Tagged: Apple

Video: What You Need to Know About Recent ‘XARA’ Exploits Against iOS and OS X


Video: What You Need to Know About Recent ‘XARA’ Exploits Against iOS and OS X
Earlier this week, researchers from several universities published a report exposing a string of security vulnerabilities in iOS and OS X. The vulnerabilities, all labeled as XARA weaknesses, let malicious apps approved on the Mac and iOS App Stores gain access to sensitive data like passwords.

Apple embarks on wave of new battery-related job hires and iOS improvements


Apple has been looking to make significant additions to its battery technology team since the beginning of March, with a special emphasis on iOS devices, newly listed positions available at the company reveal. (more…)

Apple Patent suggests update to MAPS for Public Transportation

Some new features may be on the way for commuters.  For those relying on public transportation such as bus and subways, a recent patent may reveal Apple’s upcoming plans for addition’s to Apple’s MAPS app.


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

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.

Apple Releases OS X 10.10 Gold Master to Developers and Rolls 4th Public Release.

OSX GoldMaster
The next-generation of the Mac OS is very near it’s release.  Some speculate that we could see it in as soon as 3 weeks, as Apple on released a golden master candidate of OS X Yosemite to developers for testing.

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

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.