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Side effects of Apple’s security philosophy

The rigid control of software and hardware in Apple devices is both an obstacle to exploitation and a way for high-profile threat actors to persevere inside.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Delete spammy Calendar Events on Apple iOS devices (iPhone/iPad) and Mac

This article provides detailed walkthroughs to get rid of misleading events that recurrently poison the Calendar app on an iOS device or Mac computer.

David Balaban
David Balaban

With iOS 14.5 release, Apple will prevent Google from seeing users’ IPs during Safe Browsing checks

Researchers who had a sneak peek at iOS 14.5 beta revealed an interesting feature that relates to handling Google Safe Browsing traffic in Safari.

David Balaban
David Balaban

Remove Safari virus warning scam from iPhone/Mac

Here is a hands-on summary of the Safari virus warning, a multi-pronged pivot of numerous online scams targeting Mac and iPhone users for years.

David Balaban
David Balaban

iOS update reveals a trio of now-patched security vulnerabilities

The recent releases of iOS 14.4 and iPadOS 14.4 fix three security loopholes that, according to Apple, may have been used in real-world attacks.

David Balaban
David Balaban

iMessage zero-click exploit weaponized to surveil journalists

Dozens of journalists at Al Jazeera reportedly fell victim to an eavesdropping campaign with a notorious iMessage interaction-less exploit at its core.

David Balaban
David Balaban