Microsoft exec reveals “routine” secrecy orders from government investigators

Microsoft exec Tom Burt revealed Wednesday that Federal law enforcement agencies send “routine” secret orders for customer information.

Read more

Patch now! Apple fixes in-the-wild iPhone vulnerabilities

Apple has patched two vulnerabilities in the WebKit browser rendering engine that are being used in the wild against older devices.

Read more

What is Incognito mode? Our private browsing 101

We look at what Incognito mode does, how to turn it on, what it’s good at, and explain why it may not do what you think it does.

Read more

Apple confirms Macs get malware

Craig Federighi’s admission that Apple has “a level of malware on the Mac that we don’t find acceptable” broke the internet. It shouldn’t have.

Read more

Using iPhones and AirTags to sneak data out of air-gapped networks

A researcher has discovered a method for exfiltrating data from air-gapped networks using Apple’s Find My technology.

Read more

Signal app insists it’s so private it can’t provide subpoenaed call data

Signal told investigators it could not comply with a legal request for user records and communications because the records do not exist.

Read more

Chrome users, here’s how to opt out of the Google FLoC trial

Google’s FLoC trial will change how millions of users are tracked online. Here’s how to find out if you’re part of the trial, and how to opt out.

Read more

Research claims Google Pixel phones share 20 times more data than iPhones

Researchers have tested the amount of telemetry data that Android and iPhone handhelds send home. The results may surprise you.

Read more

The one reason your iPhone needs a VPN

If there’s one reason users need to use a VPN with their iPhones, it’s this: A VPN can protect you where Apple cannot.

Read more

Apple shines and buffs Mac security—Is it enough to stop today’s malware?

Apple is ramping up its security efforts, but its go-it-alone approach risks shutting allies out and protecting attackers.

Read more

Select your language