A company like Apple creates something, maybe even tries to secure it right out of the gate, but it’s just a matter of time before a workaround is discovered and the company is forced to make changes to patch the holes.
Apple bills itself as a company that cares about security and user privacy, and it has banked its ongoing efforts on that vision.
Apple has specific security tools in place to keep users safe from malicious apps, which is an ever-evolving and ongoing effort.
Ad Industry Executive Says Google and Facebook are in a ‘Precarious Place’ With Safari’s New Privacy Rules
Yesterday, during this year’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple shared new privacy rules within Safari that aim to protect user’s identifies and information as they browse the web.
Instances of exposed customer data are not rare anymore, and even T-Mobile has fallen victim to the issue.
On May 21, both Google and Microsoft are jointly disclosing a new CPU hardware security flaw that is similar to Spectre and Meltdown.
One of the major tentpoles for Apple is security and user privacy, but over the last few months there has been a lot of attention paid to devices and firms that aim to bypass those goals, including the GrayKey box from Grayshift.
The tool that Twitter users to mask passwords for its users was recently bypassed, but it sounds like any major fallout was avoided.
iOS security is typically a hot topic, and it certainly has been lately, especially as cracking options start to find their way out into the real world.
GrayKey is Making it Possible for Police Departments Across the U.S. to Easily Bypass iPhone Encryption
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has stuck to its story that it is getting increasingly more difficult to bypass iPhone security systems, which would give them unfettered access to a device as they see fit.