An explanation on why I'm ok now with the sideloading of apps on the iPhone, plus, a quick interview with one of the most vocal App Store critic — Kosta Eleftheriou.
Photo by Dayne Topkin on Unsplash Of all the new features that iOS 13 will bring, there this one that I can't wait to use: Sign in with Apple. Here is why. MacStories published an interesting article about the upcoming Sign In with Apple feature. iOS 13 will let developers to integrate the ability to use you Apple... Continue Reading →
I’m just taking a few moments here to think out loud about our relative safety here up north in Canada.
Shitty company with a shitty service What the fuck are those developers thinking when they design software like this? First, consider reading this from Jonathan Leitschuh: A vulnerability in the Mac Zoom Client allows any malicious website to enable your camera without your permission. The flaw potentially exposes up to 750,000 companies around the world... Continue Reading →
Another day, another bad news coming from Facebook: "Facebook Stored Hundreds of Millions of User Passwords in Plain Text for Years". Facebook is probing a series of security failures in which employees built applications that logged unencrypted password data for Facebook users and stored it in plain text on internal company servers. They sell your... Continue Reading →
Take a moment to look at this detailed table of security update availability by platforms and brands. There are a few interesting take out here. First. no surprise, Apple is the leader in keeping their platform secure. Second, I see a few players that are no longer in business: Windows and Essentials. Surprisingly, Microsoft/Nokia was... Continue Reading →
Exclusive story by The Register: "620 million accounts stolen from 16 hacked websites now for sale on dark web, seller boasts". Now I understand why I got notice emails yesterday for my 500px accounts that needed password resets. Many other popular online services affected. ... Some 617 million online account details stolen from 16 hacked... Continue Reading →
Photo by London Wood Co. on Unsplash I'll make it short: for me, covering the webcam on a laptop is a consequence of FUD (fear, uncertainty and doubt) and I find it stupid. Period. And this story of the NewYork Times (a newspaper where their credibility is going down every day) proves my point. John Gruber has an... Continue Reading →
For your safety, please consider taking a 5-10 minutes break today to update all your iOS devices to iOS 12.1.4 which fix the FaceTime bug. It also fix two other zero-day vulnerabilities that were known to be exploited in the wild according to... Google 😳. Once updated, you'll be able to use Group Facetime again... Continue Reading →