Man impersonates Apple support, steals 620,000 photos from iCloud accounts

The man was after sexually explicit photos and videos that he would then share online or store in his own collection. A California man has fessed up to breaking into the Apple iCloud accounts of hundreds of individuals and downloading more than 620,000 images and 9,000 videos while on the prowl for nude photos of … More Man impersonates Apple support, steals 620,000 photos from iCloud accounts

55 security flaws found in various Apple services

Five ethical hackers have earned almost US$300,000 in bug bounty rewards – so far. A team of five ethical hackers have discovered a grand total of 55 vulnerabilities in a range of Apple’s services, with almost a dozen flaws rated as critical. The disclosed security loopholes – which were found over a span of three months … More 55 security flaws found in various Apple services

Apple issues security patches for… just about everything

If you have a piece of Apple technology in your house or office, chances are that it’s time you updated it. On Monday Apple issued security patches for all of its major operating systems – fixing vulnerabilities in iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, the Safari browser, and iCloud for Windows. iPhones and iPads, for instance, now … More Apple issues security patches for… just about everything

What Pippa Middleton can teach us about iCloud security

This weekend it emerged that Pippa Middleton was the latest in a long line of celebrities to have her online accounts broken into by criminals, and private photographs stolen. As The Daily Mail reports, a man who had allegedly broken into Pippa Middleton’s iCloud account was offering 3,000 private photographs of the 33-year-old socialite including … More What Pippa Middleton can teach us about iCloud security

The security review: What you need to know about Locky

Welcome to this week’s security review, which includes the Locky threat, the nuisance of Robocalls, another celeb-related iCloud breach and a warning from the FBI that cars are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Trojan Downloaders on the rise: Don’t let Locky or TeslaCrypt ruin your day ESET’s Josep Albors and Raphael Labaca Castro revealed that weeks after … More The security review: What you need to know about Locky