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iOS malware uses copy protection to infect 'pure' devices

Ne'er-do-wells have so far exploited holes in Apple's FairPlay copy protection primarily to distribute pirated iOS apps, but it now looks like they're turning their energy toward hurting users. Palo Alto Networks says it has discovered AceDeceiver, the first malware that uses FairPlay to infect its …

Apps

IBM cuts down IT support staff w/ Mac deployment, says 5% of Mac users call help desk vs 40% for PCs

Deploying Macs to employees has helped IBM significantly reduce its IT staff and cut down on time and costs, the company’s VP of Workplace-as-a-Service Fletcher Previn explained at a recent talk during the JAMF Nation User Conference (JNUC). Previn offered some insight into how offering Macs has …

iOS and OS X bug lets attackers steal passwords from iCloud Keychain

A group of six university researchers claim to have successfully bypassed Apple’s tight App Store approval processes to publish Mac and iOS malware apps. According to the report, the team presented the zero-day vulnerability to Apple back in October 2014 and were told to keep quiet about it for at …

Information Security

Popcorn Time’s new website makes piracy easier than ever

In news that is likely to cause all manner of headaches around Hollywood, Popcorn Time — the streaming torrent service often described as “Netflix for pirates” — is now easier to access than ever, thanks to a new website.<p>But how long will it last?<p>Launched in 2014, Popcorn Time has previously been …

You should be using these browser extensions to keep yourself safe online

The invention of the internet made it easy to do amazing things online, like buying junk in a single click, but unfortunately that also came with consequences, like companies being able track your every move as you browse.<p>You might not know it, but every website you visit is using one or more …

21 Best Apps for Business Travelers

The days of paperless travel are upon us, with digital boarding passes, e-confirmations and online travel booking on the upswing. Business travelers …

1,500 iOS apps have this serious security flaw. Find out if your iPhone’s at risk.

A serious security flaw affecting approximately 1,500 iOS apps makes them vulnerable to hackers looking to swipe passwords, bank account info and other sensitive data, according to a new report.<p>The bug, which security analytics firm SourceDNA identified last month, has been fixed in an update to …

10 Easy Ways To Free Up A Lot Of Space On Your iPhone

Your iPhone is full of junk you don't need. And a recent class action lawsuit against Apple has brought to light that even if you buy a 16 GB iPhone, you can't actually use all 16 GB of storage.<p>So let's try to make the most of what you have. We have identified 10 simple ways you can manage and …

iOS ‘Masque Attack’ vulnerability could be more dangerous than WireLurker

Less than a week after WireLurker shocked the iOS community with its vulnerability, a new malware threat has been discovered that could be even more dangerous.<p>The FireEye mobile security research team announced today that they’ve discovered a new iOS malware threat called Masque Attack that mimics …

Ignore the banks, the housing bubble is real

<b>A raft of executives and chief economists from almost every major bank have screamed their message that there's no housing bubble, so that has to be</b> …