iCloud User Locked Out Of Her Account Because Of Her Last Name
The names given to us are simply that, a name. Sometimes they do have a deeper meaning, sometimes they don’t, but unfortunately for some, their names could have unintended consequences. Take for example an iCloud user by the name of Rachel True, who for the past six months was locked out of her iCloud account due to her last name.
Apple Launches A Tool That Transfer iCloud Photos To Google Photos
Usually companies like Apple or Google create tools that make it easier for users to migrate from a competing platform over onto theirs. However, interestingly enough, it seems that Apple has gone the other direction. The company has recently launched a new tool that will help iCloud users transfer their photos and videos over to Google Photos.
Apple Pulls iCloud 12 Update For Windows
Yesterday, we reported that after a premature announcement, Apple had finally released the latest version of iCloud for Windows. With this update, Apple brought its iCloud Keychain feature to Google Chrome where it could now be used as an extension of the browser to help users fill in passwords for logins that were previously saved in iCloud.
iCloud Passwords Chrome Extension Now Available
Last week, it was prematurely revealed that Apple was working on a Chrome extension for iCloud passwords. The good news is that if you were interested in checking it out, the extension has since been released and is available for download from Google’s Chrome Web Store where other extensions are usually available from.
Apple Is Releasing An iCloud Password Manager Extension For Chrome
Apple has their own password manager in the form of iCloud keychain. This allows iOS and macOS users to store login credentials on their devices so that it can be used to fill in forms and log into apps. However, it is more or less exclusive to Apple’s products, but that is expected to change soon.
FTC Warns Of New Robocall Scam Targeting Apple And Amazon Users
Phishing attacks and scam calls aren’t new, but given that scammers are trying all kinds of ways to sound more convincing than ever, it’s not surprising that people still fall for them these days even though such scams are well-documented. That being said, it seems that a new robocall scam is making its rounds, this time seemingly targeting Apple and Amazon users.
Apple One Subscribers Can Now Get Up To 4TB Of iCloud Storage
Over the years, our collection of photos and videos grow, and with each passing smartphone model, file sizes only get larger as our phones are becoming better at taking higher-resolution photos and videos. This means that if you rely on cloud storage like iCloud to backup and sync your photos, you could very quickly run out of storage.
Apple One Brings All Of Apple’s Subscription Services Together
As per the rumors, Apple is said to have been working on creating a subscription bundle that combines various services together in more affordable packages. Dubbed the Apple One, that services bundle has since been officially confirmed where there will be several different plans for users to choose from.
More Evidence Surfaces Of ‘Apple One’ Services Bundle
Word on the street has it that Apple is readying a new services bundle called “Apple One”. Whether or not that is true remains to be seen, but thanks to a new domain registration, it seems that the company has registered for a “AppleOne.tech” domain name. While we doubt that Apple will be using the domain, they probably did so to protect the branding and to prevent cyber squatters and […]
‘Apple One’ Subscription Bundle Could Be In The Works
Apple has various subscription services under its belt at the moment. However, all these subscriptions are sold separately, which when added together can be rather pricey, but it seems that Apple is hoping to take out some of that bite with a subscription bundle that could combine various services together at a cheaper rate.
Apple Dropped Its Plan To Encrypt iCloud Backups After FBI Complained
Apple is always known to actively defend users’ privacy – no matter whether it is a court order.However, amidst all the chaos and FBI’s pressure, Apple seems to be dropping its plan to encrypt the backups in iCloud as reported by Reuters.To enhance users’ privacy on the cloud, Apple had plans to introduce encrypted iCloud backups for the customers. However, the FBI complained that the move will harm crucial investigations.Hence, […]
Apple Is Now Scanning Uploaded iCloud Photos To Check For Child Abuse
If people who think that uploading their illicit photos to the cloud and assume that its contents are private, think again, especially if you’re an iCloud user. This is because during CES 2020, Apple’s chief privacy officer Jane Horvath revealed that the company is scanning photos uploaded to iCloud to look for cases of child abuse.
iTunes Exploit Allows Hackers To Install Ransomware On Your PC
If you’re using iTunes on your Windows PC, then you might want to update to the latest version ASAP. This is because according to recent findings by security firm Morphisec, it seems that they have discovered a zero-day vulnerability in iTunes for Windows which if exploited, would have allowed an attacker to install ransomware on your PC through the software.
iCloud Folder Sharing For macOS Catalina Will Only Arrive In 2020
One of the defining features of most cloud storage systems is the ability to share folders. This allows for collaboration between multiple users, which will be useful for group work and projects. However, for some reason, it has taken Apple a long time to finally introduce the feature to iCloud, which was expected to ship in the macOS Catalina update that was recently released.
New Malware Discovered, Can Steal Data From Both iOS And iCloud Accounts
Law enforcement agencies have been trying to find a way to get into Apple’s products, such as their iOS devices and iCloud. This is because they believe that some suspects could be hiding evidence on their devices, but unfortunately due to the way Apple has created their products, it is rather difficult for law enforcement to get in.
Apple Has A New iCloud App For Windows Users
For the most part, it feels that whenever Apple releases software for Windows, it’s more about just releasing it for the sake of it, where they begrudgingly admit that not all iOS users necessarily use Macs. If you’ve ever tried accessing your iCloud drive on a Windows computer, you know that this experience is vastly different compared to using it on a Mac.
How To Manage iCloud Storage
Apple’s iCloud makes for a pretty decent backup service for your macOS and iOS devices, but it is not unlimited and as such, you might eventually find yourself running low on space. You can check out our guide if you’d like to learn how to better manage your iCloud storage.
Court Orders Apple Give Man Access To His Dead Husband’s iCloud Photos
We’re sure that there are many who are probably what will happen to our online accounts and services when we die. Can you legally pass it onto a relative? How does one go about closing that account? And things like that. That’s something that Nicholas Scandalios has been trying to figure out when he tried to access his husband’s iCloud Photos.
It’s 2019 And We Have A New iCloud Phishing Attempt
If one of your wishes for 2019 was for less hacks, it seems like the year might already be off to a bad start. According to a report from Apple World Today, it seems that on the 1st of January, 2019, a new iCloud phishing attempt had started to make its rounds already, where like pretty much all phishing attempts, tries to trick the user into handing over confidential information.