Tag Archives: Apple

WhatsApp Toughens Encryption After Apple-FBI Row

WhatsApp Toughens Encryption After Apple-FBI Row

The popular messaging service WhatsApp said it had implemented “full end-to-end encryption,” a move which steps up privacy but may lead to conflicts with law enforcement agencies. The Facebook-owned mobile application with one billion users worldwide made the announcement following weeks of intense debate over efforts by US authorities to compel Apple to help break

Apple-FBI Clash Ends in Stalemate

The high-stakes legal showdown between Apple and the FBI has abruptly ended, with no resolution to key questions about law enforcement access to devices with strong encryption. The US government on Monday said it was able to unlock an iPhone used by one of the shooters in the San Bernardino killing rampage, and withdrew its

Apple Patches Vulnerabilities in iOS, OS X, iTunes, Xcode

Apple  released a series of software updates meant to add new capabilities to its products and to address vulnerabilities in many of them, including iOS, Mac OS X, iTunes and Xcode. Over 100 vulnerabilities have been resolved in the newly released iOS 9, affecting various components of the platform, core applications, and services related to the

Apple and IBM Forge Global Partnership

Apple and IBM announced recently an exclusive partnership that teams the market-leading strengths of each company to transform enterprise mobility through a new class of business apps—bringing IBM’s big data and analytics capabilities to iPhone and iPad. The landmark partnership aims to redefine the way work will get done, address key industry mobility challenges and spark