1. News
    September 30th, 2015 by Caitlin McGarry
    Apple throws down the gauntlet with overhauled privacy policy

    Apple is making it very clear how it uses your data with a revamp of its privacy policy, posted in full on the company’s website. In the process,...

  2. Blogs
    March 20th, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    FREAKish apps still have security holes

    The web security exploit known as FREAK was patched by Apple days after it was discovered two weeks ago. FREAK relied on a configuration issue...

  3. Blogs
    March 3rd, 2015 by Glenn Fleishman
    How to keep your email private with PGP encryption on your Mac

    In our last episode of Private I, I explained the basics of public-key (PK) cryptography, a way to scramble messages in a way that only someone possessing...

  4. News
    January 9th, 2015 by Lucian Constantin
    Apple blocks tool that brute-forces iCloud passwords

    Apple has fixed an issue that could have allowed attackers to launch brute-force attacks against iCloud users in order to guess their passwords. The...

  5. Help
    December 18th, 2014 by Topher Kessler
    The four Mac security options everyone should know

    As our lives increasingly go digital, security is a major concern not only for the various online services we use, but also for the devices on which...

  6. Blogs
    December 12th, 2014 by Zach Miners
    How your in-store shopping affects the ads you see on Facebook

    While many activities have migrated online, Facebook is still eager to know how its users shop in physical stores. That information helps companies...

  7. Blogs
    October 29th, 2014 by Jared Newman
    Four key takeaways (and 1 non-news tidbit) fromTim Cook’s WSJD talk

    Apple doesn’t make a habit of revealing major news at other company’s conferences, but that doesn’t mean Tim Cook’s appearance...

  8. News
    September 19th, 2014 by Caitlin McGarry
    Apple updates privacy policy: ‘We sell great products,’ not your data, says Tim Cook

    Need another reason to upgrade to iOS 8? Apple can’t see any of your personal information if you have a passcode enabled on devices running the...

  9. News
    September 16th, 2014 by Harry Tunnecliffe
    Apple Watch, HealthKit APIs facing early questions concerning user privacy

    Many months ahead of its expected early 2015 release, the Apple Watch has been publicly questioned in the US over the privacy for users of the new...

  10. News
    July 28th, 2014 by Michael Kan
    Apple faces iOS 7 privacy suit following Chinese TV report

    An iPhone user has filed a lawsuit for invasion of privacy against Apple, about a week after a Chinese state broadcaster raised security concerns...

  11. Blogs
    June 26th, 2014 by Rich Mogull
    Why Apple really cares about your privacy

    In the days and weeks since Apple’s WWDC keynote, something’s been bugging me, but I couldn’t quite put my finger on it. Then, recently, while...

  12. News
    March 24th, 2014 by Madeleine Swain
    Apple, Yahoo and Google also claim the right to read users’ emails

    Last month, this site ran an article reporting how reluctant Apple is to share your information with third parties and how disgruntled media buyers...

  13. News
    February 19th, 2014 by Tony Bradley
    Report finds iOS apps riskier than Android apps

    How many apps do you have on your smartphone or tablet right now? Well, take that number, and multiply it by 0.9. That’s about how many of your...

  14. News
    December 14th, 2013 by John Ribeiro
    Twitter reverses policy that would allow blocked persons to follow user

    Twitter has reversed a controversial policy change announced Thursday that would let a user block others on Twitter, but the blocked people could...

  15. Help
    November 26th, 2013 by Christopher Breen
    Combating curious kinfolk on your Mac

    A reader who wishes to remain anonymous (you’ll see why shortly) is concerned about his curious kin. He writes: “Over the upcoming holidays,...

  16. News
    October 12th, 2013 by Zach Miners
    Soon, everyone will be searchable on Facebook

    In a matter of weeks, everyone on Facebook will be searchable by name. But you’ll still have ways to control who sees your content, as long...

  17. News
    July 9th, 2013 by Ian Paul
    Facebook’s Graph Search starts rolling out to all US users

    Soon, everyone who skims through Facebook in US English will be able to find out who among their friends likes coffee and jazz. Facebook announced...

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