iPhone Notifications to Google Glass

Google has already released a MyGlass Companion app for Android via the Play Store, and although a corresponding iOS version has yet to manifest itself  in the App Store, the company has already noted that iPhone users will not be neglected when it comes to the early 2014 public launch of Google Glass. In the…

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June 24, 2013 | by

Apple closes QuickTime vulnerabilities on Windows

Apple has released a security update for its QuickTime media framework for Windows. Version 7.7.4 of the software closes 12 critical security holes causing memory corruption and buffer overflows when processing a number of media formats. The vulnerabilities affect Windows 7, Vista and XP SP2 or later and could be exploited to cause arbitrary code execution and application crashes.…

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May 23, 2013 | by

Apple adds two-step verification option for Apple IDs

A new security option gives Apple’s customers a way to secure their Apple ID password using their phone. Cross-posted from Cnet: Apple today added an extra layer of security to its Apple ID system that can harden the password people use to log in to various Apple services. Users with an Apple ID can now…

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March 23, 2013 | by

1 million Apple Device IDs leaked, claim hackers

According to the AntiSec hacker group, they claim to hold more than 12 million Apple iOS Unique Device IDs, in addition to other personal information from device owners. As a move to back up such a claim, the AntiSec hacker group is said to have released slightly more than a million Apple Device IDs to…

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September 4, 2012 | by

Not so secure: Text messaging on iPhone can be hacked

FirstPost: A hacker Friday revealed a security flaw that he claimed could make Apple’s iPhone particularly vulnerable to text message cheating. The flaw has existed since iPhone was first launched in 2007, and is still not solved in the beta version of iOS 6, the next operating system for iPhone, the hacker under the name…

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August 19, 2012 | by

QuickTime for Windows update plugs security holes

The H-Online: Version 7.7.2 of QuickTime for Windows has been released to address a total of 17 security vulnerabilities in the media player. According to Apple, these include integer, stack and buffer overflows, as well as memory corruption issues, all of which could be could exploited by an attacker to crash the application or execute…

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May 17, 2012 | by

Kaspersky: Mac security is ’10 years behind Microsoft’

Cnet: Forrester’s CEO isn’t the only one spouting doom and gloom for Apple today. Now Eugene Kaspersky, the CEO of security firm Kaspersky Lab, says Apple is headed for a rough patch. However, this one’s in the world of computer security, and he says Apple is already getting into the thick of it. Speaking to…

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April 26, 2012 | by

Apple releases Java update with Flashback removal tool

The H-Online: As expected, Apple has released an updated version of the Java implementation for its Mac OS X operating system that includes a removal tool for the Flashback trojan. According to the company, the update, labelled “Java for OS X 2012-003“, finds and removes the “most common variants” of the malware which had infected…

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