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Use an alphanumeric passcode on your iPhone

If you have an iPhone, you probably have a passcode to prevent strangers from accessing it without your permission. Most of these codes are only 4 to 6 digits long. That length might seem good enough, but it’s guessable by specialized GrayKey devices. To stay on the safe side, use a 9- to 12-digit password […]

Don’t jailbreak your phone or tablet

It’s not as popular as it was in the early 2010s, but jailbreaking (or rooting) a mobile device is still a risky practice. It removes many built-in protections and allows the installation of unapproved applications. Stick with the standard OS and keep it updated.

How will facial recognition technology affect your social media accounts?

Facial recognition software is poised to take a leap forward with the launch of the Apple iPhone X. What does it mean for your security and privacy?

What you need to know about mobile payment solutions

Those looking to use mobile payment solutions should be mindful of security concerns. 

Finally! iOS 7 update against the wireless breach

New update for iOS 7, the operating system of iPhone and iPad, revealed the unprecedented scale of exposed passwords of hundreds of millions of users on wireless networks for more than year and a half! Users of Apple’s devices are used to a relatively high pace of updates, hence sometimes they wait a long time […]

Oops: iPhone 5s biometric ID has been compromised

Apple’s new iPhone 5s device keeps on being tested all over the place. Only few days after discovering a loophole in its lock-screen, a new bypass was found. One of the most interesting features introduced in the new iPhone is the biometric lock mechanism, which the company called – ‘Touch ID’. This is a mechanism […]