Apple’s Tim Cook: There’ll be no backdoor in encryption

Apple’s Tim Cook has said in an interview with the Irish Independent that the idea of introducing backdoor access into encryption is ‘firmly off’ its agenda.

Apple: It is impossible to access encrypted data on iPhones

Apple has once again reiterated its claim that it is technically impossible for it to access encrypted data on iPhones that are running iOS 8 or higher and even if it was possible, it would be apprehensive to perform such an action.

Apple removes hundreds of malicious apps after major malware attack

Apple has removed more than 300 malicious apps after confirming the first major breach to its iOS app store.

iOS AirDrop vulnerability allows for malware installation on Apple devices

A security expert has found a vulnerability on iOS devices that allows malware to be installed via AirDrop.

iOS 9 boosts iPhone 6s and iPad Pro security with improved 2FA

Apple has announced that iOS 9 will launch on September 16th. The updated operating system will have even greater security features, including a stronger passcode and improved 2FA.

iOS vulnerability Ins0mnia fixed by Apple

Apple has resolved a serious security vulnerability known as Ins0mnia in its latest update.

Apple releases major security updates

Significant issues evident in Apple products have been patched with a raft of new updates.

How to stop pervy pics popping up on your iPhone

Don’t be cyber-flashed by a pervert. Make sure that your iOS device’s AirDrop settings are configured properly to protect your eyes from unpleasantness.

Apple iOS and OS X flaws leave passwords vulnerable

A vulnerability found in Apple’s iOS and OS X devices could allow hackers to upload malware and steal passwords for services including Mail and iCloud

Bug causes iPhones to crash when sent malicious text message

An exploit has been discovered that causes iPhones and iPads to reboot when sent a string of malicious text.

Apple bolsters app store security with 2FA and Touch ID

A new update to the Apple Store app for iPhone and iPad has bolstered its security features, adding two-factor authentication (2FA) and increased Touch ID support.

Apple seeks to block sale of RadioShack customer data

Apple has filed a court objection against the sale of RadioShack customer data for those who had purchased its products, reports Ars Technica.

Thunderstrike! How a radar-proof rootkit could infect your Mac

A security researcher describes how malware could infect your Mac’s boot ROM, and spy on your activities, with little chance of you ever realising.

CES 2015 in Las Vegas: first impressions, 5 hot topics

With nearly 160,000 lust-ridden techies, corporate denizens and a few of us security types descending on a slightly crisp wintery Las Vegas to see what all the fuss is about at CES 2015, here are a few things to keep an eye out for this year at the show.

Nexus 5, Galaxy S5 and iPhone 5s hacked at Pwn2Own event

The Samsung Galaxy S5, Apple iPhone 5s and Google Nexus 5 were amongst handsets to be successfully hacked during the Mobile Pwn2Own hacking competition, reports Forbes.

iCloud users in China under attack. But who could be after their passwords?

Make sure you are running a half-decent browser, don’t ignore browser security warnings, and enable two-factor authentication.

That appears to be the lesson to learn from the latest attack on Chinese internet users.

How to change Safari’s default search engine in iOS 8 for greater privacy

With iOS 8, you can – for the first time – switch your Safari browser’s search engine to alternatives such as DuckDuckGo. Find out why you might want to and, in fairness, why you might NOT want to…

¿iPhone 6 gratis? Ten cuidado con los últimos scams

Apenas una semana después de que Apple haya presentado oficialmente a los nuevos iPhone 6 y iPhone 6 Plus, ya circula en Facebook un nuevo scam que promete regalar dispositivos a quienes compartan el falso sitio y descarguen una aplicación. Por supuesto, el iPhone 6 gratis no llegará nunca porque se trata de un engaño.

Watch Dogs: How realistic is PS4 city-hack thriller?

In Ubisoft’s Watch Dogs, a man out for vengeance chooses an odd weapon – a smartphone. Loaded with deadly apps, he blows up power stations, wrecks cars and stops trains. But how close to reality is it?

iPhone and Apple ransom incidents? Don’t delay locking down your i-stuff

Some users of Apple iPhones, iPads and Macs have been getting strange wake up calls and unsettling messages demanding a ransom for access to their devices. Now is the time to make your i-stuff is locked down, even if you don’t live in Australia.

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