The yet-to-be-named mobile authentication platform aimed at countering problems like fraud and identity theft should launch commercially later in 2018, with internal trials schedule to start in the next few weeks.
iOS 11.3 increases pairing security for connected USB accessories. The new rules require that you approve the connection either by plugging the accessory via the Lightning connector or entering your device passcode once per week.
Anyone within earshot of your HomePod can invoke Siri and ask her to read your texts or send a message, set a reminder or make a note. Fortunately, you can stop your guests or mischievous family members from using these personal requests on your HomePod.
The Onavo VPN has shown up in Facebook’s mobile app before in 2016 in the United Kingdom. The company has confirmed that this optional feature is now available to iPhone and iPad users in the United States as well. You should think twice before using Facebook’s VPN for obvious reasons.
Are you worried about your HomePod being in a place where anyone outside your home can interact with Siri? Afraid that a thief might yell at Siri to unlock the front door while you’re away? Apple thought of that, too—HomePod requires an iOS device to authenticate unlocking security HomeKit accessories.
Apple has introduced a new privacy feature for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV in the latest OS betas that help you understand how a system app or feature is collecting and using your personal information. We now know how it works and have some screenshots showing it in action.
Building a more secure foundation for its platforms, Apple’s added a new privacy feature to iOS 11.3, macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 and tvOS 11.3 to help you see when an Apple app or feature is trying to access your personal information.
Instagram is testing a new feature with a small percentage of its users that sends a notification when someone takes a screenshot of your Story. Previously, Instagram supported notifications for screenshot of direct messages.