Security researchers looked at over 800,000 apps available for download from the Android and iOS App Stores - and were depressed to find that many were being reckless with users’ privacy and security.
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The next version of Apple’s iPhone operating system, iOS 7.03, could be just around the corner - and hopefully it will properly fix some of the security and privacy bugs that have embarrassed the company since the launch of iOS 7.0 last month.
Another day, another privacy vulnerability found in iOS.
When will Apple learn that a lockscreen should really, properly, lock the phone?
What happens on iOS 7 if you ask Siri, “What is today going to be like?”
Apple has released iOS 7.02, hoping (desperately) that it fixes the lockscreen passcode flaws that have been plaguing the company and putting iPhone and iPad users at risk.
New York Police are urging iPhone users to upgrade their devices to iOS 7.
The reason? To deter phone thieves.
It looks like whoever was writing Apple’s colossal terms and conditions document had a minor breakdown when they realised no-one was ever likely to read their words. But what can we learn from this?
Another PR nightmare for BlackBerry, as its BBM for iOS and Android launch is halted after an unreleased version of the BBM for Android app was posted online.
You may think your iPhone is locked - but anyone can make a call from it if they wish… and it’s at your expense, of course.
Once again, Apple’s lock screen security is found to be lacking.
Apple has released an update to its iOS 7 smartphone operating system, fixing a bug in its fingerprint scanner.
Apple has announced the iPhone 5S, which incorporates a biometric fingerprint sensor. The company is calling it Touch ID.
But is it a good thing for security and privacy?
Google has issued a new version of its two factor authentication app, Google Authenticator, after the previous version wiped out existing account information for iPhone and iPad users.
But imagine how much worse things could have been if everyone was already using iOS 7, with automatic updates…
Hold off updating Google Authenticator on your iOS devices - until an account-wiping bug is resolved.
Android Device Manager is a step in the right direction, but doesn’t go far enough to deter phone thieves.