iCloud

Phone Breaker can now access iCloud accounts with two-factor authentication enabled

Phone Breaker can now access iCloud accounts with two-factor authentication enabled

Elcomsoft has updated its Phone Breaker software that allows it to bypass iCloud accounts even with two-factor authentication enabled. The update for the app makes it compatible with iOS 8.1 and allows it to extract all your data stored in iCloud including your documents stored in iWork, your Whatsapp chat log, third party app data and more. 

Lost or Forgotten Recovery Key for your Apple ID with two-step verification enabled? Don’t panic, here’s how to generate a new one

Lost or Forgotten Recovery Key for your Apple ID with two-step verification enabled? Don’t panic, here’s how to generate a new one

I had a panic attack when I read the ordeal Owen Williams of The Next Web had to go through because he lost (or thought he had lost) his recovery key.

In case you are wondering, Recovery Key is the 14-character key that is generated when you set up two-step verification for your Apple ID. 

iCloud.com web maps for ‘Find My iPhone’ switch away from Google

iCloud.com web maps for ‘Find My iPhone’ switch away from Google

Since 2012, Apple has been working diligently on removing Google from its mapping services, both on mobile and through the iCloud website.

New iCloud features are being held up due to ‘deep organizational issues,’ according to report

New iCloud features are being held up due to ‘deep organizational issues,’ according to report

While Apple continues to shell out new products, features and software, there seems to be a lack of new content and features for iCloud, the company’s tentpole feature in connecting their respective devices.

iCloud website adds Photos uploading feature

iCloud website adds Photos uploading feature

In early November, it was revealed via the iCloud.com beta site that the Photos app therein was working on an uploading feature. Now, that feature is apparently live.

iWork for iCloud updated with support for eight new languages, 50 new fonts and more

iWork for iCloud updated with support for eight new languages, 50 new fonts and more

Apple has just rolled out an update for iWork for iCloud that adds support for eight new languages in Pages, and six new languages in Numbers and Keynote. 

iCloud.com beta site adds Photos upload capabilities

iCloud.com beta site adds Photos upload capabilities

iCloud.com has always been a strong component to the cloud-storage option, but with iCloud Drive it is getting even more attention. And now Photos are getting the treatment on the website, too.

Apple publishes guide to check browser security while visiting iCloud website

Apple publishes guide to check browser security while visiting iCloud website

Recent events that have centered around Apple’s iCloud website have prompted the Cupertino-based company to publish a dedicated page on how to check your browser’s security while visiting websites.

Chinese government reportedly phishing iCloud account information

Chinese government reportedly phishing iCloud account information

According to a new report published on Monday, October 20, a large-scale phishing attempt has been focused on Apple’s iCloud website in China.

How to generate and manage app-specific passwords for iCloud

How to generate and manage app-specific passwords for iCloud

On October 1st, Apple increased the security of iCloud accounts by adding app-specific passwords, a feature of two-step verification that allow you to sign in to iCloud securely when you use third party apps.