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iPhone app ‘Lock My Screen’? Well, no, it doesn’t actually

Posted on April 23, 2012 iPhone users are being tricked into buying a phony screen-lock app, which is actually nothing more than a wallpaper. Read the story here. 

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Apple ratchets up security on App Store and iTunes

Posted April 16, 2012 Apple is prompting some of its iTunes/App Store/iOS customers to set up three new security questions and an alternate email, in an attempt to smother a growing wave of phishing and fraud. Here’s the story. 

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US government learning how to hack video game consoles

Posted April 11, 2012 The US Department of Homeland Security is out to hack video game consoles, such as Xboxes, Wiis and PlayStations. Read the full story on Naked Security. 

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Facebook logins aren’t being properly protected on iPhones, iPads and Android devices

Posted April 5, 2012 Facebook login credentials could be lifted from smartphones because the site is not encrypting the sensitive data on iOS and Android devices. Read the story on Naked Security.

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Apple supplier Foxconn hacked not for bad factory conditions but for kicks

Posted on February 10, 2012 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. To read the full article, click here. 

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USA to equip military, government officials with Androids

Posted February 6, 2012 The United States is preparing a modified version of Google’s Android operating system to allow soldiers to use smartphones. Read the story on Naked Security.

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