Don't-Miss Security Stories
Digital comic service says usernames, e-mails and passwords were stolen.
Frequent Macworld contributor Rich Mogull has pored over Apple's recently released security documents and summarized the impressive safeguards that go into the company's keychain syncing service and how to secure it even further.
Digital keys galore, synchronized hardware encryption, and extreme paranoia are just some of the more exciting ingredients that keep your mobile data safe from prying eyes, whether on your device or in the cloud.
Tools to secure mobile devices for personal and business use debuted at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.
Apple's also published a document that details how several security systems in iOS work, and been deemed the most admired company in the world for a seventh straight time.
The fix for the much discussed SSL flaw in OS X is in, thanks to 10.9.2. And in case that's not enough, there are fixes for Mail and new features for FaceTime and iMessage.
The captured touch screen data could be used to reconstruct what users typed
Apple patched a serious vulnerability in its implementation of SSL on iOS last Friday, but the Mac is still affected. If you're concerned or curious, here's how it might currently affect you.
Apple's Mail, FaceTime, Calendar, Safari browser and Software Update could be vulnerable, a researcher said.
Plus, a rumored Amazon set-top box may soon arrive, and more countries get access to Apple's two-step authentication.
The input provider says iPhone-like fingerprint sensors can be built directly behind the glass of Android and Windows phones.
Kickstarter alerted people with accounts on the site that hackers were able to access information like user names, email addresses, and encrypted passwords. But it says no credit card data was touched.
Snapchat request tokens can be resused to launch denial-of-service attacks against the app's users.
The government has relaxed the rules on how companies may report the number of requests from national security and law enforcement agencies, and Apple has updated the numbers it provided last November.