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Apple extends two-factor authentication to FaceTime and iMessage

Apple is including two more crucial services in its two-factor authentication protections to keep your messaging out of the hands of hackers.

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Smartphone thefts plummet after kill-switch introduction

Thefts and robberies of smartphones fell in three big cities with iPhones leading the pack

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Box fixes security flaw in Mac desktop Sync app

Users are advised to upgrade to version 4.0.6035

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With employee help, ID theft ring allegedly stole $700,000 in Apple gift cards

Five people have been indicted in scheme that took advantage of Apple 'instant credit' gift cards.

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New iOS spyware steals pictures, data, and more even from non-jailbroken iPhones

Spyware from a pro-Russian group is targeting iPhones, whether they're jailbroken or not, says Trend Micro

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U.S. developers create more sketchy, privacy-shattering apps than anyone else

For non-modified iPhones and Android devices, American companies create the highest number of questionable apps

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The Week in Mac Apps: Updates from LastPass and 1Password, and more

In this week’s roundup of new Mac apps, you’ll find apps that keep your data private, help you organize your pictures, and help you manage your finances without breaking the bank.

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1Password updates for Mac and iOS make password management 'fun'

Easier login creation and simple syncing roll out for free and paid 1Password users.

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Report: Apple agrees to Chinese security audits of its products

The purpose is to counter Chinese concerns about outside government surveillance.

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Google's Project Zero publishes three OS X zero-day vulnerabilities

After disclosing multiple Windows vulnerabilities over the past month, Google's Project Zero just turned its eyes towards Apple flaws.

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The best defenses against Verizon's invasive, already-being-abused web tracking

There are several tools that can block third-party advertising companies from zeroing in on your Web browsing.

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Peerio hands-on: This secure messaging suite packs dead simple end-to-end encryption

The creator of Cryptocat and miniLock is back with yet another encryption tool .

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Corel software vulnerabilities let attackers execute malicious code on your PC

Malicious DLLs will be executed if stored in the same directory as media files opened with the affected programs, researchers said.

on pcworld.com