Starbucks App Stores Passwords in Plain Text

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The App Store over the years has won customer trust for secure apps since each app goes through an approval process. However, in the recent past there have been many cases where users’ data has been compromised due to the app developers server being hacked or not using enough security measures. It was recently revealed that the popular Starbucks app … Read More

Ravin MohindruStarbucks App Stores Passwords in Plain Text

Apple Posts Job Listing for Software Engineer to Work with AuthenTec Fingerprint Sensor Team

Authentec

Earlier this year, rumors began to emerge that Apple is planning to include a fingerprint sensor in its upcoming iPhone 5S. The reports died down for a few weeks but have once again surfaced, this time from Apple. Apple recently posted a new job listing for a software enginner to work with the AuthenTec fingerprint sensor team in Florida. Apple … Read More

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iOS 6.1.3 Software Update Reveals Yet Another Passcode Bypass

iOS 6-1-3 Software Update Passcode Bug

Only a day after releasing the iOS 6.1.3 software update to the public, Apple appears to have yet another issue with its mobile OS. iOS 6.1.3 patched an passcode lock bug on the iPhone, and also delivered a number of Maps enhancements for Japanese users. However, on Wednesday, a YouTube user “videosdebarraquito” discovered yet another bug on the iPhone 4, … Read More

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iOS 6.1.3 Software Released Addresses Passcode Bug and Enhances Japanese Maps

iOS 6-1-3

On Tuesday, Apple released iOS 6.1.3 software update to the public, addressing the passcode lock bug that has been plaguing users as well as the Japanese Map enhancements that were expected with iOS 6.1.1. Last month, Apple released the second beta of iOS 6.1.3 to developers for testing. It is likely that the beta experienced issues or other features were … Read More

Kaled AliiOS 6.1.3 Software Released Addresses Passcode Bug and Enhances Japanese Maps

iPhone 5S Features to Include Fingerprint Sensors, NFC E-Wallet?

Where is iPhone 5S Fingerprint sensor

According to a report from China Times, Apple is looking to include both fingerprint sensors and NFC (Near Field Communication) e-wallet features to the iPhone 5S. Apple has reportedly drafted a contract with Taiwan’s Chipbond Science and Technology in order to develop the fingerprint sensors. The report also notes that both the fingerprint sensors and the NFC capabilities will work … Read More

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Another Lock Screen Bypass Bug Discovered in iOS 6.1

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Apple released the second beta of iOS 6.1.3 to developers late last week to address a passcode lock bug that plagued many user’s iOS devices. Now, the issue is once again surfacing after a second lock screen bypass bug was discovered in iOS 6.1. The bug gives access to basic information such as contacts and photos, however, gives more information … Read More

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Apple Internally Testing Golden Master version of iOS 6.1, Releasing Soon

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Apple released several beta versions of iOS 6.1 to developers and is now set to release it to the public. The company was reportedly testing a new beta of 6.1, the Golden Master version, which usually remains unchanged with the public release. According to German site, iFun, Apple is going to release the GM version to developers very soon. The … Read More

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Apple Releases iOS 6.0.2 for iPhone 5 and iPad mini, Fixes WiFi Bug

iOS 6.0.2

Apple has yet to release an iOS 6.1 update, which is currently still in beta mode but has already released a new update for the new iPhone 5 and iPad mini. The update, called iOS 6.0.2 was released to fix a bug which sometimes caused the WiFi connection to falter or to not operate at all on the iPhone 5 … Read More

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Air Canada Adds iOS 6 Passbook Support For Boarding Passes

Air Canada Adds iOS 6 Passbook Support For Boarding Passes

Apple’s new Passbook feature, introduced with the latest iOS 6 is compatible with a host of apps on the Apple App Store, and is capable of storing boarding passes, gift cards, tickets, and even prescription, putting them all in one place for easy access. Upon release of the new Passbook app on iPhones and iPod touches, the only airlines that … Read More

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In-App Purchase Hack To Be Patched in iOS 6

In-app purchase iOS 6 fix

According to a report from 9to5Mac published late last week, Apple is looking to patch up the In-App purchase hack in iOS 6 and has issued best practices to developers in an email as well as a temporary solution. This will allow developers to temporarily fix the issue until a proper fix can be released in the update. The purchase … Read More

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Apple Releases iOS 5.1.1 with Bug Fixes for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch

iOS 5.1.1 Software Update-1

On Monday, Apple released iOS 5.1.1, the latest iOS update since 5.1 which brought a number of bug fixes and battery life fix for the iPhone 4S. The latest free software update is only an incremental upgrade and as expected, brings a number of bug fixes and performance enhancements for the iPhone, iPad, and the iPod touch. The exact details … Read More

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Apple Releases Trojan Flashback Removal Tool For OS X Lion Without Java

Apple Releases Trojan Flashback Removal Tool For OS X Lion Without Java

In recent weeks, a plague has overtaken the Mac OS X operating system, called the Trojan Flashback. The Flashback malware allows hackers access to personal information of Mac users, by extracting the info via a security hole in Java as well as other recent social engineering methods. With Java being the main culprit here, Apple has made a quick and … Read More

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FAA To Increase Usage of Apple’s iPad and Create Own App Store

iPad in Cockpit

The FAA issued iPads for pilots to use as replacements for paper charts and has received positive feedback from pilots and other flight crew suggesting that it is a viable replacement. Now, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration is planning to expand the usage of the iPad during flights and even for its employees. The administration is also planning to create … Read More

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Apple Releases iOS 5.1 Beta 3, Restores ‘Enable 3G’ Feature for iPhone

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On Monday, Apple released iOS 5.1 beta 3 to developers for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, adding on the previous beta versions released late last year. Apple released iOS 5.1 Beta 2 on December 12 with Build number 9B5127a. The current beta now uses build number 9B5141a. iOS 5.1 beta 3 restores a sought after feature by many users, Enable … Read More

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PassPath Review for iPhone: Serious Security for Your Photos

PassPath Review for iPhone-2

Rating: PassPath Review: A simple app for iPhone that does one thing and does it exceedingly well. If you have a need to keep photos secure, PassPath is your app. Personally, I can only think of a small number of scenarios where this level of security would be required (e.g., proprietary info, legally important photos, sexting), but if you fit one … Read More

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