Over the weekend, a lot of people I know have been affected by the iCloud calendar spam. It’s a smart move by the spammers. Because email filters are now so good, they’re look at alternative sources. Turns out, iCloud’s filtering system isn’t so good after all. And just like that, we end up with invitations to “events” for buying “Ray-ban”s.
Apple takes privacy very seriously — much more seriously than most of its rivals — but it seems it’s not quite as innocent as it makes out. A Russian security firm has discovered that the company is pulling call history from every iPhone that has iCloud enabled.
Back in 2014, Apple found itself embroiled in a widespread issue over celebrity iCloud accounts being hacked, and pictures of those celebrities subsequently being published online.
Apple released new software versions for iOS, macOS Sierra, watchOS, and tvOS, but now the company is seeing some downtime with one of its services.
According to a new report, citing several different tips and independent user reports, the iCloud.com website is suffering an outage for many people around the world.
Apple changed around its iCloud options not too long ago, offering new tiers and altering prices, and now the company is back at it again.
Apple’s Q3 2016 earnings may be disappointing from an overall revenue and iPhone sales perspective, but the financial report wasn’t all doom and gloom. One of the standout points was Apple’s Services business which is booming.
Chicago based Edward Majerczyk has agreed to plead guilty in the massive iCloud phishing hack that affected many popular celebrities and was termed as “Celebgate.” Majerczyk has pleaded guilty for stealing photographs and videos of celebrities from their iCloud email accounts. He faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison.
Many iCloud users are reporting that they have been unable to access iCloud Mail and Notes since the last couple of hours. Apple has also confirmed the outage on its service status page which affects “multiple iCloud services,” with around 0.86% of iCloud users being affected by it.