Apple’s iOS 14.5 update arrived this week, including a much-discussed feature called App Tracking Transparency. The feature allows users to have more control over their data and how they’re tracked across apps and websites. Plus, Apple’s recently refreshed iMac could be the last Mac to ship with M1 chips, as a new Apple Silicon chip… Continue reading Podcast: iOS 14.5 brings App Tracking Transparency; Next Apple Silicon chip
Ironically, EDR’s success has spawned demand for technology that extends beyond it.
In this entertaining story of French serial criminal Rédoine Faïd and his jailbreaking ways, there’s this bit about cell phone surveillance: After Faïd’s helicopter breakout, 3,000 police officers took part in the manhunt. According to the 2019 documentary La Traque de Rédoine Faïd, detective units scoured records of cell phones used during his escape, isolating… Continue reading Identifying People Through Lack of Cell Phone Use
Some of the world’s top tech firms are backing a new industry task force focused on disrupting cybercriminal ransomware gangs by limiting their ability to get paid, and targeting the individuals and finances of the organized thieves behind these crimes. In a 81-page report delivered to the Biden administration this week, top executives from Amazon,… Continue reading Task Force Seeks to Disrupt Ransomware Payments
We live our lives on the web, which means numerous logins to remember. Learn about the best password managers to simplify logins, according to SafeWise experts. The post The Best Password Manager for All Your Devices appeared first on SafeWise.
Microsoft never sleeps. In addition to its steady releases of major and minor updates to the current version of Windows 10, the company frequently rolls out public preview builds to members of its Windows Insider Program, allowing them to test out — and even help shape — upcoming features. Microsoft numbers Windows 10 releases using… Continue reading Windows 10 Insider Previews: A guide to the builds
The FluBot Android malware has spread throughout several European countries through an SMS package delivery scam.
Big-three consumer credit bureau Experian just fixed a weakness with a partner website that let anyone look up the credit score of tens of millions of Americans just by supplying their name and mailing address, KrebsOnSecurity has learned. Experian says it has plugged the data leak, but the researcher who reported the finding says he… Continue reading Experian API Exposed Credit Scores of Most Americans
Find out what homeowners insurance is, why you need it, and how to get the right coverage for the right price. See how much home insurance costs in your state. The post What Is Homeowners Insurance? appeared first on SafeWise.
Enterprises should install Apple’s latest macOS Big Sur 11.3 update to secure their Macs. I spoke with Jamf Mac security expert Jaron Bradley, who explained why. Install macOS 11.3 immediately Enterprise users running fleets of Macs should get their IT support teams to approve the installation of Apple’s macOS Big Sur 11.3 update as swiftly… Continue reading Why enterprises must install the latest macOS software patch