I came across an interesting interview that Charlie Rose did with Apple CEO Tim Cook recently in which Cook lamented the poor state of people's privacy. Hmm.
Apple has revised the prices for its iCloud online storage service, and added iCloud Drive to a beta version of the iCloud website.
As Apple prepares to launch two iPhone 6 versions and a rumored iWatch, some are questioning whether Cupertino's reputation for iron-clad security is deserved.
In response to the recent celebrity photo hack, Apple is including two-factor authentication security for mobile iCloud logins in its iOS 8.0 operating system, scheduled for rollout later this month.
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While practically all of the coverage about the possible breach of iCloud has been about the disclosure of naked celebrity photos, the security issues with iCloud also poses a risk to data stored in in the cloud service.
Various reports point to a failure in Apple's iCloud security system, ultimately leading to the leak of several celebrities' personal photos to the Internet. The flaw appears to be with iCloud's Find My iPhone service, explains Owen Williams with The Next Web.
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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