Security

Apple Patched a HomeKit Vulnerability That Allowed Unauthorized Access to Devices

Apple Patched a HomeKit Vulnerability That Allowed Unauthorized Access to Devices

Recently, Apple released iOS 11.2 to the public, and while the new software brings new features to the fore, it also adds some important security fixes.

Apple’s Latest Entry in its Machine Learning Journal Focuses on Privacy and Search

Apple’s Latest Entry in its Machine Learning Journal Focuses on Privacy and Search

Ever since Apple published its dedicated site for its machine learning journal, the company, and the teams within, have been publishing interesting insights into how certain elements work.

iPhone X TrueDepth Camera and Face ID Still Raising Some Privacy Concerns for Some

iPhone X TrueDepth Camera and Face ID Still Raising Some Privacy Concerns for Some

Apple went all-in with a brand new biometric security measure for the iPhone X, adopting the TrueDepth camera system and launching Face ID to secure a device.

Apple Releases Security Update for macOS High Sierra Root Password Security Flaw

Apple Releases Security Update for macOS High Sierra Root Password Security Flaw

Just yesterday it was discovered that there is a major security flaw within macOS High Sierra, but Apple has already released a fix.

macOS High Sierra Security Flaw Allows Admin Access Without a Password [Update: Apple Working on a Fix]

macOS High Sierra Security Flaw Allows Admin Access Without a Password [Update: Apple Working on a Fix]

Having a username and password on your computer is meant to secure it, but sometimes that’s not always the case.

Developer Access to iPhone X Face ID Data Has Some Privacy Experts Raising Concerns

Developer Access to iPhone X Face ID Data Has Some Privacy Experts Raising Concerns

Apple decided to go all-in with facial recognition with the iPhone X, making it the single biometrics security measure on the upcoming flagship smartphone.

iOS Phishing Attack Demonstrated With Pop-Up Account and Password Requests

iOS Phishing Attack Demonstrated With Pop-Up Account and Password Requests

For anyone who has used iOS for any length of time, they’ve probably seen at least one pop-up notification requesting their username and/or password, all of these typically presented by Apple.

Uber is Removing the Private iOS API That Allowed it To Record Your Screen

Uber is Removing the Private iOS API That Allowed it To Record Your Screen

Before the end of August, it was confirmed that Uber, the popular ride-hailing service, would be removing a privacy feature that allowed it to continue to track a user’s location for several minutes after a trip had ended.

Study Shows a High Percentage of Macs Are Running Insecure Firmware

Study Shows a High Percentage of Macs Are Running Insecure Firmware

Security firm Duo Security analyzed more than 73,000 Macs, and the results showed that, in total, 4.2 percent of the machines were running insecure firmware that left them vulnerable to Extensible Firmware Interface (EFI) attacks.

Apple Launches a New Privacy Site for Consumers

Apple Launches a New Privacy Site for Consumers

One of Apple’s tentpole features, which spans all of its product lines, is privacy for its users. To help point people towards that particular goal, Apple has launched a new consumer-facing privacy site.