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Warning: Lost AirTags can be manipulated by phishers

If you find an AirTag, you can report it anonymously - but phishers have found a way to bypass this.

If you find an AirTag, you can report it anonymously - but phishers have found a way to bypass this.

29 Sep 21

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Zero-day gap in iOS reads personal iPhone data

An angry developer has released details of four vulnerabilities that Apple was well aware of but never closed.

An angry developer has released details of four vulnerabilities that Apple was well aware of but never closed.

27 Sep 21

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Hacker discovers serious iCloud flaws

Frans Rosén accidentally deletes the entire Shortcuts database, and earns himself $64k in the process.

Frans Rosén accidentally deletes the entire Shortcuts database, and earns himself $64k in the process.

15 Sep 21

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Apple's VPN iCloud Private Relay will still be in beta at launch

Apple's iCloud Private Relay service will not be ready when Apple launches iOS 15 and Monterey, but there'll be a public beta.

Apple's iCloud Private Relay service will not be ready when Apple launches iOS 15 and Monterey, but there'll be a public beta.

26 Aug 21

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New Pegasus iOS hack bypasses Blastdoor to target iPhones

Researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in iOS that has been exploited by Pegasus to hack an activist in Bahrain.

Researchers have discovered a new vulnerability in iOS that has been exploited by Pegasus to hack an activist in Bahrain.

25 Aug 21

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Is Apple to blame for failing to stop Pegasus?

Pegasus is a disaster for Apple's reputation as the king of security and privacy. But is the company guilty of negligence?

Pegasus is a disaster for Apple's reputation as the king of security and privacy. But is the company guilty of negligence?

23 Jul 21

 
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Notorious XLoader malware now affects Macs

Hackers who want to use XLoader to capture Mac user data can rent a server for $49 a month.

Hackers who want to use XLoader to capture Mac user data can rent a server for $49 a month.

22 Jul 21

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Russian hackers used iOS bug to target government officials

Google and Microsoft security researchers blame Russian state-backed hackers for attacks on agencies and officials.

Google and Microsoft security researchers blame Russian state-backed hackers for attacks on agencies and officials.

16 Jul 21

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Apple blackmailer 'attacks 200 more companies'

Hacking group REvil, which threatened Apple in April, reportedly attacks management firm Kaseya.

Hacking group REvil, which threatened Apple in April, reportedly attacks management firm Kaseya.

05 Jul 21

 
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iCloud becomes iCloud+, with range of new features

Apple's iCloud service will gain new security and privacy features and change its name to iCloud+.

Apple's iCloud service will gain new security and privacy features and change its name to iCloud+.

08 Jun 21

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Apple's M1 has a security flaw and it doesn't matter

A flaw in Apple's M1 chip has been discovered, but the security hole called M1RACLES is more clickbait than a gateway for hackers.

A flaw in Apple's M1 chip has been discovered, but the security hole called M1RACLES is more clickbait than a gateway for hackers.

01 Jun 21

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Safari remains vulnerable to WebKit bug weeks after warning

A WebKit security flaw was discovered in early May, but as of the latest iOS and macOS updates it remains unfixed.

A WebKit security flaw was discovered in early May, but as of the latest iOS and macOS updates it remains unfixed.

28 May 21

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macOS 11.4 patches flaws exploited by XCSSET malware

XCSSET exploited a security flaw to take undetected screenshots, but the new Mac update ends the threat.

XCSSET exploited a security flaw to take undetected screenshots, but the new Mac update ends the threat.

26 May 21

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Security researcher hacks Apple's Find My network

Fabian Bränlein successfully uses the AirTag's Find My network to send secret messages to himself.

Fabian Bränlein successfully uses the AirTag's Find My network to send secret messages to himself.

14 May 21

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AirTag already hacked and reprogrammed

A German security researcher has managed to hack into the AirTag and amended the firmware.

A German security researcher has managed to hack into the AirTag and amended the firmware.

10 May 21

 
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Apple updates Safari after Webkit exploit discovered

Apple's already addressed the issue in Big Sur and iOS - now Safari 14.1 fixes Webkit security risks in macOS Mojave and Catalina.

Apple's already addressed the issue in Big Sur and iOS - now Safari 14.1 fixes Webkit security risks in macOS Mojave and Catalina.

05 May 21

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iOS 12.5.3 update closes four security holes

Apple's updated the 2018 version of iOS because of serious security vulnerabilities that were being used by attackers

Apple's updated the 2018 version of iOS because of serious security vulnerabilities that were being used by attackers

04 May 21

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