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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.

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Tim Cook: iCloud security will be strengthened

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

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Looking for security at the intersection of technology and the liberal arts

As the recent celebrity photo breach has shown, security is a tricky business, but Apple is uniquely equipped to tackle it.

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.

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Don’t blame iCloud yet for hacked celebrity nudes

Celebrity iCloud accounts have apparently been compromised, but that doesn't mean iCloud itself is to blame.

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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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How to prevent your naughty pictures from appearing on the Internet

A reader has found images she thought safely locked up in her iCloud account slathered all over the Web. Here are the steps she should have taken to avoid this mess.

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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.