Posts Tagged 'Apple'
Computer maintenance is often a simple equation: avoid behavior that might land you a virus, and keep your software up-to-date. Thanks to security update pop-up reminders, the latter is usually an easy step. However, while these alerts may be helpful to you as a user, not all of them are to be trusted. Take, for example, […]
Good news for iPhone users: Apple recently released its latest software update, iOS 9.2.1, to the general public. And boy, we’re glad they did. The update fixes a rather serious security flaw, which allowed cybercriminals to potentially monitor, copy and steal the data you use, send and access over a phony Wi-Fi connection. The stolen […]
This week in cybersecurity was yet another for the books, as we watched a tech giant swiftly avert a security crisis. In a nutshell: a group of hackers found a way to access hundreds of iOS apps in Apple’s App Store in China, and potentially compromise user information. A wide variety of apps were found […]
Last week brought some troublesome news, in which researchers discovered several flaws that compromise Apple security. While we don’t hear about it often, Apple devices can be hacked. But, thanks to the efforts of researchers at Indiana University and the Georgia Institute of Technology, hacking Apple should soon be much more difficult. Here’s what’s going […]
Last week, Apple hosted its annual World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, and announced new operating systems, iOS 9, Watch OS and OS X El Capitan, for their respective hardware platforms, the iPhone, the Apple Watch and Mac computers. Hidden in Apple’s new operating system, iOS 9, are several new security features, four […]