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Apple Allowed to Share Data-Request Numbers, Says it Encrypts iMessage, FaceTime

Categories: Apple

The government made requests for data on as many as 10,000 Apple user accounts through May 31, Apple said, adding that most of the requests involved criminal matters, though some pertained to national security.

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Features Conspire to Connect iPhones to Rogue Networks

Categories: Mobile Security

A convenience feature native to iOS combined with a directory of carrier-specific SSID preloaded onto iPhones could lead to some devices automatically connecting to rogue networks spoofing a legitimate Wi-Fi access point.

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Some iMessage Accounts Hit Hard by Mass Messaging, DoS Attacks

Categories: Apple

A handful of Apple developers have found their iMessage accounts the victim of what’s being loosely referred to as a series of denial-of-service attacks. Using rapid-fire AppleScript texts, attackers have been sending many messages at a time to about half a dozen iOS developers over the last week.

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Apple Takes Tool offline After New Security Hole Surfaces

Categories: Apple, Cloud Security

Less than a day after Apple announced a new two-factor authentication to better protect Apple ID and iCloud accounts, the company was scrambling to fix another major security hole with its own password reset tool.

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