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Apple fixes a staggering 71 security holes in its latest iOS update

Apple devices are popular with enterprises because of their reputation for rock-solid security. Yet, Apple had to plug a staggering 71 security holes in its latest update to its mobile operating system.

Spotlight: Researcher exploits security hole in iOS 8 to steal passwords

While Apple claimed that its iOS 8 operating system cured any iCloud security issues with two-factor authentication, a researcher recently found a bug that could enable an attacker to steal iCloud passwords from the latest version of the operating system, iOS 8.3, reported Ars Technica.

CIA motto: If you can't get cooperation, subvert

Faced with Apple's intransigence over data encryption, the U.S. government appears to have taken matters into its own hands, working on its own methods for getting into data on Apple devices.

Spotlight: Google updates Gmail with time-saving iOS 8 features

Google has updated Gmail for iOS by adding time-saving iOS 8 features, TechCrunch reported.

Dropbox appeals to more BYOD users with new extension for iOS 8

In its latest version, Dropbox has added a new action extension to iOS 8 that enable users to save files directly to the cloud storage service from any iOS app. With this capability already available on Android devices, Dropbox is appealing to more BYOD users with this move.

Spotlight: Twitter blames Apple for loss of 4 million users

Twitter is blaming Apple, more specifically iOS 8, for the loss of 4 million users, reports Business Insider.

While giving the FBI fits, Apple and Google ease IT's BYOD worries with default encryption

Both Apple and Google are turning on data encryption by default in their latest mobile operating systems, iOS 8 and Android L (Lollipop), respectively. While the FBI might not like it, enterprises IT managers are thrilled, particularly those worried about BYOD security.

Apple gets blasted for sending location, search data from Spotlight

Apple is being criticized for configuring Mac OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 to send location and search data back to Apple and third parties by default whenever a user queries its Spotlight search engine.

News Scan: Walmart pumps up mobile offerings; Chicago to debut mobile ticketing; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT stories for Oct. 16, including a bump in mobile investing for Walmart, bridging the mobile language divide in Canada, how to wirelessly connect your building, Chicago looks to an app for public transportation ticketing and the hidden gift to marketers in iOS 8.

Upcoming iOS 8.1 update blocks emulators, offers clues to next iPad models

Apple continues to tighten the screws on security on the iOS platform, according to those who have seen the beta of iOS 8.1.