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iOS 6.1.3 released – Apple fixes iPhone/iPad passcode-bypass security loophole

Apple has just released iOS 6.1.3, an operating system update for iPhones and iPads that is said to fix a high profile flaw that could potentially allow someone to bypass your device’s lock screen.


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Adobe tells Windows and Mac users to install critical security updates for Flash and AIR

Computer users should be getting used to security updates for Adobe Flash by now – after all, this is the fourth in as many weeks.

Make sure your computers are protected as soon as possible.


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iPhone thief posts picture of himself seemingly smoking pot on victim’s Facebook page

Do you recognise this man?

If so, the police would like to hear from you.


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Lessons to learn from the UGNazi hacking attacks against Mat Honan and Cloudflare

Technology journalist Mat Honan and Cloudflare CEO Matthew Prince have something in common – they’ve both been hacked by the UGNazi hacktivist group.

And what they told the RSA Conference spells bad news for those of us who love to use the internet and embrace cloud-based technologies in our personal and work lives.


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Talking Angela iPhone app scare spreads on Facebook

A warning spreads on Facebook about “Talking Angela”, an app that gives your children some animated cat chat.

Malheureusement, it’s all too simple for people to share warnings – rather than check if the facts are true.


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Fugitive John McAfee’s location revealed by photo meta-data screw-up

Has EXIF data tripped up the founder of one of the world’s most well known security firms, as he runs from the police in Belize?


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Fake Apple apps appear on Android Google Play store

The Google Play store is *NOT* offering you genuine versions of iMovie, Keynote, Garage Band and other popular Apple products.


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Mobile phone theft on the rise – here’s how to protect your data for free

Research released today has revealed that the theft of mobile phones is on the rise.

This isn’t just about losing an expensive phone – there’s also the threat of losing your data and money.

Learn how to better protect your phone.


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Does Snapchat offer safe sexting from smartphones, or a false sense of security?

Millions of teenagers have adopted a smartphone app which has been touted as a way of safely “sexting” and sharing photos.

But is it really a safe way to share intimate photographs of yourself?


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12 million iPhone and iPad device IDs hacked from the FBI, Anonymous claims

Hackers claim to have stolen a database of 12,367,232 Apple device IDs, and personal information such as full names, cellphone numbers, addresses and zipcodes belonging to iPhone and iPad users.

And where do they claim they stole this information? From an FBI laptop… via a Java vulnerability.


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Apple: Androids are much less likely to be running an up-to-date OS than iPhones and iPads

Over 80% of iPhone and iPad users are running iOS 5. That compares to a paltry 7% of Android customers who are up-to-date and running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) on their smartphones and tablets.


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Hacking businesses via your iPad can be all fun and games

Limit your malicious hacking to entertaining games like Uplink. At least there you’re not doing any real harm, and aren’t going to end up behind bars.


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Updated: Serious security hole in iOS 5.1? Perhaps not..

Is iOS 5.1 allowing people to access your iPhone or iPad without a pass code? Perhaps not, but we were duped!


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Free iPad 3? It doesn’t exist! Beware of scams

Chances are that we will see Apple announce an iPad 3 very soon. But don’t be duped into believing there’s an easy way to get one for free.


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Fake Camera+ app hits the iPhone App Store

Be careful what applications you install on your computing devices – even if they come from Apple’s iPhone/iPad App Store.


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Hacker exposes Grindr users’ intimate information and explicit photos

A popular smartphone app used by the gay community to hook-up with similarly-minded people in their vicinity suffers from a serious security vulnerability that could expose personal information and explicit photos that they have been sent.


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