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9 iPhone and iPad security and privacy features to set up right now

So you've got a new iPhone or iPad, or perhaps even an iPod touch; maybe it's your first, or maybe it's an upgrade from an older model. Security and privacy issues on these devices are arguably even more important than they are with Macs, because, especially with iPhones, you take them with you wherever you go. There are many potential threats to your securi
Publish At:2020-01-03 08:55 | Read:340 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Hey Siri iOS iPad iPadOS iPhone Siri

The little-known ways mobile device sensors can be exploited by cybercriminals

The bevy of mobile device sensors in modern smartphones and tablets make them more akin to pocket-sized laboratories and media studios than mere communication devices. Cameras, microphones, accelerometers, and gyroscopes give incredible flexibility to app developers and utility to mobile device users. But the variety of inputs also give clever hackers new me
Publish At:2019-12-11 16:50 | Read:631 | Comments:0 | Tags:IoT accelerometer Android camera Google gyroscope Internet o

Will the new iPhone 11 track you even if you tell it not to?

byPaul DucklinStories about privacy blunders by big companies always attract a lot of attention.When that big company is Apple, you can replace ‘a lot’ with ‘a whole lot’.And Apple likes to make public pitches about the privacy its products provide, like the video here:So, when renowned investigative cybersecurity journalist Brian Kre
Publish At:2019-12-09 12:35 | Read:393 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple GPS iPhone Location Services Tracking

Checkm8 jailbreak and AltStore put cracks in Apple’s walled garden

byDanny BradburyJailbreaking iPhones has become a lot harder with each new version of the hardware, but this weekend saw two new announcements that enable people to install apps on their phones. One of them is a traditional jailbreak, while the other is an alternative app store that uses a loophole in Apple’s code-signing process.Jailbreaking is a form
Publish At:2019-09-30 12:45 | Read:1625 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iOS Mobile App Store iPhone jailbreak jailbreaking

Review: iPhone 11, the iPhone for everyone

Last year, I got on Apple‘s iPhone upgrade program to be able to change my phone every year without having the hassle of selling an old one on eBay. Given that I was spreading the cost out over monthly payments, at 0% interest, I decided to go for the best model: the iPhone XS Max. As I wrote on this blog, it was a wonderful phone, but at a high price. And e
Publish At:2019-09-27 22:10 | Read:860 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple iPhone iPhone 11

Apple updates iPhone, Apple Watch, and iPad; gives info on Apple Arcade and Apple TV+

"Spring ahead, fall new iPhone." I think that's what they say. Like clockwork now since 2014 and the release of the iPhone 4S, Apple this week announced the latest model of the iPhone along with other new products and services.Eschewing the Roman numeral naming for the device, this one goes to 11. (I know, it's a cliché, and fortunately, Apple didn't use it.
Publish At:2019-09-19 16:40 | Read:618 | Comments:0 | Tags:Apple Apple Arcade Apple Event Apple TV Apple Watch iPad iPh

Hackers leak WhatsApp screenshots and intimate photos of WWE Diva Paige

A new batch of WhatsApp screenshots and intimate photos of the WWE celebrity Diva Paige was published on a popular celebrity leak website. In March, hackers leaked online nude photos and videos of WWE Diva Paige (real name is Saraya Jade-Bevis), and now a new batch of x-rated images of the celebrity appeared on the Internet. Personal and private photos of m
Publish At:2017-11-06 10:45 | Read:8832 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Apple brute force celebrities data lea

Preparing for the iPhone X and the Future of Facial Recognition Technology

As we approach the holiday season, both consumers and IT professionals are considering replacing their old devices with a whole new lineup of smartphones, phablets and tablets. Whether you’re treating yourself, adding to your wish list or considering options for your next enterprise rollout, it’s important to weigh the pros and cons of introducin
Publish At:2017-11-04 02:00 | Read:3736 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Apple Authentication Biometric Mobile Securi

iPhone Apps you granted camera access can secretly take photos and record video

A serious privacy issue in iPhone that could be exploited by iOS app developers to silently take your photos and record your live video by enabling cameras. Do you use an iPhone? If yes, there is probably something that you need to know about it! The Austrian developer and Google engineer, Felix Krause, has discovered a serious privacy issue in Apple iPhone
Publish At:2017-10-31 06:55 | Read:2586 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Digital ID Hacking iPhone mobile apps provacy

Google publishes PoC Exploit code for iPhone Wi-Fi Chip hack

Google disclosed details and a proof-of-concept exploit for iPhone Wi-Fi firmware vulnerability affecting Broadcom chipsets in iOS 10 and earlier. This week Google disclosed details and a proof-of-concept exploit for a Wi-Fi firmware vulnerability affecting Broadcom chipsets in iOS 10 and earlier. The flaw that was patched this week could be exploited by att
Publish At:2017-09-27 23:55 | Read:4833 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Mobile CVE-2017-11120 iPhone mobile Wi

6 Million Celebrities Instagram High-Profiles Data available for sale on DoxaGram

Doxagram website claims to be selling the email addresses and phone numbers of 6M High-Profiles Instagram accounts ranging from POTUS to Taylor Swift. The story began with the hack of the Selena Gomez Instagram account, a hacker hijacked it and published three nude photos of Justin Bieber. A few days later, it was reported a vulnerability in the Instagram
Publish At:2017-09-02 08:30 | Read:3777 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Data Breach Hacking Apple celebrit

Hackers exploited an Instagram flaw access celebrity profile data

An Instagram flaw allowed hackers to access profile information for high-profile users, the incident was confirmed by the company. Instagram has recently suffered a possibly serious data breach with hackers gaining access to the phone numbers and email addresses for many “high-profile” users. Hackers recently accessed personal information of R
Publish At:2017-08-31 16:20 | Read:3550 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Apple brute force celebrities iCloud i

Selena Gomez Instagram hacked! Hackers post Bieber nude photos

Selena Gomez Instagram account has reportedly been hacked. Nude photos of singer Justin Bieber have been published by hackers. Unknown hackers have compromised the Instagram account owned by Selena Gomez and posted nude photographs of her ex-boyfriend Justin Bieber. Source Tribune.com The hack doesn’t seem to be associated with the recent Fappening 201
Publish At:2017-08-30 21:15 | Read:3936 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Apple brute force celebrities iCloud i

Fappening 2017 – Private pictures of Miley Cyrus, Stella Maxwell, and others leaked

Fappening 2017 – Private pictures of Miley Cyrus, Stella Maxwell, Kristen Stewart, Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn have been posted online by a celebrity leak website. It has happened again, another wave of Fappening makes the headlines. Once again celebrities have been targeted by crooks, and unfortunately, they continue to ignore security fundamentals.
Publish At:2017-08-23 23:30 | Read:11293 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Data Breach Hacking Apple brute force celebrit

CIA, iPhone and Mac laptop

Is CIA the only agency in the world that can penetrate your iPhone and Mac laptop? A few weeks ago, Wikileaks released documents that confirmed CIA had been intentionally infecting Apple Devices with non-removable malware. According to the latest vault7 leak from the non-profit organization run by fugitive Julian Assange, the agency has developed malware sma
Publish At:2017-05-05 12:45 | Read:3105 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile News News Apple cia iPhone

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