Two major mobile payments companies in China have asked Apple to help reduce theft on their platforms, where customers' funds are being drained by criminals using stolen Apple IDs connected to their payment accounts for fraudulent App Store purchases.
An Apple Watch may provide clues surrounding the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a consulate in Turkey, with the wearable said to be at the center of an investigation to find out what happened to the Saudi dissident.
Apple has spent the last five years combatting fraud relating to iPhone repairs in China, where parts were stolen from working iPhones and were submitted for repair under warranty, a problem that reportedly cost billions of dollars and forced Apple to investigate.
Apple has contracted a number of police departments in Sacramento, California to station officers at some Apple Stores, in a bid to increase security at its retail outlets following a long string of robberies by crews in the state.
Law enforcement officials in the California Bay Area have announced several arrests spanning the entire state, with all of the alleged perpetrators accused of being involved in the recent rash of brazen Apple Store thefts.
An Australian teen who gained unauthorized access to Apple's corporate network has been sentenced to eight months probation for his crimes, which included the collection of about one terabyte of sensitive data gleaned from company servers.
Several more Apple Store robberies in California, a Congressman's campaign cash spending spree including Apple Store visits, and an NFL star is accused of insider trading over FaceTime. The latest from the Apple crime blotter.
Authorities in California are hoping to finally catch the thieves who they say are responsible for this summer's series of Apple Store robberies throughout California. That and more in this week's Apple crime blotter.
Apple on Friday commented on recent revelations that an Australian teen gained unauthorized access to its corporate computer network, saying the hack did not compromise customer data despite reports claiming the boy accessed customer accounts.
Apple Stores nationwide suffer smash-and-grab thefts, and fallout from the arrest of an Apple employee caught attempting to flee to China with stolen trade secrets in AppleInsider's latest Apple crime roundup.
In this latest Apple crime roundup, iPhones get stolen in a variety of ways, the girlfriend of a mob boss asks for her phone back from the police, and an Apple Store gets hit for a pile of accessories.
Stealing $100,000 of product via rappelling, mass iPhone theft at the Firefly festival, and a warning about Russian hackers. The latest in an occasional AppleInsider feature: A look at Apple-related crime.