Apple has decided to postpone plans for the rollout of a child safety feature that scanned hashes of iCloud Photos uploads in order to determine if users are storing child sex abuse material (CSAM).
Apple has released a new version of iCloud in the Microsoft Store, which also brings a dedicated app for iCloud Passwords through which you can manage your account and credentials directly on Windows.
Apple has addressed privacy concerns regarding its sex abuse scanning by clarifying that the new feature would only flag accounts with at least 30 iCloud photos matching Child Sexual Abuse Material.
Apple has provided more details about its child safety photo scanning technologies that have been drawing some fire from critics. It has also described the end-to-end flow of its review process.
An open letter demanding that Apple halt the rollout of its photo scanning tech and issue a statement to reaffirm its commitment to privacy now has signatures from over 5,000 individuals and firms.
In an internal memo, Apple's Software VP has acknowledged that people are worried about the company scanning iCloud Photos for child sex abuse material, but says that this is due to misunderstandings.
Apple has introduced new safety features for iPhone, iPad, and Mac to safeguard children from predators. It is working alongside the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC).
Brazilian criminals are capable of accessing bank accounts using data from stolen iPhones. They don't use any modern ways or advanced tools from Cellebrite, just SIM cards to access devices' data.
Apple has introduced a new tool that will allow users to transfer iCloud Photos to Google Photos. The tool will copy iCloud data and transfer it to Google Photos making it easier to switch ecosystems.
Apple has pulled iCloud 12 from the Microsoft Store. While the company hasn't officially cited a reason yet, many users had complained about bugs including two-factor authentication not working.
Apple has released an iCloud Passwords extension for Chrome, which allows you to use Safari-generated passwords on Chrome on your PC and sync new Chrome passwords to iCloud for use on Apple devices.
Microsoft Authenticator will soon let iOS users replace the in-built keychain feature for managing passwords. Users will be able to sync credentials across platforms through their Microsoft accounts.
Among other Apple Services, the App Store is now available in 175 countries and regions, and Apple Music in 167. The latter is offering a six-month trial and specialized playlists for new customers.
While Apple has always boasted being a champion of consumer privacy, according to a new reports, the only reason that it doesn't encrypt your iCloud backups is because of FBI push-back.
Apple's feature page for macOS Catalina sets the availability of folder sharing via iCloud in the spring of 2020. However, a separate page for iOS 13 features indicates it will go live this fall.
In this week's episode, we discuss Microsoft's announcement at the world's largest gaming event, E3, including the new Elite Series 2 controller and the official announcement of Project Scarlett.
Microsoft today announced that iCloud for Windows is now available in the Microsoft Store. The app includes the same technology that's used in Microsoft's OneDrive Files On-Demand.
Apple has released an update to iCloud for Windows, bringing it to version 7.8.1. This update fixes the issue that caused Microsoft to block the upgrade path to the latest version of Windows 10.
A bug has been discovered in the Windows 10 October 2018 Update, which prevents the installation of iCloud. While Microsoft and Apple resolve the issue, the update will not be offered to select users.
A tweet by OneDrive's Director of Program Management, Omar Shahine, suggests Microsoft may be looking at upgrading the amount of storage you can have on OneDrive from the current cap of 1TB.
Apple has launched its new Data and Privacy website in order to get in-line with the GDPR rules coming into effect on Friday. The site lets you download your account archive and delete your account.
In a document updated last month, Apple confirmed that it uses Google Cloud Platform to host user data for iCloud. Interestingly, the file no longer makes a mention of Microsoft Azure.
Apple today released iTunes 12.6.2 and iCloud 6.2.2 for Windows, including a number of security fixes for the apps. Most of the vulnerabilities that were fixed are related to WebKit.
Nine months after introducing a 2TB option for its iCloud storage service, Apple has halved its price to $9.99 a month, replacing the 1TB tier that was previously available at the same price.
A group of hackers are threatening to wipe millions of iPhones, including iCloud accounts, unless Apple pays a ransom before April 7. They are demanding $75,000 worth of Bitcoins to settle the issue.
Apple today introduced a new tier for its iCloud storage, 2TB, making it one of very few solutions that offers such an amount. The service will cost $19.99-per-month, twice the 1TB plan.
A significant outage hit many of Apple's services yesterday, including the App Store, iCloud and Apple TV - but while the company says its services have since been restored, the cause remains unclear.
Many of Apple's services are currently down, including the App Store for both Mac and iOS, Photos, iWork for iCloud, and quite a bit more. Apple has not publicly acknowledged the problem.
Apple's iCloud Mail and Notes are currently suffering an outage, which has been ongoing for several hours. Apple has acknowledged the service interruption, and says that it is investigating the issue.
Apple has reportedly ditched Amazon's Web Services and is now in the process of migrating a big part of the iCloud infrastructure onto Google's Cloud Platform. Apple is also a Microsoft Azure client.
A year and a half ago, a hacker leaked nude photos of celebrities from their iCloud and Google accounts. The man suspected of being behind the hack has now been arrested by authorities.
In a rather unexpected turn of events, Apple has taken a jab at Microsoft by replacing the Windows logo on the iCloud support page with a blatantly obvious logo of a normal window.
To help aid on the recent financial crisis experienced in Greece, Apple has announced that use of its iCloud service will be free for users in Greece for the next 30 days.
Apple has recently made its iWork suite of apps available to Windows users. This apparently grants these users the ability to create an iCloud account, originally exclusive to owners of Apple devices.
It might be a case of deja vu in the future as it has been discovered that Apple's iCloud is still not safe from hackers even with the security measures introduced after the celebrity photo leaks.
iOS 8 seems to have a few more bugs up its sleeve. This time, users are reporting that using a device's "Reset All Settings" option will result in iCloud documents being (almost) permanently deleted.
Three weeks after the original round of leaks showing dozens of celebrities in compromising poses went online, it appears that another batch has leaked which include previous and other celebs.
Apple's CEO Tim Cook has announced in an interview that the company would be adding new security features to iCloud, including alerts that notify you if someone tries to change your password.
Apple has broken their silence over the breached celeb accounts hack which resulted in dozens of celebrities having their most private moments put online for the whole world to see.
Apple has issued a statement regarding the latest security breach in Australia saying that iCloud has not been compromised, but the users should change their passwords to prevent any damage.