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.
The new videos promote frequent iOS updates help keep iPhones more secure and the Move to iOS app that switchers would use to transfer their settings, media and other data from an Android device to an iPhone.
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.
Learn how to enable and disable a SIM PIN on your iPhone. Securing your SIM card with a Personal Identification Number is a great way to add another level of security to your phone and make sure that even if the device itself becomes compromised, your cellular plan can remain somewhat protected.
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.
BioLockout is a simple Activator add-on that lets you toggle biometric authentication on or off on demand. Once configured, invoking the gesture renders your device’s Touch ID or Face ID authentication useless for the time being.
Passwords are inconvenient and insecure. That’s why Microsoft is bringing a cool new feature to Windows 10 S users that will allow them to use the Authenticator app on their iPhone to approve log-ins on their computer.
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.
iOS’s device pairing method can be misused to facilitate data theft, investigative overreach and snooping. To prevent such misuses, Apple has elevated your security in iOS 11 by introducing passcode requirement for the “Trust This Computer” prompt.