Don't-Miss Security Stories
The states accused Google of placing tracking on computers of Safari users when they visited sites in Google’s DoubleClick ad network in 2011 and 2012.
New versions of Chrome for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android patch a full sandbox escape vulnerability.
Vulnerabilities in Adobe's software could have allowed unauthorized remote code execution or remote read access.
Facebook locked some users out of their accounts after determining that their log-in credentials were exposed as a result of a security breach at Adobe.
iMore took an in-depth look at Touch ID and its security system alongside repair company mendmyi. A fascinating piece on how Touch ID keeps your fingerprints secure.
A security breach at Adobe earlier in October will impact at least 38 million users, according to Krebs on Security—and that number could grow because a recent file dump of usernames and hashed passwords taken from Adobe.
The privacy-aware geolocation project will use publicly available cell tower and Wi-Fi signals.
The Flash Player plug-in has more restrictions, which should mean improved security under Safari on Mac OS X Mavericks.
Mac users beware!
Apple's responded to earlier claims that iMessage is inherently insecure, but only to say that it has no intention of re-engineering the system to take advantage of theoretical loopholes found by researchers.
One of the co-founders of AuthenTec, the fingerprint scanner company acquired by Apple, recently discussed the early days of the technology.
A close look at Apple's iMessage system shows the company could easily intercept communications on the service despite its assurances to the contrary, researchers claimed Thursday at a security conference.