News tagged ‘security’
The reason for Face ID fails on demonstration is security of iOS — Apple
Face ID failed to work on stage, Apple explained it was not a bug or error but the security feature in work.
Apple Peer-to-peer Payments May Require an ID Verification
Apple may implement additional security feature to the iMessage payments introduced in iOS 11.
Google Unveiled Android Oreo, version 8.0
The new Android OS has been revealed. It is named Android Oreo and is packed with different new features.
New iOS Will Let You Disable Touch ID in Case of Emergency
The rumored emergency features appeared in iOS 11 beta. The update includes turning off the Touch ID with Sleep/Wake button.
Apple Releases the Last Major Updates for iOS 10 and macOS Sierra
Apple has recently released iOS 10.3.3 and macOS 10.12.6. These updates are supposed to be final ones before the new versions come out.
Apple Seeds macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Beta 6 to Developers and Public Testers
Along with the sixth iOS 10.3.3 beta for developers and public testers, Apple has released a new build of macOS Sierra 10.12.6. The update contains a number of minor enhancements and improves the stability, performance, and security of compatible Mac computers.
Apple Releases New iOS 10.3.3 Beta to Developers and Public Testers
Apple has released the sixth beta of iOS 10.3.3 to developers and public beta testers. The update contains a number of bug fixes as well as security, stability, and performance improvements.
Apple to Replace Touch ID with Face Scanner
According to the latest report from Bloomberg, Apple is testing facial recognition technology that should replace the Touch ID fingerprint scanner in future iPhone models.The new biometric authentication system will be based on new 3D and eye scanners. People familiar with the matter claim it will be more secure and reliable than fingerprint recognition.
Apple Seeds New iOS 10.3.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Betas
Apple has released iOS 10.3.3 beta 5 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 beta 5 to developers and public testers. Both updates contain bug fixes as well as security, stability, and performance improvements. There are no major new features, though.
iOS 11 Beta and iOS 10.3.2 Beta Can Be Jailbroken [Images]
KeenLab researchers have recently jailbroken both iOS 11 beta and iOS 10.3.2. The images proving this fact were shown at the MOSEC security conference and shared by the Alibaba security engineer. Apple hasn’t patched all the vulnerabilities that can be used to hack iPhones and iPads.
Apple Releases First iOS 11 Beta to Developers
Apple has released the first beta of iOS 11 to developers. The update brings new Control Panel with customizable elements, redesigned Lock Screen with a new notifications view, as well as the all the revamped App Store and improvements to Siri to compatible devices. There also some bug fixes and security tweaks.
Apple Announces iOS 11, macOS 10.13, and watchOS 4
Apple has announced a bunch of updates at WWDC. These updates include iOS 11, macOS 10.13, watchOS 4 and tvOS 11. Each software version brings new features, bug fixes, and security improvements.
Apple Releases iOS 10.3.3 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 Beta 2
Apple has released iOS 10.3.3 beta 2 and macOS Sierra 10.12.6 beta 2 to developers and public testers. The updates contain a minor changes and improvements for compatible devices as well as bug fixes.
Apple Released Three New 'Switch to iPhone' Ads [Video]
Apple has released three new commercials urging Android users to switch to the iPhone. Today's’ short ads highlight the security, better performance of Apple’s hardware and software, and the ease of moving contacts to an iPhone. The videos are available either below, or on Apple’s YouTube channel.
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.