Tag Archive: Security


Apple’s P2P payment patent has a focus on security

In a few years, “Sorry, I don’t have any cash on me” may no longer be a good enough excuse to give that chronically money-strapped friend when they come around asking to borrow a few bucks. That’s because a newly… Read more ›

Tim Cook: ‘Morality demands’ security with privacy

In a speech to nonprofit research firm Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) at its annual “Champions of Freedom” awards dinner last night, Apple head Tim Cook had some strong words about online security, government monitoring, and corporate data mining. Cook… Read more ›

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A serious security flaw affecting approximately 1,500 iOS apps makes them vulnerable to hackers looking to swipe passwords, bank account info and other sensitive data, according to a new report. The bug, which security analytics firm SourceDNA identified last month,… Read more ›

A serious security flaw affecting approximately 1,500 iOS apps makes them vulnerable to hackers looking to swipe passwords, bank account info and other sensitive data, according to a new report. The bug, which security analytics firm SourceDNA identified last month,… Read more ›

Mac users who are running OS X Mavericks and OS X Mountain Lion will find an important security update available to them. Labeled as Security Update 2015-004 1.0, the software update includes many fixes to a wide variety of potential security issues for OS X, and is therefore recommended for all Mac users running OS … Read More

Security Update 2015-003 for OS X Yosemite Released

Apple has released an important security update for OS X Yosemite users. Labeled as “Security Update 2015-003 1.0, the update is available to all Macs running OS X Yosemite 10.10.2. The easiest way to install the update is through the Mac Software Update mechanism, accessible from the  Apple menu > App Store > Updates … Read More

Apple has released a group of important security updates for the Mac Safari web browser, versioned as Safari 8.0.4 for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.4 for OS X Mavericks, and Safari 6.2.4 for OS X Mountain Lion. The notes accompanying the download are brief, simply recommending the security update for all Mac users as it … Read More

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CIA spends years trying to break Apple’s security

The CIA has been been involved in a multi-year effort to crack iOS security, according to new information provided to The Intercept by whistleblower Edward Snowden. The attempts have been the focal point of multiple yearly CIA conferences called “The Jamboree.” Among… Read more ›