Security

Bluetooth Security Vulnerability Fixed by Updating Core Specifications, Apple Issues Patch

Bluetooth Security Vulnerability Fixed by Updating Core Specifications, Apple Issues Patch

Bluetooth SIG has deemed a recently found flaw a serious threat to security and has promptly fixed the same. As part of the solution, the Bluetooth specifications have been changed.

Deceptive Browser Extensions Found Usurping Browsing History and Private Data

Deceptive Browser Extensions Found Usurping Browsing History and Private Data

Popular browser extensions have found to be usurping your data. A Washington Post Investigation has unearthed several extensions that are collecting and selling your data. The data includes pages you visit and the photos you have seen.

Bluetooth Flaw Allows Attackers to Indefinitely Track iPhones, iPads, Macs

Bluetooth Flaw Allows Attackers to Indefinitely Track iPhones, iPads, Macs

Recently discovered Bluetooth flaw potentially allows unscrupulous elements to track Apple devices including iPhones, iPads, Macs and Apple Watches. Apart from Apple devices, the flaw also affects Windows 10 and Fitbit wearables. However, Android devices remain unaffected by the flaw.

‘ZombieLoad’ Flaw in Intel Chips Could Lead to Stolen Sensitive Information; Apple Patched it in macOS 10.14.5

‘ZombieLoad’ Flaw in Intel Chips Could Lead to Stolen Sensitive Information; Apple Patched it in macOS 10.14.5

Security researchers have discovered a critical flaw in Intel chips, which have left almost every Mac dating back to 2011 vulnerable to potential security issues. But while this is big news in itself, there is good news at the end.

Twitter Confirms a Bug That Collected and Shared iOS Users’ Unauthorized Location Data

Twitter Confirms a Bug That Collected and Shared iOS Users’ Unauthorized Location Data

If you are the kind of Twitter user that uses more than one account on your iOS device, then you should be aware of a new announcement from the social network. Twitter confirmed on Monday that a bug collected iOS user’s unauthorized location data.

Google Launching Auto-Delete Controls for Location Tracking Data

Google Launching Auto-Delete Controls for Location Tracking Data

Google tracks your location. It was revealed in August that’s the case even when you might have Location History turned off. But Google is making changes, including launching auto-delete features to give potential peace of mind.

Facebook Confirms Millions of Instagram Passwords Were Stored in Plain Text

Facebook Confirms Millions of Instagram Passwords Were Stored in Plain Text

Another day, another Facebook security-related revelation. This time it has to deal with an owned product, Instagram, and millions of passwords being stored in plain text.

A New Surveillance App is Being Used to Track Some iPhone Owners

A New Surveillance App is Being Used to Track Some iPhone Owners

A surveillance app that was originally designed for Android devices has branched out, making its way to iPhones.

Facebook Revealed to Have Exposed Millions of Private Records on Amazon Servers

Facebook Revealed to Have Exposed Millions of Private Records on Amazon Servers

Facebook’s woes, as far as security and user privacy are concerned, continue to grow. According to a new report, the social network has been revealed to have exposed millions of private records on Amazon servers.

Man Pleads Guilty to Accessing Apple Accounts of Famous Athletes and Musical Artists

Man Pleads Guilty to Accessing Apple Accounts of Famous Athletes and Musical Artists

Apple has a gigantic focus on security and privacy, which definitely still feels like a reaction to high-profile hacking events several years ago.