Dozens of users had their iCloud account accessed without their permission and the corresponding feature for finding lost phones or devices was exploited to demand a ransom.
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Apple is terminating a promotion awarding onetime MobileMe premium subscribers complimentary access to its iCloud digital media storage platform.
Apple is warning those trying out the iWork for iCloud Beta that some features of iWork documents created on iOS devices or Macs will be removed when they are opened in iWork for iCloud and some will behave differently.
Apple is rolling out iWork for iCloud Beta access to non-developers, indicating the firm is offering the mobile productivity suite to users with a valid Apple ID, according to a report by AppleInsider.
At its annual developers conference this week, Apple unveiled the beta version of its iWork mobile worker productivity suite for the iCloud, which will enable remote access to iWork with the functionality offered in a web client.
United States intelligence agencies have been secretly mining data from major Internet companies based in the U.S.
Apple's new two-factor authentication system does not apply to iCloud backups, enabling a hacker who knows a user's Apple ID and password to download and access information stored in iCloud, according to Vladimir Katalov with security firm ElcomSoft.
Apple is rolling out two-step authentication for its Apple ID users as an additional safety measure to protect user accounts.
Apple is rolling out a revamped version of its much-criticized Podcasts application for iOS, adding a series of new customization features and refreshing the user interface.