Apple releases security updates for WebKit vulnerabilities
Apple has released security updates to combat the exploitation of various WebKit vulnerabilities. These insidious flaws, bearing the names CVE-2023-32409, CVE-2023-28204, and CVE-2023-32373, have set their sights on WebKit, the browser engine championed by Apple in its Safari browser.
Apple also... Read more
iMessage finally coming to Windows with Phone Link for iOS
After years of waiting, Apple's iMessage is finally reaching Windows. Microsoft announced that Phone Link for iOS is now available for all Windows 11 customers. The move allows users to make and receive phone calls, send and receive messages, access contacts, and view notifications directly on thei... Read more
Apple releases latest security patches for older devices
Last week's security updates are now available for older iPhones, iPads, and Macs.
This week Apple released iOS and iPadOS 15.7.5, macOS Monterey 12.6.5, and macOS Big Sur 11.7.6 to patch two security vulnerabilities in older devices that are still receiving software updates but aren’t capable... Read more
Apple patches two dangerous zero-day vulnerabilities
Apple recently patched two zero-day vulnerabilities in iOS, iPadOS and macOS that allow cybercriminals to hack virtually any Apple device. These are WebKit and kernel vulnerabilities discovered by third parties.
The discovered zero-day vulnerabilities may already be actively exploited, Apple ind... Read more
Dashlane makes their mobile code publicly available
The password manager vendor has decided to move to an open source DevOps strategy
Dashlane has announced that it has made the source code for its Android and iOS apps available on GitHub. The code is now open sourced under GitHub's Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 license, the comp... Read more
‘Apple tracks personal information despite claiming it doesn’t’
Two iOS security researchers have discovered that Apple's claim of protecting iPhone users' privacy is far from true.
A Twitter post by Tommy Mysk and Tala Haj Bakry alleges that Apple tracks users via an identifier referred to as 'Direct Services Identifier' (DSID).
Apple requests analytica... Read more
Microsoft announces Mobile Network Protection for Defender
The solution is now generally available for both iOS and Android devices.
Microsoft has announced that its Mobile Network Protection feature is now generally available for Android and iOS devices running Microsoft's Defender for Endpoint (MDE) enterprise endpoint security platform.
The Mobil... Read more
Apple releases iPadOS 16, iOS 16.1 and macOS Ventura
Apple released a series of software updates for a range of devices, including macOS Ventura, iPadOS 16, iOS 16.1, tvOS 16.1 and watchOS 9.1.
The iOS, watchOS, tvOS and HomePod software updates are all bug fixes for the original x.0 versions released in September. In addition, each adds a minimum... Read more
German security authority certifies the security of iPhones and iPads
The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) investigated the overall security of iOS and iPadOS smartphones and tablets. The analysis confirmed the efficacy of Apple's integrated security functions.
The BSI concluded that the applications for e-mail, calendar and contacts incorporat... Read more
MS Office supports co-editing of sensitive files on Android and iOS
Microsoft released a new Office for iOS and Android feature that extends the types of files that may be co-edited in real-time. Microsoft Purview Information Protection documents can now be co-authored in Office's mobile apps.
Multiple users can edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents in real... Read more