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Tips to Cyber secure your Apple iPhone

By default, Apple iPhone settings are not set to completely protect their users from prying eyes. But they are highly customizable and can be tweaked in the best of interest. The foremost thing to keep in mind is to tab your home-screen icons wisely and make sure that some apps such as WhatsApp open only […]

Apple launches Privacy Labels for increased Mobile Security

Apple Inc has introduced a new mobile security feature on all its iOS loaded devices that makes it easy for its users know what type of data the installed apps are collecting. The company hopes that the new privacy labels feature will help in bringing more transparency into the operations of the applications downloaded by […]

Google discovers vulnerability in iPhone that lets hackers steal data

Google has discovered a vulnerability in iPhones that might allow the hackers to engage in data stealing activity, say an expert working on the prestigious Project Zero. Ian Beer is the researcher in discussion who exploited an Apple Wireless Direct Link (AWDL) Protocol that allows data steal from iPhone and live- spying through the targeted […]

Apple plans new data privacy guidelines to app developers

Coming year, that is from the year 2021, all new app developers need to share the information with Apple Inc on how their application stores data and shares it with third parties. This includes data such as analytical tools, data being shared with ad networks and 3rd party SDKs or other external firms. From this […]

Apple sues recycling firm for reselling iPhones without data wipe

Apple Inc has sued recycling firm GEEP Canada for reselling iPhones, iPads and Watches that were meant to be disassembled after a data wipe. This was confirmed after an audit in 2018, when Apple learnt that over 11,766 pounds of old devices have left the premises without the data on them wiped efficiently. In what […]

Malware alert on malicious apps downloaded over 2.4 million times

All those who are using iOS based smart phones and Android software loaded devices, you are hereby been informed that some threat actors are seen distributing malicious adware through official app stores. The highlight is that the hackers are seen encouraging public to download malicious apps via TikTok and Instagram along with Facebook. According to […]

Apple and Google put data privacy to rest with COVID 19 Tracker

All iPhone and Android mobile users are hereby informed that the two tech giants have coordinated with each other to warn their respective users as soon as they have come in contact with a COVID 19 patient. And as per the details available to our Cybersecurity Insiders, the notifications will only be sent only to […]

Apple iOS 14 restricts Facebook from targeting personalized ads

Apple seems to have taken data privacy a lot more serious in its upcoming version of iOS 14 as Facebook argues that the privacy features in its new OS will prevent it from tracking the user’s online activities and targeting them with relevant ads. The World’s leading social media giant claims that its ad revenue […]

Apple to send iPhones to hackers to find vulnerabilities

All you ‘White Hat’ hackers over there get ready for the iOS Security Research Device (SRD) program where a selected set of hackers from the white listed community will be eligible to test research iPhones from Apple Inc to win a reward as a part of Bug Bounty rewards program. As per the terms revealed […]

A lawsuit against Apple and T-Mobile for overlooking security vulnerabilities

A class-action suit was filed against tech majors Apple Inc and T-Mobile in New York for failing to disclose a major security vulnerability to users that allowed bad guys to sneak into iMessage and FaceTime calls.   As per the lawsuit, filed in the Southern District Court of NY by Tigran Ohanian and Reggie Lopez, […]

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