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, […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Last week you guys might recall that following an update to Windows 10, those who installed iCloud on their computers were running into compatibility issues. The good news is that if you’re someone who relies pretty heavily on iCloud on their Windows computer to access their files, then you might want to update iCloud ASAP.
While Apple would no doubt love for you to access iCloud on its Mac computers, the company is aware that there are many Apple customers who might not necessarily own a Mac computer, which is why some services and software such as iTunes and iCloud are also accessible on a Windows computer.
Last week there was a report from Bloomberg claiming that China had slipped spy chips into Apple’s iCloud servers, a story that Apple has refuted multiple times not only to the public, but in a letter to the US Congress as well. So far intelligence agencies seem to agree with Apple’s denials, although Bloomberg is sticking to their story, claiming that they have multiple sources who all them the same […]
Countries like China have gotten a bad rep over the years as a country that likes to spy on others. For example we have seen instances where Chinese companies have been accused of making hardware that could allow them to spy on US citizens. Now a recent report has revealed that China might have planted “spy chips” inside of Apple’s iCloud server hardware.
Just like with Google Drive and Dropbox, Apple’s iCloud storage service offers its users a small amount of free storage if they choose to use it. In the case of iCloud, Apple offers its users 5GB, which honestly isn’t enough if you’re looking to backup things like photos and videos. Users who want more will have to pay a monthly subscription for it.