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iMessage, metadata, and law enforcement: What you need to know!

iMessage stores metadata about who's being contacted — should that worry you?

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iTunes backup vulnerability: What you need to know!

Researchers claim new iTunes backup hash for iOS 10 iPhones and iPads easier to brute force than previous hash.

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How to set up Apple's 2-factor authentication for Auto Unlock on macOS Sierra

How do you switch from Apple's two-step to two-factor authentication, how do you set it up, and how do you get verification codes? Here's what you need to know!

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Transmission BitTorrent app once again infected with malware

Transmission, the popular Mac BitTorrent client that everyone only ever uses to download totally legit open source files, has once again been hijacked to serve malware.

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Apple has patched the Pegasus malware, but here's what you need to know

Everything you need to know about the Pegasus malware and how Apple responded.

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Passcode for iPhone: The ultimate guide

How do you change the passcode on your iPhone or iPad? Switch to a longer number or stronger password? How do you turn it off? Here's what you need to know!

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Apple's new security bug bounty program: What you need to know!

Today, as part of the company’s presentation at the Black Hat security conference, Apple will be announcing its first security bounty program. I had a chance to speak with several people at Apple involved with the program, and here’s what you need to know.

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What to do when your iPhone or iPad is stolen

Many know to use Apple's Find My iPhone service to track down their lost device, but there's more to securing and (hopefully) finding your device than you might think.

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Here's why the iOS 10 kernel cache is unencrypted

The kernel cache in iOS 10 is unencrypted. This has led to some speculation that Apple either changed its policy on security, or that someone screwed up. My understanding is that the reason was something else entirely.

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How to set up two-factor authentication for Twitter

Protect your account by enabling Twitter's two-factor authentication options.

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