Smartphones occupy a privileged position in our lives. Which do you trust enough to be your little, always-on, super computer companion? Take our poll and share your reasons.
How do you copy fingerprints? Which is the most trustworthy browser? Who will use Facebook for payments? How long does an email address live?
Satisfy your curiosity with this week's 60 Second Security!
Apple has quickly fixed two lockscreen bugs that it introduced with iOS 7.
Well done, Cupertino!
(To all hardcore Apple fans reading this: that's not irony. I really mean it.)
We really didn't want to write another Apple iOS 7 story.
But with reports surfacing that HAL's smooth-talking stepsister Siri lets you *talk* your way into a locked iPhone, we couldn't help it.
The biometrics team of Germany's well-known Chaos Computer Club claims it has "cracked" Apple's Touch ID system.
From a fingerprint left on glass, the team claims to have used a technique documented by the CCC back in 2004 to produce a "fake finger."
Another iOS 7 lockscreen bypass has surfaced: this one lets you call anywhere in the world for free.
OK, not really "for free" - someone has to pay, and that's the owner, who probably assumed that the phone lock actually locks the phone part of the phone!
Serial iOS bug finder "videosdebarraquito" has struck again.
With some deft fingerwork, he can get into your photo gallery from the lockscreen and do pretty much what he wants with your images - such as publishing them online.
How realistic are you about your Facebook posts? Why should you encrypt your hard disks? Why doesn't the Yahoo! CEO use a passcode on her phone?
Watch this week's 60 Second Security and find out!
Apple has unveiled its latest iPhones, and, yes, there's a fingerprint scanner in the pricier model.
John Hawes asks, "What could possibly go wrong?"
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Why did Facebook get into double trouble this week over privacy?
Find out the answer to this and more in just 60 seconds of entertaining and informative video!
A thief who stole a woman's iPhone forgot to turn off the auto-upload image feature. So the victim turned his adventures into a blog called 'life of a stranger who stole my phone'.
iPhones and iPads will be vulnerable until they get the iOS 7 update, which is scheduled for release later this year. Until then, you might want to avoid plugging into sleazy charging stations, though truth be told, a successful attack sounds kind of James Bond-ishly esoteric.
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