04/19/2013, 11:04 am
Data collected by Apple to improve its voice-driven Siri service is anonymized and kept on the company's servers for up to two years before it is discarded.
04/04/2013, 08:04 am
Officials with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration are reportedly frustrated that they cannot crack Apple's iMessage encryption to listen in on suspects.
03/22/2013, 06:03 pm
Hours after a security exploit was discovered regarding the resetting of Apple ID passwords, the company has acknowledged the issue and said it is actively working on a fix.
03/22/2013, 03:03 pm
Just a day after Apple tightened account security by introducing two-step verification, yet another vulnerability has been exposed, one that could allow for malicious users to reset the Apple ID and iCloud passwords of others using only an email address and date of birth.
03/22/2013, 02:03 pm
Shortly after news emerged of a new adware trojan targeting OS X web browsers, Apple has updated its malware and adware detections list to block Yontoo.
03/21/2013, 01:03 am
A newly discovered trojan has been found to target OS X Web browsers like Safari, Chrome and Firefox, inserting adware onto an affected computer to net criminals profits from affiliate ad networks.
03/18/2013, 04:03 pm
The hacker who helped to obtain and disclose more than 100,000 iPad 3G users' e-mails from AT&T in 2010 was sentenced on Monday to 41 months in prison.
03/13/2013, 01:03 pm
Security on Apple's iOS is notably tight, but an Israeli firm has pointed out that the profile system for iPads and iPhones could leave users open to remote attacks resulting in data theft.
03/07/2013, 11:03 am
Security researchers in Germany have discovered that physically freezing an Android smartphone can grant access to encrypted data.
03/04/2013, 05:03 pm
Apple on Monday released an updated version of Java 6 to plug a hole that can lead to malicious software being installed on an affected user's Mac.
02/25/2013, 02:02 pm
Another vulnerability has been discovered in iOS 6.1 that could give malicious users access to data on an iPhone with a lockscreen passcode enabled.
02/20/2013, 08:02 am
While earlier reports suggested hackers who targeted Apple emanated from China, investigators now believe the criminals are instead based out of Eastern Europe.
02/19/2013, 05:02 pm
Following Apple's Tuesday announcement that it was hacked by the same group of attackers who compromised Facebook systems late last week, it now appears that the website responsible for hosting the malware has been discovered.
02/19/2013, 04:02 pm
Just hours after Apple announced that it too was victim to a wide-ranging malware attack, the company released a new version of Java for OS X to plug a hole in the software that can be exploited to install malware onto an affected machine.
02/19/2013, 01:02 pm
Apple on Tuesday disclosed that it was hacked by the same group that targeted social networking site Facebook, and also announced that an incoming software update for OS X will protect consumers from the same type of vulnerability.
02/14/2013, 03:02 pm
Following quickly after news emerged of an iOS passcode bypass exploit, Apple has given word that it will be releasing a software update to repair the vulnerability.
02/14/2013, 07:02 am
A new security flaw discovered in Apple's mobile operating system lets anyone bypass the passcode lock on iPhones running iOS 6.1 in a matter of seconds, revealing access to the phone's contacts, voicemails, and photos.
02/04/2013, 02:02 pm
Hackers on Monday released a long-awaited untethered software "jailbreak" of Apple's iOS 6. Separately, a newly discovered bug causes most Mountain Lion applications to crash by typing in just 8 characters.
02/01/2013, 04:02 pm
One day after Apple blocked Java 7's latest update from running on OS X, Oracle on Friday released a new version reportedly addressing vulnerabilities seen with the last build.
01/12/2013, 09:01 pm
In response to the discovery of a Java 7 flaw that prompted Apple to disable the software in OS X, Oracle issued a statement saying it is currently working on a fix and will release the patch soon.