Lawyer Suit Says FaceTime Eavesdropped on Talks with Client

Article 1 Comments Apple Inc. was sued by a Houston lawyer who claims his iPhone inadvertently allowed an unknown person to eavesdrop on his private conversation with a client. Apple has come under fire for a bug in its iOS 12.1 iPhone software that lets outsiders listen to conversations held […]

Apple CEO Calls for U.S. Privacy Law to Protect User Data

Article 0 Comments Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook said on Wednesday customer data was being “weaponised with military efficiency” by companies to increase profit. Cook, speaking at the International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, said Apple supported a federal privacy law in the United States and also touted […]

Stolen Apple IDs Used by Hackers to Steal Cash, Warn Chinese Digital Payments Firms

Article 0 Comments Ant Financial’s Alipay and Tencent Holdings Ltd. warned that cyber attackers employed stolen Apple IDs to break into customers’ accounts and made off with an unknown amount of cash, in a rare security breach for China’s top digital payments providers. Alipay, whose parent also operates the world’s […]

Taiwan iPhone Chipmaker Scrambles to Recover After Debilitating Computer Virus

Article 0 Comments Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), which makes chips for the iPhone and other devices, is recovering from a debilitating computer virus but warned of delayed shipments and reduced revenue because of the impact on its factories. TSMC said that 80 percent of the fabrication tools affected by […]