Apple today has started sending out emails to developers residing in Crimea informing them that their developer agreement has been terminated effective immediately. This means that developers in Crimea will not be able to sell or even publish apps on the App Store anymore.
In the past, leaked documents have revealed that NSA was able to use a backdoor to spy on iPhone owners, whose knowledge was denied by Apple, but was fixed by the company in iOS 8. Now, new data published by Der Spigel shows that the British spy agency — Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ) — was able pull any data from an iPhone, even if the device itself was not compromised.
Every Holiday Season, Apple witnesses a significant jump in iPhone sales as friends and family buy iOS devices to gift to their loved ones. It looks like this year is going to be no different, with Apple’s gadgets accounting for 51% of the new devices activated during the week leading up to Christmas Day.
How often do you run out of storage space on your iPhone or iPad? Survey says 8% run out of space daily
Yesterday, a research paper put light on new malware called ‘WireLurker’ that is affecting Mac and iOS devices in China. WireLurker attacks iOS devices through USB cables that are attached to a Mac, and works even on non-jailbroken devices.