Apple secures WebKit as global ransomware attacks surge

If nothing else, Apple’s most recent emergency security update should be considered proof of an increasingly tense security environment.

Enterprises must understand that while Apple maintains a pretty solid ecosystem — certainly at present the most secure, even according to Cisco — that doesn’t mean it’s entirely safe, and every Apple customer needs to get wise to the growing proliferation of threats.

With more and more business users turning to the company’s solutions, it’s important to get ahead of the threat.

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What is Contact Key Verification and how is it used?

Many business professionals require highly secure messaging solutions, particularly when they travel. Apple’s iMessage will soon offer a new secure identity verification system enterprise professionals might find useful. It’s called Contact Key Verification.

What is Contact Key Verification?

Apple actually announced the system in 2022. It is now expected to go live across the Apple ecosystem with the release of iOS 17.2 and updates for Macs and iPads.

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Apple’s latest China App Store problem is a warning for us all

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Homeland Security confirms your privacy is no longer safe

The big problem with privacy is that once you relinquish some of it, you never get it back. What makes it worse is when those who are supposed to protect your rights choose to undermine them. When they do so, they eat away at the thin protections we should all enjoy in the digital age.

US agencies’ illegal use of smartphone data

These are some of the reasons to be so concerned to learn from a newly released US Department of Homeland Security report that multiple US government agencies illegally used smartphone location data, breaching privacy regulations as they did. To do this, they purchased smartphone location data, including Advertising Identifiers (AdIDs) from data brokers that had been harvested from a wide range of apps.

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Update now! Apple patches vulnerabilities on iPhone and iPad

Categories: Exploits and vulnerabilities

Categories: News

Tags: Apple

Tags: iOS

Tags: iPad

Tags: 17.0.3

Tags: CVE-2023-42824

Tags: CVE-2023-5217

Apple has issued an emergency update to patch two vulnerabilities, including an actively exploited one.

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