Apples released today the new iOS 11.3 version in it’s final form. This seems to be the biggest release since v11 was released (last year). The new version comes with the new battery management system which explains how iOS handles your battery (and you performance).
Apple was busy today, the update for macOS High Sierra fixes several security holes, iOS also fixes some possible holes. Both updates are only bugfix releases, there is no new option added related to the recently battery scandal. Apple promised to introduce a new option for this, but we got nothing (yet).
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has joined with the Freedom of the Press Foundation & The Guardian Project to create an open-source Android app called Haven, which turns your phone into a pocket-sized security system.
Haven is for designed for people who need a way to protect their personal spaces and possessions without compromising their own privacy, through an Android app and on-device sensors.
All you need is a spare phone and a healthy dose of paranoia.
CVE-2017-13865 is a kernel flaw that allows an application to read restricted memory, and CVE-2017-13861, a weakness in IOSurface that can be leveraged to execute arbitrary code with kernel privileges. Both security holes were already patched by Apple in early December with the release of iOS 11.2.
If you have an old MacBook or iPhone and your OS getting slower than you might already tried to update everything and check why everything is so slow.
Personal data belonging to over 31 million customers of a popular virtual keyboard app has leaked online after the app’s developer failed to secure the database’s server, which wasn’t protected with a password, allowing anyone to access the company’s database of user records totaling more than 577 gigabytes of sensitive data.