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Posted on September 23rd, 2013 at 11:59 AM EST
There’s been a lot of fuss about Touch ID – the fingerprint reading system in Apple’s new iPhone 5s – since its release. For that matter, the furor actually started long before release, when the fingerprint reader was nothing but a rumor. It seems like almost every security expert has been making the most of every opportunity to take a potshot at Touch ID. One would get the idea that Touch ID was going to cause the Armageddon. The reality, though, is far less scary than people would like you to believe. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted on July 24th, 2012 at 11:53 AM EST
For the first time, an iOS app has just been discovered to be infected with Windows malware! The app in question is Instaquotes-Quotes for Cards Instagram, and it has been flagged as malware by three different Mac anti-virus programs, including ClamXav. Although this malware cannot affect either Macs or iOS devices, and it’s not likely to be able to infect even a Windows user based on how it’s attached to the file, this app should definitely be avoided until the issue is fixed. Read the rest of this entry »