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The First Smartphone for Free-Ranging Kids

The First Smartphone for Free-Ranging Kids In an earlier article, we took a look at smartphone alternatives for free-ranging kids. Next up is the follow-on conversation … the time you give them their first, fully functional smartphone—and how to manage having it in your lives. For children, learning to use a first smartphone is just like learning to ride a b
Publish At:2021-02-18 21:07 | Read:219 | Comments:0 | Tags:Consumer android internet safety smartphone iPhone

“ScamClub” gang outed for exploiting iPhone browser bug to spew ads

byPaul DucklinDigital ad company Confiant, which claims to “improve the digital marketing experience” for online advertisers by knowing about and getting rid of malicious and unwanted ads, has just published an analysis of a malvertising group it calls ScamClub.According to Confiant, this group is behind a massive number of those annoying and sca
Publish At:2021-02-17 16:07 | Read:174 | Comments:0 | Tags:CVE-2021-1801 Exploit ios iPhone ScamClub vulnerability expl

Court documents show FBI could use a tool to access private Signal messages on iPhones

Court documents obtained by Forbes revealed that the FBI may have a tool that allows accessing private Signal messages on iPhones. Court documents related to a recent gun-trafficking case in New York and obtained by Forbes revealed that the FBI may have a tool to access private Signal messages. The documents revealed that encrypted messages can be inte
Publish At:2021-02-13 14:25 | Read:235 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Mobile encryption FBI hack

Apple Security 2020: The Year in Review

As we all know, 2020 was an exceptional year. No one expected the global turmoil we have seen, but this hasn’t stopped people from working with computers. If anything, the fact that so many people work from home means that they need to have extra protection from malware, vulnerabilities, and other security threats. These threats can be classified in se
Publish At:2020-12-21 17:08 | Read:560 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Apple iOS iPad iPhone Mac phishing vulner

Zero-day exploit used to hack iPhones of Al Jazeera employees

Tens of Al Jazeera employees were targeted in a cyber espionage campaign leveraging a zero-click iOS zero-day vulnerability to hack their iPhones. Researchers from Citizen Lab reported that at least 36 Al Jazeera employees were targeted in a cyber espionage campaign leveraging a zero-click iOS zero-day vulnerability to hack their iPhones. The attackers
Publish At:2020-12-21 07:18 | Read:304 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Malware Mobile Al Jazeera Cyberespiona

S3 Ep10: Hacking iPhones, sunken Enigmas and double scams

byPaul DucklinIn this episode, we dig into research that figured out a way to steal data from iPhones wirelessly; we tell the fascinating story of how environmentalist divers in Germany came across an old Enigma cipher machine at the bottom of the Baltic sea; and we give you advice on how to talk to phone scammers.With Kimberly Truong, Doug Aamoth and Paul D
Publish At:2020-12-10 10:43 | Read:423 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS Podcast Privacy Spam Cryptography enigma Exploit h

Google Hacker Found a Way to Hack iPhones Remotely Through WiFi

A recently discovered security flaw in Apple iPhone devices showed that the devices have been susceptible to remote hacking. A white hat hacker employed by Google as a part of their Project Zero team described in a lengthy blog post how he managed to remotely hack iPhones through WiFi without the need of a user error. All he needed to obtain unauthorized acc
Publish At:2020-12-04 07:58 | Read:497 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security iPhone smartphoneshones vulnerab

Google discloses a zero-click Wi-Fi exploit to hack iPhone devices

Google Project Zero expert Ian Beer on Tuesday disclosed a critical “wormable” iOS flaw that could have allowed to hack iPhone devices. Google Project Zero white-hat hacker Ian Beer has disclosed technical details of a critical “wormable” iOS bug that could have allowed a remote attacker to take over any device in the vicinity ove
Publish At:2020-12-02 10:54 | Read:411 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile hacking news information securi

Switching to iPhone 12 – Should WhatsApp users be worried?

If you are a WhatsApp user planning on purchasing one of the newly released touchscreen-based smartphones by Apple, you may be up for a lousy privacy surprise. Transferring WhatsApp messages to your new iPhone 12 will likely compromise WhatApp’s most important feature – the end-to-end messages encryption. Even though both apps, Messages and WhatsApp, are own
Publish At:2020-10-26 11:51 | Read:726 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News Mobile Security Technology end-to-end encryption

What Is 5G, How Does It Work, and How Fast Is It?

While phones supporting the new 5G cellular standard have been available since early 2019, Apple’s recent announcement of the new iPhone 12, which supports 5G, is the biggest step yet toward developing this standard. With any new data protocol, there’s a chicken and egg situation: there needs to be both infrastructure and devices capable of suppo
Publish At:2020-10-21 14:43 | Read:453 | Comments:0 | Tags:How To 5G iPhone

Apple’s New iPhone 12 and HomePod mini

Josh and Kirk talk about Apple’s announcement of the iPhone 12, and whether they plan to upgrade. They explain the point of the HomePod mini, and discuss what Siri can do with this new home device from Apple. We also look at the new MagSafe charging system on the iPhone 12.Apple Announces iPhone 12 and HomePod miniApple HomePod Review: Superior Sound,
Publish At:2020-10-15 13:30 | Read:574 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intego Mac Security Podcast HomePod iPhone podcast

Apple Announces iPhone 12 and HomePod mini

Every new iPhone has a marquee feature that Apple focuses on in its new product announcement. In recent years, Apple has repeatedly highlighted improvements to the camera system, spending the majority of time in their new product presentation showing the beautiful photos that the phone can take. While the camera in the iPhone 12 gets a bump, this year‘s marq
Publish At:2020-10-14 11:07 | Read:807 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple HomePod iPhone

Covid-19 Exposure Logging: Key Privacy Considerations

Recently, both Apple and Google released new updates for iPhone and Android devices. One feature that was added was “Covid-19 Exposure Logging.” The feature is off (for now), and according to the text that accompanies the app, when turned on, it is set to communicate via Bluetooth to other devices.iPhone Android My initial response was that we are
Publish At:2020-09-03 16:25 | Read:630 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Healthcare Android Apple COVID-19 crowdsou

Apple’s notarization process fails to protect

In macOS Mojave, Apple introduced the concept of notarization, a process that developers can go through to ensure that their software is malware-free (and must go through for their software to run on macOS Catalina). This is meant to be another layer in Apple’s protection against malware. Unfortunately, it’s starting to look like notarization may
Publish At:2020-08-31 17:01 | Read:662 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mac Apple bundlore adware catalina fruitfly malware iOS ipad

Apple’s latest updates are out for iPhones and Macs – get them now!

byPaul DucklinWhen it comes to updates, Apple doesn’t do “predictable”.Other organisations such as Microsoft, Mozilla and Adobe are well-known for publishing updates not only frequently but also regularly.Indeed, with those companies, you don’t just get updates at least once a month (or once every four weeks for Mozilla), but the pre-
Publish At:2020-07-17 15:55 | Read:807 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Apple Safari iOS OS X Exploit ios iPhone macOS Patches


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