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September 15, 2017
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New App Store guidelines crack down on iOS ‘virus scanners’, require alternatives to Face ID for under 13’s

Apple has updated its developer app review guidelines for the iPhone and iPad App Store this week with new clauses addressing the appropriate usage of Face ID, ARKit and more. Apple says that ARKit apps must provide a rich experience; … Continue reading

March 8, 2017
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WikiLeaks documents show CIA struggling to crack Apple gear, little danger to everyday folk

While the revelations that the CIA has its own device penetration department, including a section for Apple equipment, a closer look at the revealed data shows an agency struggling with the realities of modern surveillance, and a increasingly sophisticated investigation … Continue reading

September 25, 2016
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iTunes Backup Passwords ‘Much Easier’ to Crack in iOS 10, Apple Working on Fix

iOS 10 uses a new password verification mechanism for iTunes backups that makes them easier to crack, according to testing performed by Elcomsoft, a company that specializes in software designed to access iPhone data. Encrypted iTunes backups created on a … Continue reading

September 25, 2016
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Forensics firm says backups easier to crack in iOS 10, Apple promises fix

Apple appears to have unintentionally weakened the security of local backups in iOS 10, as a result of offering an "alternative password verification mechanism," according to a Russian forensics company. AppleInsider – Frontpage News