Security

Some Popular Apps Send Personal Info, Like Intent to Get Pregnant, to Facebook in Secret

Some Popular Apps Send Personal Info, Like Intent to Get Pregnant, to Facebook in Secret

It is becoming a trend to discover what apps, including the most popular ones, are doing with people’s information.

Some Popular iOS Apps Discovered to Secretly Record Your Screen For Analytics

Some Popular iOS Apps Discovered to Secretly Record Your Screen For Analytics

Data is ridiculously important, and sometimes a company’s vision for access is quite different than another’s. And it can be especially different for an individual user.

Report Exposes Massive Effort by Hackers and Others to Bypass iCloud-Locked iPhones

Report Exposes Massive Effort by Hackers and Others to Bypass iCloud-Locked iPhones

Apple introduced more detailed security features in iOS (and macOS) devices to try and deter device theft and illegitimate access to iCloud accounts.

Law Firm in Canada Applies for Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple Over Group FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug

Law Firm in Canada Applies for Class Action Lawsuit Against Apple Over Group FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug

Apple had a rough end to 2018 thanks to the “bendgate” issue and the new iPad Pro. Unfortunately, 2019 didn’t start off all that well, either.

New York State AG Says Group FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug is ‘Serious Threat’ as it Launches Investigation

New York State AG Says Group FaceTime Eavesdropping Bug is ‘Serious Threat’ as it Launches Investigation

Group FaceTime was one of the more exciting new features that Apple launched last year, but now it has turned into a big headache.

Google’s ‘Screenwise Meter’ Collects User Data in a Similar Way to Facebook’s Research VPN iOS App [Updated]

Google’s ‘Screenwise Meter’ Collects User Data in a Similar Way to Facebook’s Research VPN iOS App [Updated]

A lot of companies out there collect data. That’s an understood reality. However, doing so in a shady way isn’t a good look for any of them.

Apple Was Notified of the FaceTime Audio Bug More Than a Week Ago

Apple Was Notified of the FaceTime Audio Bug More Than a Week Ago

Apple almost made it out of January without a major issue dominating the news cycle, but the company wasn’t that lucky.

A FaceTime Bug Lets You Hear the Audio of Those Being Called Before They Answer [Updated]

A FaceTime Bug Lets You Hear the Audio of Those Being Called Before They Answer [Updated]

FaceTime is a solid feature for Apple products, but it appears a bug is causing a major issue.

Tim Cook Calls on the FTC to Allow Individuals to Track and Delete Their Personal Data

Tim Cook Calls on the FTC to Allow Individuals to Track and Delete Their Personal Data

Apple’s CEO, Tim Cook, has been pretty vocal recently. Some of that has been less-than-great news, and some of it has been defending new device launches.

Carriers Say They Will Close Access to Customer Geo-Location Data to Third-Parties

Carriers Say They Will Close Access to Customer Geo-Location Data to Third-Parties

One of the pieces of the giant data puzzle that carriers are able to routinely obtain from a smartphone on its network is geo-location, but unfortunately for customers that data hasn’t been handled all that well.