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App security, Applications

Apple Issues Emergency Security Update as Pegasus Spyware from Israel-Based NGO Group is On the Loose

September 14, 2021

Via: Tech Times

Apple has just issued an emergency security update as the dreaded Pegasus Spyware is now on the loose. After initially being discovered back in 2016, the Israel-based NSO Group along with its notorious Pegasus spyware have reportedly caused quite the […]


App security, Applications

Apple says iOS 14.8 patches iPhone attack that defeated Blastdoor protections

September 13, 2021

Via: 9to5Mac

Apple has published a full support document detailing what’s new in iOS 14.8, watchOS 7.6.2, iPadOS 14.8, and macOS Big Sur 11.6. Apple says that the updates address security vulnerabilities that “may have been actively exploited in the wild.” Update: […]


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T-Mobile’s ‘awful’ security led to huge data breach that’s getting bigger by the day

August 26, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Before T-Mobile was probably even aware of its latest (and unfortunately, greatest ever) security breach, a treasure trove of data purportedly swiped from as many as 100 million people went up for sale online. While there’s no indication anyone actually […]


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Apple brings iCloud passwords to Windows, Microsoft’s Edge

August 17, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

How to set up YouTube parental controls, like Restricted Mode and the YouTube Kids appApple’s latest product release is aimed squarely at Windows users and it means you can now manage your iCloud passwords from a PC. iCloud for Windows […]


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How to use iCloud Keychain to audit your passwords

August 16, 2021

Via: ComputerWorld

Reports of a massive 100 million account data leak at T-Mobile should encourage any Apple user to double-check password and account security. Here’s how to do that using Keychain. iCloud Keychain to the rescue Apple’s built-in password manager is called […]


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Facebook brings end-to-end encryption to Messenger audio and video calls

August 13, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

Facebook has finally added end-to-end encryption to Messenger voice and video calls, an important feature that many of the rival apps already provide. Starting today, Facebook will roll out the option to make voice and video calls end-to-end encrypted on […]


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Zoom might owe you money. Here’s how to claim your payment from the video chat app

August 4, 2021

Via: CNET

Millions of Zoom users could be eligible for a payment from the video chat giant, due to a class action lawsuit claiming the company violated privacy rights. Zoom has agreed to pay $85 million to settle the lawsuit, which alleges […]


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Chrome just got a great 2FA security feature, but only on Android

August 2, 2021

Via: BGR

Afew simple practices can reduce the risk of exposing your internet accounts to hackers. You should use a unique password for every account you have — one that’s long and hard to guess. You should also get a password manager […]


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Google Drive now let you ban spammers

July 23, 2021

Via: Tech Radar

Google has announced that it has added the ability to block other users in Google Drive in an effort to decrease the amount of spam content on its cloud storage service. Once blocked, a user will be unable to share […]


App security, Applications

Popular websites and apps suffer outage that is fixed after approximately 90 minutes

July 22, 2021

Via: Phone Arena

If you were having problems connecting to the internet or mobile apps today, be assured that it was them and not you. DownDetector.com this morning revealed that several popular sites and apps were down across the U.S. including airbnb, the […]