Apple also claims to have foiled US$1.5 billion worth of potentially fraudulent transactions. Apple says that it thwarted more than US$1.5 billion in potentially fraudulent transactions and prevented almost a million vulnerable and otherwise risky apps from making their way into the App Store in 2020, according to a new report highlighting the company’s efforts to protect … More 1 million risky apps rejected or removed from Apple’s App Store in 2020
Mac users are being urged to update to macOS Big Sur 11.3 as at least one threat group is exploiting the zero-day bug to sneak past the operating system’s built-in security mechanisms. Apple has rolled out an update for its macOS Big Sur operating system to address a bevy of security flaws, including a vulnerability that could … More Apple patches severe macOS security flaw
You can only stay safe by disabling AirDrop discovery in the system settings of your Apple device, a study says. Two security loopholes in Apple’s AirDrop feature could let hackers access the phone numbers and email addresses associated with both the sending and receiving device, German researchers have found. The feature, which lets users easily … More AirDrop flaws could leak phone numbers, email addresses
Does every device in your home really need to be connected to the internet? And could it be turned against you? If you try to purchase a new appliance these days, there is a good chance you will be guided toward the most up-to-date, state-of-the-art, smart appliances first. Whether you are in the market for … More Is your dishwasher trying to kill you?
The bug is under active exploitation by unknown attackers and affects a wide range of devices, including iPhones, iPads and Apple Watches. Apple has released an emergency update for its iOS, iPadOS, and watchOS operating systems to patch a zero-day security flaw that is being actively exploited in the wild. The vulnerability affects multiple models … More Apple rushes to patch zero‑day flaw in iOS, iPadOS