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Bill aims to thwart strong crypto, demands smartphone makers be able to decrypt

Further ReadingIrate Congressman gives cops easy rule: “just follow the damn Constitution”Rep. Ted Lieu lambasts gov't request for more access to encrypted devices.A New York assemblyman has reintroduced a new bill that aims to essentially disable strong encryption on all smartphones sold in the Empire State.Among other restrictions, the proposed law states
Publish At:2016-01-15 01:05 | Read:3979 | Comments:0 | Tags:Law & Disorder Risk Assessment encryption iOS 8 iphone new y

The hacker Stefan Esser shows the jailbreak for iOS 8.4 beta 1

The well-known hacker Stefan Esser, also known as iOn1c, first published a concept video of the jailbreak iOS 8.4 beta 1 running on iPhone 6. Apple has just released the iOS 8.4 beta version for its mobile devices and the popular hacker Stefan Esser, also known as i0n1c, has already released a jailbreak to the community of m
Publish At:2015-04-21 04:55 | Read:4613 | Comments:0 | Tags:Uncategorized Apple cydia Hacking iOS 8 iOS 8.4 Beta 1 iPhon

Control What Information Apps Can Access on Your Kid’s iPhone or iPad

I recently explained how to enable and set up Restrictions on an iOS device, to ensure that your children don’t have free reign on their iPhone or iPad. If you don’t turn on Restrictions, however, you might still want to help your children ensure that their privacy is respected. You can control what information and features certain apps can access on an iPho
Publish At:2015-02-20 12:25 | Read:4639 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To Software & Apps apps health data iOS 8 iPad iPhone ki

iOS 8 Custom Keyboards – A Hacker’s Best Friend?

 I’ve been an iPhone user for quite a while… starting with the iPhone 4, I upgraded to the 4S, the 5, and, now, the 6.With the iPhone 6, I’ve spent a good deal of time investigating the features of iOS 8, something I didn’t do when I upgraded my iPhone 5 because it was already setup and ready to go.One of the features I discovered allows for custo
Publish At:2015-02-20 04:11 | Read:3437 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Security Awareness Apple BYOD Custom Keybo

iOS 8 Restrictions: Parental Controls Overview for Parents

You know that the internet is a source of knowledge and information, and, if you have children, you are probably torn between allowing them the freedom to explore and the desire to protect them from inappropriate content. On OS X, you can set Parental Controls, and you can adjust settings so your children can't download just anything from the iTunes Store or
Publish At:2015-02-04 04:35 | Read:7064 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Apple iOS 8 parental controls parents Res

Family Sharing on iOS 8: How and Why Parents Should Use It

Family Sharing, a new feature on iOS 8, allows users to create a private network of up to six people with whom they can share app purchases, books, music, podcasts, locations, photos, and calendars easily.This benefits families—hence the name—by allowing shared and moderated media to prevent the need for multiple purchases of the same item. It also includes
Publish At:2015-01-21 22:00 | Read:5282 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To Software & Apps Apple Family Sharing Internet safety

Introducing VirusBarrier for iOS 8, Intego’s All-New Antivirus and Malware Scanner for iPhone and iPad

Three years ago we introduced Intego VirusBarrier iOS, offering a powerful and easy to use on-demand antivirus and malware scanner for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. We wanted to provide iOS users with a way to prevent malicious files from being passed onto their home or work computers, and so VirusBarrier iOS was born.The first VirusBarrier iOS app was a
Publish At:2014-11-18 16:35 | Read:4794 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intego Software & Apps antivirus App Store iOS iOS 8 iPad iP

Pangu Jailbreak Tool available for iOS 8 and iOS 8_1

The Chinese jailbreaking team Pangu has just released a software that allows Apple users to jailbreak their mobile devices using  iOS 8 and iOS 8.1 The Jailbreak for the new iOS 8.1 is available on the Internets, The Chinese jailbreaking team Pangu has just released an application that allows Apple users to jailbreak their m
Publish At:2014-10-25 21:25 | Read:4027 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Mobile Apple cydia iOS 8 iPad iPhone jailbreak IOS

FBI Director James Comey says Apple and Google go "too far" with default encryption

U.S. law enforcement's top officials are not happy about Apple and Google updating their mobile devices to have encryption turned on by default.FBI Director James Comey reproached the two companies in a speech before the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, 16 October.Earlier this month, US Attorney General Eric Holder said that it's "worri
Publish At:2014-10-21 01:55 | Read:3654 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Apple Cryptography Featured Google iOS Law & order M

FBI Director James Comey says Apple and Google go "too far" with default encryption

U.S. law enforcement's top officials are not happy about Apple and Google updating their mobile devices to have encryption turned on by default.FBI Director James Comey reproached the two companies in a speech before the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, 16 October.Earlier this month, US Attorney General Eric Holder said that it's "worri
Publish At:2014-10-21 00:20 | Read:3298 | Comments:0 | Tags:Android Apple Cryptography Featured Google iOS Law & order M

Take that FBI! OS X Yosemite Encrypts Disks by Default, Better Protecting Privacy

With the release of OS X Yosemite, Apple has blown a loud raspberry in the direction of law enforcement agencies and data thieves round the world.The reason? The latest version of Apple's operating system for desktops and laptops positively encourages users to turn on full disk encryption, in the shape of FileVault 2.FileVault is nothing new. It has been aro
Publish At:2014-10-21 00:15 | Read:5552 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Apple encryption FBI FileVault FileVault

iOS 8 Security and Privacy Features Explained

If you've updated your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, or you're new to iOS, it's a good idea to take a look at the many security and privacy features this version of Apple's mobile operating system offers. Especially if you've got an iPhone 6, and are new to Touch ID, you should see how this feature makes using your iOS device much easier. In this article, we're g
Publish At:2014-10-17 02:25 | Read:3974 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Apple iOS iOS 8 iPad iPhone security Touc

iOS 8 'Date Trick' Loophole Allows Play Nintendo Games Using Emulators

If you are a retro games lover and want to play it on your iPhone, a security loop in iOS 8 makes it possible for you to play classic SNES games on your iPhone, without the need to jailbreak your Apple devices.Since Apple doesn’t allow emulators on the App Store for copyright reasons, making it difficult to install third-party emulators and other unapp
Publish At:2014-10-09 16:10 | Read:3998 | Comments:0 | Tags:Download Games ios 8 iOS emulators iOS Jailbreaking iPhone G

Watch Out! iOS 8 ‘Reset All Settings’ Bug Could Wipe your iCloud Files

It may seem blasphemous for iPhone fanatics to question the safety of iOS, but increasingly cracks appear to be forming in the previously-considered, comparatively safe harbour of Apple.In just the last few weeks, we've had Apple Macs recruited into botnets by Reddit-driven malware, jailbroken iPhones targeted by "fully operation Chinese iOS Trojans," and a
Publish At:2014-10-07 22:30 | Read:3574 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy bug iCloud iCloud Drive iOS 8 Reset All S

Flawed iOS 8’s Reset All Settings Option erases iCloud Docs

The MacRumors forum reported a serious flaw in iOS 8’s ‘Reset All Settings’ Option which causes the deletion of iCloud Drive documents. The Fappening case has raised the question about the level of security offered by iCloud and other cloud storage services. Apple was criticized for the way its security exp
Publish At:2014-10-02 01:30 | Read:3809 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Mobile Apple iOS 8 MacRumors mobile privacy. iCloud

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