Don't-Miss Security Stories
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.
What happens in email, doesn't stay there. But you knew that already.
A security expert discovered the massive breach of Adobe's network after the source code of numerous products, including the Web application development platform ColdFusion, sat parked on a hacker's unprotected Web server open to the Internet.