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Emerging networking technology already used by Apple will frustrate

August 8th, 2014

“Today's security software is ineffective against an emerging networking technology already in use by Apple for its Siri voice-recognition software, according to research presented at the Black Hat hacking conference this week,” Jeremy Kirk reports for IDG News Service. “The technology, called Multipath TCP (MPTCP), is a souped-up sibling of TCP, … Thelonious Mac Registered User

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Facebook acquires PrivateCore, aims to better secure your data on …

August 7th, 2014

Facebook, the world's biggest social network, is buying online security company PrivateCore for an undisclosed amount of money. It's almost certainly not Instagram or Oculus levels of cash, never mind the tens of billions

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Macintosh Security: Upcoming Changes In Apple's Gatekeeper …

August 6th, 2014

Upcoming Changes In Apple's Gatekeeper Security . –. Apple started providing 'Gatekeeper' with OS X 10.7.x

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Detailed Yet Sketchy Report Claims 802.11ac Wi-Fi … - Mac Rumors

August 6th, 2014

Apple's Touch ID fingerprint sensor is said to include minor improvements that “speed up read times, cut down on false rejections, and improve security for mobile payments and biometrics,” and the source suggests the

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China Said to Ban Government Purchases of Apple … - Mac Rumors

August 6th, 2014

According to Bloomberg, China's National Development and Reform Commission and the Ministry of Finance have prohibited government purchases of Apple hardware, citing security concerns as the reason for the ban.

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China Said to Ban Government Purchases of Apple Hardware Amid …

August 6th, 2014

China Said to Ban Government Purchases of Apple Hardware Amid Heightened Security Concerns [ Mac Blog]. By Cult of Mac on 22/06/2013 in Category. According to Bloomberg, China's National Development and Reform Commission and

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Apple devices banned from Chinese government due to security fears

August 6th, 2014

By Cult of Mac on 22/06/2013 in Category. It may dominate 80 percent of China's high-end smartphone market, but one place Apple's not racking up supporters or sales is in the Chinese government. In fact, according to a new list drawn up by the country's National Development and Reform Commission and Ministry of Finance, Apple products are persona non grata when it comes to high tech devices that public money is allowed to be spent on.

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Keeper Secure File Storage Now Available for iOS Users

August 5th, 2014

Researcher Details USB-Based Attack That … - Mac Rumors

July 31st, 2014

Security research Karsten Nohl of Berlin's SR Labs has revealed a flaw in USB devices that potentially allows hackers to evade all known security measures used by a computer. In a report by Wired, Nohl says his BadUSB

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Apple patent application reveals new security control features for …

July 31st, 2014

“The new security system will work with an iPhone and Apple's iTunes Store on a Mac ,” Purcher reports. “The controls will allow parents to set boundaries for spending and track all purchases.” Purcher reports, “ Apple's patent

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