Apple has been at the forefront of smartphone innovation, especially when it comes to data security and user privacy. Apparently, various Android smartphone brands follow the Cupertino-based firm’s Secure Enclave model for enhanced security on their devices.
A new report claims that Android phones have gotten tougher to crack than iPhones over the past couple of years. This is opposite to most consumers’ belief that iPhones are safer in comparison.
It appears that Apple’s marketing focus on privacy and security is not just all talk. FBI had to reportedly spend more than two months to crack an iPhone 11 for an investigation.
It is a well-known secret that law enforcement agencies take help from third-party vendors to crack iPhones. Apple has been facing the wrath of regulatory agencies. The authorities were persuading Apple to create a backdoor that will allow them access to iPhones. Now Scotland Police has openly posted a video that shows Cellebrite device in action and explains its usefulness.
In a step to improve account security, Google has updated its iOS app so that iPhones can be used as security keys for two-factor authentication. The search giant has also refreshed the app’s UI design with the update.
We have witnessed numerous incidents wherein smart camera video footage has been leaked. Now Amazon-owned Ring has responded to Senators claiming that it has fired four employees for abusing access to users’ videos.
Apple has always stood its grounds when it comes to privacy. The company went loggerheads with the FBI during the San Bernardino shooting case. Now FBI has put Apple in a similar situation and has asked help tp unlock two iPhones that were owned by Mohammed Saeed Alshamrani, the man accused of killing three people at a Naval Air Station in Florida.
Connected security cameras are truly a blessing, we can keep a watch on our house remotely and also set up surveillance. Security camera maker, Wyze has admitted to exposing more than 2.4 million users’ personal data.
Apple has released its annual Platform Security guide that describes all the measures the company is taking to achieve “maximum security.”
Apple had filed a lawsuit against Corellium, a mobile device virtualization company. Apple accused the company of copyright infringement for copying the iPad and iOS operating system. Corellium has now filed the response and claims that Apple owes them $300,000.