iOS Update Prevents Snooping Via Remote Jailbreaks

Apple’s latest security update for its iOS mobile operating system patches a serious flaw that allowed malware to spy on a user’s phone calls and text messages, according to a human rights watchdog. Citizen Lab, a Canadian research group that analyzes cyber security, published a report this week claiming that a prominent human rights activist…

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Proposed California rules would require self-driving Apple car to have human backup during testing

The rules are still subject to a period of public commentary before any approval, Reuters noted on Wednesday. Companies would also have to pass certifications, including third-party testing, and submit regular reports to the DMV for three years, while also obtaining approval to collect any data beyond safety systems. Although imposing demands on carmakers, the…

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Apple issues first developer beta of iOS 9.2.1

Apple issues first developer beta of iOS 9.2.1 The new beta release is identified as build 13D11. Apple has warned developers that devices updated to iOS 9.2.1 cannot be restored to earlier versions of iOS. Registered developers can access the update through Apple’s developer center website, or via the Software Update option in an iOS…

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