZDnet

I’m one of those people who depend on email communication. I have for years, and I cannot imagine I’ll ever not rely heavily on email. As I communicate with different people, I have to do so in different ways. For […]


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Apple Security Research launches with website, blog, applications open for Research Device Program

October 27, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

Along with announcing its new Lockdown Mode feature this past summer, the company mentioned an upgraded bounty program, a donation to fund ethical security research, and more. Now Apple Security Research has officially launched with a dedicated website, blog, details […]


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COVID misinfo is the biggest challenge for Twitter’s Birdwatch program, data shows

October 10, 2022

Via: The Verge

As of October 6th, Twitter’s Birdwatch community moderation program has been expanded to all US users. It’s a big step for Birdwatch, which was officially launched in beta in January 2021, and marks a step up for the platform’s efforts […]


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WhatsApp for iPhone to block screenshots for ‘View Once’ images and videos

October 4, 2022

Via: 9to5Mac

WhatsApp last year introduced a new option called “View Once” to let users send photos and videos that disappear after they’re opened, similar to what you can do in apps like Snapchat and Instagram. Now the platform wants to take […]