A techie named David Schuetz has done something so obvious, so simple, and so tellingly useful, that I'm going to go all out and call it a stroke of genius.
He found the source of the "Anonymous FBI leak", and forced us all to find a whole new raft of conspiracy theories to go along with it...
Hackers claim to have stolen a database of 12,367,232 Apple device IDs, and personal information such as full names, cellphone numbers, addresses and zipcodes belonging to iPhone and iPad users.
And where do they claim they stole this information? From an FBI laptop... via a Java vulnerability.
A US court has decreed that sending texts using a seized iPhone while impersonating the phone's owner doesn't violate privacy rights.
The first malicious app in the iPhone app store!
That's what the headlines said. But is it really the case that "Find and Call" is malware?
In the five years since the first iPhone was released, there has never been a serious known case of iOS malware on an non-jailbroken device.
But should users really be congratulating Apple for iOS devices' apparent security?
Most of us likely wouldn't want Apple to store a copy of our DNA or our fingerprints, but that's pretty much what it's doing with another one of our biometric identifiers: namely, our voices.
Over 80% of iPhone and iPad users are running iOS 5. That compares to a paltry 7% of Android customers who are up-to-date and running Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) on their smartphones and tablets.
Until last week, iPhone's Siri would respond to "What is the best smartphone?" with - gulp - iPhone's competitor Nokia Lumia 900. This "bug" has now been fixed by Apple, but Nokia are making sure everyone is aware that Apple is overriding the software.
Which is the better smartphone choice: iPhone, Android, Blackberry? Which is most secure? Check out what Naked Security readers thought, and take the chance to have your say.
iPhone users are being tricked into buying a phony screen-lock app, which is actually nothing more than a wallpaper.
Is iOS 5.1 allowing people to access your iPhone or iPad without a pass code? Perhaps not, but we were duped!
As Twitter admits that its mobile apps, once installed, download and store your private phonebook information, and Apple get grilled by a congressional inquiry about privacy, we ask whether consumers should be treated a little less like cattle and a bit more like valued customers?
Foxconn, a Taiwanese manufacturer of Apple's iPhone and iPad infamous for inhumane working conditions, has been hacked by a group calling itself Swagg Security.
The United States is preparing a modified version of Google's Android operating system to allow soldiers to use smartphones.
Be careful what applications you install on your computing devices - even if they come from Apple's iPhone/iPad App Store.