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iOS 11 Interesting Features Overview





Apple released the official version of iOS 11. If you have installed Golden Master version, you won’t get the update notification, as GM is actually the same as iOS 11. We made a list of interesting iOS 11 features you’ll like.


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Written by Nathalie

Thursday, September 21st, 2017. 18:32

New Mac Malware Has Been Discovered



According to the latest report from Malwarebytes, a well-known Windows backdoor malware called "Snake" has been ported to the Mac. The malware pretends to be an Adobe Flash Player installer. In fact, the program installs Adobe Flash Player, but apart from that, it installs additional components that steal passwords, unencrypted files, and login information.


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Written by Andrey

Saturday, May 6th, 2017. 11:45

Apple Reacts to Hackers’ Threat, Says There Were No Breaches



Yesterday, a group of hackers demanded that Apple should pay them $75,000. They claimed they had access to more than 600 million icloud.com, me.com, and mac.com accounts and promised to delete these accounts unless the company pays them until April 7. Today, Apple commented on the issue, saying there were no Apple ID or iCloud breaches. Apple also suggested that the hackers may have obtained the account details leaked by third-party services.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, March 23rd, 2017. 13:08

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Warning: New Malware Attacks Mac Users



A new piece of malicious software for Mac computers called Xagent has been recently found by the Bitdefender security experts. It is a modular backdoor that penetrates into the system and can steal browser passwords, take desktop screenshots, and even steal iPhone backups stored on the computer. The malware was reportedly created by a group of hackers called APT28.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017. 11:57

Security Researchers Found Two New Mac Viruses



As noted by independent Mac security researchers, there are two new instances of malware for macOS. The first piece of malicious software uses Microsoft Word to penetrate into the system and the second one pretends to be a software update and then hacks the system.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, February 10th, 2017. 15:52

Here Are Worst Passwords of 2016



A research firm called Keeper Security has recently released a report telling about the most common passwords used in 2016. The weakest passwords are 123456, 123456789, and qwerty.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, January 15th, 2017. 16:20

Security Researchers Find New Security Flaw in iOS 10



A new security flaw in iOS 10 has been recently found by a firm called Elcomsoft. According to the researchers, the flaw makes it easier to access encrypted iOS 10 backups made using iTunes as the backup process ignores some security checks that were present in iOS 9 and older versions of Apple’s operating system.


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Written by Andrey

Sunday, September 25th, 2016. 11:25

Apple to Let Users Unlock Their Macs with OS X 10.12 with iPhone’s Touch ID



Apple is reportedly working on a feature that will allow to unlock Macs using the Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the iPhone. Sources claim that such a useful feature will be added to the next major OS X update, OS X 10.12 “Fuji” that is expected to be unveiled at the Worldwide Developers Conference in June. As it was reported yesterday, this same update will also bright Apple’s virtual assistant, Siri, to Mac computers.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, May 20th, 2016. 10:24

Apple Releases New iOS 9.3 Build with Fixes for Recent Bugs



Apple has released an updated iOS 9.3 version for the owners of older devices that contains a fix for the activation issue. Now, after the update users need to enter the Apple ID and password they use at the moment, not the one that was used for setting up the device for the first time.


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Written by Andrey

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016. 10:50

Apple Releases New iOS 9.3 Build to Fix Newly-Discovered Bug Affecting Older Devices



Apple has released a new version of iOS 9.3 for the users of older devices, namely, the iPhone 5s and iPad Air or older. In case you don’t know, a number of users have begun complaining about various issues with the latest update that resulted in troubles with the activation of their smartphones and tablets.


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Written by Andrey

Friday, March 25th, 2016. 17:01

Apple Wants to Strengthen iCloud Encryption



According to the WSJ, Apple plans to strengthen its iCloud encryption. By doing that, the tech giant wants private information of users to be kept protected from criminals and from the company itself.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, March 17th, 2016. 18:47

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OS X 10.11.4 Beta 7 Released for Developers



Apple has just released the seventh beta of OS X 10.11.4. The build number of the operating system is 15E64a. It came out shortly after the debut of seventh beta of iOS 9.3. Also, it’s been only a week since the sixth beta came out.


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Written by Andrey

Thursday, March 17th, 2016. 0:22

Apple Releases iOS 9.3 Beta 7 to Developers



Apple released the seventh beta of the iOS 9.3 to the public testers and developers. The new build of the operating system has some interesting features, for example, the Night Shift mode, new CarPlay functionality, some additional 3D Touch options for apps and other enhancements.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016. 2:00

Hackers Offer Apple Employees Thousands of Euros for Their Login Details



According to the latest report from BusinessInsider, hackers are offering Apple employees in Ireland huge sums of money for their Apple ID credentials. One of the employees, who asked not to be publicly identified revealed that he was offered thousands of euros for his Apple ID email address and password. Moreover, looks like he’s not alone.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, February 10th, 2016. 18:40

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Here's How List of Worst Passwords of 2015 Looks Like



SplashData has recently published its annual list of the worst passwords for 2015. Alongside the passwords like “123456” and “password”, which have been in the ranking for a couple of years, there are some new additions like “qwertyuiop” or “starwars”.


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Written by Andrey

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016. 18:56

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