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October 12, 2018
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1Password for Mac disables auto-submit feature as macOS Mojave boosts security

1Password has disabled the auto-submission of passwords in the latest version of its Mac app. The company says that the move has been forced on it by increased security measures in macOS Mojave, but that it agrees with the decision … Continue reading

December 2, 2017
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Updating to latest macOS 10.13.1 disables Apple’s ‘root’ bug patch

It appears Apple’s quick fix for the recently discovered root user bug can be disabled by upgrading to macOS 10.13.1 from a previous version of the operating system, meaning users who do so are unwittingly reintroducing the glaring security hole. … Continue reading

July 29, 2016
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Popular iOS keyboard SwiftKey disables sync feature after data leak is discovered

Microsoft-owned SwiftKey, a popular predictive keyboard available on Apple’s iOS, has suspended part of its service after it was discovered the app was leaking user data to complete strangers. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 22, 2015
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Apple Disables App Store Reviews From Devices Running iOS 9

Apple has quietly changed its App Store policies and is no longer permitting iOS devices running pre-release software to be used to write App Store reviews. When attempting to write a review from a device that has iOS 9 installed, … Continue reading