Apple releases iOS 11.3 with iPhone battery management & more

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).

The new Capacity menu shows and tells you how ‘old’ your battery is a lower % means that your battery is. Picture Source: Apple
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Cellebrite unlocks any Android or iOS Device

Cellebrite claims in their own PDF that they have now the technology needed to unlock any iPhone which includes the new iPhone 8 as well as Andriod phones, there is no list given but every phone could be affected (theoretically).

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macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 & iOS 11.2.5 released

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).



Snowden’s New App Turns Your Android Phone into a Pocket-Sized Security System

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 + CVE-2017-13861 ? May lead the way for an iOS Jailbreak Exploit

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.



Your iPhone is slow? How about to replace the battery to fix!?

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.

Your iPhone is slow? Picture Source: (WireFly)
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Virtual Keyboard App Leaks 31 Million Users’ Personal Data

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.