Apple iPhone cable to hijack computers

A San Francisco based security researcher attending the annual DefCon Cybersecurity Convention in Las Vegas, United States has demonstrated that an Apple iPhone cable can be tricked to hack computers. Mike Grover, widely known as MG on Twitter has reportedly developed a fake charging cord related to Apple iPhones that can hijack a computer through […]

US Tech Giants follows the new standard to allow users to access health data with ease

Technology giants like Apple, Microsoft, Google, and Amazon have joined hands to provide online consumers easier access to their medical records by joining a new data model at a White House Blue Button Developers Conference recently. CARIN Blue Button API is the data model which offers a specific standard to share health data with ease […]

Apple acquires Intel Smartphone Modem business for 5G

In Feb this year, there were rumors that Apple is all set to acquire a business unit of Intel to strengthen its stand on 5G network transformations around the world. And as speculated, Apple Inc made an official announcement early today which states that it has acquired Intel’s Smartphone Modem business for $1 billion. If […]

Bluetooth Vulnerability exposes iOS and FitBit devices to Cyber Attacks

All Microsoft and Apple device users should turn off their device Bluetooth when not in use as hackers can exploit certain vulnerabilities in the said communication medium for espionage-related activities. The susceptibility is said to compromise iOS, Microsoft and users of wearable devices such Fitbits extremely. Users of Android-based OS devices are reported to be […]

Acquisitions happening in the field of Artificial Intelligence

UBER, an American multinational transportation sharing company has formally announced that it has acquired computer vision startup ‘Mighty AI’ for an undisclosed amount. The financial details of the deal remain undisclosed, but over 40 employees of the company which produces tech for self-driving cars are said to join UBER by next month end. Mighty AI […]

Apple iOS 13 to give more controls to users over personal data

Apple seems to be taking the privacy of its users in a serious and that’s evident from its latest release of iOS 13. The company announced yesterday that its new operating system will help its users select when and where their personal data can/is being shared. Also, no more sign-in with Facebook and Google as […]

Apple iPhone harvests data when its users sleep

Whether it is a marketing gimmick to tarnish the image of Apple Inc or a real report, according to an article published in The Washington Post, Apple devices operating on iOS are collecting massive amounts of data while the user is in sleep. The news resource claims that most of the popular iOS apps indulge […]

Apple hit with a federal lawsuit for selling iTunes data of its users

Three Apple iTunes users from Rhode Island and Michigan have filed a federal lawsuit against Apple Inc accusing the tech giant of selling iTunes data of its users with third parties. Those who filed the lawsuit have claimed in their petition that their class action will also be representing hundreds of thousands of residents from […]

CloudPassage ‘Apple Effect’ white paper wins Hermes Creative Award

This post was originally published here by Edward Smith. I’m pleased to announce that CloudPassage’s very own Gregg Rodriguez received a Platinum Hermes Creative Award for his white paper on “Why Security Should Care About ‘The Apple Effect’– How Cloud Computing Unlocks Continuous Innovation.” The CloudPassage white paper examines how Apple’s culture of continuous innovation enabled the […]

Bitglass Security Spotlight: Apple, Cryptocurrency, and Mass Breaches

This post was originally published here by Will Houcheime. Here are the top cybersecurity stories of recent weeks:  Apple app developers advised to reveal and remove screen recording code 60% of cryptocurrency public hacks claimed by two major hacker groups 617 million user accounts placed for sale on dark web South Africa’s main electricity provider experiences data […]

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