iOS 9

Is it REALLY this simple to bypass the iPhone and iPad lockscreen?

Researchers claim multiple iOS 9 vulnerabilities allow attackers to bypass Apple device’s built-in passcode security – but some are skeptical.

David Bisson reports.

iOS 9 can now finally be remotely jailbroken – but YOU can’t do it

Bad news iOS 9 users. Someone has developed a way of jailbreaking your iPhone or iPad and spying on you, in a way that is currently unstoppable.

And don’t for a second think that someone isn’t going to be hit by the attack – because huge amounts of money have already been spent discovering how to do it.

Read more in my article on the Intego Mac Security blog

iOS 9 is finally jailbroken, but should you do it?

A group of Chinese hackers have released to the public the first iOS 9 jailbreak, tearing the operating system away from the tight control of Apple.

But should you jailbreak your iPhone?

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

Apple throws in-app ad blockers out of the iOS App Store, citing security concerns

Should iOS apps be able to block ads from appearing in apps like Facebook and Pinterest by funnelling your traffic through a VPN that inspects your web traffic?

No, says Apple.

Even with the latest iOS 9.0.1 update, your iPhone’s lockscreen is unsafe

Before you know it, anyone with physical access to your ‘locked’ device could be accessing your personal photographs and contacts.

Tell us how to infect an iPhone remotely, and we’ll give you $1,000,000

You have until the end of October to claim your million dollar prize from Zerodium. Will anyone come up with a zero-day remote exploitation of iOS 9? The sad truth is that we may never know for sure…

Read more in my article on the Optimal Security blog.

How to block ads and prevent tracking in iOS 9 Safari

iOS 9, the latest version of Apple’s operating system for iPhones and iPads is out – and includes a new feature which could help you block adverts as you browse the web.

That’s good for privacy and security, as you can find out in my latest video.

6 digits are better than 4! iOS 9 to boost passcode security

Apple will be beefing up security on iDevices running iOS 9, by requiring users to upgrade from a 4-digit passcode to one containing 6 digits.

Two extra digits. Can that really add a whole lot more security?

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