Thursday, April 19, 2018

Tag Archives: Iphone

Hackers Can Access iPhone Contacts and Photos Without a Password

iPhone users have yet another screenlock bypass vulnerability to watch out for, according to a new video demonstration that shows how the bug can be exploited to gain unauthorized access to photos and contacts. The hack reportedly works on iOS version 9.0.1, which Apple released Wednesday, although some people say they are unable to reproduce it. The vulnerability makes it possible for someone who gets even a brief moment with an iPhone to rifle through contacts and photos without entering the password. Here it is in action. It works by entering an incorrect password four times. Then, immediately after the ...

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Apple iPhone 6s Details leaked

Courtesy of folks over at China, we take a look at the iPhone 6s’ first benchmark posting. And it come with a disappointment on board. 989 MB of RAM on the iPhone 6s should be another chip in the armor of Apple’s upcoming flagship, which is already being speculated to not see any positive growth after its launch, due to very little feature upgrades. Feature upgrades and refinement have always been the trademark of Apple’s ‘S’ lineup of iPhones so we’d advise not considering anything to be set in stone right now. It could very possibly be that Apple’s testing ...

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Whatsapp For iOS Gets New Features in Recent Update

WhatsApp updated its iOS app on Wednesday adding several new features that were rolled out to Android users less than a month ago. The update WhatsApp iOS app (version 2.12.5) is now available to download from the App Store. The updated WhatsApp iOS app also brings new features to the platform such as option to backup video chats, improved VoiceOver support, and sharing location directly to WhatsApp, among others. Users can now include videos in chat backups and the feature can be enabled via Settings > Chats and Calls > Chat Backup. The WhatsApp app listing notes that the update ...

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Australian iPhone Hack Reminds Us Why We Need to Ditch Passwords

Australian Apple users have received a harsh reminder that computer passwords provide only a thin layer of protection on the internet. On Tuesday, people across the country awoke to find their iPhones, iPads, and Macintoshes locked behind an ominous message: “Device hacked by Oleg Pliss.” The message also told users that if they wanted their devices unlocked, they should send money via PayPal to the hacker’s email address, the Sydney Morning Herald reports. Users who had set PINs as well as passwords were apparently able to unlock the devices, but those without PINs are seeking Apple’s help to regain access. ...

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5 Reasons I’ll Miss My iPhone

Less than a decade ago, we were all asking ourselves, “Am I a Mac or a PC?” Now, with the rise of mobile technology it’s more like “Am I an iPhone or an Android?” The debate is heated, and both sides stand strong in their convictions, but it seems like some people may be deserting their iOS for Android devices. Break me off a piece of that KitKat operating system! Mashable’s very own Lamarr Wilson is taking the plunge and ditching his iPhone for the new Nexus 5. Check out the video above to see all the things he’ll miss ...

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