Apple Begins Transition to Randomized Serial Numbers With Purple iPhone 12 | #iossecurity | #ioshack | #iphonesecurity

MacRumors previously reported about Apple’s plan to switch to randomized serial numbers for future products starting in early 2021, and this transition has now started with the new purple iPhone 12 model in multiple countries. With assistance from Aaron Zollo, host of the YouTube channel ZolloTech, we can confirm that…

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Prevent Thieves from Turning On Your iPhone’s Airplane Mode, So You Have a Better Chance to Track It Down « iOS & iPhone :: Gadget Hacks | #iossecurity | #ioshack | #iphonesecurity

When an iPhone is lost or stolen, it’s imperative to start tracking it via Find My as soon as possible, whether that’s from a computer, tablet, or someone else’s phone. However, if it’s stolen, there’s a good chance the thief or robber turns on Airplane Mode, blocking all communication with…

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Twitter is rolling out full-size image previews on mobile today | #iossecurity | #ioshack | #iphonesecurity

National Review Apple on Trial Welcome to the Capital Note, a newsletter about business, finance, and economics. On the menu today: Epic Games v. Apple, Alec Gores’s SPAC Machine, Walmart’s secret gaming service, and Clay Christensen’s early take on the iPhone. To sign up for the Capital Note, follow this…

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Apple Patches WebKit Zero Days in iOS, macOS and Safari | #iossecurity | #ioshack | #iphonesecurity

A week after releasing a major new version of iOS with a considerable number of security patches Apple has pushed an emergency update that includes fixes for two WebKit vulnerabilities that are being actively exploited. One of the vulnerabilities is an integer overflow (CVE-2021-30663) and the other is a memory…

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Europe Lacks a Vision for How Apple’s App Store Fees Should Work | #iossecurity | #ioshack | #iphonesecurity

The European Commission believes that Apple is violating European competition laws and raising prices for consumers in how it operates its App Store. The Spotify case is a good example of why reality is more complicated than that.  Last Friday, the European Commission announced its preliminary view that Apple is…

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Apple fixes security flaws in seven-year-old iPhone models with iOS 12.5.3 | #iossecurity | #ioshack | #iphonesecurity

While Apple rolled out its iOS 14.5 update for iPhones last week, followed by another quick security and bug fix update to iOS 14.5.1 on Monday, users on older iPhones that were not compatible did not receive the update. Along with new emoji and better privacy controls, the iOS 14.5…

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Apple releases iOS 14.5.1 update with security patch for iPhones | #iossecurity | #ioshack | #iphonesecurity

It has been barely a week since Apple rolled out the new iOS 14.5 with a crucial user privacy-oriented App Tracking Transparency feature. Now, the company has released another update with a security patch. This new iOS 14.5.1 not only fixes the problems, which were detected after updating to the…

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Lookout Recognized in the Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense for Fifth Consecutive Year | #iossecurity | #ioshack | #iphonesecurity

SAN FRANCISCO, May 5, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lookout, Inc., an integrated endpoint-to-cloud security company, today announced that for the fifth consecutive time it is listed as a Representative Vendor in the Gartner Market Guide for Mobile Threat Defense (MTD).1Lookout Mobile Endpoint Security empowers organizations with comprehensive and continuous assessment of risk across…

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Epic CEO asked Tim Cook to ‘make iOS an open platform’ in 2015, Telecom News, ET Telecom | #iossecurity | #ioshack | #iphonesecurity

San Francisco: As the legal battle between Apple and Epic Games began in the US this week, new details have emerged, revealing that Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney asked Apple CEO Tim Cook to open its iPhones to other app stores as early as 2015. Under the subject line “iOS…

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