Apple iOS 14.5 update includes ‘app tracking transparency’ feature | Apple

Users of iPhones can now prevent advertisers tracking them across their apps, after the release of the latest software update from Apple introduced the controversial feature despite the protests of Facebook and the advertising industry. The update, iOS 14.5, includes a setting called “app tracking transparency”, which for the first Continue Reading

Hackers Using a Windows OS Feature to Evade Firewall and Gain Persistence – Tempemail

A novel technique adopted by attackers finds ways to use Microsoft’s Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS) so as to deploy malicious payloads on Windows machines stealthily. In 2020, hospitals, retirement communities, and medical centers bore the brunt of an ever-shifting phishing campaign that distributed custom backdoors such as KEGTAP, which Continue Reading

Bug in Apple’s Find My Feature Could’ve Exposed Users’ Location Histories – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers on Thursday disclosed two distinct design and implementation flaws in Apple’s crowdsourced Bluetooth location tracking system that can lead to a location correlation attack and unauthorized access to the location history of the past seven days, thereby by deanonymizing users. The findings are a consequence of an exhaustive Continue Reading

Microsoft Word to Introduce New Text Predictions Feature – Tempemail

Image sourced from Lifewire Microsoft is set to introduce text predictions for Word. This new feature is expected to help users write “more efficiently” by reducing spelling and grammar errors. According to Neowin, text predictions uses a Machine Learning model to “make suggestions based on the text typed by the Continue Reading

Snapchat Spotlight: feature gives rival TikTok a run for its money | Snapchat- Tempemail

Pet influencers are nothing new on social media. From Marnie the shih tzu (RIP) to Grumpy Cat (also RIP), there’s a long history of animals becoming famous on the internet – and their owners making a quick buck off them in turn. But Crusha, a nine-year-old black-and-white moggy from Norfolk, Continue Reading

Remitano makes Money Transfer between South Africa and other Countries Easier and Faster with the New “Cash-out” Feature – Tempemail

Due to the ever-increasing volume of money transfers across the globe, Remitano, a global escrow-marketplace, has just launched a smart, free, and safe approach for international money transfers. This system will allow South Africans to send and receive Rands (ZAR) from other countries without incurring the high fees charged by Continue Reading

Google uncovers new iOS security feature Apple quietly added after zero-day attacks – Tempemail

Google Project Zero on Thursday disclosed details of a new security mechanism that Apple quietly added to iOS 14 as a countermeasure to prevent attacks that were recently found to leverage zero-days in its messaging app. Dubbed “BlastDoor,” the improved sandbox system for iMessage data was disclosed by Samuel Groß, Continue Reading

Google uncovers new iOS security feature Apple quietly added after zero-day attacks – Tempemail

Google Project Zero on Thursday disclosed details of a new security mechanism that Apple quietly added to iOS 14 as a countermeasure to prevent attacks that were recently found to leverage zero-days in its messaging app. Dubbed “BlastDoor,” the improved sandbox system for iMessage data was disclosed by Samuel Groß, Continue Reading

Apple Removes macOS Feature That Allowed Apps to Bypass Firewall Security – Tempemail

Apple has removed a controversial feature from its macOS operating system that allowed the company’s own first-party apps to bypass content filters, VPNs, and third-party firewalls. Called “ContentFilterExclusionList,” it included a list of as many as 50 Apple apps like iCloud, Maps, Music, FaceTime, HomeKit, the App Store, and its Continue Reading

Google Stadia could Rollout New YouTube Streaming Feature – Tempemail

Image sourced from Games Radar Google is expected to roll out a new Stadia feature which would allow users to directly stream to YouTube. According to 9to5Google, the tech giant has already started a “slow rollout of direct YouTube live streaming for its Stadia platform with the button no longer Continue Reading