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Peeled onions and a Minus Touch: Verizon data breach digest lifts the lid on theft tactics

Data breaches, successful cyberattacks, and hacking events are often shrouded in silence. Beyond the bare-bones facts, it is often difficult for companies which have become victims of such crimes — as well as the external cybersecurity experts which perform forensics and damage control after — to admit to more than they have to. Legal ramifications, prized reputations which may take… Read more →

More work required to understand the user in UX, survey shows

Many times in designing and developing the user experience (UX) related to systems and services, something gets left out of the equation: the user. In a recent tweet, Jason Williams, expressed the need to rectify this so well:”You can’t start with the technology and then develop the customer experience (UX).You have to start with the customer experience and work backwards… Read more →

iOS 12/watchOS 5/tvOS 12: Is your device supported?

Good news for anyone who has an older iOS device — there’s a good chance that iOS 12 won’t be sending you to the Apple Store to buy new hardware. Put simply, if your iPhone or iPad can run iOS 11 then you’re in luck because it will also run the iOS 12 update scheduled to land this coming fall…. Read more →

Free up disk space, remove malware, and speed up your Mac with CleanMyMac X

Mobility Buyer’s remorse: Phones, tablets and more tech purchases we regret Source Article from up disk space, remove malware, and speed up your Mac with CleanMyMac X blogs for ZDNetLatest blogs for ZDNet×144.png

New 2018 iPhone, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone 9: Rumors, leaks, launch date, and everything we know so far

The next iPhone launch is days away, the leaks and rumors are swirling, and the release of the iOS 12 beta also gives us some clues as to what Apple might have in store for us. It’s official: Apple’s next event will be Sept. 12 HOW TO WATCH THE EVENT LIVE! Not received an invite to the iPhone launch event… Read more →

Bill that would have the White House create a database of APT groups passes House vote

The US House of Representatives passed a bill this week that would have the White House create and maintain a database containing all the names of individuals and cyber-threat groups associated with foreign cyber-espionage operations active against the US. The bill, named the Cyber Deterrence and Response Act of 2018 (H.R. 5576), was proposed in June by Rep. Ted Yoho… Read more →

Tens of iOS apps caught collecting and selling location data

A team of security researchers behind a popular mobile firewall app say they’ve identified tens of iOS apps that are collecting location data from iPhone users, data they later pass on to monetization firms. In all cases, researchers say, the collection occurs via packaged tracking code monetization firms provide to developers to embed in their respective apps. The good news,… Read more →