Security

‘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.

Report: Facebook Stored ‘Hundreds of Millions’ of Passwords in Plain Text

Report: Facebook Stored ‘Hundreds of Millions’ of Passwords in Plain Text

Facebook has not been on solid footing for quite some time, and things aren’t looking any better at the moment.

Report Sheds Light on Gray Market for Prototype iPhones Used by Hackers to Discover Apple’s Security Secrets

Report Sheds Light on Gray Market for Prototype iPhones Used by Hackers to Discover Apple’s Security Secrets

Apple tries to make the iPhone, and its other devices, as secure as possible as it focuses on user privacy. But that doesn’t mean they’re perfect.

Facebook is Focusing on Encrypted, Ephemeral Messaging in the Future

Facebook is Focusing on Encrypted, Ephemeral Messaging in the Future

How can Facebook, a company that has relied on handing out personal user information, find a new way forward in 2019?