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Hackers Bypass Galaxy S8 Iris Recognition Using Printed Photo





German hackers from Chaos Computer Club tricked the iris scanner on the Galaxy S8. They managed to unlock the phone with the help of a printed photo and a contact lens, which means almost anyone can bypass Samsung’s security system and get access to the phone and sensitive data stored on it.


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Wednesday, May 24th, 2017. 18:32

iOS 10.3.1 Jailbreak May Be Released Soon



Security researcher Adam Donenfeld will soon release a kernel exploit for iOS 10.3.1. The information about firmware vulnerabilities may be used to create the jailbreak of this iOS version. The researcher says he won’t release a tool for jailbreak himself, but may help those who decide to do this.


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Saturday, May 20th, 2017. 13:33

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5



Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to users worldwide. The updates contain a number of performance and security improvements as well as bug fixes.


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Tuesday, May 16th, 2017. 11:31

iPhone 8 to Have Touch ID on Back Panel After All – Analysts



According to a rather controversial report from a Hong-Kong research firm CLSA, the Touch ID fingerprint scanner on the rumored OLED iPhone 8 will be located on the back panel. The report is based on the information from Apple suppliers, but it contradicts persistent rumors about Apple’s plans to integrate Touch ID beneath the screen glass cover.


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Monday, May 8th, 2017. 20:33

Apple Seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 5 to Developers



Apple has released the fifth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to developers. The update contains a number of security, stability, and compatibility improvements. No new features or design changes have been spotted so far.


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Monday, May 1st, 2017. 23:44

Pangu Team Shows Off iOS 10.3.1 Jailbreak on iPhone 7



The Pangu team has demonstrated the jailbreak of iOS 10.3.1. This happened during the Janus Mobile Security & Threat Intelligence Platform Release Event that took place in China. According to the images shared on Weibo, the developers managed to hack the iPhone 7 running iOS 10.3.1 and launch Cydia on the device.


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Wednesday, April 26th, 2017. 13:19

Apple Seeds iOS 10.3.2 Beta 4 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4 to Developers



Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 Beta 4 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4 to developers for testing. The updates contain bug fixes and security improvements. No details about new features have surfaced so far.

The fourth beta of iOS 10.3.2 has a build number 14F5086a and features enhancements for Siri and third-party VPN services compatibility. There are no other noticeable changes.

macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4 is a minor update with a build number 16F67a. According to Apple, the update improves the stability, compatibility, and security of macOS and compatible computers.

If you have a developer account, you can download and test the latest software right now. Back up your devices before installing  iOS 10.3.2 Beta 4 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 4.




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Monday, April 24th, 2017. 20:42

Apple Releases Third Betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS 10.12.5 to Testers



Apple has released iOS 10.3.2 beta 3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 beta 3 to developers and public testers. Both updates contain bug fixes and make compatible devices more stable, secure, and efficient.


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Tuesday, April 18th, 2017. 17:25

Apple Seeds iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 Beta 2 to Developers



Apple has released second betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to developers for testing. The release took place about two weeks after the release of the very first betas of the software. According to Apple, both updates contain a number of fixes aimed at making iOS 10.3.2 and macOS 10.12.5 more stable and efficient.


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Tuesday, April 11th, 2017. 13:33

Apple Releases iOS 10.3.1 with Support for 32-bit Devices



Apple has released iOS 10.3.1 that supports the iPhone 5, iPhone 5c and other older 32-bit devices. iOS 10.3 that was released to public last week and iOS 10.3.2 beta seeded to developers a couple of days ago both do not support 32-bit devices.


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Tuesday, April 4th, 2017. 10:01

Apple Seeds First Betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to Developers



One day after releasing final versions of iOS 10.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to users worldwide, Apple has seeded first betas of iOS 10.3.2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.5 to developers for testing. Both updates contain some bug fixes and minor improvements that make the software more stable. Currently, it’s unknown why Apple has skipped iOS 10.2.1.


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Wednesday, March 29th, 2017. 11:09

Apple Releases iOS 10.3 to Users Worldwide



On Monday, Apple released the final version of iOS 10.3 to users worldwide. The latest firmware version contains several new features and a number of stability, security, and performance tweaks.


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Tuesday, March 28th, 2017. 8:05

Apple Releases macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to Users Worldwide



Apple has just released macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to users worldwide. The update is already available on the Mac App Store for those who own a compatible Mac computer. Apart from security, stability, and performance enhancements, the new software version contains a long-awaited feature. Yes, it’s Night Shift.


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Monday, March 27th, 2017. 20:33

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Apple Seeds Eighth Beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to Developers and Public Testers



Apple has seeded the eighth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.4 to developers and the members of Apple Beta Software Program. The update brings bug fixes, security, and stability enhancements for compatible Mac computers.


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Monday, March 20th, 2017. 20:38

Apple Seeds Seventh iOS 10.3 Beta to Developers and Public Testers



Apple has released the seventh beta of iOS 10.3 to developers and public testers. The release took place just three days after the release of the previous beta. This is rather strange as typically Apple seeds new builds once a week. Such an early release of the seventh beta may mean that Apple has found a serious security issue affecting the firmware and decided to fix it as soon as possible.


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Friday, March 17th, 2017. 14:35