Apple is developing a fix for a recently discovered Safari tracking bug that would let any website track your browsing history and access your Google ID for tracking purposes.
iOS 15.3 helps resolve iCloud Private Relay error messages by no longer blaming cell carriers when the feature gets inadvertently turned off due to a network issue.
Developmental news pertaining to iOS software security surfaced this week after the @ElcomSoft Twitter account shared screenshots of what appears to be a working forensic toolkit for A11-A13 handsets running iOS or iPadOS 14.4-14.8.
Just like so many other instant messaging platforms available today, Discord lets the entire group know when a user starts typing. Some users love this feature, but not all.
Certain tidbits of information pertaining to your iPhone or iPad are specifically unique to your device and would therefore be considered particularly sensitive.
The privacy-protecting iCloud Private Relay feature is currently in beta. In the meantime, Apple has now detailed all the services that iCloud Private Relay doesn't cover.
One of the key, tentpole features for Apple across its services, operating systems, and products is user privacy. They shout about it from the rooftops when given the opportunity. And it's been like that for years. It's a lot of the reason so many people have adopted Apple's ecosystem into their lives. And yet, a new survey shows a lot of people out there still trust other companies more in this regard.
The privacy-first search engine DuckDuckGo is developing a DuckDuckGo browser for desktop platforms with robust privacy protections that work by default.
Starting with iOS and iPadOS 15.2, Apple provides users with more tools to monitor how they’re being tracked by the apps they use every day. Apple calls this novel feature App Privacy Report, and just as you’d come to expect from an Apple product, it’s easy for anyone to use.
The WhatsApp last seen feature is now set to "My Contacts" by default, preventing strangers you haven't chatted with from seeing this information in the app.
After Apple announced the App Tracking Transparency feature for iOS, there were some companies banging a lot of drums about how it would demolish their businesses. Facebook, for instance, was adamant that the ATT feature would ruin Facebook as we knew it. However, it turns out that the social media giant has figured it out.
In today's world, it's not a big surprise when we hear that some companies are selling off data related to their users. It happens all the time, and many companies have made a killing from it. It's big business. Unfortunately, some companies you just hope it doesn't turn out to be that way. Like one that's designed around a "family safety platform."