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iCloud Possibly Suffered A Privacy Breach Last Year That Apple Kept a Secret

iCloud Possibly Suffered A Privacy Breach Last Year That Apple Kept a Secret
January 30, 2019Mohit Kumar
Late last year when an unknown group of hackers stole secret access tokens for millions of Facebook accounts by taking advantage of a fla...

Apple Moves iCloud Data and Encryption Keys for Chinese Users to China

Apple Moves iCloud Data and Encryption Keys for Chinese Users to China
February 28, 2018Mohit Kumar
Apple has finally agreed to open a new Chinese data center next month to comply with the country's latest controversial data protecti...

Fourth Fappening Hacker Admits to Stealing Celebrity Pics From iCloud Accounts

Fourth Fappening Hacker Admits to Stealing Celebrity Pics From iCloud Accounts
January 13, 2018Swati Khandelwal
Almost three years after the massive leakage of high-profile celebrities' photos—well known as " The Fappening " or " ...

Fappening 2017: More Celebrity Photos Hacked and Leaked Online

Fappening 2017: More Celebrity Photos Hacked and Leaked Online
August 22, 2017Unknown
It seems like celebrities have not taken their security seriously, which once again resulted in the leaking of personal photographs of mo...

Hackers Threaten to Remotely Wipe 300 Million iPhones Unless Apple Pays Ransom

Hackers Threaten to Remotely Wipe 300 Million iPhones Unless Apple Pays Ransom
March 22, 2017Mohit Kumar
If you use iCloud to sync your Apple devices, your private data may be at risk of getting exposed or deleted by April 7th. It has been ...

It's Fappening Again! Private Photos of Emma Watson and Others Leaked Online

It's Fappening Again! Private Photos of Emma Watson and Others Leaked Online
March 16, 2017Mohit Kumar
Are you clicking nude selfies? That is fine and not any criminal act, but this act can land you in trouble — here's how! Almost three ...

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 ...

Apple hires developer of World's Most Secure Messaging App

Apple hires developer of World's Most Secure Messaging App
February 26, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Apple is serious this time to enhance its iPhone security that even it can not hack. To achieve this the company has hired one of the k...

Apple Could Offer iMessage App for Android

Apple Could Offer iMessage App for Android
February 09, 2016Mohit Kumar
Although Apple has its own operating system for both desktop (Mac OS X) and iPhone (iOS), the company has always tried to port its in-ho...

Chinese Government Executes MITM Attack against iCloud

Chinese Government Executes MITM Attack against iCloud
October 21, 2014Mohit Kumar
Apple iCloud users in China are not safe from the hackers — believed to be working for Chinese government — who are trying to wiretap Ap...

iOS 8 'Reset All Settings' Bug Could Delete Your iCloud Files

iOS 8 'Reset All Settings' Bug Could Delete Your iCloud Files
October 01, 2014Swati Khandelwal
At the beginning of the month, Apple was criticized for the security flaw in its iCloud file storage service that, according to multiple...

Apple to Add Security Alerts for iCloud Users after Celebrity Nude Photo Hack

Apple to Add Security Alerts for iCloud Users after Celebrity Nude Photo Hack
September 07, 2014Wang Wei
In the wake of the biggest digital exposure of personal nude selfies belonging to as many as 100 high-profile celebrities, Apple said t...

Apple Devices Hacked by 'Oleg Pliss', held to Ransom

Apple Devices Hacked by 'Oleg Pliss', held to Ransom
May 27, 2014Mohit Kumar
From last few years Ransomware malwares are targeting Windows users Worldwide and experts predicted that it was just a matter of time u...

Apple iCloud and Activation Lock Hacked; Allows Hackers to Unlock Stolen Devices

Apple iCloud and Activation Lock Hacked; Allows Hackers to Unlock Stolen Devices
May 22, 2014Swati Khandelwal
A Dutch-Moroccan team of hackers calling itself " Team DoulCi " have reportedly claimed to hack a protective feature on Apple ...
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