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    Apple Addresses iPhone 11 Location Privacy Concern

    January 23rd, 2020 by

    Apple Addresses iPhone 11 Location Privacy Concern

    Apple is rolling out a new update to its iOS operating system that addresses the location privacy issue on iPhone 11 devices that was first detailed by KrebsOnline last month.

    Posted in Newsletters, Patches, Smart Phones | No Comments »

    Apple releases iOS 12.4.1 to Patch Security Flaw

    August 27th, 2019 by

    Apple Releases iOS 12.4.1 to Patch Security Flaw Behind Jailbreak

    “Apple released iOS 12.4.1 today to fix a security flaw reintroduced with the release of iOS 12.4, and used by security researcher Pwn20wnd to develop and release a jailbreak tool for up-to-date iOS devices.

    The vulnerability patched today by Apple is a use after free tracked as CVE-2019-8605 targeted by the Sock Puppet exploit that was used to create jailbreak tools for iOS devices.”

    Posted in Patches, Smart Phones, Updates | No Comments »

    Big FaceTime bug! Caller can snoop without permission

    January 29th, 2019 by

    Bug Lets Callers Snoop On You Without Permission

    “A serious Apple iOS bug has been discovered that allows FaceTime users to access the microphone and front facing camera of who they are calling even if the person does not answer the call.”

    Suggestion is to disable FaceTime until a patch is released later this week.

    Posted in Security Breeches, Smart Phones | No Comments »

    Own an iPhone 8? It may have a faulty circuit board

    September 10th, 2018 by

    How to check if your iPhone 8 has a faulty logic board and is part of a recall

    “Does your iPhone 8 seem to not be working properly? Apple has admitted that a “small percentage” of iPhone 8 models may suddenly freeze or restart due to an issue with the logic board. Even if you’re not experiencing these issues just yet, it’s possible that the symptoms of a faulty logic board may show up at some point in the future.”

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