Security

Apple Makes it Possible for Customers to Download Personal Data in U.S., Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

Apple Makes it Possible for Customers to Download Personal Data in U.S., Australia, Canada, and New Zealand

Personal data is important, both in making sure it is secure and having access to it. Apple has made the first a priority for years, and now the latter is also becoming a possibility in more areas.

Apple is Ending Support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in Safari by 2020

Apple is Ending Support for TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 in Safari by 2020

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.

Apple Pens Seven-Page Letter to Fight Against ‘Dangerously Ambiguous’ Anti-Encryption Bill in Australia

Apple Pens Seven-Page Letter to Fight Against ‘Dangerously Ambiguous’ Anti-Encryption Bill in Australia

Right now in Australia, a potential bill would require tech companies to provide “critical assistance” to various agencies that are investigating crimes.

Facebook Says 30 Million Accounts Were Affected in Recent ‘Security Issue’

Facebook Says 30 Million Accounts Were Affected in Recent ‘Security Issue’

Before the end of September this year, Facebook confirmed that a major security breach impacted the social network and upwards of 50 million accounts.

Facebook Reveals ‘Almost 50 Million’ Accounts Affected by Security Issue

Facebook Reveals ‘Almost 50 Million’ Accounts Affected by Security Issue

This week, Facebook suffered a major breach, which left millions of accounts vulnerable to an outside, malicious attack.

Facebook Uses Your 2FA Phone Number for Targeted Advertising

Facebook Uses Your 2FA Phone Number for Targeted Advertising

Being stalked from one website to another by persistent advertising is a real issue, but some companies, like Apple, have made strides to try and reduce its impact.

A Bypass Flaw in macOS Mojave Allows for Access of Protected Files

A Bypass Flaw in macOS Mojave Allows for Access of Protected Files

Apple released macOS 10.14 Mojave out into the public earlier today, but a newly discovered bypass flaw in the desktop software has already been discovered.

Security Flaw in Airmail 3 for Mac Could Allow Attackers to Gain Access to Your Old Emails

Security Flaw in Airmail 3 for Mac Could Allow Attackers to Gain Access to Your Old Emails

A shocking new vulnerability has been spotted on Airmail 3. Revealed by security firm VerSprite, this glitch allows attackers to systematically target a particular email address and get access to previously sent emails as well as attachments.

Even With Location History Turned Off, Google Keeps Tracking You, Even on iOS

Even With Location History Turned Off, Google Keeps Tracking You, Even on iOS

If you use Google’s apps on your iOS device, like Google Maps or the search app, but have Location History turned off in an effort to prevent the company from keeping tabs on you, a new report has some bad news.

Grayshift Says Apple’s USB Restricted Mode is ‘Already Defeated’

Grayshift Says Apple’s USB Restricted Mode is ‘Already Defeated’

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.