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Reading List: Buying and selling

Apple has made another acquisition, may be planning a new push to get iPhone users to upgrade, and isn't really making headphones with health sensors (probably).

AOL traces mystery spam flood to security breach; passwords and more stolen

E-mail addresses and encrypted passwords compromised for oughly 2 percent of accounts, AOL says.

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Mozilla to strengthen SSL certificate verification in Firefox

The software maker will pay US$10,000 for any critical vulnerability found in its new certificate verification code

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Apple users put at risk by 3-week delay between OS X and iOS patches, researchers say

IOS users were kept vulnerable for three weeks to known security issues previously patched in Safari for OS X, a former Apple employee said.

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The Week in iOS Accessories: Wireless wonders

This week's round up of new accessories for your iPhone and iPad is flush with wireless functionality, including everything from speakers to alarms to utilizing Siri in a brand-new way.

iOS 7.1.1 aims for Touch ID, keyboard fixes

Arriving on Tuesday, the latest update to Apple's mobile operating system brings a few smaller bug fixes.

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Review: 1Password 4.5 brings a mature security app into the world of iOS 7

AgileBits's secure vault gets a facelift for iOS 7 and gains new functionality, but at its root it's still the same app you've come to know and love.

Mysterious 'Unflod' malware steals Apple credentials from jailbroken iOS devices

Some iOS users found a malicious library of unknown origin on their jailbroken devices

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Build a custom lock screen to save your iPhone, your iPad, or even your life

This week's video tip shows you how to quickly and easily make a custom lock-screen image for your iOS devices that contains contact and emergency information.