Posts Tagged ‘Apple’

Ransomware can target mobile phones

Ransomware doesn’t only target desktop and laptop computers, but some cell phones as well, according to internet security experts. “We’ve seen Ransomware start to be developed for Android mobile devices,” said Eric Klonowski, Senior Advanced Threat Research Analyst at the anti-virus company Webroot. “All this is a major concern.” Mobile phone ransomware looks very similar to what you […]

Apple outlines $100m grant for Obama’s ConnectED initiative

Apple plans to contribute $100 million in grants to US schools as part of President Obama’s ConnectED initiative. The iPad and iPhone maker’s new microsite details the company’s contribution, saying that “Education is a fundamental right for everyone,” and so free Apple technology will be issued where it is needed most to further student tuition. […]

Sadly, Apple’s Fingerprint Sensor Won’t Replace Passwords

When Apple acquired Harris Corp. spinoff Authentec in July 2012, pundits accurately predicted it meant fingerprint sensors would soon arrive on iPhones. That moment arrived yesterday, when Apple announced its iPhone 5s would include Touch ID on the home button. The technology uses a “laser cut sapphire crystal, together with the capacitive touch sensor, to […]