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Apple brings back security expert Jon Callas following FBI dispute

Apple this month brought back software engineer and top expert in practical cryptography Jon Callas, reports Reuters. The move follows Apple’s high-profile battle with the FBI, and amidst a growing war between governments and tech firms over encryption. Callas worked at Apple in the ’90s, and again between 2009 and 2011, when he designed encryption to […]


Can’t remove your payment info from your Apple ID? Here’s why

Not everyone wants to have their credit card or debit card linked to their Apple ID. Some people are afraid of having their financial information tied to online merchants and digital content stores because of the unfortunate reality of identity theft and unauthorized purchases. With that in mind, what should you do if you don’t […]


MacID to remain available even if Apple introduces Touch ID unlocking for Mac

There has been some talk recently about Apple potentially launching a new way to unlock your Mac with Touch ID in an upcoming OS X release. For those who are aware, this can be done already with apps from the App Store, such as MacID, but if Apple brings this feature to the native installation of […]


System and Security Info – Apple love to hate

“System and Security Info” has risen to being of the one of the top paid-for applications in the iTunes charts since its release last week (14th May 2016) however in that time frame Apple got upset about the application and decided to ban it. The reason Apple got so upset was a feature of the application which detected any Jailbreaking that the user may or may not know about. Stefan Esser responded via Twitter about the ban:


System and Security Info   Apple love to hate

The application detects other potential vulnerabilities that Apple don’t want you to know about. As of today, the application can be downloaded again from iTunes and the site states this version is for “bug fixes and stability improvements” – read into that as you see fit.

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