Tim Cook Says Sideloading Apps Would Destroy iPhone Security — Is He Right? | #ios | #apple | #iossecurity

Android users have been able to use sideloaded apps for years. Here’s why the feature will likely never come to iPhones, according to Tim Cook. As part of a virtual interview during the VivaTech conference in Europe, Apple CEO Tim Cook shared his thoughts around the iPhone and sideloaded apps. Specifically, Cook…

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Apple Sideloading: CEO Tim Cook’s Response to Congress Ban That Could Destroy iOS Security | #ios | #apple | #iossecurity

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook sat down with Brut for a 30-minute interview talking about the company’s strategies and policies. Apple has recently gone under a lot of scrutiny, but the CEO is standing firm on his and the company’s stance on privacy and security. US Congress vs. Apple Preinstalled Apps The…

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Android has 47 times more malware than iOS – Apple CEO | #ios | #apple | #iossecurity

Google’s Android mobile operating system has 47 times more malware than iOS, according to Apple CEO Tim Cook. Cook recently gave a remote interview at the VivaTech conference on topics like privacy and security. Apple has been criticised for its “walled garden” approach to its ecosystem, which forces users to…

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Tim Cook says sideloading apps would ‘destroy iPhone security’ — is he right? | #ios | #apple | #iossecurity

Apple CEO Tim Cook continues to adamantly defend Apple’s closed iOS ecosystem by saying that side-loading of apps, a feature currently found on Android, PC and MacOS, would “destroy the security of the iPhone.” Cook spoke out against the European Commission’s Digital Markets Act (DMA) bill in an interview with…

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5 Ways Apple Plans to Supercharge Privacy on Your iPhone and Mac | #ios | #apple | #iossecurity

(Image: Apple) Privacy was a big focus at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) this week, with SVP of Software Engineering Craig Federighi making a point to note that Apple believes “privacy is a fundamental human right.” Features unveiled this week build on the privacy “nutrition labels” for apps that Apple…

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Bad Apple Safari update breaks IndexedDB JavaScript API, upsets web apps • The Register | #ios | #apple | #iossecurity

Apple’s WebKit team has managed to break the popular IndexedDB JavaScript API in the latest version of Safari (14.1.1) on macOS 11.4 and iOS 14.6. The bug, first reported on June 2, 2021, only manifests when applications first try to use IndexedDB NoSQL manager to store data. Reloading a web…

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Criminals in Brazil are stealing people’s iPhones to access bank accounts, not resell the devices | #ios | #apple | #iossecurity

In São Paulo, the largest city in Brazil, criminals are stealing people’s iPhones, and after a few hours, they manage to access users’ bank accounts and then steal from their accounts. As reported by the Brazilian newspaper Folha de S.Paulo, this kind of theft has been happening since the beginning…

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How to Mute Notifications for Everything but Your Favorite Contacts in iOS 15 « iOS & iPhone :: Gadget Hacks | #ios | #apple | #iossecurity

Your iPhone is full of apps that are all vying for your attention. Notifications from Facebook, Instagram, and even Apple Messages can get out of hand fast. With iOS 15, Apple gives you the tools to choose exactly who can contact you and when. Keep reading to see how to…

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Apple Daily Newspaper Execs Charged Under Hong Kong Security Law – NBC 6 South Florida | #ios | #apple | #iossecurity

Hong Kong police used a sweeping national security law Thursday to arrest five editors and executives of a pro-democracy newspaper on charges of colluding with foreign powers — the first time the legislation has been used against the press in yet another sign of an intensifying crackdown by Chinese authorities…

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