1. upnorth

    John McAfee Better Prepare To Eat a Shoe

    Quote : " Former antivirus developer and presidential wannabe John McAfee claimed a couple of weeks ago to have the perfect solution to the FBI-Apple stand-off. He offered to crack the iPhone for the FBI for free. This would let the government agency gain access to the phone while freeing Apple...
  2. frogboy

    Apple is working on New iPhone Even It Can't Hack

    Amid an ongoing dispute with the United States government over a court order to unlock iPhone 5C of one of the San Bernardino shooters Syed Farook… ...Apple started working on implementing stronger security measures "even it can't hack" to achieve un-hackability in its future iPhones. The...
  3. upnorth

    Researcher Pokes Holes in Apple's Whack-a-Mole Approach for Fixing Gatekeeper

    Quote : " In September, Ars reported a drop-dead simple exploit that completely bypassed an OS X security feature known as Gatekeeper. Apple shipped a fix, but now the security researcher who discovered the original vulnerability said he found an equally obvious work-around. Patrick Wardle said...
  4. arslan ejaz

    Apple sued by biometric specialist for allegedly copying its heart rate tech

    Biometric specialist Valencell has filed two separate lawsuits alleging that both Appleand Fitbit have incorporated its patented heart rate monitor technology into their smartwatches. The company details meetings that it had with people from both teams about licensing its work, including one...
  5. upnorth

    Apple Pushes Against British Talk Softening Encryption

    Quote : " With governments threatening crackdowns on encrypted communications after the jihadist-inspired attacks in San Bernardino, Calif., and Paris, Apple on Monday pushed back hard, arguing that lawmakers who talk about gaining court-ordered access to iPhone communications do not understand...
  6. L

    Mega-Apple update day brings upgrades to OS X, iOS, WatchOS, and tvOS

    Apple today released updates for the operating systems that power iPhones, iPads, Macs, Apple Watches, and Apple TVs. iOS 9.2, OS X El Capitan10.11.2, WatchOS 2.1, and tvOS 9.1 are all available on their respective devices. iOS 9.2: Apple Music is now slightly better Available for devices going...
  7. Secondmineboy

    Apple Releases Swift as Open Source

    CUPERTINO, California — December 3, 2015 — Apple® today announced that its Swift™ programming language is now open source. As an open source language, the broad community of talented developers — from app developers to educational institutions to enterprises — can contribute to new Swift...
  8. Secondmineboy

    Apple Apple's Most Advanced OLED Display Invention to date

    Today the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Apple that reveals their most advanced OLED display technology to date for an iDevice. Apple reveals a unique silicon-OLED display that will be brighter and thinner while allowing them to integrate a fingerprint reader...
  9. S

    Beware of a New Apple ID Phishing Campaign

    With over 800 million active accounts, according to Apple's most recent tally, criminals have a large target to hit, and the easiest way to do it is via classic phishing campaigns. In one of the most recent of such attacks, users are receiving emails from verify@ appe.c om in which they are...
  10. Secondmineboy

    Possible Upcoming Mac Pro Reference Discovered

    It's been two years since Apple launched its radically redesigned Mac Pro, but the professional-level workstation has not seen any updates since that time despite the availability of upgraded versions of many of the components used in the machine. We may be getting closer to an update, however...
  11. billy69

    Apple Patches Flaws in OS X, iOS, Other Products

    A series of software updates released by Apple on Wednesday address tens of vulnerabilities in iOS, OS X, Safari, iTunes, Xcode, watchOS and OS X Server. OS X El Capitan v10.11.1 patches 60 vulnerabilities affecting components such as SecurityAgent, Script Editor, Sandbox, OpenSSH, OpenGL...
  12. Spawn

    Apple found guilty of patent infringment, $862m in damages

    "The patent, which covers technology which improves processor performance and efficiency, was recognised as a "major milestone in the field of computer microprocessor architecture/design", according to the legal filing. The university started legal action against the technology giant in January...
  13. Spawn

    Apple New iMac's 21.5" Retina 4K and 27" 5K models, Magic Keyboard, Mouse 2 and Trackpad 2

    Homepage: Apple iMac | Shop Now: Buy iMac PRESS RELEASE INFO "Apple today updated the entire iMac family, bringing a stunning new Retina 4K display to the 21.5-inch iMac for the first time and the Retina 5K display to every 27-inch iMac. Also introduced a new lineup of wireless accessories...
  14. cruelsister

    Apple cleaning up iOS App Store after first major attack

    Apple Inc said on Sunday it is cleaning up its iOS App Store to remove malicious iPhone and iPad programs identified in the first large-scale attack on the popular mobile software outlet. The company disclosed the effort after several cyber security firms reported finding a malicious program...
  15. S

    For Better Privacy, Change these iOS 9 Settings Immediately Thursday, September 17, 2015 Swati Khand

    iOS 9 is out, and it's time to update your iPhone or iPad to the latest version of Apple's mobile operating system. The new iOS is better, faster, and more efficient than its predecessors, with a number of new features and improvements including enhanced multitasking for iPad, Proactive...
  16. S

    Apple Boosts iOS 9 Security with improved Two-Factor Authentication

    Apple iOS 9, codenamed Monarch, will be available to the world on September 16th. While most of the upgrades on iOS 9 focus on making devices: Faster Smarter Secure and more efficient. Today we are going to discuss the improved Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) pumped within the new iOS operating...