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USB Accessory Can Defeat iOS's New "USB Restricted Mode" Security Feature

USB Accessory Can Defeat iOS's New "USB Restricted Mode" Security Feature

July 09, 2018Mohit Kumar
With the release of iOS 11.4.1, Apple has finally rolled out a new security feature designed to protect your devices against USB accessori...
Phone-Cracking Firm Found a Way to Unlock Any iPhone Model

Phone-Cracking Firm Found a Way to Unlock Any iPhone Model

February 26, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Remember the infamous encryption fight between Apple and the FBI for unlocking an iPhone belonging to a terrorist behind the San Bernard...
A Single-Character Message Can Crash Any Apple iPhone, iPad Or Mac

A Single-Character Message Can Crash Any Apple iPhone, iPad Or Mac

February 15, 2018Wang Wei
Only a single character can crash your iPhone and block access to the Messaging app in iOS as well as popular apps like WhatsApp, Faceboo...
Apple Admits Deliberately Slowing Older iPhones — Here’s Why

Apple Admits Deliberately Slowing Older iPhones — Here’s Why

December 21, 2017Wang Wei
Why is my iPhone slow? Do you also ask this question again and again? Well, the biggest conspiracy theory floating around from years ...
Apple iPhone X's Face ID Hacked (Unlocked) Using 3D-Printed Mask

Apple iPhone X's Face ID Hacked (Unlocked) Using 3D-Printed Mask

November 13, 2017Mohit Kumar
Just a week after Apple released its brand new iPhone X on November 3, a team of hackers has claimed to successfully hack Apple's Fac...
iPhone Apps With Camera Permissions Can Secretly Take Your Photos Without You Noticing

iPhone Apps With Camera Permissions Can Secretly Take Your Photos Without You Noticing

October 29, 2017Mohit Kumar
Are you a proud iPhone owner? If yes, this could freak you up. Trust me! Your iPhone has a serious privacy concern that allows iOS app dev...
Google Researcher Publishes PoC Exploit for Apple iPhone Wi-Fi Chip Hack

Google Researcher Publishes PoC Exploit for Apple iPhone Wi-Fi Chip Hack

September 26, 2017Mohit Kumar
You have now another good reason to update your iPhone to newly released iOS 11—a security vulnerability in iOS 10 and earlier now has a ...
Millions Of Smartphones Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Over-the-Air

Millions Of Smartphones Using Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Can Be Hacked Over-the-Air

April 04, 2017Swati Khandelwal
Millions of smartphones and smart gadgets, including Apple iOS and many Android handsets from various manufacturers, equipped with Broadc...
Wikileaks Reveals How CIA Was Hacking Your iPhones And MacBooks

Wikileaks Reveals How CIA Was Hacking Your iPhones And MacBooks

March 23, 2017Swati Khandelwal
As part of its " Vault 7 " series, Wikileaks — the popular whistle-blowing platform — has just released another batch of classi...
You Can Crash Anyone's iPhone Or iPad With A Simple Emoji Text Message

You Can Crash Anyone's iPhone Or iPad With A Simple Emoji Text Message

January 18, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A newly discovered bug in Apple's iOS mobile operating system is being exploited in a prank that lets anyone crash your iPhone or iPa...
Russia Wants Apple to Unlock iPhone belonging to Killer of Russian Ambassador

Russia Wants Apple to Unlock iPhone belonging to Killer of Russian Ambassador

December 22, 2016Swati Khandelwal
You might have also seen a viral video of the assassination of the Russian ambassador to Turkey that quickly spread through the Internet...
iPhone Secretly Sends Your Call History to Apple Even If iCloud Backups are Turned Off

iPhone Secretly Sends Your Call History to Apple Even If iCloud Backups are Turned Off

November 17, 2016Swati Khandelwal
In the fight against encryption , Apple has positioned itself as a staunch defender of its user privacy by refusing the federal officials...
Warning — Hackers can Silently Install Malware to Non-Jailbroken iOS Devices

Warning — Hackers can Silently Install Malware to Non-Jailbroken iOS Devices

March 16, 2016Mohit Kumar
Hard time for mobile phone users! Just recently, two severe vulnerabilities in Qualcomm Snapdragon chip and Stagefright were spotted...
After Apple, WhatsApp Under Fire from US Govt Over Encryption

After Apple, WhatsApp Under Fire from US Govt Over Encryption

March 15, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Before winding up the dispute of Apple and FBI over encryption, another buzz on the Whatsapp Snooping is now the hot debate on the cour...
Your iPhone will Alert You if You are Being Monitored At Work

Your iPhone will Alert You if You are Being Monitored At Work

March 07, 2016Mohit Kumar
Are You an Employee? It's quite possible that someone has been reading your messages, emails, listening to your phone calls, and mo...
France could Fine Apple $1 Million for each iPhone it Refuses to Unlock

France could Fine Apple $1 Million for each iPhone it Refuses to Unlock

March 02, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The United States is not the only one where Apple is battling with the federal authorities over iPhone encryption. Apple could face $1 M...
FBI Admits — It was a 'Mistake' to Reset Terrorist's iCloud Password

FBI Admits — It was a 'Mistake' to Reset Terrorist's iCloud Password

March 02, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Yes, FBI Director James Comey admitted that the investigators made a " mistake " with the San Bernardino investigation during ...
New York Judge Rules FBI Can't Force Apple to Unlock iPhone

New York Judge Rules FBI Can't Force Apple to Unlock iPhone

March 01, 2016Mohit Kumar
Apple - 1; The FBI - 0 Apple Won a major court victory against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in an ongoing legal battl...
Apple is working on New iPhone Even It Can't Hack

Apple is working on New iPhone Even It Can't Hack

February 25, 2016Rakesh Krishnan
Amid an ongoing dispute with the United States government over a court order to unlock iPhone 5C of one of the San Bernardino shooters ...
Apple testing Ultra-Fast Li-Fi Wireless Technology for Future iPhones

Apple testing Ultra-Fast Li-Fi Wireless Technology for Future iPhones

January 20, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Apple to make future iPhones compatible with a cutting-edge technology that has the capability to transmit data at 100 times the speed o...