Tagged: Apple

Legal Ruling Suspects Fingerprint may be used to UNLOCK his mobile device.

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A Virginia Circuit Court judge has ruled that the Fifth Amendment does not protect one’s fingerprint to unlock a device.  However it does protect passcodes.

Getting to the Bottom with the Latest Round of Issues with iOS 8.

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Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s release of the iOS 8.0.1 software update, cut off user’s ability to make calls via iPhones.  Creating yet another major blow up in the saga of the iOS 8 roll out.  This issue appears to have a link to another that’s still fresh in people’s minds: the 2012 introduction of a new maps program.
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Shellshock botnet targets Akamai, as well as US DoD networks.

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Attackers were quick to capitalized on the  Shellshock Bash command interpreter bug disclosed yesterday.  Constructing a botnet that is rapidly try to infect other servers, according to a security researcher. (more…)

Apple Releases iOS 8.0.2 fixing issues with with Cellular and Touch ID in 8.0.1

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Apple’s update iOS 8.0.2 has now been placed on servers to address the issues discovered in yesterday’s 8.0.1 update on the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. The new release includes all of the HealthKit and keyboard fixes, among others, as well as the ability to actually make phone calls and connect to a cellular data network.   (more…)

Fix: Apple OS X 10.10 Beta 3, FaceTime/Continuity Mic not working.

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Updated: Changed the Terminal command to reflect “sudo killall coreaudiod”
Apples recent announcement of features in iOS 8 that will bring the iOS and the upcoming Mac OS X 10.10 release even closer together has not been without some bumps in the road.  We have all seen some of the previous news regarding those.   (more…)