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Protecting your iCloud keychain from snooping

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Frequent Macworld contributor Rich Mogull has pored over Apple's recently released security documents and summarized the impressive safeguards that go into the company's keychain syncing service and how to secure it even further.

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Five things you should know about iOS security

Digital keys galore, synchronized hardware encryption, and extreme paranoia are just some of the more exciting ingredients that keep your mobile data safe from prying eyes, whether on your device or in the cloud.

Steve Jobs gets stamp of approval

Plus, a rumored Amazon set-top box may soon arrive, and more countries get access to Apple's two-step authentication.

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iWork for iCloud apps get password protection, other improvements

Password protection, keyboard shortcuts, and lists of shared documents are just a few of the latest improvements to Apple's online productivity suite.

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How secure is iCloud?

Concerned about storing passwords and other personal information in iCloud? Chris Breen suggests that the things we do with our information for the sake of convenience are far riskier.

SkyDrive now auto-uploads photos from iOS devices

Although iOS users may want to store their photos within Apple's iCloud, Microsoft now gives them the option of autouploading them to SkyDrive.

Can't trust this: Inconsistencies shake faith in Apple

As much as senior contributor Lex Friedman would like to trust Apple, there are times when the company doesn't exactly inspire trust. And that's a problem for both Apple and its customers.

How Apple could improve iCloud document management

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To open a document that's stored in iCloud from an iPhone or iPad, you have to first open the app you used to create it. That, argues Steven Aquino, is why Apple should build a iCloud Documents app.

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iCloud-hosted data inaccessible for some users

For the past week, and counting, some iCloud subscribers have been unable to access their iCloud-hosted app data, and their apps have been unable to sync with the service.

iCloud.com gets the iOS 7 design treatment

One day before iOS 7's official launch, Apple's iCloud.com service has been revamped to resemble the mobile operating system's new, layered look.