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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.

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David Balaban

Apple enforces new rigid app privacy requirements

From now on, developers will have to be fair and square about their privacy practices when submitting new apps or updates to Apple’s App Store.

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David Balaban

Long-standing Safari bug could fuel misinformation campaigns

The mobile version of Safari is susceptible to a link-sharing feature flaw that could be abused to spread fake news headlines on a large scale.

David Balaban
David Balaban