Google researchers have unearthed multiple security flaws in Apple’s Safari’s Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature. Apparently the security flaws will allow users habits to be tracked despite the Intelligent tracking feature being turned on.
Apple products are known to offer superlative privacy as opposed to others. The company has resisted authorities when it comes to privacy and until now has maintained its stance on certain issues pertaining to privacy. A couple of years back, Apple introduced Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature which blocks websites from tracking users. A new report sheds light on how it has proven to be a stumbling block for advertisers.
Safari Extends Support to NFC, USB, and Lightning FIDO2-Compliant Security Keys in iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3
The latest iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 is available for both developers and public beta testers. The release notes mention that Safari will start supporting NFC, USB, and Lightning FIDO2-compliant security keys. Apparently the feature debuted on iOS 13.3 Beta 1 but was mentioned on Beta 2 release notes.
DuckDuckGo is a privacy focussed browser that aims at offering a secure browsing experience for its users. Earlier, they used to offer Safari Extension as part of its Privacy Essentials suite, however, it was removed due to changes in how Safari handled extensions.
Apple Issues Statement Regarding Safari Fraudulent Website Warning, Says It Uses Tencent Only for Mainland China
Earlier today, a report raised questions about Apple sharing your browsing history with Tencent. Apple has primarily always relied on Google’s Safe Browsing technology for Safari’s ‘Fraudulent Website Warning’ feature. Apparently, starting from iOS 13 the company is using Tencent’s Safe browsing technology. In a bid to quell the fears, Apple has finally responded with an official statement.
Safari update in iPadOS 13 is turning the iPad into a real computer. And most of those improvements make their way to the iPhone as well. You can now download files using Safari, and on the iPad, Safari will automatically open desktop websites. Here are all the new Safari features on the iPhone and iPad you should know about.
Safari gets many new big features in iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. A new download manager, desktop-class browsing features for iPad and many more. But one thing that doesn’t get talked about nearly as much as a tweak in the screenshot markup view for Safari. You can now take full-page, scrolling screenshots of websites on iOS 13 and iPadOS 13. Here’s how it works.
Apple has uploaded its newest TV spot to YouTube, continuing to promote security and privacy in the iPhone.
Do Not Track has been around for quite some time, but it appears to be at the end of its lifespan.
TLS stands for Transport Layer Security, and it has a variety of versions out there in the wild. But Apple is aiming to trim the fat, so to speak.