Google says it had wrapped up work on a stronger Flash sandbox in the Windows version of Chrome, and would soon ship the same for its OS X browser.
Macworld's Lex Friedman and Dan Moren are joined by Wired's Mat Honan to discuss how Honan's Apple, Amazon, Google, and Twitter accounts were hacked.
Apple has temporarily suspended the ability to reset Apple ID passwords over the phone, and promises stricter identity verification when the process is available again.
Enabling Google's two-step authentication comes with a few complexities. But it also might save your data from nefarious folks out to steal or delete it for fun.
Wired's Mat Honan got hacked hard over the weekend, and the attacker wiped out his iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Protecting yourself from malicious ne'er-do-wells requires secure passwords, clever security answers, solid backups, and careful considerations.
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Dropbox said one of its employee's accounts was compromised, leading to a raft of spam last month that irritated users of the cloud-storage service.
The Olympic Games in London have sparked interest from fraudsters, with a raft of sites supposedly offering live video streams of events, according to a security vendor.
Apple is acquiring AuthenTec, a security firm that makes fingerprint scanners for PCs and smartphones.
A top Apple security guru presented an in-depth view into the security architecture for iOS, the basis of iPhones and iPad tablets, underscoring the complex certificate-based encryption framework Apple has adopted.