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Apple's iCloud breach: It's not just about naked photos

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.

Flaw in Apple iCloud's Find My iPhone blamed for leak revealing celebrity photos

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.

Hackers hijack Find My iPhone to lock Mac and iOS devices for ransom

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. 

iPad with A7 chip hurts PC sales; Dodd-Frank rule takes effect Dec. 21; more

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Apple halts free iCloud storage for former MobileMe members

Apple is terminating a promotion awarding onetime MobileMe premium subscribers complimentary access to its iCloud digital media storage platform.

Apple warns about major glitches in iWork for iCloud Beta

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 invites public to try out iWork for iCloud Beta

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.

Apple takes iWork into the cloud

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.

The US government is secretly mining data. Now what?

United States intelligence agencies have been secretly mining data from major Internet companies based in the U.S.

Apple's new security system fails to protect files stored in iCloud, says security firm

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.