Re-examining the Security of Personal Cloud Apps

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Although the idea of security in the cloud is most frequently discussed in terms of business/enterprise settings, the protection of personal files increasingly becomes a concern for end-users, as well. We saw this after the infamous Sony and iCloud hacks last year, when more people (even celebrities) realized how easily their files could be compromised …

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Critical SwiftKey and Zero-Day vulnerabilities reported in Samsung and Apple accordingly

Critical Flaws in Apple, Samsung Devices

Two massive security flaws have been found in Apple and Android products that could enable hackers to grab your data and private information. The first vulnerability is a zero-day alike bug in OS X and iOS that enables the hackers to steal both application passwords and Keychain (the password manager). The vulnerability, initially got disclosed …

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Google Might Sell Your Private Emails to Your Grandchildren in the Future

Google Might Sell Your Private Emails

The recent data breach at Sony Entertainment studio proves there is huge chunks of our private information floating in databases around the world, which will be available to our grand kids in the future.  Many think they’ve got nothing to hide but in reality we are all have something to hide. Connecting the dots about …

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Tim Cook’s “Very Open” Talk on the future of Apple in China

Tim Cook’s “Very Open” Talk on the future of Apple in China

Apple’s CEO Tim Cook had a “Very open, fascinating and Impressive” meeting with Chinese vice Premier, days after hacking of iCloud servers in China. Although Cook never revealed the details of the Beijing meeting, reports have it that Cook raised a host of security and privacy issues, in addition Apple’s plan to introduce Apple Pay …

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Alleged Man-In-The-Middle Attacks from China Targeting the iCloud

Alleged Man-In-The-Middle Attacks from China Targeting iCloud

Isn’t it ironic? The Chinese State is yet again involved in accusations regarding MITM (man-in-the-middle) attacks against the iCloud. This happens on the very same day when the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus have been released to the public in China. Although normally the iCloud makes use of a secured SSL certificate, the …

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Google Eric Schmidt hits back at Apple’s Tim Cook

Google’s love-hate affair with Apple took a new twist this week, Chairman Eric Schmidt sparked a war of words with Apple’s Tim Cook, over what many view as a never ending supremacy battle. Apple’s Tim Cook seem to have started the war with Google. In an interview with Charlie Rose, Cook said Apple was much …

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How the Apple iCloud Works and How Secure It Is

The late Steve Jobs was brilliant, when he introduced iCloud to the world back in 2011 and described it as “the digital hub for your digital life”. Formerly known by many names, including MobileMe, this has been an innovative app suite for Apple users everywhere in the world. Nowadays, all the people who own some …

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