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Apple's iOS 8 fixes enterprise Wi-Fi authentication hijacking flaw

A weakness in Apple's Wi-Fi implementation could give hackers access to enterprise wireless networks, researchers said

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Hackers launch Apple ID phishing campaign playing on iCloud security worries

Phishing emails masquerade as security alerts from Apple about rogue iTunes purchases, researchers from Symantec said

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Apple now emailing users when iCloud accessed via Web

It's one of several security improvements expected from the company following its involvement in last week's celebrity photo theft.

How I Hacked My Own iCloud Account, for Just $200

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Mashable's Christina Warren has more or less recreated the iCloud hack from earlier this week on her own account, armed with little more than $200 worth of available tools.

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Cyberespionage group uses port of Windows backdoor to attack OS X

The new malware program is an OS X version of a Windows backdoor called XSLCmd, researchers from FireEye said.

Tim Cook: iCloud security will be strengthened

Two-factor authentication will be enabled on iCloud, along with more warnings for certain account actions

Meet the Russian-made tool that grabs nude selfies from iCloud accounts

Elcomsoft said it is aware pirated copies of its Phone Password Breaker software are circulating in the underground

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One more time: Use two-factor authentication on iCloud, even if there's a waiting period

Once more unto the password breach, dear friends, once more. Two-factor authentication might not have necessarily saved Jennifer Lawrence from getting hacked, but using it is still a good idea.

Apple says iCloud flaw not at root of celebrity photo hack

The company detailed progress in its ongoing investigation into the incident that led to publication of celebrities' private photos.

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iCloud flaw may have allowed nude celebrity photos to leak

An iCloud flaw reportedly made it easier to crack users' passwords, allowing a hacker to access photos of celebrities and post them online.

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Researchers: iPhones, iPads connected to Windows PCs are at risk

At the USENIX Security Symposium, Georgia Tech researchers show how PC botnets could infect iOS devices to steal passwords.

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Yahoo Mail to support end-to-end PGP encryption by 2015

Just like Gmail, Yahoo Mail is going to have an encryption option supplied by Google's End-to-End Chrome extension modified for Yahoo's service.

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