iCloud

welivesecurity.com

iCloud users in China under attack. But who could be after their passwords?

Make sure you are running a half-decent browser, don’t ignore browser security warnings, and enable two-factor authentication.

That appears to be the lesson to learn from the latest attack on Chinese internet users.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.


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intego.com

Watch out! iOS 8 ‘Reset All Settings’ bug could wipe your iCloud files

Be careful accessing the “Reset All Settings” option in iOS 8 – you might find you’ve just permanently deleted all of the documents in your iCloud Drive.

Read more in my article for the Intego Mac Security blog.


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foursys.co.uk

Beware Apple ID phishing and free iPhone 6 scams

Be on your guard, and for goodness sake – turn on two-factor authentication for your iCloud accounts.

Read more in my article on the Foursys blog.


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intego.com

Did Jennifer Lawrence’s naked photos leak out because she told the truth? Lying can protect your iCloud account

It’s time to stop telling the truth about your mother’s maiden name, your best friend’s first name at school, and the first car you ever bought.

Account hackers rely upon us telling the truth. Just ask the celebrities who found their iCloud hacked.

Read more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.


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intego.com

Mystery surrounds “iCloud Hack” as naked celebrity photos leak

As nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities pop up on the net, learn more about how you can make your iCloud account harder to hack.

Read more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog.


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Naked pictures of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebrity starlets leak online

Nude photos of Hollywood stars, including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, are being shared widely on the net following what some are calling an “iCloud hack”.

Find out what’s happened, and how to protect yourself.


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intego.com

Moscow hacking duo confess to hijacking and locking Apple devices

Authorities in Russia have secured a confession from two young hackers who were allegedly hijacked Apple devices and held their owners to digital ransom.

Read my article on the Mac Security blog.


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Error 3200: Apple iOS 5 stumbles on launch

Are you desperate to install iOS 5.0 on your iPad or iPhone?

If so, beware of “Error 3200” which has troubled many early adopters.


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Welcome to Apple iCloud phishing attacks

Be on your guard against emails offering to sign you up for Apple’s iCloud service – it could be that you’re being phished for your personal information, making money for internet fraudsters.


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