Tag Archive: Security

Earlier this week, forensic data scientist Jonathan Zdziarski made a bold claim: iOS may be vulnerable to government snooping by design. According to Zdziarski, iOS had multiple backdoors installed that made any device running the OS “almost always at risk… Read more ›

Is iOS spying on you for Apple? According to forensic scientist Jonathan Zdziarski, quite possibly: several undocumented services run regularly in the background on over 600 million iOS devices, which could be sending data to Apple. At a recent talk… Read more ›

No name in the world of iPhone hacking looms larger thank George Hotz. At only 17 years old, Hotz, aka geohot, became the first person in the world to jailbreak the iPhone back in 2007. He also released a few jailbreaks and ended… Read more ›

The iPhone brings untold billions of dollars of industry into China thanks to the manufacturing jobs it creates, but that hasn’t stopped the Chinese Government — through their state-controlled media mouthpieces — from calling the device a “national security concern.”… Read more ›

Mac Safari users who have the Adobe Flash plugin installed are likely to find it disabled automatically by Apple, due to a recent security issue with the Flash plugin. That basically means if you don’t have the very newest Flash version installed already, and most people don’t yet, you’ll see the a “Flash Out Of … Read More

Future Apple devices may be able to dynamically modify user interface elements, security levels, and other types of behavior based on location, according to a new patent application published Thursday. Referred to as “Location-sensitive security levels and setting profiles based… Read more ›

Apple has launched a new $ 49 Mac Pro Security Lock Adapter in its online store, giving Mac Pro owners an easy way to secure their machines with existing Kensington locks. Apple’s lock adapter is a straightforward metal bracket which secures… Read more ›

Apple hires 200 Chinese security men to catch leakers

Aside from the odd controlled leaks, Apple isn’t a company known for letting out too much info about advance products (or, really, anything) these days. However, recently we’ve been seeing more and more information come from Apple’s less secretive supply… Read more ›

This weeks featured Mac setup comes to us from Larry H, a Cyber Security pro who a combined Mac and Windows PC setup to make quite a workstation. Let’s jump in and learn a bit more… Tell us a bit about the hardware in your setup The Mac MacBook Pro 15″ Retina (Early 2013) 16 … Read More