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Apple hints password reuse, not iCloud hack, at heart of locked iDevice ransom attacks

A compromise of Apple's services is not to blame for the recent ransom lockouts via Find My iPhone, according to the company.

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Reading List: iCloud story has a silver security lining

Apple says iCloud wasn't hacked; meanwhile, the iPad comes to Japan's largest cellular network and gets a break for school.

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Safari 6.1.4 and 7.0.4 address critical flaws, iOS patches missing

Apple patched 22 vulnerabilities in Safari, the majority of which could allow remote code execution.

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Change your passwords, eBay users: The site was hacked

Customer names, addresses, phone numbers, and birth dates were swiped from eBay in a cyberattack, but financial information is reportedly safe.

on techhive.com

OS X 10.9.3, iTunes 11.2 arrive with bug fixes, feature enhancements

Apple on Thursday released updates for OS X Mavericks and iTunes, bringing assorted bug fixes as well as a few feature enhancements.

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Apple lays out what it can tell law enforcement about you

Worried about what data the police could get their hands on from your iPhone and iCloud accounts? Much--but not all--of it is safe from prying eyes, says Apple.

Reading List: The iPad can get some (satisfaction)

Siri lets potential hackers view your contact list, the iPad rebounds in Tim Cook's favorite metric, and Apple's retail presence is not to be denied.

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).

Antivirus is dead, says maker of Norton Antivirus

...but that's not quite true.

on pcworld.com

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.

on pcworld.com