Category: <span>Apple</span>

Password protections for Android and iOS featured in Chrome update The release of Chrome 86 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS features some impressive upgrades. First and foremost are the password security upgrades for Android and iOS, where you’ll now be notified if passwords that you’ve asked Chrome to remember have been compromised. If […]

A widely used malware was mistakenly approved by Apple notarization Even though Apple has some of the strictest rules for app developers that wish to have their apps appear on the Apple App Store, a bad apple successfully made its way past the ‘notarization’ scan in order to be downloaded and run on Macs. Patrick […]

Hardware-based 2FA security can up your protection from hacks A great way to boost the security of your online accounts is to use a hardware key. Two-factor authentication – also referred to as 2FA or multi-factor authentication – provides extra protection from attacks by requiring the use of secondary verification in addition to a password […]

Users of the Lightroom app are finding their files wiped after update The latest update to Adobe’s Lightroom app for iPhone and iPad caused many users to lose any of their photos and presets that were not synced to the cloud. Adobe has confirmed that the issue has no fix and any files that were […]

A Google bot is directing humans at Verizon Verizon is using Google Cloud’s Contact Center AI in order to automate its customer service phone calls and conversations through its chatbot. In a statement released by Verizon, they said “Verizon customers in search of support may soon find a more natural and streamlined digital experience, thanks […]

Apple will be forcing iPhone apps to ask before tracking users Apple will soon be forcing iPhone apps to get permission from the users of their app prior to tracking them. This change was recently announced at Apple’s virtual developer conference. App developers currently wanting to track users are provided with unique numbers for each […]

An unpatched Apple iOS bug could expose data There is a currently unpatched security vulnerability that is affecting iOS 13.3.1 or later. The bug prevents virtual private networks (VPNs) from encrypting all traffic and can lead to some internet connections bypassing VPN encryption to expose the data of users, or to leak their IP addresses. […]

Apple’s malware problem is getting worse and now outpaces Windows Malwarebytes just released their latest State of Malware report and things aren’t looking good for Macs. The amount of malware on Macs is outpacing PCs for the first time ever. Part of the problem may stem from the myth that Macs are not susceptible to […]

Facebook admits to lawmakers that they need to track users at all time Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri and Senator Chris Coons of Delaware asked Facebook to respect the decision of users and to keep their locations private. Facebook has now issued a response to those two senators explaining why it tracks users’ locations even […]

iPhone users are finding that their cameras are being turned on by using the Facebook app Concerned iPhone users brought to light a bug that activates their device’s camera when using the Facebook app. It was noted that the camera was activated behind Facebook’s app as users were watching videos or looking at photos on […]